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The waters of the reflecting pool at Nathan Phillip Square offers a cooling break for this woman as she soaks her feet in the water during a lunch break on June 20 2012. Hot, humid weather smothered Toronto and southern Ontario for another day with humidex readings into the 40's. (Fred Lum/The Globe and Mail)

The waters of the reflecting pool at Nathan Phillip Square offers a cooling break for this woman as she soaks her feet in the water during a lunch break on June 20 2012. Hot, humid weather smothered Toronto and southern Ontario for another day with humidex readings into the 40's.

(Fred Lum/The Globe and Mail)

Hot in here: See how much warmer Canada has gotten (and how much warmer it could get) Add to ...

Bar chart for hot days above 30°C

Two bar charts show the number of hot days and warm nights, respectively, for seven Canadian cities. The numbers are based on the observed temperature data between 1961 and 2000, and projected for 2011-2040, 2041-2070 and 2071-2100 using Canadian climate models.

Number of warm nights above 22°C

SOURCE: Health Canada

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