The Metro Vancouver weather forecast is calling for a wetter pattern after the region saw decidedly toasty temperatures during the start of the month.
Environment Canada is calling for increasing cloudiness during the day on Monday, May 13 with a high of 17°C. However, the forecast calls for rain to begin on Tuesday morning and a high of 13°C. Following this, Wednesday's forecast calls for a mix of sun and cloud during the day followed by a chance of showers in the evening.
The forecast also calls for a chance of rain on Friday, Saturday, and Sunday. With this in mind, the daily temperatures are still expected to be above the average for May, which is around 16°C.
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.