The Metro Vancouver weather forecast calls for a high probability of snow throughout the week, but it also calls for some frigid temperatures.
Not only does the forecast predict that the region will see temperatures as low as minus nine overnight, but it also adds that the wind chill will make things feel decidedly glacial.
Environment Canada notes that Monday, February 4 will see a few flurries in the early morning that will clear during the day. What's more, the forecast predicted a, "Wind chill minus 12 in the morning and minus 7 in the afternoon," with clear skies and winds of up to 15 kilometres per hour.
Following this, the forecast calls for a blistery wind chill of minus seven in the evening, followed by a wind chill of minus fourteen overnight. What's more, the piercing cold will carry into the morning with a wind chill of minus fourteen predicted for the early part of the morning.
— Edmund James Wong (@EdmundJ_in140) February 4, 2019
According to Environment Canada's weather data for the month of February, the average temperature is a low of one degree. As such, this week's forecast is unseasonably cold, as temperatures are expected to drop as low as minus nine overnight on Monday and minus seven on Tuesday.
Since the department began recording the data in 1937, the coldest temperature for February 4 in Metro Vancouver was minus 11.2 set in 1989.