The temps are still high but the Farmers’ Almanac is dropping forecasts left and right. Along with the 2018 Winter Weather Forecast for the United States, the 2018 Winter Weather Predictions for our neighbors to the north has hit the shelves.
Nothing extremely exciting to report, with the predictions showing an average upcoming winter on most accounts. And to further cement the Farmers’ Almanac findings, the seasonal forecasts from the Gouverment du Canada (Government of Canada) has also been released with similar results. Don’t believe us? Check out the maps for yourself.
Canadian Winter Weather Forecast & Predictions 2017 - 2018
With both maps from the Canadian seasonal prediction system showing moderate amounts of change throughout the country, the Farmers’ Almanac had a few thoughts of their own.
Farmers’ Almanac Canadian Winter Weather Forecast & Predictions 2017 - 2018
THE WARM & DRY
In contrast, from the Prairie Provinces west to British Columbia, overall temperatures will average above normal. Moderate amounts of snow should fall over Alberta, Saskatchewan, and Manitoba, while British Columbia is expected to see below normal precipitation. This is not to say that there won’t be occasional periods of heavy precipitation sweeping in from storms off of the Pacific, or shots of cold air pushing south from the Yukon (perfect for skiers!), but these should be balanced by spells of dry and mild weather.
For much of Ontario, expect to see wide swings in the weather pendulum, from very mild to very cold, and periods of tranquil weather mixed with occasional spells of tempestuous conditions.