Saskatoon Weather: Clear Skies with Local Smoke and Rising Temperatures

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SASKATOON – The day starts with a cool 13°C and partly cloudy skies, as observed at Saskatoon Diefenbaker International Airport at 6:00 AM CST. The temperature currently stands at 13.0°C with a dew point of 12.3°C, resulting in a high humidity level of 96%. Winds are coming from the west-northwest at 8 km/h, and the barometric pressure is 101.5 kPa and rising.

Current Conditions

With visibility extending to 24 km, the morning in Saskatoon is partly cloudy. As the temperature rises, local smoke will be present, potentially affecting air quality. The humidex is expected to make it feel like 29°C later today, with a UV index of 7, indicating high levels of UV radiation.

Today’s Forecast

The morning will be sunny, but by the afternoon, a mix of sun and clouds will set in. Local smoke is expected to persist throughout the day. The high temperature will reach 26°C, with a humidex of 29°C, making it feel warmer. Given the high UV index, sun protection is advisable.

Tonight, the skies will clear late in the evening, but local smoke will continue to be present. The temperature will drop to a low of 14°C.

Looking Ahead

Monday, 8 July: Expect mainly sunny skies with local smoke continuing. The high will be 29°C, with a humidex of 33°C, making it feel quite hot. The UV index will be very high at 8. The night will remain clear with a low of 16°C.

Tuesday, 9 July: The weather will remain sunny with a high of 31°C. The night will be clear with a low of 15°C.

Wednesday, 10 July: The day will be sunny with temperatures again reaching a high of 31°C. Clear skies are expected at night with a low of 18°C.

Historical Weather

On this date in history, Saskatoon has experienced a record high temperature of 34.8°C and a record low of 5.0°C, highlighting the extremes of summer weather in the region.

Wardrobe Suggestions

Given today’s rising temperatures and local smoke, lightweight and breathable clothing is recommended. Sunglasses and sunscreen are necessary due to the high UV index. Consider wearing a mask if the smoke affects air quality and causes discomfort.

Weather Trivia

Did you know that Saskatoon is nicknamed the “City of Bridges”? With seven bridges spanning the South Saskatchewan River, Saskatoon boasts picturesque river views and a unique urban landscape.

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