Record warmth in NB

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New Brunswick has been having a tough winter so when the temperature climbs above 10 C before the official start of spring, it is a time for celebration.

Greater Moncton reached 10.2 C today – the record for the date is 15.5 C from 1961.

ThisĀ is the first time since 15 December (2010) that the temperature has climbed above 10 C.

Record highs were set today at Bouctouche 11.4 C, Alma 10.0 C and Bas Caraquet 8.2 C.