It was a warm and sunny May 24 long weekend across the island, with some of the hottest temperatures in nearly 30 years reported on the metro.
So says Rodney Barney of the Gander Weather Office.
He says St. John’s International Airport reached 23.2 degrees yesterday, the highest temperature since 1993 on the long weekend of May 24.
On Sunday, May 23 of that year, the temperature rose to 23.4 degrees.
Warm Victoria Day holiday on the Avalon.
High 23.2°C this afternoon at St. John’s #YYT marks the highest temperature since 1993 on the May long weekend! On Sunday the 23rd of that year reached 23.4°C.
— Rodney Barney (@rcbstormpost) May 23, 2022