Sioux Lookout Weather Outlook for January 3, 2024

Sioux Lookout Weather Desk

SIOUX LOOKOUT – WEATHER – It is going to be far more winter like in Sioux Lookout. However we are not even close to the record cold for this day of -38.1c set back in 1981.

Current Conditions (January 3, 2024):

  • Temperature: A frosty start at -14°C in Sioux Lookout with light snowfall.
  • Forecast: Cloudy skies with a 30% chance of flurries in the early hours, transitioning to a mix of sun and cloud later.
  • Wind: Northward at 20 km/h, easing to lighter breezes as the day progresses.
  • Temperature Trends: Dropping to -15°C and holding steady.
  • Wind Chill: A biting -23°C, so it’s essential to dress warmly.

Tonight’s Weather:

  • Conditions: Mostly clear with minimal cloud cover.
  • Wind: Gentle, up to 15 km/h.
  • Temperature: Dropping to a low of -20°C.
  • Wind Chill: Expected to feel like -19°C in the evening and -26°C overnight.

Looking Forward – Thursday, January 4, 2024:

  • Daytime: Predominantly sunny skies.
  • Wind: Southwest winds picking up to 20 km/h in the afternoon.
  • High: Reaching -11°C, but with wind chill factors, it will feel like -26°C in the morning and warmer at -18°C in the afternoon.
  • Evening: The night will bring cloudy periods with a 30% chance of flurries and a low of -16°C.

Friday, January 5, 2024:

  • Forecast: A balance of sun and clouds with a 30% chance of light snow. The high will hover around -14°C.
  • Night: Expecting cloudy periods with the mercury falling to -19°C.

Wardrobe Suggestions: Layering is key in such cold conditions. Ensure you’re wearing thermal clothing, along with a hat, gloves, and a warm coat.

Weather Trivia: Today’s temperature in Sioux Lookout is a far cry from the record warmth of 1984 and the deep freeze of 1981, showcasing the region’s extreme weather variability.


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