A cold, white Easter in New Brunswick

Fast melting icicles in NE Moncton neighbourhood, 05 April 2015 (Dearing)

Fast melting icicles in NE Moncton neighbourhood, 05 April 2015 (Dearing)


While Christmas was mild and wet in Southeast New Brunswick, Easter turned out to be cold and white and it felt like December.

A low pressure system delivered almost 10 mm rain yesterday before the thermometer dropped below freezing and precipitation turned to snow.

Less than 5 cm fell and given the strong power of the sun in April, the snow and even icicles melted quickly.

Temperatures continue to be cold in what many are calling “sprinter” – a hybrid of spring and winter – and an overnight low of -16 C overnight could break a record

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