Current Weather Scenario
Sachigo Lake is experiencing extreme cold conditions. Today’s weather is sunny, with a high of minus 19°C. However, the wind chill is considerably lower, plummeting to minus 40°C in the morning and minus 24°C in the afternoon, which poses a significant risk of frostbite. The UV index is low at 1.
The temperature is expected to drop to a low of minus 24°C tonight. The area will see increasing cloudiness, and the wind chill will reach minus 27°C in the evening and minus 32°C overnight, again highlighting the risk of frostbite.
Weather Outlook for the Coming Days
- Saturday, January 20: The forecast predicts mainly cloudy skies with a high of minus 15°C and a wind chill of minus 31°C in the morning and minus 24°C in the afternoon. The night will be cloudy with a 60% chance of flurries and a low of minus 14°C.
- Sunday, January 21: Expect a mix of sun and cloud with a high of minus 13°C. The night will be cloudy with a low of minus 19°C.
- Monday, January 22: Sunny weather with a high of minus 21°C and a clear night with a low of minus 31°C.
- Tuesday, January 23: A mix of sun and cloud during the day with a high of minus 15°C, and a cloudy night with a 30% chance of flurries and a low of minus 15°C.
- Wednesday, January 24: The day will be cloudy with a high of minus 10°C, and the night will also be cloudy with a low of minus 15°C.
- Thursday, January 25: Cloudy skies with a 30% chance of flurries and a high of minus 9°C.
Normals and Records
- Normal High and Low: Max -18°C, Min -29°C.
- Sunrise and Sunset Times: Sunrise at 9:15 EST, Sunset at 17:25 EST.
Given the extremely cold temperatures and risk of frostbite, residents should dress in multiple layers, including thermal innerwear, a heavy insulated coat, warm hats, gloves, and insulated boots. Face coverings are advised to protect against frostbite.
Sachigo Lake has recorded some notable weather extremes. For instance, the lowest temperature recorded was a frigid -41.5°C in 2013, and the most snow on the ground was 64.0 cm, also recorded in 2013.