January 22, 2024 – Toronto’s Snowy Forecast: A Wintry Mix Ahead

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January 22, 2024 – Toronto, Ontario

Current Early Morning Conditions

Toronto is waking up to a chilly -5°C at 6:00 AM. The barometric pressure is 103.1 kPa and showing a downward trend, indicating changing weather conditions. Winds from the southwest are blowing at 12 km/h, bringing the wind chill down to -10°C.

Forecast for Today, January 22, 2024

Daytime: The city is set to see an increase in cloudiness this morning, with periods of snow expected to begin in the afternoon. Snowfall is anticipated to be around 2 cm. Winds will be from the southwest at 20 km/h, gusting to 40 km/h. The high temperature is forecasted to reach zero, but the wind chill will make it feel like -14°C in the morning. The UV index is expected to be 1, which is low.

Night: Snowfall will continue into the night. The southwest wind at 20 km/h will become lighter near midnight. The low temperature will be around -4°C, with a wind chill near -8°C.

Tuesday, January 23, 2024

Daytime: The day will be cloudy with a 60 percent chance of light snow in the morning. Snow is expected to start near noon, with accumulations of 2 to 4 cm. The wind will be mild, up to 15 km/h. The high is predicted to be zero, with a wind chill of -6°C in the morning.

Night: Periods of snow or rain are forecasted for the night, with a low temperature holding at zero.

Historical Weather Context

On this day in Toronto’s history, the highest recorded temperature was 12.2°C in 1957, while the coldest was a frigid -28.3°C in 1976, showcasing the city’s wide range of historical winter temperatures.

Wardrobe Recommendations

Residents should dress in warm layers to address the cold temperatures and wind chill. A waterproof and insulated winter coat, gloves, a hat, and warm boots are essential. An umbrella or raincoat might also be handy for the expected snow or rain.

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