Min / max over the past 24 hours, as recorded on my station:
(Temps are in °C)
Yesterday was a sunny and seasonable day with a clear and cool evening that
was perfect for watching meteors from the annual Geminid meteor shower.We
are expecting a few showers and/or flurries over the next couple of days
with high temps at or slightly above the seasonal normal today but colder on
Today's Forecast: Today..A mix of sun and cloud. 40 percent chance of
this morning. Wind becoming southwest 20 km/h gusting to 40 late
this morning. High 6.
Tonight..Partly cloudy. 30 percent chance of rain showers late this
evening and after midnight then 30 percent chance of flurries
overnight. Wind southwest 20 km/h gusting to 40 becoming northwest
30 gusting to 50 overnight. Low minus 2.
Saturday..A mix of sun and cloud with 30 percent chance of flurries.
Wind northwest 30 km/h gusting to 50. Temperature falling to minus 6
in the afternoon.
Marine Forecast: Wind light increasing to southwest 10 to 15 knots early
and to southwest 20 to 25 this afternoon. Wind veering to northwest
25 this evening. Chance of showers beginning overnight changing to
chance of flurries Saturday afternoon and evening. Risk of freezing
spray Saturday afternoon and evening. Temperatures plus 2 falling to
minus 3 Saturday afternoon.
Today's weather trivia: 14 December
2007: In 2007 vintners in Kelowna, BC, completed the icewine harvest after
temperatures dipped below -8°C. Early-season harvesting limits cluster
dropping and reduces the time vines are exposed to predators. The Vintner's
Quality Alliance requires a temperature of at least -8° for icewine grapes
to be picked.
Excerpt from 'The Canadian Weather Trivia Calendar' by David Phillips. ©
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