June 1, 2021, was a record setting hot day in Pemberton.
According to a weather summaries released by Environment Canada, Pemberton set a new record for daily maximum temperature at 34.6 C.
The old record at 34.5 C was recorded in 1986, and records have been kept since 1908.
Other communities in the province also set a new daily heat record.
Lytton set a new record for 35.2 C, followed by Trail, Merritt, and Princeton.
“The temperature records have been derived from a selection of historical stations in each geographic area that were active during the period of record,” according to Environment Canada.
A hot day today will be followed by a mainly cloudy Thursday with rain expected on the weekend.