A high pressure system parked over Quebec has been bringing cold, dry Arctic air south to New Brunswick over the past few days.
Daytime highs in Greater Moncton have only been around 3 C which is several degrees below normal for early November.
In addition, early morning lows have been very cold dipping to -7.8 C today, just shy of the record of -10.1 C from 2002.
Environment Canada shows new records were set this morning in Bouctouche at -7.3 C, Point Lepreau at -5.8 C and Alma at -5.5 C.
However, the cold spot was Edmundston at a frigid -12.2 C!