Table 2.5
Top ten Canadian weather stories of 2008

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Top ten Canadian weather stories of 2008
  Location Time period Rank 1
The East's Big Summer Soak Eastern Canada Summer 1
The Great Arctic Thaw Continues The Arctic All year 2
A Never-Ending Winter Ontario and Quebec Winter 3
Saint John River Floods From Top to Bottom New Brunswick Spring 4
Pre-Winter Shockers Various December 5
Hail of a Summer for Growers Various Summer 6
Winter's Last Hurrah Eastern Canada March 7
Hanna and Her Brothers Eastern Canada July to September 8
The Coldest Place On Earth Various Winter 9
PE-Ice Storms Prince Edward Island Winter 10
Canada's Top Weather Stories for 2008 are rated from one to ten based on the degree to which Canada and Canadians were impacted, the extent of the area affected, economic effects and longevity as a top news story.
Environment Canada, Meteorological Service of Canada, 2009, Canada's Top Ten Weather Stories for 2008, (accessed January 5, 2009).
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