Ontario Forecasts Snow While BC Plans A 25C Beach Day This Weekend
The rivalry continues.
It's been a wild few weeks, from a deadly pandemic to deadly wasps to, recently, deadly temperatures in some areas of Canada. But while Ontario freezes, B.C.'s warming way up to 25 degrees over the weekend. The weather differences between provinces are always a source of rivalry and even envy, but this is just too much.
The Weather Network just announced that a "polar vortex," the "coldest weather anomaly in the world," is comingand will be hitting around the weekend of May 9 and 10.
Locals will be feeling temperatures up to 15 and 20 degrees below normal, potentially breaking record lows in the month of May for Ontario in all of history, the Weather Network reports.
Just a few provinces over, B.C. is feeling mighty balmy. The weather network reports highs of 25 degrees Celsius in Vancouver over Saturday, May 9 — perfect for hitting the beach if we were under .
That's the hottest it's expected to get all month in the city, while just a few provinces away, it's expected to hit -3 degrees Monday evening, May 11.
These wild temperature differences have beenduring May and we laugh at this huge discrepancy every year. However, this year might be the biggest difference in temperatures between the two in a long time.
For B.C., the May temperature forecast started out cool at around 13 degrees early in the month, before slowly increasing to around 15 to 18 degrees.
Then it hits a peak at 25 degrees over the May 9 and 10 weekend before coasting back down to a relatively cool roughly 18 degrees at the end of the month, according to Accuweather.
That's over 10 degrees hotter than the historical average of 14 degrees Celsius, reads Accuweather.
Meanwhile, Toronto started the month at around 12 degrees celsius, reaching a high of 22 degrees on Sunday, May 3, before taking a sharp plummet to around six degrees on Saturday, May 9.
The historical average, according to Accuweather, is 16 degrees.
But not all is lost. After making it through the snow and polar vortex, the heat is being cranked back up.
Torontonians can finally wear shorts again with temperatures hitting 25 degrees at the end of May and will be chilling like B.C. in no time.