Tue. Aug 21st, 2018

The Heat Returns – Come to Harbour Quay 5:30PM Monday!

  • Vancouver Island Inland Sections Forecast - SPECIAL AIR QUALITY STATEMENT IN EFFECT
    Issued: 11:44 AM PDT Tuesday 21 August 2018

    Forecast Issued 11:00 AM PDT Tuesday 21 August 2018 - Tuesday: A mix of sun and cloud. Widespread smoke. High 32. Humidex 34. UV index 8 or very high. Tuesday night: Partly cloudy. Widespread smoke. Low 12. Wednesday: A mix of sun and cloud. Widespread smoke becoming local smoke near noon. High 31. Humidex 34. UV index 7 or high. Wednesday night: Cloudy periods. Low 12. Thursday: A mix of sun and cloud with 30 percent chance of showers. High 23. Thursday night: Cloudy periods with 30 percent chance of showers. Low 12. Friday: A mix of sun and cloud. High 22. Friday night: Cloudy with 60 percent chance of showers. Low 12. Saturday: Cloudy with 60 percent chance of showers. High 20. Saturday night: Cloudy with 30 percent chance of showers. Low 13. Sunday: Cloudy with 30 percent chance of showers. High 18. Sunday night: Cloudy with 30 percent chance of showers. Low 11. Monday: A mix of sun and cloud. High 20.

  • Current Conditions
    Temperature
    31.6° C
    3.6 ° C/hr
    Barometer
    101.6 kPa
    0.0
    Wind
    WNW 0.1 km/h
    gusting 1.6 km/h
    Humidity
    29 %
    Rain Rate
    0.0 mm/hr
    Wind Chill
    31.6° C
    Heat Index
    31.6° C
    Dewpoint
    11.4° C
    UV
    2.6
    Solar
    703 W/m2
    Last Updated: 14:20:00 PDT
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  • Day Almanac
    Day's Rain
    0.0 mm
    Day ET
    0.0 mm mm
    Rain Storm
    NotAvailable mm
    Civil Rise
    05:44
    Moon Phase
    Waxing gibbous (82% full)
    Civil Set
    20:59
    Day Length
    13:22:16
    Day High
    31.6° C @ 14:18 Tdy.
    Day Low
    11.6° C @ 06:16 Tdy.
    Day High Rain Rate
    0.0mm/hr00:00
    Day High Barometer
    101.91 kPa @ 08:29 Tdy.
    Day Low Barometer
    101.6 kPa @ 14:14 Tdy.
    Day Low Windchill
    11.6° C @ 06:16 Tdy.
    Day High Heat Index
    31.6° C @ 14:18 Tdy.
    Day High Wind Gust
    S 3.4km/h @ 13:15 Tdy.
    Day High Solar Radiation
    705W/m2 @ 14:18 Tdy.
    Day High UV Index
    2.7 @ 13:01 Tdy.

Well, that big high pressure ridge forecast last week has set up camp over the Pacific NorthWest and California today.

The level of heat we get will depend on when the fog clears on these cool damp mornings. They’re calling for 29 and 28 on Tuesday and Wednesday.

For perspective: 29 would be 7 degrees above normal for September. The maximum for September was set in 1988 on Sept 2, at 37C. The normal temperature is around 18.

On another note. If you’re looking to have some fun on a Monday evening. Come down to the Harbour Quay at 5:30PM tomorrow (Monday). There will be a Global Wake-Up Call event being held there… bring your cellphone and some locally grown produce to symbolize what many are doing to reduce their Carbon Footprint, we’ll shake them for the cameras and we’ll phone up our MLA Scott Fraser, MP James Lunney(who apparently believes Climate Change is a big conspiracy), and Prime Minister Harper (Who I’m sure shares the beliefs of his MP) so that we can all deliver a big message to get serious on Climate Change.

You can see more information and all the events going on around the world here.

And by the way, for the 3rd month in a row, ocean temperatures set a new record high since 1880. The vast majority of records have all been set since 1990. Lots of details about abnormal temperatures around the world this summer here on Dr. Jeff Masters Blog.

2 thoughts on “The Heat Returns – Come to Harbour Quay 5:30PM Monday!

  1. Just had a look at the EC forecast….29 wow….but have a look at the low….5…brr….or should I say NICE….ha ha ha ha!….I like the cold.

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