Vancouver weather: sunshine and toasty temperatures this week

While Victoria Day was dismal in the Lower Mainland, brighter days are forecast for Metro Vancouver

While Victoria Day was dismal in the Lower Mainland, the Metro Vancouver weather forecast calls for toasty temperatures and sunshine this week.

Showers continued through the evening on Monday, May 20 and into Tuesday morning. Following this, the forecast calls for a chance of showers on Tuesday evening with skies clearing later in the evening. Wednesday is expected to be sunny, however, with the forecast calling for a toasty high of 21°C.

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Thursday’s forecast also calls for sunshine and a high of 21°C, but Friday calls for a 30% chance of showers during the day. With this in mind, the skies are expected to clear during the day.

The Vancouver weather forecast.
The Vancouver weather forecast. - Environment Canada

The forecast calls for bright sunshine on Saturday, Sunday, and Monday with highs of 23°C.

On Thursday, May 9 15 weather records were broken across the province and Squamish reached a sizzling high of 29.5°C. On the following day, Friday, May 10, a whopping 26 weather records were broken across B.C. and Pitt Meadows reached a toasty high of 29.3°C.

Environment Canada has also stated that the presence of a weak El Niño will affect temperatures heading into summer. As such, the department expects that the province will see above average temperatures this summer.

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