Fri. Sep 21st, 2018

Summer might finally be over

  • Vancouver Island Inland Sections Forecast - SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT IN EFFECT
    Issued: 11:15 PM PDT Thursday 20 September 2018

    Forecast Issued 7:22 PM PDT Thursday 20 September 2018 - Thursday night: Rain at times heavy. Amount 15 to 25 mm except 60 mm over northern sections. Temperature steady near 12. Friday: Periods of rain. Risk of a thunderstorm in the afternoon. Amount 10 to 20 mm. High 15. UV index 1 or low. Friday night: Periods of rain. Amount 10 to 20 mm. Low 12. Saturday: Rain. High 16. Saturday night: Showers. Low 11. Sunday: A mix of sun and cloud. High 20. Sunday night: Clear. Low 8. Monday: Sunny. High 21. Monday night: Clear. Low 7. Tuesday: Sunny. High 20. Tuesday night: Clear. Low 8. Wednesday: Sunny. High 20.

  • Current Conditions
    Temperature
    11.9° C
    -0.1 ° C/hr
    Barometer
    101.49 kPa
    0.0
    Wind
    N/A 0.0 km/h
    gusting 0.0 km/h
    Humidity
    98 %
    Rain Rate
    1.3 mm/hr
    Wind Chill
    11.9° C
    Heat Index
    11.9° C
    Dewpoint
    11.6° C
    UV
    0.0
    Solar
    0 W/m2
    Last Updated: 23:30:00 PDT
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  • Day Almanac
    Day's Rain
    14.2 mm
    Day ET
    0.0 mm mm
    Rain Storm
    NotAvailable mm
    Civil Rise
    06:30
    Moon Phase
    Waxing gibbous (87% full)
    Civil Set
    19:53
    Day Length
    13:12:31
    Day High
    13.7° C @ 15:31 Tdy.
    Day Low
    11.7° C @ 07:28 Tdy.
    Day High Rain Rate
    10.7mm/hr @ 21:10 Tdy.
    Day High Barometer
    101.98 kPa @ 08:43 Tdy.
    Day Low Barometer
    101.49 kPa @ 23:29 Tdy.
    Day Low Windchill
    11.7° C @ 07:28 Tdy.
    Day High Heat Index
    13.7° C @ 15:31 Tdy.
    Day High Wind Gust
    S 1.6km/h @ 05:10 Tdy.
    Day High Solar Radiation
    299W/m2 @ 15:23 Tdy.
    Day High UV Index
    1.8 @ 15:22 Tdy.

Well, I think today might be it.

Get out there and enjoy the sun because after today you’ll be seeing a lot more cloud, and by the end of week, some rain.

First, Ken Clark at Accuweather says the West Coast is in for a cool down. Now he’s in California, so they’ll be coming down for way up high, but even Seattle has been 4F above normal over the past week and we’ve been way up there too. We’re looking at getting back to normal temperatures (10-15C highs) this week.

Bret Anderson at Accuweather gives us a little more detail on the next month worth of weather… basically, cool, and wet… in other words. Normal. 🙂

We’ve had a great run this summer.

Maybe our next contest should be…. first frost?

7 thoughts on “Summer might finally be over

  1. Hey Chris, weather underground shows a chance of snow for next Friday, whoaaa? Such a discrepancy between environment canada’s forcasted low of 10 for Fri? What’s up with that?

  2. That’s pretty wild!

    They’re calling for a low of 0C and a windchill of -2C

    Wow.

    Well, I guess all we can do is wait. We’ll know by Tuesday what the solid forecast is for Friday.

    My GFS map only goes out 4 days… the 7 day GSF model Forecast only shows it going down to around 2C on Wednesday though, so who knows!

  3. SNOW?!?!?!? Isn’t that a little early? I know Mt Washington might get dusted in the coming week or two, and I heard there was a snow prediction for Alberta, but out here?!? Methinks someone got their forecasts a little mixed up. 😉

  4. Chris, when I left my house yesterday morning at about 8:00 it was 2C and the neighbour’s roof had frost on the north slope!

  5. Well, I had to scrape frost off of the car windows yesterday morning. So much for the contest! It has already been…

  6. I see our local hilltops (as well as the ranges out to the coast and up Bedwell Valley) were nicely dusted with the seasons first snowfall.

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