A Rainy Start in Toronto with a Bright Weekend Ahead

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Toronto Drivers are getting onboard the TTC

Current Conditions

As of 6:00 AM EDT on Thursday, July 11, 2024, the weather in Toronto is marked by light rain, with the temperature sitting at a cool 18.5°C. The wind is coming from the north at 21 km/h, and the barometric pressure is 101.0 kPa and rising. With a humidity level at 100%, visibility is limited to 5 km.

Today’s Forecast

Morning to Afternoon

Toronto residents can expect the showers to taper off early this morning, making way for a mix of sun and clouds. The wind from the northwest at 20 km/h will calm down as the day progresses, bringing a high temperature of 25°C. However, with the humidex, it will feel more like 31°C. The UV index is notably high at 9, so it’s advisable to wear sunscreen if you’re stepping out.

Evening

Tonight will be relatively clear with only a few clouds in the sky and a low of 17°C, providing a comfortable end to the day.

The Days Ahead

Friday, July 12

Friday promises to be mainly sunny, with temperatures peaking at 28°C. The humidex will make it feel like 33°C, and the UV index will remain at a very high 9. By the night, clouds will gather, bringing a 30% chance of showers and a low of 19°C.

Saturday, July 13

Saturday will see a mix of sun and clouds with another 30% chance of showers. The high will be around 29°C, and the evening will clear up with a low of 19°C.

Sunday, July 14

Sunday is expected to be sunny with temperatures rising to 30°C. The night will see cloudy periods and a 30% chance of showers, with a low of 22°C.

Historical Weather Trivia

On this date in history, Toronto has seen a wide range of temperatures. The record high for July 11th is 35.6°C, set in 1988, while the record low is a chilly 9.4°C, recorded in 1945.

What to Wear

Today, with the light rain and high humidity, it’s best to wear waterproof gear if you’re heading out early. As the day clears up, light, breathable fabrics will be comfortable. Don’t forget your sunglasses and sunscreen due to the high UV index.

Toronto Weather Trivia

Did you know? Toronto’s climate is heavily influenced by its proximity to Lake Ontario, which moderates the temperature and adds to the city’s humidity levels, especially during the summer months.

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