Wed. Nov 20th, 2019

The start of dry and hot

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

    Forecast Issued 05:00 AM PST Wednesday 20 November 2019 - Wednesday: Sunny. Fog patches dissipating this morning. High 6. UV index 1 or low. Wednesday night: Clear. Low minus 1. Thursday: Sunny. Becoming a mix of sun and cloud in the morning. High plus 5. UV index 1 or low. Thursday night: Cloudy periods. Low minus 3. Friday: A mix of sun and cloud. High 7. Friday night: Cloudy. Low plus 2. Saturday: Rain. High 7. Saturday night: Showers. Low plus 4. Sunday: A mix of sun and cloud with 60 percent chance of showers. High 7. Sunday night: Cloudy with 60 percent chance of showers. Low plus 3. Monday: Cloudy with 30 percent chance of showers. High 7. Monday night: Periods of rain. Low plus 2. Tuesday: Periods of rain. High 7.

  • Current Conditions
    Temperature
    2.0° C
    -0.4 ° C/hr
    Barometer
    102.4 kPa
    0.0
    Wind
    ENE 2 km/h
    gusting 5 km/h
    Humidity
    99 %
    Rain Rate
    0.0 mm/hr
    Wind Chill
    2.0° C
    Heat Index
    2.0° C
    Dewpoint
    1.9° C
    UV
    0.0
    Solar
    0 W/m2
    Last Updated: 6:10:00 PDT
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  • Today's Almanac
    Rain since Midnight
    0.0 mm
    Continuous Rainfall (< 24hr gap)
    No Qualifying Rainfall mm
    Civil Rise
    07:00
    Moon Phase
    Last quarter (42% full)
    Civil Set
    17:08
    Day Length
    12:04:48
    Day High
    3.7° C @ 00:07 Tdy.
    Day Low
    2.0° C @ 05:47 Tdy.
    Day High Rain Rate
    0.0mm/hr00:00
    Day High Barometer
    102.4 kPa @ 05:44 Tdy.
    Day Low Barometer
    102.22 kPa @ 00:29 Tdy.
    Day Low Windchill
    0.5° C @ 02:49 Tdy.
    Day High Heat Index
    3.7° C @ 00:07 Tdy.
    Day High Wind Gust
    S 4km/h @ 05:05 Tdy.
    Day High Solar Radiation
    0W/m2 @ 00:00 Tdy.
    Day High UV Index
    0.0 @ 00:00 Tdy.

So thanks to a commenter I discovered the latest Accuweather long range forecast from Canadian meteorologist Brett Anderson. His predictions for the Summer?

Mean pattern for the week of July 20-26

–A fairly dry, warm pattern across most of British Columbia.

The week of July 27-Aug 2

–A very warm and generally dry pattern from southern BC through the Pacific Northwest.

The week of Aug 3-9

–Temperatures above normal in the Pacific Northwest through BC, with rainfall below normal across this region, but there will be the usual share of afternoon showers and thunderstorms in the mountains.

So there you have it. Looks pretty good to me 🙂 Hope everyone gets a little time off to enjoy it.

Oh, and before I go. To all my French speakers out there (I know I have at least one!) Vive la France! Today, July 14 is their National Holiday. I’ll be humming the Marseilles today in your honour.

2 thoughts on “The start of dry and hot

  1. C’est moi? Ce qui est étonnant, c’est qu’il est difficile, en dehors des grandes agglomérations, de trouver des gens pour scander les petits versets de La Marseillaise: si cocorico qu’ils puissent être, les Français semblent opter plutôt pour les feux d’artifice, les bals populaires et la buverie en guise de geste patriotique. Tant mieux!

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