MHLU - Health Status Resource

Figure 11.9: Heat or cold alerts

Total annual number of alerts and days, Middlesex-London, 2005 to 2011

Middlesex-London Health Unit Internal Extreme Temperature Alert Protocol Database, Date Extracted: January 10, 2012
  • The annual number of extreme temperature alerts over time has varied however the total indicates that Middlesex-London experienced more cold alerts (and total days under cold alert) than heat alerts.
  • 2009 was particularly cold, with eight separate alerts over a total of 20 days. 
  • 2005 and 2010 had the highest number of heat alerts and days under alert for the whole time period.