Sudbury Weather Outlook A Wet Friday with a Sunny Saturday in the Hopper

Rainy Day Weather

Greater Sudbury – Weather – This morning in Greater Sudbury, the community is waking up to a cloudy sky with cooler temperatures setting the stage for a day of showers. As we delve into the first Friday of May, the city is under the influence of a front that promises to bring moisture and a slight chill, contrasting the warmer days just around the corner.

Today’s Weather Overview

Current Conditions

At 6:00 AM EDT, conditions at the Greater Sudbury Airport show a cloudy environment with the temperature at a cool 11.1°C. The dew point is at 7.2°C which contributes to a humidity level of 77%. The southeast winds are brisk, moving at 16 km/h, and visibility is clear at 32 km. The barometric pressure is noted at 101.7 kPa and is observed to be falling, indicating potential weather shifts throughout the day.

Expected Conditions

Friday: Showers will persist throughout the day, with winds shifting to the south and increasing to 20 km/h in the morning. Temperatures will peak at a modest 15°C, while the UV index remains at a moderate level of 3. Tonight, expect the showers to end by evening, followed by clearing skies. Overnight, watch for fog patches to develop as temperatures drop to a low of 5°C.

Weekend Weather Outlook

Saturday, May 4: The morning will start with clearing skies and any fog patches dissipating. Winds will pick up again, coming from the southeast at 20 km/h, gusting to 40 km/h. The temperature is set to rise significantly, reaching a high of 21°C under mostly sunny skies. The UV index will climb to a high of 7. Nighttime will bring a return of cloudiness with a 40 percent chance of showers, cooling down to a low of 10°C.

Sunday, May 5: The day remains predominantly cloudy with a steady 40 percent chance of showers, and temperatures peaking at a cooler 14°C. Clearing is expected by the night, with the low reaching down to 6°C.

Wardrobe Recommendations

For today’s damp and cooler weather, a waterproof jacket and sturdy shoes are advisable. As temperatures rise on Saturday, lighter attire would be comfortable, though carrying a light jacket for the evening remains a good idea due to possible showers.

Weather Trivia

Interesting to note: The highest temperature ever recorded in May in Greater Sudbury was 32.5°C on May 29, 1978. Despite today’s cooler and damp conditions, history shows that May can sometimes bring surprisingly high temperatures!

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