Dreary days ahead: Vancouver forecast calls for seven days of rain this week

The Metro Vancouver weather forecast calls for a decidedly wet week ahead after temperatures hit record lows last week.

Last week, Vancouver temperatures dipped below zero degrees — something that very rarely happens in the first two weeks of October. In fact, Oct. 10 dipped to a chilly -0.7°C, which made it the coldest Oct. 10 on record since the records began in 1897.

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Now, Environment Canada calls for a significantly warmer week, as cloudy skies will keep nighttime temperatures milder.

Starting on Tuesday, Oct. 15, the forecast calls for a few showers and a high of 13°C with a low of 10°C overnight. Following this, the forecast for Wednesday, Thursday and Friday predicts rain and daily highs between 13°C and 11°C and daily lows between 10°C and 8°C.

Following this, the weekend calls for a 60 per cent chance of showers on Saturday and Sunday. However, Sunday night is expected to see rainfall that carries into Monday.

Metro Vancouver Weather Forecast

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If you felt like fall came unseasonably early in the Lower Mainland, you aren’t alone.

Not only have there been many dreary, rainy days, but there have also been a number of downpours. Vancouverites witnessed an intense downpour around 4 p.m. on Sept. 9 that caused flash flooding in parts of the city. As a matter of fact, Vancouver received over twice the average rainfall for September.

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