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It was so cold that Saturday's temps set a new record

The mercury dipped to -41.5 C, beating the previous record that was over five decades old
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The brisk winter weather that had everyone sharing screenshots of just how cold it was on Saturday set a new cold temperature record.

Jan. 15, the lowest temperature recorded in Timmins was -41.5 C, according to Environment Canada. With the windchill, the temperature on Saturday was around -50. 

That beats the previous record that was over 50 years old. 

Back in 1965, the mercury dropped to -40.6.

The warmest Jan. 15 in the books is 1973 when it was -0.6.