Calgary Weather Update: Showers and Thunderstorms Expected

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Mostly Cloudy in Calgary

As of 4:00 AM MDT on Sunday, June 16, 2024, Calgary is experiencing mostly cloudy conditions with a temperature of 7.0°C, observed at Calgary International Airport. The dew point is at 3.6°C, and the humidity is 79%. Winds are coming from the west-northwest at 29 km/h, and visibility is good at 16 km. The barometric pressure is 100.8 kPa and falling, indicating possible worsening weather conditions.

Today’s Weather Forecast

Showers and Thunderstorms Likely

Today, Calgary will remain cloudy with a 60 percent chance of showers. There is a risk of thunderstorms in the afternoon. Winds will be from the west at 30 km/h, gusting to 50 km/h, but will shift to the north at 20 km/h by the afternoon. The high for today will be 10°C, with a UV index of 2, indicating low UV exposure.

For tonight, the sky will remain cloudy with a 60 percent chance of showers in the evening and a continuing risk of thunderstorms. Winds will shift to the north at 20 km/h before becoming light in the evening. The low temperature will be 4°C, with a risk of frost.

Tomorrow’s Weather Forecast

Mix of Sun and Cloud with Showers and Thunderstorms

On Monday, June 17, 2024, expect the weather to become a mix of sun and cloud in the morning. There will be a 30 percent chance of showers late in the afternoon, with a risk of thunderstorms. Winds will shift to the north at 20 km/h in the afternoon. The high temperature will be around 11°C, with a UV index of 6, indicating high UV exposure.

In the evening, rain is expected with a low of 3°C.

Historical Weather Data

Historical High and Low Temperatures for June 16

Historically, the highest temperature recorded on this date in Calgary was 30.6°C in 1941, while the lowest was -1.1°C in 1992.

Wardrobe Suggestions

Given today’s weather, it is advisable to wear warm, waterproof clothing and to have an umbrella or raincoat handy due to the expected showers and potential thunderstorms. Layering is recommended to stay comfortable in the cool temperatures. For tonight, consider wearing an extra layer to protect against the risk of frost.

Weather Trivia

Calgary Weather Trivia

Did you know that Calgary is one of the sunniest cities in Canada? It enjoys an average of 2,396 hours of sunshine annually, making it a bright spot even when the weather is cool and cloudy.

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