Snow method out: Sadly, Montreal’s first snowfall is coming at this time


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Montreal will get 5 to seven centimetres of snow beginning Sunday at 6 p.m. the Atmosphere Canada climate workplace says. However the white stuff most likely received’t stick round, since rain is anticipated Monday.

Sunday’s snowfall will quantity to shut to 5 centimetres on the South Shore, and between 5 and 10 centimetres north of Montreal, mentioned meteorologist Maxime Perron.

“That is fairly regular for this time of 12 months,” mentioned Perron, who famous that the primary main snowfall normally arrives in mid- to late November.

“We’re proper within the climatological regular,” he mentioned.

Temperatures will hover round zero in a single day in Montreal, when the snow will flip to freezing rain or rain.

Monday’s forecast requires rain ending early within the afternoon, with a excessive of plus four,  falling to 2 within the afternoon.

The latest weeks noticed an unusually heat spell, however the development is again to regular temperatures now, so we’re not more likely to see one other stretch of heat climate earlier than winter units in, Perron mentioned.

In accordance with the long-term outlook for the approaching winter, there’s a 55-per-cent likelihood Montreal could have barely hotter temperatures than typical, with a standard quantity of precipitation, he mentioned. To calculate that outlook, climate consultants have a look at world patterns to give you a statistical likelihood. Nevertheless, the outcomes are removed from sure.

“It’s barely higher than a coin toss,” Perron mentioned.

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