Homelessness Services

Statistics on Extreme Cold Weather Alerts in Toronto

The Extreme Cold Weather Alert program begins November 15, 2013 and will go to April 15, 2014. The City calls Extreme Weather Alerts as necessary throughout the year to make vulnerable people aware of forecasted weather emergencies.

Note that Extreme Cold Weather Alerts trigger additional services for homeless people. The alert is not designed to be a weather warning for the general population.

Winter*

Total Days

Dates

2013-14 36 Dec 16, 24
Jan 1, 2, 3, 6, 7, 8, 20, 21, 22, 23, 25, 26, 27, 28, 29, 30
Feb 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 16, 24, 25, 26, 27
Mar 2, 3, 12, 13, 15, 16

2012-13

9

Jan: 21, 22, 23, 24
Feb 7, 8, 16
Apr: 10, 11

2011-12

7

Jan: 2, 3, 13, 14
Feb: 10, 11
Mar: 4

2010-11

10

Dec: 8, 13
Jan: 15, 16, 21, 22, 23, 30
Feb: 9, 10

2009-10

7

Dec: 28
Jan: 2, 8, 9, 28, 29, 30

2008-09

27

Dec: 7, 19, 20, 21, 22, 31
Jan: 3, 10, 13, 14, 15, 16, 19, 20, 23, 24, 25, 26, 30
Feb: 3, 4, 23, 27, 28
Mar: 1, 2, 3

2007-08

13

Nov: 22
Dec: 16
Jan: 1, 2, 19, 30
Feb: 10, 11, 20, 27, 28
Mar: 8, 22

2006-07

18

Jan: 15, 16, 24, 25, 28
Feb: 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 12, 13, 14, 15, 18, 23
Mar: 5, 6

2005-06

9

Dec: 11, 12,
Jan: 15
Feb: 17, 18, 19, 25, 26, 27
 

2004-05

23

Dec: 19, 20, 26
Jan: 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, 25, 26, 27, 28
Feb: 23, 24, 26
Mar: 2, 3, 8, 9, 13
 

* from November 15th until April 15th