Summer 2019 has been a bit of a bummer for Albertans when it comes to the weather. Though our sunshine prayers have been answered over the last couple of weeks, the near future is looking grim. We hate to break it to you, but the long-range Alberta weather forecast is showing snow for September. We know, we’re as sad as you are.
Don’t worry, it’s not all of Alberta. This forecast includes the Alberta Prairies which spans across Airdrie, Brooks, Calgary, Camrose, Canmore, Cochrane, Edmonton, High River, Lacombe, Leduc, Lethbridge, Medicine Hat, Okotoks, Red Deer, Spruce Grove, Stony Plain, Sylvan Lake, Wetaskiwin. So ... looks like Banff might be safe?
This summer’s weather has been so bad that it’s turned us all into the types of people who remark about the weather to everyone we see. Tragic, indeed. “Thunder snow” was a thing in parts of Alberta were warned about in June, an insane lightning storm hit in the middle of the night in late July, and finally, tornados have been on our radars more than once this summer. It’s bad, guys.
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Before we get discouraged, let’s take this as an opportunity to seize the summer. Well, at least what we have left of it. Here’s what you need to know about the rest of the summer’s forecast in the Alberta Prairies.
August is predicted to bring an average temperature of 15 degrees and precipitation at about 70mm. Cool-weather is expected for the majority of the month with some thunderstorms and showers in the mix.
As for September, the average temperature will be 9 degrees with about 35mm of precipitation. For the most part, it looks sunny right up until the end. Then, things take a turn for the worse. Snow showers and chilly weather are expected during the week of September 23-30.
We’re not ready. We’re just not ready.