Locals should brace for some scorching hot weather this week as temperatures soar several degrees above seasonal averages.
While precipitation is possible over the weekend, temperatures will soar into the mid-20s on the coast and over 30 C inland before then.
Starting on Tuesday, June 6, Environment Canada calls for bright sunshine and a high of 24 C on the coast with inland temperatures climbing to 30 C. With humidity, these temperatures will feel more like 25 C and 31 C, respectively.
Wednesday is shaping up to be the hottest day of the week, with a daytime high of 25 C expected on the coast and climbing to 31 C inland. The midpoint of the week is also expected to be more humid, with temperatures to feel more like 26 C and 32 C.
Thursday's forecast includes a mix of sun and cloud with temperatures dropping down slightly to 23 C on the coast and 26 C inland. The overnight forecast includes a 40 per cent chance of precipitation that is expected to continue through Friday.
Friday is expected to be significantly cooler, with temperatures falling to 18 C during the day. Showers are possible throughout the day and overnight while Saturday's forecast includes sunshine and a high of 21 C.
Heading into the weekend, Saturday is expected to be dry and sunny with a high of 21 C. Sunday is expected to be slightly cloudy but warmer, with a high of 23 C expected during the day.
Metro Vancouver weather forecast
Have a look at Environment Canada's complete Metro Vancouver weather forecast for summer 2023.