Sioux Lookout Weather Report: Chilly Start with Drizzle on May 1, 2024

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Persistent Light Drizzle and Fog in Sioux Lookout

SIOUX LOOKOUT – WEATHER – May is starting with cool conditions, but hey all we can do from here into the rest of the month is warm up right?

Residents of Sioux Lookout will be experiencing a cold, drizzly morning this May 1, 2024, with a temperature just above freezing, impacting early activities and travel.

Today’s Weather Overview

Current Conditions

At Sioux Lookout Airport, conditions include light drizzle with a temperature of 1.3°C, humidity at 100%, and dew point matching the current temperature, indicating fully saturated air. The barometric pressure stands at 100.8 kPa and is falling.

A light east-northeast wind blows at 10 km/h, with visibility somewhat extended to 5 km despite the misty conditions.

Expected Conditions

Today: The weather will remain cloudy throughout the day with a 30% chance of continued showers or drizzle this morning. Periods of rain are expected to start later this morning. Any existing fog patches should dissipate by the afternoon. The temperature will peak at a chilly 5°C with a very low UV index of 1.

Tonight: Rain will cease in the evening, transitioning to cloudy conditions with a 40% chance of showers. The sky will clear partially after midnight. Fog may redevelop in the evening. The temperature is set to drop to -1°C, and the wind chill will make it feel like -5°C.

Tomorrow’s Forecast

Thursday, May 2: A mix of sun and cloud is expected in the morning, becoming cloudy later. Morning fog patches will clear. The day will warm to a more comfortable high of 12°C, although the wind chill will start at -5°C in the early morning. The UV index will climb to 6, indicating a high level of UV radiation.

Night: The cloud cover will continue, accompanied by a 60% chance of showers with a low of +3°C.

Friday, May 3: Cloudy skies will persist with a 60% chance of showers throughout the day. The high will slightly increase to 13°C. The night will also see cloudy conditions with ongoing showers and a low of 6°C.

Wardrobe Recommendations

Prepare for a cold start by wearing insulated layers and waterproof outerwear to stay dry. Considering the variable conditions, it’s wise to include a warm hat and gloves, especially in the morning when the wind chill dips.

Weather Trivia

Interestingly, when the temperature and dew point are identical at low temperatures, it often leads to the formation of freezing drizzle or fog, as seen today in Sioux Lookout.

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