And even hotter … 39 degrees Celsius (102 Fahrenheit), with a low of 22 C (72 F).
At least July 30th was a Sunday, and, apart from the usual care of horses and necessary fatigues, there might be opportunity to swim or seek shade. Let’s hope they were spared Church Parade in the blazing sun.
The photograph is from Percy’s large album.
Historical weather data from the Government of Canada.
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