March 15, 2024: Geraldton Detailed Weather Forecast Looking into Weekend Conditions

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Warm weather in recent days has some of the critters who sleep waking up - Watch for skunks!
Warm weather in recent days has some of the critters who sleep waking up - Watch for skunks!

Geraldton / Greenstone – WEATHER – The early morning in Geraldton greets residents with partly cloudy skies and a crisp -8.9°C, as reported from Geraldton Airport. The calm winds and high humidity indicate a serene but frosty start to the day, with a weather shift on the horizon as indicated by the rising pressure.

Today’s Weather Overview

Current Conditions

At 7:00 AM EDT, Geraldton’s temperature stands at a chilly -8.9°C, with the dew point closely matching at -9.4°C, leading to a high humidity of 96%. The calm morning offers clear visibility of 16 km, though residents should brace for increasing cloudiness and a significant shift in weather patterns throughout the day.

Today, the forecast predicts increasing cloudiness with winds picking up from the southwest at 30 km/h, gusting to 50 km/h. The temperature is expected to climb to a high of 6°C, despite a biting wind chill of minus 14°C this morning. The UV index remains low at 2.

Tonight, the sky will remain cloudy as snow begins to fall late in the evening, accumulating an expected 2 cm. The wind will continue at the same intensity, with temperatures leveling at zero.

Tomorrow’s Forecast and Weekend Weather Picture

Saturday, March 16, will see the snow ending late in the morning, then transitioning to cloudy skies with a 60 percent chance of flurries or rain showers. An additional snowfall of 2 cm is anticipated. Winds will shift to northwest at 30 km/h, gusting to 50 km/h, with a modest high of plus 3°C and a low UV index of 1. The night will bring more flurries, dropping the temperature to a low of minus 11°C.

Sunday, March 17, forecasts cloudy conditions with a 60 percent chance of flurries, reaching a high of minus 7°C. The night will continue with cloudy periods and a similar chance of flurries, with temperatures plummeting to minus 17°C.

Monday, March 18, offers a slight reprieve with a mix of sun and cloud and a high of minus 5°C. However, the night is expected to bring cloudy periods, with the temperature further descending to a frigid minus 18°C.

Wardrobe Recommendations

With the weather shifting from calm and chilly mornings to windy conditions with snowfall, dressing in warm, layered clothing is essential. Waterproof outerwear and sturdy boots are advisable for the snow, along with hats, gloves, and scarves to protect against the cold and wind chill.

Weather Trivia

Geraldton, known for its variable weather patterns, especially in transitional seasons like spring, can experience a wide range of temperatures and conditions in March, making it a unique climatic region in Ontario.

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