Toronto temperature breaks 74-year record
Published Sunday, November 11, 2012 2:17PM EST
Last Updated Sunday, November 11, 2012 6:25PM EST
While parts of Canada from the Prairies to the St. Lawrence River were dealt snow and freezing rain Sunday, Toronto residents enjoyed unseasonably warm, record-breaking weather.
By Sunday afternoon, the temperature in the city climbed up to 18.4 C, breaking a 74-year-old record set on Nov. 11, 1938. On that day, the temperature reached 17.2 C.
According to Environment Canada, normal temperatures for this time of year range between 0 C and 8 C.
Torontonians can expect the mild weather to last through Monday, with temperatures expected to reach 16 C with showers beginning in the afternoon.
The temperature will drop by Tuesday, with an expected high of 3 C and low of -1 C.
By Wednesday temperatures will return to their normal range, with forecasters predicting a high of 6 C and low of -3 C.
Toronto weather broke a temperature record set in 1938 on Sunday, Nov. 11, 2012.
Toronto residents enjoy the record-breaking temperatures on a local patio, Sunday, Nov. 11, 2012.
The temperature in Toronto reached a record-breaking 17.8 C on Nov. 11, 2012.