Sunny Skies with a Chance of Showers in Edmonton

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Current Conditions in Edmonton

As of 4:00 AM MDT at Edmonton Blatchford, the weather conditions were not observed, but the temperature is 13°C. The barometric pressure stands at 102.1 kPa and is rising, indicating a trend towards more stable weather. The dew point is at 11.0°C, resulting in a humidity level of 88%. A light westerly wind is blowing at 9 km/h.

Today’s Forecast

Today, Edmonton will experience a mix of sun and cloud. There is a 30 percent chance of showers in the afternoon, accompanied by a risk of thunderstorms. The high is expected to be 24°C, feeling slightly warmer with a humidex of 26. The UV index is rated at 6, indicating high exposure, so sun protection is advised.

Tonight’s Weather

This evening will be partly cloudy with a continued 30 percent chance of showers and the risk of thunderstorms. However, the skies are expected to clear late in the evening, with temperatures dropping to a low of 14°C.

Upcoming Weather

Friday, 5 July: A sunny day is expected with a high of 25°C. The night will remain clear with a low of 14°C.

Saturday, 6 July: The sunny weather will continue, with temperatures rising to a high of 26°C. The night will be clear, with a low of 15°C.

Historical Weather Fact

On this date, Edmonton’s highest recorded temperature was 34.6°C in 1924, while the lowest was 2.8°C in 1911. This highlights the potential for significant temperature variations in early July.

Wardrobe Suggestions

Given the mix of sun and cloud with a chance of afternoon showers, it’s wise to dress in layers and have an umbrella or rain jacket handy. Comfortable, breathable clothing will be suitable for the warm daytime temperatures, and don’t forget sunscreen due to the high UV index.

Weather Trivia

Did you know? Edmonton is one of Canada’s sunniest cities, boasting an average of 2,299 hours of sunshine per year. This abundance of sunlight is a key feature of its climate, especially during the long summer days.

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