Regina was one of 34 communities in Saskatchewan to break the record for the hottest July 2 on record.
Environment Canada says the mercury hit 35.3 degrees Celsius breaking the old record set in 1886.
Some other places that set records included Broadview, Coronach, Eastend, Elbow, La Ronge, Lucky Lake (40.0 C), Maple Creek, Melfort, Nipawin, Saskatoon (40.o C), Swift Current, Watrous, Weyburn and Yorkton.
A complete list of communities that set a record and how hot it got can be found here.
The forecast calls for more comfortable conditions with a high of 26 on Monday.