Fri. Feb 22nd, 2019

Sun sun sun all week – and dry.

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

    Forecast Issued 11:00 AM PST Friday 22 February 2019 - Friday: A few flurries or rain showers ending early this afternoon then a mix of sun and cloud. Local snowfall amount 2 cm. 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
    3.1° C
    0.9 ° C/hr
    Barometer
    101.05 kPa
    0.0
    Wind
    N/A 0.0 km/h
    gusting 0.0 km/h
    Humidity
    96 %
    Rain Rate
    0.0 mm/hr
    Wind Chill
    3.1° C
    Heat Index
    3.1° C
    Dewpoint
    2.5° C
    UV
    1.2
    Solar
    312 W/m2
    Last Updated: 11:30:00 PDT
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  • Day Almanac
    Day's Rain
    6.1 mm
    Day ET
    0.0 mm mm
    Rain Storm
    NotAvailable mm
    Civil Rise
    06:42
    Moon Phase
    Waning gibbous (86% full)
    Civil Set
    18:24
    Day Length
    12:32:40
    Day High
    4.2° C @ 00:53 Tdy.
    Day Low
    1.0° C @ 08:02 Tdy.
    Day High Rain Rate
    6.9mm/hr @ 07:06 Tdy.
    Day High Barometer
    101.64 kPa @ 00:13 Tdy.
    Day Low Barometer
    100.88 kPa @ 07:14 Tdy.
    Day Low Windchill
    -1.6° C @ 07:24 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
    318W/m2 @ 11:26 Tdy.
    Day High UV Index
    1.3 @ 11:19 Tdy.

This sunshine is going to continue all week and likely through the weekend as well.

Today should be the hottest day with highs up to 28. This would be the hottest it’s been on this day since 1997 for our station out at the Airport. The historic records though are 30C at the harbor airport in 1973 and 31.7C at Beaver Creek in 1939 so unless we really break out of the forecasted high I don’t anticipate we will break those records.

The models have this dry weather continuing until the 21st or 22nd. We will know in a few days whether that forecast holds. But even then, it’s not slated to be a big shot of rain, just some showers and then back to a dry spell. We are into the dry season. Please be careful in the backcountry and anywhere really with fires. It will not take long for the forests to dry and the fire danger to rise.

Finally, Brett Anderson at Accuweather has released his summer forecast for 2012. Unlike last year when he predicted, successfully, a wet and cold summer, this year he’s predicting both temperatures and precipitation to be normal. The rest of Canada looks pretty hot.. Especially the prairies.

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You can check it all out here.

Oh, and if you have unsuccessfully guessed a date for 30C this weekend in the contest, you still have time to change your guess before the deadline! And if you haven’t guessed yet at all, get on it! Click the link at top left. 🙂