Greater Sudbury Weather Update: Mixed Conditions with Chance of Showers and Thunderstorms, Monday, May 13, 2024

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Image ©Kevin Palmer. Palmer Creative Group.
Image ©Kevin Palmer. Palmer Creative Group.

Overview of Current Weather Conditions

Greater Sudbury – WEATHER – Early risers in Greater Sudbury are greeted by mostly cloudy skies and cool temperatures this morning. As the day unfolds, the weather is expected to show a blend of sun and clouds with potential brief showers and a chance of a thunderstorm.

Today’s Weather Overview

Current Conditions

As observed at Greater Sudbury Airport at 6:00 AM EDT:

  • Temperature: 8.8°C
  • Condition: Mostly cloudy
  • Pressure: 100.6 kPa, falling
  • Humidity: 87%
  • Wind: South-Southwest at 19 km/h
  • Visibility: 32 km
Today’s Forecast

The forecast predicts a mix of sun and cloud throughout the day with a 40 percent chance of showers. There is a risk of a thunderstorm early in the morning, but conditions will stabilize as fog patches dissipate. Winds will shift to the southwest at 20 km/h. The high is anticipated to reach 22°C, with a UV index of 6 indicating high exposure to UV rays.

Tomorrow’s Forecast

Expected Conditions for the Next Three Days
  • Tuesday, May 14: Mainly sunny with a high of 18°C and a UV index of 6.
  • Wednesday, May 15: Sunny conditions continue with a high of 19°C. The night will remain clear with a low of 7°C.
  • Thursday, May 16: The day will see a mix of sun and cloud with a high again of 19°C, followed by cloudy periods at night and a low of 9°C.

Wardrobe Recommendations

Considering the variable conditions, it’s wise to wear adaptable layers today. A light, water-resistant jacket is recommended for possible showers and a cap or hat to protect against sun exposure during clearer moments.

Weather Trivia

Did you know? Sudbury’s geographic location in the Canadian Shield not only influences its unique ecosystem but also affects its weather patterns, often leading to quick shifts in weather conditions within a single day.

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