July 10 2024 – Vancouver Weather Report: Heat Warning in Effect

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Prolonged Heat Wave for Metro Vancouver and Fraser Valley

Vancouver is under a heat warning as elevated temperatures pose a moderate risk to public health. Daytime highs will reach the low to mid-30s inland and upper 20s along the coast, with overnight lows near 17°C. Cooler temperatures are expected to start Wednesday, but the heat remains a concern for now.

Current Weather Conditions

Observed at: Vancouver Int’l Airport
Date: 3:00 AM PDT Wednesday 10 July 2024
Condition: Mainly Clear
Pressure: 101.1 kPa (rising)
Temperature: 17.1°C
Dew point: 14.8°C
Humidity: 86%
Wind: E at 10 km/h
Visibility: 32 km

Currently, Vancouver is experiencing clear skies with a temperature of 17°C. Humidity is at 86%, and there is a light east wind blowing at 10 km/h.

Weather Alerts

Heat Warning

Elevated temperatures pose a moderate risk to public health, especially for vulnerable populations such as seniors, children, and pets. Residents and visitors are advised to take the following precautions:

  • Check on vulnerable individuals: Ensure they have access to cool spaces.
  • Stay hydrated: Drink plenty of water regularly.
  • Monitor for signs of heat illness: Look for symptoms such as heavy sweating, rash, cramps, and high body temperature.
  • Seek cool environments: Move to shaded or air-conditioned spaces if feeling unwell.

For more information, visit HealthLinkBC or call 8-1-1.

Today’s Forecast: Sunny and Warm

Morning to Afternoon

The day will be sunny with temperatures reaching a high of 24°C along the coast and 29°C inland. The humidex will make it feel like 29°C along the coast and 33°C inland. The UV index is very high at 8, so sun protection is essential.

Tonight

Clear skies will continue into the evening with temperatures dropping to a low of 16°C.

Extended Forecast

Thursday, 11 July

Sunny conditions with a high of 23°C along the coast and 27°C inland. Clear skies are expected overnight with a low of 15°C.

Friday, 12 July

Sunny weather continues with a high of 23°C along the coast and 28°C inland. Clear skies will persist into the night with a low of 15°C.

Saturday, 13 July

Sunny conditions with a high of 23°C along the coast and 28°C inland. Clear skies at night with a low of 15°C.

Sunday, 14 July

A mix of sun and cloud with a high of 24°C along the coast and 29°C inland. Cloudy periods overnight with a low of 16°C.

Historical Weather Data

On this date, Vancouver has experienced a record high temperature of 32.0°C and a record low of 10.0°C.

Wardrobe Suggestions

For today, light and breathable clothing and sun protection, such as sunscreen, sunglasses, and a hat, are essential due to the high temperatures. Stay hydrated and seek cool places when possible. Evening wear should remain light due to the warm overnight temperatures.

Interesting Weather Fact

Did you know that Vancouver, known for its mild coastal climate, can occasionally experience significant heat waves during the summer? This heat wave highlights the region’s capacity for extreme temperature variations.

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