Canada's top ten weather stories archive

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Environment Canada releases the annual Top Ten Weather Stories at the end of December. The list chronicles the weather events that made headlines and captivated Canadians from coast to coast. This annual ranking of the most notable weather events was started in 1996 and is compiled by David Phillips, Senior Climatologist and Canada's foremost weather guru. The summary takes a look back at the weather stories that made headlines and broke records across the country. The top stories are selected by David Phillips  based on such factors as the severity of the event, the impact it had on Canadians, the extent of the area that was affected, and the economic repercussions.

The following is the Top Ten Weather Stories ranking by the most recent year:

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