Fri. Sep 21st, 2018

Cold Weather around the world.

  • Vancouver Island Inland Sections Forecast - SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT IN EFFECT
    Issued: 4:25 PM PDT Thursday 20 September 2018

    Forecast Issued 7:22 PM PDT Thursday 20 September 2018 - Thursday night: Rain at times heavy. Amount 15 to 25 mm except 60 mm over northern sections. Temperature steady near 12. Friday: Periods of rain. Risk of a thunderstorm in the afternoon. Amount 10 to 20 mm. High 15. UV index 1 or low. Friday night: Periods of rain. Amount 10 to 20 mm. Low 12. Saturday: Rain. High 16. Saturday night: Showers. Low 11. Sunday: A mix of sun and cloud. High 20. Sunday night: Clear. Low 8. Monday: Sunny. High 21. Monday night: Clear. Low 7. Tuesday: Sunny. High 20. Tuesday night: Clear. Low 8. Wednesday: Sunny. High 20.

  • Current Conditions
    Temperature
    11.9° C
    -0.2 ° C/hr
    Barometer
    101.53 kPa
    0.0
    Wind
    N/A 0.0 km/h
    gusting 0.0 km/h
    Humidity
    98 %
    Rain Rate
    1.3 mm/hr
    Wind Chill
    11.9° C
    Heat Index
    11.9° C
    Dewpoint
    11.6° C
    UV
    0.0
    Solar
    0 W/m2
    Last Updated: 23:10:00 PDT
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  • Day Almanac
    Day's Rain
    13.7 mm
    Day ET
    0.0 mm mm
    Rain Storm
    NotAvailable mm
    Civil Rise
    06:30
    Moon Phase
    Waxing gibbous (87% full)
    Civil Set
    19:53
    Day Length
    13:12:31
    Day High
    13.7° C @ 15:31 Tdy.
    Day Low
    11.7° C @ 07:28 Tdy.
    Day High Rain Rate
    10.7mm/hr @ 21:10 Tdy.
    Day High Barometer
    101.98 kPa @ 08:43 Tdy.
    Day Low Barometer
    101.53 kPa @ 22:59 Tdy.
    Day Low Windchill
    11.7° C @ 07:28 Tdy.
    Day High Heat Index
    13.7° C @ 15:31 Tdy.
    Day High Wind Gust
    S 1.6km/h @ 05:10 Tdy.
    Day High Solar Radiation
    299W/m2 @ 15:23 Tdy.
    Day High UV Index
    1.8 @ 15:22 Tdy.

Vancouver Island hasn’t been the only place that has received colder than normal temperatures and more snow than in the past few years.

East of the Rockies… temperatures are in the deep freeze. It was -54 with the windchill in Edmonton.. and blizzrads raged across the prairies. Today, Eastern Canada is getting flash frozen by freezing rain and 100kph winds!

In Israel, Jerusalem schools and courthouses are shut down today due to an inch of snow. Kids are playing and there is a snowman competition.

And the Chinese New Year has started off very white and cold in Southern China causing transportation chaos and energy shortages.

So in short.. we’re not the only ones enjoying the snow!

13 thoughts on “Cold Weather around the world.

  1. trucks are tough to control in the snow if there is no weight in the back, doesn’t matter what kind of tires you have!

  2. oops I should have looked at the temp first lol!! I had seen the airport temp was 0 so that’s why I was curious.

  3. Ya, it’s warmed right up, it’s been raining most of the day. Almost all of yesterdays snow is gone.

  4. you know what, that’s a good question… the power isn’t out, and I can connect to the webcam through it’s direct network address… but there is no image.

    weird.

  5. It’s all good now!

    Let’s see IF we get the 5-10 tonight πŸ™‚
    I still can’t make it up my driveway!
    It was slippery this am and tonight!

  6. ya I seriously doubt we’ll see 5-10, but who knows.

    Seems the webcam just stopped transmitting images for some reason, I had to go downstairs and unplug it to get it to come back on.
    Weird.

  7. seems they were wrong again. i’m starting to think that EC predicts larger snowfalls than they really expect for this area, just to cover their butts. Calling for up to 2 cm tonight too, but i’m not seeing it on the satellite… watch, just our luck, we’ll get 10cm + out of nowhere, LOL

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