Toronto Weather Outlook: A Chilly Forecast Ahead for March 19, 2024

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Toronto – As we step into another day in Toronto, the city wraps itself in a chilly embrace, with the weather taking a turn towards cooler temperatures and sporadic flurries.

Let’s dive into the detailed weather report for today and the coming days.

Today’s Weather Overview

Current Conditions

Observed from Toronto Pearson International Airport at 3:00 AM EDT, the city is under a mostly cloudy sky with the temperature slightly below freezing at -1.3°C.

The barometric pressure is noted at 101.0 kPa but shows a tendency to fall, suggesting possible changes in the weather ahead. With the dew point at -5.8°C and humidity at 71%, the air carries a crisp chill. West winds are blowing at 19 km/h, but the wind chill factor makes it feel more like -7°C.

Visibility remains good at 24 km, providing clear views across the city.

The day is expected to remain cloudy with flurries making their presence known from morning until afternoon, followed by a 30 percent chance of more flurries later. The wind will shift to the southwest, blowing at 30 km/h and gusting up to 50 km/h, pushing the high to a modest +2°C.

However, the wind chill in the morning will make it feel as cold as -7°C. The UV index remains low at 1, indicating minimal exposure risk from the sun.

Night

The night maintains the cloudy theme, with a 30 percent chance of evening flurries. Winds will moderate slightly, coming from the west at 20 km/h but still gusting to 40 km/h. Temperatures will dip to -2°C, with wind chills reaching -7°C overnight, suggesting a brisk and chilly evening.

Extended Weather Forecast

  • Wednesday, March 20: Expect a mix of sun and cloud with a 60 percent chance of snow showers, reaching a high of +2°C.
    • Night: Cloudy periods continue, accompanied by a 40 percent chance of flurries. The mercury drops to -7°C.
  • Thursday, March 21: Sunshine returns, albeit with cool air, as the high peaks at 0°C.
    • Night: The sky will turn increasingly cloudy, with temperatures falling to -8°C.

Wardrobe Recommendations

Given the fluctuating temperatures and potential for snow, layering is key. Warm, insulated outerwear, along with hats, gloves, and scarves, will be essential for navigating the chilly winds. Don’t forget sturdy, waterproof footwear to keep your feet dry and warm.

Weather Trivia

Did you know that the largest snowfall in a single day in Toronto was 48 cm on December 11, 1944? This event is still talked about as one of the most significant winter storms in the city’s history.

Stay prepared and warm as we navigate through this chilly weather spell. Toronto’s resilience shines through, no matter the weather, keeping the city vibrant and bustling.

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