Vancouver Weather: Long-weekend forecast for the Lower Mainland

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

The Metro Vancouver weather forecast calls for a mix of rain and sunshine with mild temperatures over the Easter long weekend.

The forecast for Wednesday, April 17 calls for rain throughout the day with a high of 13 degrees and a low of nine. Following this, Thursday is expected to see heavy rainfall throughout the day and overnight. Friday’s forecast calls for rain during the day, but the skies are expected to clear overnight.

Saturday is expected to sunny with a high of 14 degrees and a low of five degrees overnight. Sunday is predicted to see a mix of sun and cloud with a high of 13 degrees.

The forecast calls for rain on Monday and Tuesday.

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Metro Vancouver Weather

February 2019 was the coldest February on record in Vancouver since the records began in 1937. However, summer is expected to see above average temperatures across the province.

On Wednesday, March 20, a jaw-dropping 48 weather records were broken across B.C. What’s more, some areas saw soaring highs of nearly 26°C.

For example, the Agassiz Area broke its old record of 21.7°C set in 1915 with a summery high of 25.8°C. Likewise, the Squamish Area broke its old record of 21°C set in 1999 with a toasty 25.9°C daily high.