It was a chilly night for trick or treaters back on Halloween 1984.
 
The day brought some frighteningly frigid weather – its high of minus 17.7 C stands as the Edmonton area’s coldest ever October 31 according to Environment Canada records dating back to 1880.
 
The night got even scarier after dark, as the temperature dropped to a Halloween record low of minus 23.7.
 
Frozen kids and parents may have been thinking back fondly of an October 31 three years earlier.
 
With its high of 19.9 Celsius, Halloween 1981 is on record as the warmest ever.
 
The rainiest October 31 in the Edmonton area happened in 1959, when 11.2 mm of precipitation fell from the skies.
 
The current forecast for Halloween 2018 is calling for clouds and a high of 9 C.
 

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