According to the Environment Canada website, yesterday's temperature topped out at 36.3°C at the airport. That's just shy of normal body temperature. It was certainly a record for the day, and, based on a Google search, it was an all-time record, the previous record being 35.3°C (96°F) on July 23, 2004. Fool that I was, I did not go kayaking. I will know next time. The alternative is developing a taste for recreational shopping: some of the malls are air-conditioned.