Toronto Weather Outlook: Mostly Cloudy Skies and Increasing Cloudiness

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As of 6:00 AM EDT on Friday, July 5, 2024, Toronto is experiencing mostly cloudy skies with a temperature of 21.0°C. The current conditions are observed at Toronto Pearson International Airport. The barometric pressure is 101.0 kPa and falling, indicating a possible change in weather conditions. The dew point is at 17.3°C, and humidity is relatively high at 79%, making it feel warmer with a humidex of 26. The wind is blowing from the north at 13 km/h, and visibility is excellent at 24 km.

Today’s Forecast

Friday, July 5, 2024

This morning starts with mainly sunny skies. However, increasing cloudiness is expected this afternoon, with a 60 percent chance of showers later in the day. There is also a risk of a thunderstorm in the afternoon. The high temperature will reach 28°C, but it will feel more like 33°C due to the humidex. The UV index is very high at 9, so sunscreen is a must if you’re spending time outdoors.

Tonight

The evening will remain cloudy with a 60 percent chance of showers continuing into the night, and there is a risk of a thunderstorm. Fog patches are expected to develop overnight. The low will be around 18°C.

Weekend Forecast

Saturday, July 6, 2024

Saturday will be mainly cloudy with a 30 percent chance of showers in the afternoon. Any morning fog patches should dissipate quickly. Winds will shift to the west at 30 km/h. The high will again reach 28°C, with a humidex of 33, and the UV index will be 8, indicating very high exposure levels.

Saturday Night

Skies will clear up in the evening, leading to a clear night with a low of 18°C.

Sunday, July 7, 2024

Sunday will bring a mix of sun and cloud with a 30 percent chance of showers. The high will be around 28°C.

Sunday Night

Expect clear skies with an overnight low of 19°C.

Historic Weather Data

On this date in Toronto’s history, the highest recorded temperature was 36.2°C in 1988, while the lowest was 10.4°C in 1962.

Wardrobe Suggestions

For today and the weekend, dress in light, breathable clothing due to the high humidity and temperatures. Don’t forget your umbrella for the potential showers and thunderstorms. Sunscreen, hats, and sunglasses are recommended due to the high UV index.

Weather Trivia

Did you know? Toronto Pearson International Airport, where today’s weather data was collected, is Canada’s busiest airport, handling over 50 million passengers annually. Its weather station provides critical data for forecasting and climate studies in the region.

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