Happy Vernal Equinox!

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

    Forecast Issued 4:00 PM PDT Wednesday 18 July 2018 - Wednesday night: A few clouds. Increasing cloudiness before morning. Low 14. Thursday: Cloudy. Becoming a mix of sun and cloud in the afternoon. High 25. Humidex 26. UV index 6 or high. Thursday night: Partly cloudy. Low 11. Friday: Sunny. High 23. Friday night: Clear. Low 10. Saturday: A mix of sun and cloud. High 25. Saturday night: Clear. Low 10. Sunday: Sunny. High 31. Sunday night: Clear. Low 13. Monday: Sunny. High 28. Monday night: Clear. Low 14. Tuesday: Sunny. High 28.

  • Current Conditions
    Temperature
    15.9° C
    -0.2 ° C/hr
    Barometer
    102.1 kPa
    0.0
    Wind
    SE 10.8 km/h
    gusting 25.7 km/h
    Humidity
    77 %
    Rain Rate
    0.0 mm/hr
    Wind Chill
    15.9° C
    Heat Index
    15.9° C
    Dewpoint
    11.9° C
    UV
    0.0
    Solar
    0 W/m2
    Last Updated: 22:40:00 PDT
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  • Day Almanac
    Day's Rain
    0.3 mm
    Day ET
    0.0 mm mm
    Rain Storm
    NotAvailable mm
    Civil Rise
    04:52
    Moon Phase
    Waxing crescent (44% full)
    Civil Set
    21:58
    Day Length
    13:25:29
    Day High
    25.1° C @ 13:35 Tdy.
    Day Low
    14.9° C @ 03:17 Tdy.
    Day High Rain Rate
    0.0mm/hr00:00
    Day High Barometer
    102.1 kPa @ 21:59 Tdy.
    Day Low Barometer
    101.74 kPa @ 00:13 Tdy.
    Day Low Windchill
    14.9° C @ 03:17 Tdy.
    Day High Heat Index
    25.1° C @ 13:35 Tdy.
    Day High Wind Gust
    S 29.5km/h @ 20:05 Tdy.
    Day High Solar Radiation
    965W/m2 @ 13:56 Tdy.
    Day High UV Index
    7.6 @ 13:09 Tdy.

Today is the first half-day of spring! 🙂 Spring will officially start at 4:21PM PDT. I’m hoping we’re in the sunshine by then. The fog rolled in not long after the Super Moon rose above the mountains and now we’re locked into a chilly morning.

It will stay pretty dry the next few days with only a chance of showers here and here. It will likely be similar to yesterday where we had a few looks at the sun, lots of clouds around, and the odd light shower.

Towards the end of the week it gets interesting. The airmass aloft is chilly… so don’t put away your snow shovels yet because there is a possibility of snow on the weekend. We’ll see what happens as the time approaches.

There will be a little bit more in the way of showers Tuesday afternoon. Will be flurries at higher elevations.

I’ll see if I can throw together a summary of the winter weather stats for 2010/2011 today or tomorrow.

Happy Spring Equinox.