While meteorologists at The Weather Network are predicting near normal spring conditions for most of Canada, some regions can expect patterns that fall outside of the normal averages. See below for provincial and regional breakdowns.
The northern parts of British Columbia can expect below normal temperatures this spring, with near normal temperatures forecast elsewhere. Near normal precipitation is expected for the province.
Alberta and Saskatchewan
Temperatures in northern Alberta and northern Saskatchewan will also be below normal, with near normal temperatures elsewhere. Parts of southern Alberta, including the city of Calgary, can expect drier than normal conditions with near normal precipitation elsewhere. Saskatchewan can expect near normal precipitation as well.
While temperatures for Manitoba will be near normal, the far south of the province, covering most of its Grain Belt, will be warmer. Near normal precipitation amounts are expected.
With normal spring temperatures expected for most of the province, above normal temperatures are forecast across the southern tier of the northwest. Wetter than normal conditions are likely for the southern half of northeastern Ontario through cottage country and across eastern Ontario. Wetter than normal conditions are expected for the Lower Ottawa Valley including the National Capital Region.
Temperatures are predicted to be near normal for the province. Wetter than normal conditions wil extend from the Ottawa Valley in Ontario into Québec's adjacent St.Lawrence Valleys, including Montreal. Near normal precipitation elsewhere.
Near normal temperatures are in store for most of Atlantic Canada, except for Nova Scotia, Newfoundland's south shore and the Avalon Peninsula where we expect milder than normal temperatures. Precipitation amounts will be near normal for the entire region.
Yukon, Northwest Territories and Nunavut
Below normal temperatures are forecast for the Yukon and the Northwest Territories, but Nunavut can expect near normal conditions. Near normal precipitation is likely everywhere.
|City||Temperature Forecast||Precipitation Forecast||Average temperatures||Average Precipitation|
|Vancouver||Near normal||Near normal||High 13 |
|Calgary||Near normal||Below normal||High 10 |
|Edmonton||Near normal||Near normal||High 10 |
|Regina||Near normal||Near normal||High 10 |
|Saskatoon||Near normal||Near normal||High 9 |
|Winnipeg||Above normal||Near normal||High 10 |
|Thunder Bay||Above normal||Near normal||High 9 |
|Ottawa||Near normal||Above normal||High 11 |
|Toronto||Near normal||Near normal||High 12 |
|Montreal||Near normal||Above normal||High 11 |
|Fredericton||Near normal||Near normal||High 10 |
|Charlottetown||Near normal||Below normal||High 7 |
|Halifax||Above normal||Near normal||High 9 |
|St. John's||Above normal||Near normal||High 6 |
|Iqaluit||Near normal||Near normal||High -10 |
|Yellowknife||Below normal||Near normal||High 0 |
|Whitehorse||Below normal||Near normal||High 6 |