Google marks coldest temperature recorded in Canada
Snag, Yukon, reached -63C in 1947
Google's home page marked the anniversary Monday of the coldest day ever recorded in Canada.
The temperature in Snag, Yukon, a village south of Beaver Creek, reached -63C on Feb. 3, 1947.
The weather station at Snag was maintained until 1966. The temperature today in Beaver Creek is -11C.
Temperatures in Yukon this winter are nowhere near Snag's record. Southern Yukon recently had a record-breaking warm spell in January.