Heat wave forecasted this weekend for Metro Vancouver

Comments
shutterstock_138636371

Residents of Metro Vancouver will get a dose of heat this coming weekend as temperatures climb to 30ºC inland in some areas.

Environment Canada is forecasting rain for Wednesday and Thursday, June 4 in Vancouver, but sunshine beginning Thursday afternoon and lasting throughout the weekend. Temperatures will steadily rise, hitting a high of 26°C on Monday, June 8 with inland temperatures reaching 30°C.

Lows in the next seven days will be as high as 17°C and as low as 12°C.

Inland regions such as Abbotsford, Squamish and Whistler will hit highs of 30°C and Kelowna will enjoy 35°C weather this weekend.

5173457478_ea3d5992ca_b

SEE ALSO: Hotter than normal summer and winter predicted for B.C.

The month of May was a record dry month for Metro Vancouver with only 4.2mm of rain falling in 31 days, significantly lower than the average 65mm. Water restrictions are now in effect across the region and forecasts call for the warm, dry weather to continue throughout the summer and fall.

Vancouver

Image: Environment Canada

Image: Environment Canada

Abbotsford

 

Image: Environment Canada

Image: Environment Canada

Squamish

Image: Environment Canada

Image: Environment Canada

Whistler

Image: Environment Canada

Image: Environment Canada

Kelowna

Image: Environment Canada

Image: Environment Canada

Around the Web

About the author

Author Avatar
Jill Slattery Jill Slattery was born and raised in Vancouver, where she also earned an Arts degree from UBC in English and Creative Writing. She is an avid TV-watcher and a shameless Taylor Swift fangirl. Jill is a Staff Writer at Vancity Buzz. Contact her at jill@vancitybuzz.com
@jillslattery

Facebook Conversations

BACK TO TOP
BACK TO TOP