Toasty temperatures: Vancouver forecast calling for a high of 19°C today


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While temperatures may be a little cooler near the water, the Metro Vancouver weather forecast calls for some toasty temperatures on Monday, April 29.

Environment Canada calls for bright, warm sunshine through Monday morning, but includes a 30 per cent chance of rainfall in the afternoon. With that being said, temperatures are expected to soar as high as 19 degrees inland, with highs around 15 degrees near the water.

Following this, Tuesday’s forecast calls for clear skies, bright sunshine and a high of 15 degrees. Wednesday is expected to see similar temperatures with a mix of sun and cloud. Thursday’s forecast includes a 40 per cent chance of showers, but Friday is expected to be dry during the day.

The weekend forecast calls for rainfall on both Saturday and Sunday.

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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.

Environment Canada has also stated that the presence of a weak El Niño will affect temperatures heading into summer. As such, the department expects that the province will see above average temperatures this summer.