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Table 1 Characteristics of the heat wave, by health region (HR)

From: Health impacts of the July 2010 heat wave in Québec, Canada

HR Date of start Total duration (days) Maximum temperatures Minimum temperatures
    Thresholds (°C) Highest Thresholds (°C) Highest
     °C Number of days after the start   °C Number of days after the start
Capitale-Nationale 05/07 5 31.0 33.4 2 16.0 21.0 1
Chaudière-Appalaches 05/07 5 31.0 33.5 2 16.0 21.2 3
Estrie 05/07 5 31.0 33.3 3 18.0 22.2 3
Lanaudière 05/07 5 33.0 34.8 3 20.0 22.8 2
Laval 05/07 4 33.0 33.7 3 20.0 25.5 1
Montérégie 05/07 4 33.0 34.7 3 20.0 24.0 1
Montréal 05/07 4 33.0 33.7 3 20.0 25.5 1
Outaouais 04/07 5 31.0 34.3 4 18.0 20.3 2