Ottawa sets record for hottest July in nearly 100 years, Canada

Ottawa sets record for hottest July in nearly 100 years, Canada

Last month was Ottawa's hottest July in nearly 100 years, Environment Canada announced. The capital city endured 18 days of highs above 30 °C (86 °F), including three days that smashed temperature records, and six nights where the mercury did not fall…

Massive floods hit Ottawa – breaking all-time high water records, Canada

Massive floods hit Ottawa – breaking all-time high water records, Canada

Ottawa is fighting massive spring floods that hit areas along the Ottawa River on Friday, April 26, 2019. A state of emergency has been declared in at least 14 communities in the region. The still-rising Ottawa-Gatineau region's 2019 spring floods are officially…

Ottawa breaks daily rainfall record set in 1942, Canada

Ottawa breaks daily rainfall record set in 1942, Canada

The city of Ottawa, capital of Canada, received 23.8 mm (0.93 inches) of rain on Sunday, April 14, 2019, breaking the previous rainfall record for April 14 set in 1942 when 15 mm (0.59 inches) were reported. The Rideau Valley Conservation Authority warned last week…

Ottawa hit by coldest snowstorm in more than 120 years, Canada

Ottawa hit by coldest snowstorm in more than 120 years, Canada

On January 20, 2019, Canadian capital Ottawa experienced its coldest day with significant snowfall in more than 120 years. The daytime high temperatures in the city reached -19.3 °C (-2.74 °F) with a low of -24.2 °C (-11.5 °F) on January 19, but the…

Environment Canada confirms 3 tornadoes and 2 downbursts in Ottawa, Ontario

Environment Canada confirms 3 tornadoes and 2 downbursts in Ottawa, Ontario

Environment and Climate Change Canada confirmed three tornadoes and two downbursts were produced by severe thunderstorms associated with a strong cold front in Eastern Ontario on Friday, September 21, 2018. A severe thunderstorm produced a downburst in Calabogie…

Capital Ottawa breaks annual rainfall record, Canada

Capital Ottawa breaks annual rainfall record, Canada

Canada's capital Ottawa has broken its annual rainfall record on Monday, October 30, 2017, two months before the end of the year. As of 08:00 local time, Monday, October 30, 2017, Canada's capital Ottawa received a total of 1 213 mm (47.75 inches) of…