July 6, 2020

Snow next week?

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

    Forecast Issued 4:00 PM PDT Monday 06 July 2020 - Monday night: Mainly cloudy. 30 percent chance of showers near Gold River. Low 12. Tuesday: Mainly cloudy with 30 percent chance of showers. High 20. UV index 6 or high. Tuesday night: Mainly cloudy. Low 11. Wednesday: A mix of sun and cloud. High 22. Wednesday night: Cloudy with 70 percent chance of rain. Low 12. Thursday: Cloudy with 70 percent chance of rain. High 17. Thursday night: Cloudy periods with 30 percent chance of showers. Low 10. Friday: A mix of sun and cloud with 40 percent chance of showers. High 19. Friday night: Cloudy with 60 percent chance of showers. Low 13. Saturday: Cloudy with 60 percent chance of showers. High 18. Saturday night: Cloudy. Low 13. Sunday: Cloudy with 60 percent chance of showers. High 18.

Looks like we’re in store for a few little flurries, but more interestingly, we could get a 5-10cm mid week next week. At least that’s what the GFS model (new link, under Weather Reports use WQC as the code) is saying in their long range forecast.

Whatever precipitation we might get it definitely looks like we’ll stay cool for most of March.

Another dry month. And on that note, I wanted to post rain stats for the past 4 December and January’s. The trend is striking.

December
Year :: Total :: Days with Rain
2005 :: 305mm :: Days of Rain: 13 (> 0.254 mm) 12 (> 2.54 mm) 3 (> 25.4 mm)
2006 :: 360mm :: Days of Rain: 27 (> 0.254 mm) 24 (> 2.54 mm) 3 (> 25.4 mm)
2007 :: 233mm :: Days of Rain: 22 (> 0.254 mm) 14 (> 2.54 mm) 2 (> 25.4 mm)
2008 :: 101mm :: Days of Rain: 14 (> 0.254 mm) 8 (> 2.54 mm) 0 (> 25.4 mm)

January
Year :: Total :: Days with Rain
2006 :: 382mm :: Days of Rain: 25 (> 0.254 mm) 21 (> 2.54 mm) 4 (> 25.4 mm)
2007 :: 264mm :: Days of Rain: 20 (> 0.254 mm) 15 (> 2.54 mm) 4 (> 25.4 mm)
2008 :: 222mm :: Days of Rain: 19 (> 0.254 mm) 15 (> 2.54 mm) 3 (> 25.4 mm)
2009 :: 87.6mm :: Days of Rain: 14 (> 0.254 mm) 9 (> 2.54 mm) 0 (> 25.4 mm)

2 thoughts on “Snow next week?

  1. Hi Chris, on the 2nd window with the almanac info, under the high values it has some times that are ahead of the current local time. Are they in UTC?

  2. Those would be from yesterday as the almanac is actually “24hours” rather than from Midnight. I used to have “Today” and “Yesterday” there but it was just too much text to cram in the small area. I may put it back though if it’s too confusing.

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