Sudbury Weather for March 20, 2024: Chilly with a Chance of Flurries

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Brace for Cold Winds and Flurries in Sudbury

SUDBURY – WEATHER – Sudbury greets the early hours of March 20, 2024, under mostly cloudy skies, with temperatures sitting at a brisk -6.9°C. The Greater Sudbury Airport reports a barometric pressure of 99.8 kPa, on a rising trend, suggesting slight weather improvements may be on the horizon.

With a humidity level at 77% and winds coming from the northwest at 21 km/h, gusting to 34 km/h, the wind chill has dropped to a biting -14°C. Visibility, however, remains clear at 24 km.

Today’s Weather Overview

Current Conditions

The current weather scenario in Sudbury presents a cold and mostly cloudy morning, with the wind adding an extra bite to the already sub-zero temperatures.

The day is set to be mainly cloudy, with a 40% chance of flurries in the morning and early afternoon. Winds from the northwest at 20 km/h, gusting to 40 km/h, will keep the high at -6°C, but the wind chill could make it feel as cold as -16°C. The UV index is low at 2.

Wednesday Night: Expect mainly cloudy skies to continue, with winds shifting from northwest at 30 km/h to light winds near midnight. Temperatures are expected to plummet to -18°C, with the wind chill making it feel like -16°C in the evening and a frigid -25°C overnight.

Thursday, March 21: Sudbury is in for a sunny day, though still chilly with a high of -7°C.

Thursday Night: Clear skies are forecasted, with a low of -16°C, ensuring a crisp and cold night.

Friday, March 22: A mix of sun and cloud is expected, with the high maintaining at -7°C. The night will bring cloudy periods and a 60% chance of snow, with temperatures dipping to -11°C.

Wardrobe Recommendations

To navigate Sudbury’s cold and fluctuating weather, warm and layered clothing is essential. Opt for thermal underlayers, a wind-resistant and insulated jacket, and waterproof boots. Accessories like gloves, a hat, and a scarf will help protect against the wind chill, especially during the evening and night when temperatures drop further.

Weather Trivia

Sudbury’s weather is heavily influenced by its northern location and the surrounding Canadian Shield, leading to its cold, snowy winters and the chance for rapid weather changes, especially as spring approaches.

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