Welcome to the thematic guide on extreme weather. The guide contains Background or External Information, and Primary Sources depicting extreme weather in textual (often newspapers) or graphic format (often photographs).
To learn more about the resources listed here, please click the external links or images provided to be sent to their institutional pages.
* These sources are unfortunately behind a paywall.
- Montreal Historical Snowfall
- Community Collaborative Rain, Hail & Snow Network (CoCoRaHS Canada)
- "Extracting Value from Historical Weather Data: Final Report", McGill University Environment 401: Environmental Research class (Focused on detecting and classifying winter storm events from Montreal historical weather records)
- The Gazette, The Storm King Ruled, February 9 1895, p.8*
- Morning Chronicle, "Weather Proverbs for August 6 1887", p.3
- Montreal Daily World, "Severe Storm Hits Montreal in Early Hours", July 19 1926, p.3
- The Sherbrooke Examiner, "The Late Storm", July 3 1901, BAnQ
- The Quebec Chronicle, "Two Lives Lost in the Storm", July 5 1911, BAnQ
- Daily Evening Mercury, "Rainy Weather", December 9 1885, BAnQ
- The Sherbrooke Examiner, "Damage by Lightning", July 3 1901, BAnQ
- The Sherbrooke Examiner, "Q.C.R. Through Trains to Quebec", July 3 1901, BAnQ
- The Sherbrooke Examiner, "C.P.R. Track Now Clear", July 3 1901, BAnQ
- Daily Witness, "Opening Day", August 28 1893, BAnQ
- Daily Witness, "It Looks Like Rain", August 28 1893, BAnQ
- Storm Clouds, August 4 1944
- The storm, Rivière-des-Prairies (back river), Montreal, P.Q., c.1924-1949, Postcard
- University St. after a snow storm, Montreal, c.1890-1930, Postcard
- Frozen rain on trees, Montreal
- "Hail Storm, June 10th., 1932, Golf Links, Knowlton, Que.", Postcard, BAnQ
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