Toronto Weather for April 4, 2024: Weather Advisory Concludes, Mixed Conditions Ahead

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Homeless Person sleeping on a Toronto Street
Homeless Person sleeping on a Toronto Street

In Toronto, the recent weather advisory has ended, ushering in a day marked by fluctuating conditions. As observed early this morning at Toronto Pearson International Airport, the city finds itself under a blanket of clouds, with the promise of flurries and rain showers dotting the forecast. With a current temperature hovering just below 2°C, residents are advised to dress warmly and prepare for a mix of weather events as we move through the day.

Today’s Weather Overview

Current Conditions: The temperature at 6:00 AM EDT was recorded at a chilly 1.9°C, with a 100% humidity level making the air feel denser and colder. A gentle north breeze at 4 km/h does little to dispel the cloud cover that has settled over the city. Visibility stands at 13 km, indicative of relatively clear conditions despite the overcast sky. The barometric pressure is on the rise, currently at 99.5 kPa, suggesting a slight improvement in conditions may be on the horizon.

Weather Forecast

Expected Conditions: The weather for Thursday, April 4, remains steadfastly cloudy with a 40 percent chance of flurries or rain showers in the morning, transitioning to a certainty of flurries and rain showers near noon. Winds are expected to pick up, coming from the northeast at 20 km/h and gusting to 40 km/h, while temperatures will stay steady around 3°C. The UV index will remain low at 2.

As the night falls, the chance of flurries continues at 40 percent, with the wind shifting from northeast to northwest after midnight and temperatures dipping to a low of zero.

Friday, April 5, will see cloudy skies with a 60 percent chance of flurries turning into rain showers by morning. Windy conditions will persist, with northwest winds at 20 km/h gusting to 40 km/h and temperatures peaking at 5°C. The night will bring cloudy periods and a slight increase in temperature to plus 1°C.

The weekend forecast brightens with a mix of sun and cloud on Saturday, April 6, and a high of 8°C, followed by a clear night with lows at zero. Sunday promises sunny skies with a high of 12°C, continuing into a clear night with temperatures at a comfortable plus 3°C.

Wardrobe Recommendations: With fluctuating weather conditions, layering is key. Opt for warm base layers, waterproof outerwear, and sturdy, water-resistant footwear. A hat and gloves may also be necessary, particularly in the morning and evening.

Weather Trivia: Did you know? The highest temperature ever recorded in Toronto was 41°C on July 5, 1937. Such extremes contrast sharply with the city’s chilly winters, showcasing the diverse climate conditions Toronto experiences throughout the year.

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