Feb. 9 Weather: It might be the hottest Feb. 9 ever recorded in southern Ontario

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Published February 9, 2024 at 5:37 am

Feb. 9 Weather: It will be the hottest day ever recorded in southern Ontario

The people of southern Ontario are in for a bit of a rainy day but it might be the warmest day ever recorded on a Feb. 9.

Rains will have swept across southern Ontario overnight, starting at about 3 a.m.

They will persist throughout the morning until about 8 a.m, according to Environment Canada’s Pearson Airport sensors. Throughout that time, the odds of drizzle will peak around 60 per cent.

The rain will stop around 9 a.m. but the sky will remain cloudy until a glimpse of the sun at about 1 p.m. Though the sun will continue to peak out through the afternoon, rains will resume from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m. By this time the chance of rain will rise to 60 per cent.

The day will be a warm one for this time of year and it can be record breaking.

Temperatures will hold steady at 5 degrees from 6 a.m. until and start to rise around 8 a.m. until they peak at 12 degrees by 1 p.m. They will hold steady there until sundown around 6 p.m. at which point they will fall slightly.

The chance of showers will remain into the evening. Winds will rise throughout the day. They’ll start low at 10 km/h but rise until they reach a steady 30 km/h in the afternoon with gusts up to 50 km/h.

 

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