July 2 Weather: Bright and sunny day for southern Ontario

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Published July 1, 2024 at 10:30 pm

It's going to be a fairly sunny day with cloudy periods in southern Ontario. 

It’s going to be a fairly sunny day with cloudy periods in southern Ontario.

The last week of June brought plenty of rain, brisk winds, and hail; however, the stormy conditions hit pause with the turn of a new month.

Residents across the region rang in Canada Day (July 1) with loads of sun, clear skies, and temperatures of 24 C. It looks like the warm and pleasant weather will stick around for another day.

For those who appreciate a stunning morning sky, today’s sunrise will begin at 5:38 a.m.

In the morning, residents in Mississauga, Brampton, Halton, Hamilton and Durham will be greeted with sunshine.

Temperatures in Mississauga, Brampton, Halton, and Durham will heat up to 24 C, while it will be slightly warmer in Hamilton at 25 C.

The humidex will hit 26 in Mississauga, Brampton, Halton and Durham while it will be 27  in Hamilton.

The UV index will also be very high at level 9 across all cities. Environment Canada advises protecting your skin when the UV index is three or higher, particularly between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m

Additionally, Health Canada says that if outdoors, individuals should seek shade, wear protective clothing and hats, apply SPF 30 or higher sunscreen, avoid tanning, use UV-protective sunglasses, and stay hydrated throughout the day.

Sunset will begin at 9:02 p.m.

The skies will become partly cloudy by the evening and are anticipated to clear by midnight.

Temperatures will slip to 18 C in Mississauga, Brampton, Halton and Durham with Hamilton being a degree cooler at 17 C.

The remainder of the first week of July will bring a mix of sun and clouds, along with occasional rain. Daytime temperatures will range from 25 C to 28 C with nighttime lows dipping between 14 C and 19 C.

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