Calgary Weather Report: Variable Skies and Possible Thunderstorms


Current Conditions in Calgary

As of 5:00 AM MDT on Wednesday, June 26, 2024, Calgary is experiencing mostly cloudy skies with a temperature of 11.8°C. Observations from Calgary International Airport indicate a barometric pressure of 101.9 kPa, currently falling. The dew point stands at 6.8°C, with a relative humidity of 71%. Winds are blowing from the south at 14 km/h, and visibility is an excellent 32 km.

Today’s Weather Forecast

Wednesday, June 26, 2024

Morning and Afternoon: Expect a mix of sun and clouds throughout the morning, with cloud cover increasing in the afternoon. There is a 30% chance of showers late this afternoon, accompanied by a risk of thunderstorms. Winds will become southeast at 20 km/h, gusting to 40 km/h near noon. The temperature will rise to a high of 23°C. The UV index will be very high at 8, so wearing sun protection is highly recommended.

Evening: The evening will be cloudy with a 30% chance of showers, transitioning to partly cloudy skies later. There is a risk of thunderstorms early in the evening. Winds from the southeast at 20 km/h, gusting to 40 km/h, will become light as the night progresses. The temperature will drop to a low of 11°C.

Thursday, June 27, 2024

Daytime: Thursday will be mainly cloudy with a 30% chance of showers in the afternoon, along with a risk of thunderstorms. Winds will shift to the northwest at 20 km/h, gusting to 40 km/h in the morning. The high temperature will reach 18°C, with a moderate UV index of 5.

Nighttime: Expect rain and windy conditions with a low of 8°C.

Friday, June 28, 2024

Daytime: Friday will bring periods of rain, with the high temperature reaching 17°C.

Nighttime: The night will clear up, with a low of 9°C.

Historical Weather Data

On this date, Calgary has recorded historical temperatures with the highest being 31.6°C and the lowest recorded at 3.2°C.

Wardrobe Suggestions

Given the variable weather, including potential thunderstorms and high UV index, it is advisable to wear layers and carry a waterproof jacket. Sunscreen and a hat are essential for the afternoon. For the evening, a light jacket will be necessary as temperatures drop.

Weather Trivia

Did you know? Calgary’s weather is known for its sudden changes, often influenced by Chinook winds, which can cause rapid temperature fluctuations within a short period. This unique meteorological phenomenon is part of what makes Calgary’s weather so dynamic.

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