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Keep your umbrella handy: Vancouver forecast calling for 7 days of rainfall

The Metro Vancouver weather forecast calls for a week of rainfall after it included a chance of flurries on Sunday afternoon and into the evening.

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Yesterday, the Metro Vancouver weather forecast included a chance of flurries as temperatures dipped to freezing level.

As of Monday, Dec. 2, however, Environment Canada calls for some decidedly wetter weather. The region is expected to see periods of rain or drizzle during the day with periods of rain overnight. Following this, Tuesday's forecast calls for rain all day. Wednesday's forecast calls for a chance of showers, but the evening is expected to see a brief respite for the rain.

Friday, Saturday, and Sunday are expected to see rainfall, as well.

Daily highs for the week will range between 6°C and 8°C and daily lows will range between 3°C and 6°C.

Metro Vancouver Weather Forecast 

 Photo: Environment CanadaPhoto: Environment Canada

B.C. Winter Forecast 

Back in September, The Weather Network predicted that British Columbia would have a milder winter, but that December was a “wild card.”

Since then, the winter forecast has been updated to include the most recent prediction, which calls for milder temperatures along the B.C. coast and across much of Northern B.C. While northeastern B.C. to the southern interior will see near normal temperatures.

While the north coast region is, “expected to see above average rainfall and alpine snow,” the south coast region is expected to be drier than normal. With this in mind, the forecast adds that this dry pattern may break at times during the season. During these breaks, the Lower Mainland could have the, “potential to see several weeks’ worth of precipitation in just 5 to 10 days.”