Today’s Weather Scenario
KENORA – WEATHER – Kenora wakes up to a frosty morning at -12°C, accompanied by light snow. The day will see a cloudy sky with a 40% chance of more light snow, followed by some sun in the afternoon. The southwest wind, gusting up to 40 km/h, will make it feel as cold as -22°C in the morning, slightly warming to -15°C in the afternoon. The UV index remains low.
In these freezing temperatures, residents should opt for multiple layers. A moisture-wicking base layer, an insulating middle layer, and a wind-resistant outer layer are essential. Thermal socks, insulated boots, gloves, and a warm hat are necessary to prevent heat loss. Sunglasses can be useful against the winter glare, especially on sunny afternoons.
The evening will see the clouds return, with a 40% chance of flurries and a low of -12°C. Friday will continue to be cloudy with occasional flurries, maintaining the chill around -8°C. The weekend follows suit with mixed sun and cloud on Saturday and similar temperatures, offering little respite from the cold.
- Kenora’s winters are known for their extended cold spells and frequent snowfalls.
- The coldest temperature ever recorded in Kenora was -40.6°C on January 11, 1912.
- The Lake of the Woods, near Kenora, becomes a winter wonderland, with ice fishing being a popular activity during these cold months.