Greenstone/Geraldton Weather Forecast: March 17-20, 2024

Weather Update Canadian Lynx in Snow

Geraldton – Weather – Residents of Greenstone/Geraldton are currently experiencing light snowfall, with conditions expected to vary in the coming days.

The weather forecast from Geraldton Airport, recorded at 9:19 PM EDT on Saturday, March 16, 2024, paints a chilly picture for the region, highlighting the need for warm attire and cautious travel due to potential blowing snow.

Expect colder almost mid-winter overnight lows over the coming days.

Today’s Weather Overview

Current Conditions
  • Temperature: -4.9°C
  • Condition: Light Snow
  • Pressure: 100.1 kPa
  • Humidity: 86%
  • Wind: NW at 28 km/h, gusting to 48 km/h
  • Wind Chill: -13
  • Visibility: 8 km

A veil of light snow is currently gracing the area, driven by strong northwesterly winds that significantly reduce the felt temperature and visibility. Residents should prepare for intermittent snowfall and gusty conditions.

Expected Conditions
  • Sunday, March 17: The day will witness periods of snow, intensifying early in the morning due to local blowing snow, with an accumulation of 2 cm expected. Winds will remain strong from the northwest at 30 km/h, gusting to 60 km/h, pushing the high to a frigid -7°C. Wind chill values are anticipated to hover near -20, with a low UV index of 1 indicating minimal sun exposure.
  • Night: The skies will remain cloudy, offering a 40 percent chance of flurries. Winds shift north at 30 km/h, gusting to 50 km/h, as temperatures dip to -14°C, with wind chill effects making it feel as cold as -22 overnight.
  • Monday, March 18: A lighter day with a mix of sun and cloud, reaching a high of -5°C. The night brings periods of snow, with the mercury dropping to -13°C.
  • Tuesday, March 19: Expect cloudy skies and a 60 percent chance of flurries, with a high of -3°C. The night will see cloudy periods and a 30 percent chance of flurries, with temperatures plummeting to a severe -24°C.
  • Wednesday, March 20: The region will see a mix of sun and cloud throughout the day, with a high of -9°C. A clear night awaits, though it will be extremely cold, with a low of -27°C.

Wardrobe Recommendations

In anticipation of the cold and variable weather, dressing in layers, utilizing thermal wear, and protecting extremities with gloves, scarves, and hats are essential. Ensure footwear is insulated and waterproof to navigate snowy conditions safely.

Weather Trivia

Did you know that Greenstone/Geraldton’s location contributes to its varied winter weather patterns, including rapid temperature drops and sudden snowfalls? This variability is a hallmark of the region’s climate.

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