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Environment Canada releases Vancouver's Canada Day forecast

What are you planning on doing for the holiday?
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Photo: False Creek Canada Day / Getty Images

While the Vancouver weather forecast calls for some toasty temperatures this week, locals shouldn't plan on a sunny Canada Day. 

Starting on Monday, June 29, Environment Canada calls for bright sunshine and a high of 23°C. However, temperatures will feel more like 26°C with humidity. Following this, temperatures are expected to dip down to 15°C overnight. On Tuesday, the forecast calls for a 30 per cent chance of showers and a high of 21°C with a low of 13°C at night. 

Canada Day is expected to see a mix of sun and cloud, with the forecast calling for a 30 per cent chance of showers and a high of 20°C during the day. At night, the forecast calls for a 40 per cent chance of showers and a low of 14°C.

Following Canada Day, Thursday's forecast calls for a 40 per cent chance of showers and a high of 20°C with cloudy periods at night.

Heading into the weekend, Friday is expected to be sunny with a high of 21°C, while both Saturday and Sunday are expected to see a mix of sun and cloud and a high of 22°C. Evenings are expected to be cloudy with a low of 13°C.

Metro Vancouver Weather Forecast

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The Weather Network has released its official 2020 summer forecast for Canada, which covers the next three months of weather across the country.

The company highlights an "abundance of warm weather across most of Canada," after many Canadians saw record-breaking temperatures during the month of May. However, the summer months are not expected to include "relentless heat" for most of the country.

While Canada Day celebrations will still take place across the country on July 1, most of them will happen from home. 

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, large gatherings will not be permitted for the big day. However, a number of popular events have moved to an online format. 

Have a look at some ways to celebrate virtually this Canada Day.





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