Greater Sudbury Region Weather Outlook and Extended Victoria Day Forecast

Rainy Day Weather

Sudbury – Weather – Good morning, Greater Sudbury! Today, we start our day with mostly cloudy skies and a temperature of 13°C. The weather will see some dynamic changes throughout the day, with potential showers and thunderstorms. Here’s a detailed look at what to expect today and over the next few days.

Today’s Weather Overview

Current Conditions

As of 6:00 AM EDT, the weather observed at Greater Sudbury Airport is mostly cloudy with a temperature of 13.3°C. The dew point is at 8.2°C, and the humidity is 71%. Winds are coming from the south-southeast at 18 km/h, and the atmospheric pressure is 101.0 kPa and falling. Visibility is excellent at 24 km.

Afternoon and Evening Forecast

  • Afternoon: The sky will remain mainly cloudy with a 40% chance of showers and a risk of thunderstorms. The wind will pick up, becoming south at 20 km/h with gusts up to 40 km/h. The high temperature will reach 20°C, and the UV index will be 5, which is moderate.
  • Evening: The weather will be partly cloudy with fog patches developing near midnight. The wind will shift to the southwest at 20 km/h but will become light in the evening. The temperature will drop to a low of 11°C.

Extended Victoria Day Long Weekend Forecast

Expected Conditions

  • Saturday, May 18: The day will start cloudy, becoming a mix of sun and cloud in the morning as fog patches dissipate. The high will reach 24°C, with a humidex making it feel like 26°C. The UV index will be 7, which is high.
    • Night: Clear skies with a low of 12°C.
  • Sunday, May 19: The weather will be sunny with a high of 25°C.
    • Night: Clear skies will continue into the night with a low of 11°C.
  • Monday, May 20: Expect a mix of sun and cloud with a 30% chance of showers. The high will be 24°C.
    • Night: The sky will be cloudy with a low of 14°C.

Wardrobe Recommendations

  • Today: With a chance of showers and thunderstorms, it’s wise to carry a rain jacket or umbrella. The mild temperatures make layering a good choice.
  • Tomorrow: Light clothing is ideal, but have a jacket handy for the morning fog. The high humidity will make it feel warmer.
  • Sunday and Monday: Enjoy the sunny weather with light, breathable clothing. Use sunblock and wear a hat or sunglasses to protect yourself from the high UV index.

Weather Trivia

Did you know that Greater Sudbury is known for its unique climate influenced by the numerous lakes and forests surrounding the city? This natural setting often leads to more pronounced weather patterns, such as the higher likelihood of fog patches and variable precipitation.

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