Greater Sudbury Weather Update: Early Morning Frost Advisory in Effect

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Current Conditions in Greater Sudbury

As of 6:00 AM EDT on Thursday, May 30, 2024, Greater Sudbury is experiencing sunny weather with a cool temperature of 3.5°C. Observations from Greater Sudbury Airport indicate that the barometric pressure is at 102.4 kPa and rising. The dew point is -1.1°C, resulting in a relative humidity of 72%. Winds are blowing from the north-northeast at 12 km/h, providing excellent visibility of 32 km.

Frost Advisory

A frost advisory is in effect for Greater Sudbury and the surrounding region. Temperatures are expected to drop near the freezing mark this morning, which may cause damage to frost-sensitive fruit trees and vegetable plants. Residents are advised to take preventative measures to protect these plants.

Today’s Forecast

Thursday, May 30, 2024

The sunny weather will continue throughout the day with temperatures expected to rise to a high of 19°C. The UV index is rated at 6, indicating a high level of solar radiation. It’s recommended to use sunscreen if spending extended periods outdoors.

Tonight, clear skies will prevail with temperatures dropping to a low of 7°C, creating a crisp and cool evening.

Friday, May 31, 2024

The region will enjoy another sunny day on Friday, with temperatures climbing to a warm 25°C. Winds will shift to come from the southwest at 20 km/h in the morning. The UV index will increase to 7, which is considered high, so sun protection is advisable.

The night will remain clear with a low of 9°C, ensuring a pleasant evening.

Historical Weather Data

On May 30, Greater Sudbury has experienced a range of temperatures over the years. The highest recorded temperature on this date was 30.2°C, while the lowest was -3.5°C. Today’s conditions are relatively moderate compared to these historical extremes.

Wardrobe Suggestions

Given the current and forecasted conditions, a warm jacket or sweater is recommended for the early morning hours to protect against the chill and potential frost. During the warmer afternoon, lighter clothing such as a t-shirt and jeans or shorts would be comfortable. Don’t forget to wear sunglasses and apply sunscreen due to the high UV index.

Weather Trivia

Did you know? Greater Sudbury is known for its microclimates, largely influenced by its rugged terrain and numerous lakes. This can lead to significant variations in temperature and weather conditions within relatively short distances, making local forecasts particularly important.

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