Sault Ste. Marie Weather Update: Clearing Fog and Rising Temperatures

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Current Conditions in Sault Ste. Marie

As of 6:00 AM EDT on Thursday, May 30, 2024, Sault Ste. Marie is experiencing shallow fog with a temperature of 6.1°C. Observations from the Sault Ste. Marie Airport indicate that the barometric pressure is at 102.5 kPa and rising. The dew point matches the current temperature at 6.1°C, resulting in a relative humidity of 100%. Winds are blowing from the west at 13 km/h, with visibility at 32 km despite the fog.

Today’s Forecast

Thursday, May 30, 2024

The foggy conditions will give way to sunny skies as the day progresses. The temperature is expected to rise to a pleasant high of 21°C. The UV index is rated at 6, which is considered high, so it’s advisable to wear sunscreen if you’re planning to be outdoors.

Tonight, clear skies will persist, with temperatures dropping to a low of 5°C, creating a cool and calm evening.

Friday, May 31, 2024

Friday will be another sunny day in Sault Ste. Marie, with temperatures climbing to a warm 25°C. The UV index will increase slightly to 7, indicating a high level of solar radiation. It’s recommended to take sun protection measures if spending extended periods outside.

The night will feature cloudy periods with temperatures dropping to a low of 9°C, ensuring a mild evening.

Historical Weather Data

Historically, Sault Ste. Marie has experienced a range of temperatures on May 30. The highest temperature recorded on this date was 29.4°C, while the lowest was -2.8°C. Today’s weather is moderate in comparison, offering a comfortable day ahead.

Wardrobe Suggestions

Given the current and forecasted conditions, a light jacket or sweater is recommended for the morning hours due to the fog and cooler temperatures. During the warmer afternoon, lighter clothing such as a t-shirt and jeans or shorts would be comfortable. Don’t forget sunglasses and sunscreen due to the high UV index.

Weather Trivia

Did you know? Sault Ste. Marie, located on the shores of Lake Superior, often experiences fog due to the lake’s influence. The interaction between the cool lake waters and warmer air can create these foggy conditions, particularly in the early morning hours.


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