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January was one of the wettest on record: Environment Canada

If you feel as though grey skies and horizontal sheets of rain have dominated the weather in January, you’re not imagining things. January was the fifth wettest on record for Vancouver, according to Environment Canada meteorologist Cindy Yu.
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If you feel as though grey skies and horizontal sheets of rain have dominated the weather in January, you’re not imagining things.

January was the fifth wettest on record for Vancouver, according to Environment Canada meteorologist Cindy Yu.

YVR airport recorded 249.4 millimetres of rain last month.

Meanwhile, the record was set in January 2006 when 283.6 millimetres of rain fell on Vancouver, in a month 168.4 millimetres is the norm.

Environment Canada January 2018


January 29 was an especially soggy day, seeing 35.2 mm of rain. - Environment Canada