August 10, 2020

Could it really get to 21C??

  • Vancouver Island Inland Sections Forecast - No watches or warnings in effect.

    Forecast Issued 4:00 PM PDT Monday 10 August 2020 - Monday night: Clear. Fog patches developing overnight. Low 10. Tuesday: A mix of sun and cloud. Fog patches dissipating in the morning. High 25. Humidex 26. UV index 7 or high. Tuesday night: Mainly cloudy. Low 10. Wednesday: A mix of sun and cloud. High 23. Wednesday night: Increasing cloudiness. Low 11. Thursday: Cloudy with 30 percent chance of showers. High 20. Thursday night: Cloudy periods. Low 11. Friday: A mix of sun and cloud. High 25. Friday night: Cloudy periods. Low 14. Saturday: A mix of sun and cloud. High 24. Saturday night: Cloudy periods. Low 13. Sunday: A mix of sun and cloud. High 24.

Well, I’m going to throw just a little cold water on it….

The UWash models don’t have us getting over 14C, though they do show warmth stretching up to Vancouver.

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Orange is up to 14C, red, 18C.

Likewise, the basic GFS model doesn’t have us reaching over 20C.

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Now all that said, if I recall, I believe we were only supposed to get to 13C on Monday and we got to over 15C, so who knows we might just creep over that 20C mark even if the forecast comes back down to Earth.

So don’t lose heart, it will still be a beautiful spring weekend. Those lawns, gardens and BBQs will be screaming out for attention! 🙂

And just for the record… The record high for March is 23.3 (March 28, 1994) for the 31st the record is 18.9C and 24C on April 1st, both in 1992.