Rain, rain, go away!
Victoria Day long weekend is right around the corner, but the Metro Vancouver weather forecast isn't calling for a great deal of sunshine.
In fact, Environment Canada is calling for a chance of rain on each day of the long weekend. Starting on Friday, May 17, the forecast calls for showers during the day and into the night. Following this, however, Saturday's forecast calls for a break from the wet weather, with a mix of sun and cloud and a high of 19b °C during the day. After this, there's a 40% chance of showers on Saturday evening.
Sunday's forecast calls for a chance of showers during the day followed by cloudy skies during the night. And the holiday, Monday, May 20, calls for periods of rain during the day and a chance of showers at night.
Metro Vancouver Weather Forecast
On Thursday, May 9 15 weather records were broken across the province and Squamish reached a sizzling high of 29.5°C. On the following day, Friday, May 10, a whopping 26 weather records were broken across B.C. and Pitt Meadows reached a toasty high of 29.3°C.
Environment Canada has also stated that the presence of a weak El Niño will affect temperatures heading into summer. As such, the department expects that the province will see above average temperatures this summer.