Snow next week?

  • Vancouver Island Inland Sections ForecastNo watches or warnings in effect.

    Forecast Issued 05:00 AM PST Sunday 17 December 2017 Sunday: Rain. Temperature steady near plus 4. Sunday night: Mainly cloudy. 60 percent chance of showers this evening and after midnight. Temperature steady near plus 3. Monday: A mix of sun and cloud. Temperature steady near plus 3. Monday night: Rain. Low plus 2. Tuesday: Rain. High plus 3. Tuesday night: Cloudy periods. Low minus 2. Wednesday: A mix of sun and cloud. High plus 3. Wednesday night: Cloudy periods. Low minus 4. Thursday: Cloudy. High plus 3. Thursday night: Cloudy periods. Low minus 2. Friday: A mix of sun and cloud. High plus 3. Friday night: Cloudy periods. Low minus 4. Saturday: Cloudy. High plus 3.

  • Today’s conditions as of 7:52 am December 17, 2017

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    N 49° 14′ 46.1″ :: W 124° 48′ 14.2″ Google View

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 Replies to “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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