PEI·Analysis

An abrupt end to summer

While the calendar says it's still summer, summer weather appeared to come to an abrupt end this year.

While the calendar says it's still summer, summer weather appeared to come to an abrupt end this year.

The 22nd was the warmest day of August, at 28.6 C, but temperatures fell off quickly: eight degrees cooler the next day and 10 the day after that. Four of August's coolest days were in the week following the 22nd.

Average daily highs in the week after the 22nd were 21.6 C. No single day in the previous week was that cool.

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