spring

Canada’s Top Ten of 2020

Here is Environment Canada’s annual list of the most significant weather stories of the year: Calgary’s billion dollar destructive hailstorm in June – Canada’s costliest natural disaster Few fires in British Columbia but choking smoke from U.S. wildfires in September… Read More ›

Scattered frost!

A clear sky and a cool air mass overnight brought scattered frost to parts of the Maritimes. The average last spring frost (0°C) in Moncton is 22 May. The temperature dropped to -0.6°C at the Greater Moncton Airport in Dieppe… Read More ›

New record highs set in NB

It turned out to be a scorcher of a day in most of New Brunswick yesterday. Environment Canada says nine communities set new record highs. In Greater Moncton, the thermometer climbed to 31.5°C at the airport which beats the old… Read More ›

From cold to hot

Numerous record lows were set across the Maritimes early Sunday morning as temperatures plummeted under clear skies and light winds. But the cold will be replaced by heat as the jet stream surges north over Eastern Canada this week. Environment… Read More ›

River Watch ends

The annual River Watch in New Brunswick has ended for the 2020 season. The program was launched in early March and monitors water levels on rivers in the spring with emergency officials providing regular updates on the potential for flooding…. Read More ›

Finally 20°C!

The thermometer finally hit 20°C in Greater Moncton – a benchmark not seen since 26 September (almost eight months!) – and it comes much later compared to recent years. The temperature reached 20.3°C late this afternoon although Fredericton was the… Read More ›

Record heat in B.C.

As Eastern Canada shivered under winter-like conditions, residents of British Columbia especially along the Pacific coast have enjoyed summer-like weather. At least 17 new record highs were set in the province on Sunday alone with many others shattered on Friday… Read More ›