Toronto Weather for March 20, 2024: A Chilly Mix of Sun and Clouds


Bracing for Flurries and Gusts: Toronto’s Weather Update

TORONTO – WEATHER – Toronto wakes up to a mostly cloudy sky this March 20, 2024, with current conditions at the Pearson International Airport showing a brisk 0.1°C. The barometric pressure stands at 100.2 kPa, indicating rising pressure and possibly clearer skies ahead.

With a humidity level of 77% and a light west-southwest wind blowing at 15 km/h, visibility remains good at 24 km.

Today’s Weather Overview

Current Conditions

The city is currently experiencing mostly cloudy weather, with a slight chill in the air as temperatures hover just above the freezing mark. The wind chill could make it feel colder, especially in the early hours.

Toronto should see a mix of sun and cloud throughout the day, with a 70% chance of flurries. Winds are expected to be strong, coming from the northwest at 40 km/h and gusting up to 60 km/h. The high for the day is predicted to be just +1°C, but the wind chill in the morning could feel like -8°C. The UV index is forecasted to be moderate at 3.

Wednesday Night: The chance of flurries continues into the night at 40%, with partly cloudy skies. The wind will remain strong early on but is expected to diminish to 20 km/h after midnight. Temperatures are expected to drop to -6°C, with a wind chill making it feel like -13°C.

Thursday, March 21: A mix of sun and cloud with a high of 0°C, offering a brief respite from the chill.

Thursday Night: Clear skies with a low of -9°C, suggesting a cold but calm night ahead.

Friday, March 22: The city should brace for a cloudy day with a 70% chance of flurries and a high of -3°C. The night also promises cloudy skies and continued chances of flurries, with temperatures remaining around -3°C.

Wardrobe Recommendations

Given the fluctuating temperatures and chances of flurries, dressing in layers is advisable. Warm underlayers, a wind-resistant outer layer, and accessories like gloves, hats, and scarves are essential. Footwear should be waterproof and insulated to handle any snowy conditions.

Weather Trivia

Toronto’s location on the northwestern shore of Lake Ontario sometimes subjects it to lake-effect snow, which can cause sudden, heavy bouts of snowfall, particularly in the areas directly east of the lake.

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