October 4, 2023

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-38 degrees Celsius and record energy consumption


Very cold Canada Oriental. Polar temperatures hit the eastern part of the country and particularly in Quebec, where electricity consumption was recorded on Tuesday, January 11th. Temperature drops, according to data provided by Canadian meteorologist Simon Legalt -38 C In the areas of Chibougamau, Abitibi and Matagami. With freezing air, the perceived temperature was equal to two -44 C In Sibukoma. In Montreal, mercury was low yesterday morning -27 C, Parks and streets are usually crowded with athletes leaving all weather desolate. In Toronto, daytime temperatures were volatile -20 C.

The Environment has issued warnings of extreme temperatures in many parts of Canada’s eastern part of the country: Quebec, Ontario, New Brunswick, Newfoundland and Labrador. “This is not exceptional, but being very cold is not very common., Explains Simon Legalt.

The cold weather temperatures that began to close eastern Canada were lower than normal, but no new weather records were set. Rather this low temperature causes effects on energy demand. By 8:00 a.m. Tuesday, Cubes had consumed 39,900 megawatts. Complete registration. The previous record was 39,031 MW on January 22, 2014. “This was the moment when consumption was highest in the history of Hydro-QuebecSentrix Bouchard, a spokeswoman for the state-owned Quebec Company, said:

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