Greater Sudbury Weather Outlook for Wednesday April 24, 2024

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GREATER SUDBURY – WEATHER – The morning is starting off with very chilly weather in the Sudbury region.

A brisk start greets Greater Sudbury this morning with temperatures plunging to -8.8°C, accompanied by a chilly wind and partly cloudy skies.

As observed at the Greater Sudbury Airport at 6:00 AM EDT, the local weather pattern is showing signs of improvement with a rising pressure and winds beginning to ease. Let’s explore what the weather has in store for Sudbury in the days ahead.

Today’s Weather Overview

Current Conditions: It’s a cold morning in Sudbury, with the temperature nearly at -9°C and a biting wind chill of -19°C due to strong north-northeast winds at 40 km/h, gusting to 50 km/h. The humidity level is relatively low at 63%, and visibility is clear at 24 km. The barometric pressure reads 101.9 kPa and is on an upward trend, indicating a gradual shift toward better weather.

Expected Conditions: Today, early flurries will cease, leading to clearing skies as the day progresses. The wind will remain strong from the north at 30 km/h, gusting to 50 km/h, before becoming light later in the morning.

Despite the harsh start, temperatures will climb to a high of 3°C, though the wind chill will make it feel as cold as -20°C this morning. The UV index is moderate at 4.

Tonight, skies will be clear, and winds will calm to 15 km/h. The temperature will drop to -9°C again, with an overnight wind chill near -12°C.

For Thursday, April 25, expect a sunny day with light winds up to 15 km/h. Temperatures will warm significantly to a high of 9°C, although the morning will still feel cold with a wind chill of -11°C. The UV index will be moderate at 5. Nighttime will be clear with a low of -2°C.

Heading into Friday, April 26, the sun will continue to shine, raising temperatures to a pleasant 15°C. The evening will remain clear with a mild low of 6°C.

Wardrobe Recommendations

Given the chilly start with significant wind chills, residents should wear heavy layers, including thermal clothing, a wind-resistant jacket, and possibly a face mask to protect against the harsh wind. As the day warms, lighter layers will be appropriate, but keep a jacket handy for the cooler evening.

Weather Trivia

Did you know? In January 1984, Greater Sudbury experienced its lowest ever recorded temperature of -41.1°C, demonstrating the extreme weather conditions this northern city can endure.

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