Fri. Feb 22nd, 2019

Rain ends – Cool air invades – showers on and off

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

    Forecast Issued 05:00 AM PST Friday 22 February 2019 - Friday: Periods of snow or rain ending near noon then clearing. Local snowfall amount 4 cm over higher terrain. High 7. UV index 2 or low. Friday night: Becoming cloudy late this evening with flurries. Amount 2 cm. Low minus 3. Saturday: Flurries changing to rain showers and flurries near noon. High plus 4. UV index 1 or low. Saturday night: Cloudy with 60 percent chance of rain showers or flurries. Low minus 2. Sunday: Sunny. High 7. Sunday night: Clear. Low minus 5. Monday: Sunny. High plus 5. Monday night: Clear. Low minus 6. Tuesday: Periods of rain. High plus 4. Tuesday night: Periods of rain or snow. Low minus 1. Wednesday: Cloudy with 60 percent chance of flurries or rain showers. High 6. Wednesday night: Cloudy with 60 percent chance of showers. Low zero. Thursday: Cloudy. High 7.

  • Current Conditions
    Temperature
    4.0° C
    0.6 ° C/hr
    Barometer
    101.1 kPa
    0.0
    Wind
    S 4.8 km/h
    gusting 16.1 km/h
    Humidity
    88 %
    Rain Rate
    0.0 mm/hr
    Wind Chill
    4.0° C
    Heat Index
    4.0° C
    Dewpoint
    2.2° C
    UV
    0.0
    Solar
    0 W/m2
    Last Updated: 5:15:00 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
    06:42
    Moon Phase
    Waning gibbous (88% full)
    Civil Set
    18:24
    Day Length
    12:32:40
    Day High
    4.2° C @ 00:53 Tdy.
    Day Low
    2.8° C @ 03:55 Tdy.
    Day High Rain Rate
    0.0mm/hr00:00
    Day High Barometer
    101.64 kPa @ 00:13 Tdy.
    Day Low Barometer
    101.1 kPa @ 05:14 Tdy.
    Day Low Windchill
    -0.5° C @ 04:44 Tdy.
    Day High Heat Index
    4.2° C @ 00:53 Tdy.
    Day High Wind Gust
    S 9.7km/h @ 04:45 Tdy.
    Day High Solar Radiation
    0W/m2 @ 00:00 Tdy.
    Day High UV Index
    0.0 @ 00:00 Tdy.

Last night marked the end of our bout of rainy weather. Today we will transition to cooler and more variable weather,

The Airport got another 24.2mm. We are really closing in on that record now. July-October, 1896 got 159mm, 1929 got 214.9mm, and 2012 has 116mm 140.2mm so far. So we need only over 43.0mm 18.8mm in the next 13 days to dodge the 1896 record.

I would be surprised if we didn’t get that. In the end, that would still make 2012 likely (i will confirm it with another troll through the data) the driest July-October period in 116 years rather than 118 years. Still an exceptionally dry period.

As for the immediate future, I’d be surprised if we get over 10C in the next week or so. Good chance for fog too… But at least it will not be pouring rain and snow is likely to appear on the mountain tops.

Happy weekend!

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