Vancouver Weather Outlook: Heat Advisory in Effect

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Heat Warning

VANCOUVER – WEATHER – As of 3:00 AM PDT on Friday, July 5, 2024, Vancouver is experiencing clear skies with a temperature of 15.9°C. The conditions are recorded at Vancouver International Airport. The barometric pressure is 102.2 kPa and rising, indicating stable weather. The dew point is 13.8°C, with humidity at 87%, making for a relatively humid early morning. The wind is blowing from the northeast at 6 km/h, and visibility is excellent at 24 km.

Heat Advisory Details

When: Now through next week.
Where: Fraser Valley and Metro Vancouver.
Remarks: A building ridge of high pressure is ushering in above-seasonal temperatures. Daytime highs will reach into the upper 20s to low 30s, with overnight lows in the mid to upper teens. Cooler temperatures can be expected near the water.

Precautions:

  • Monitor local forecasts and weather alerts for updates.
  • Be aware of heat illness symptoms: heavy sweating, rash, cramps, fainting, high body temperature, and worsening of some health conditions.
  • Never leave people or pets in parked vehicles.
  • Seek cool places such as shaded areas, swimming pools, showers, baths, or air-conditioned public buildings.

Today’s Forecast

Friday, July 5, 2024

Today’s forecast calls for sunny skies. Winds will remain light except for a northwest breeze at 30 km/h near the water in the afternoon. The high will be 23°C near the water and 28°C inland. With the humidex, it will feel like 27°C near the water and 31°C inland. The UV index is very high at 8, so sun protection is essential.

Tonight

Expect clear skies with light winds, except for northwest winds at 30 km/h gusting to 50 km/h near the water in the evening. The low will be around 15°C.

Weekend Forecast

Saturday, July 6, 2024

Saturday will be sunny with a high of 25°C near the water and 30°C inland.

Saturday Night

Clear skies will continue into the night with a low of 16°C.

Sunday, July 7, 2024

Sunday’s forecast includes sunny skies with a high of 26°C near the water and 31°C inland.

Sunday Night

Expect clear skies with an overnight low of 16°C.

Monday, July 8, 2024

Monday will bring sunny skies with a high of 26°C near the water and a scorching 32°C inland.

Monday Night

Clear skies will continue with a low of 15°C.

Historic Weather Data

On this date in Vancouver’s history, the highest recorded temperature was 32.0°C in 1949, while the lowest was 10.0°C in 1971.

Wardrobe Suggestions

For today and the weekend, dress in light, breathable clothing to stay cool in the hot weather. Sunscreen, hats, and sunglasses are crucial due to the very high UV index. Stay hydrated and avoid prolonged outdoor activities during peak afternoon heat. Consider wearing layers that can be easily removed when transitioning between cooler and warmer areas.

Weather Trivia

Did you know? Vancouver’s proximity to the Pacific Ocean moderates its climate, often resulting in cooler summers compared to inland areas. However, during periods of high pressure like the current heat advisory, temperatures can soar significantly higher, particularly inland.

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