Goodbye, winter: Vancouver forecast calling for sunshine and a high of 16°C


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Vancouver, Canada – May 2017. People Enjoy the sunshine at English Bay Beach / Shutterstock

The Metro Vancouver weather forecast called for snow in many parts of the region last night, but the days ahead look decidedly warmer.

Environment Canada calls for a 60 per cent chance of showers this morning, as well as wet snow over higher terrain. And while the forecast calls for some wet snow during the day, the temperature is expected to reach a high of seven degrees. Further, the snowfall isn’t expected to accumulate or continue into the evening.

Wednesday’s forecast calls for a mix of sun and cloud with a high of nine degrees. However, Wednesday evening is expected to be cloudy with a 60 percent chance of showers.

Thursday’s forecast calls for periods of rain and a high of eight degrees, while Friday and Saturday are expected to be cloudy.

Following this, Sunday’s forecast calls for bright sunshine and a high of 14 degrees. What’s more, Monday, March 18 is expected to reach a pleasant high of 16 degrees, which will make it the warmest day of the month.

Metro Vancouver Weather forecast

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Environment Canada

February 2019 was the coldest February on record in Metro Vancouver since the records began in 1937. Not only did the month see some frigid temperatures, but they also persisted throughout the month.

Although February saw the coldest temperatures to date, it also saw some of the greatest amounts of snowfall. In fact, 31.2 cm of snowfall was recorded at YVR, making it the eighth snowiest February on record.