June 30 Weather: A cloudy and drizzly day in southern Ontario

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Published June 29, 2024 at 10:00 pm

Another cloudy day with light rain will carry through the Canada Day long weekend. 

Another cloudy day with light rain will carry through the Canada Day long weekend.

Last week featured predominantly cloudy, rainy, and cooler conditions, with Environment Canada issuing a severe thunderstorm warning yesterday. The storm brought winds up to 100 km/h, torrential rain, and hail to parts of southern Ontario. It appears the gloomy weather will stick around a little longer.

For early risers who appreciate a stunning morning sky, today’s sunrise will be 5:40 a.m.

Residents in Mississauga, Brampton, Halton, Hamilton and Durham will wake up to mainly cloudy skies, with a 30 per cent chance of drizzle in the morning.

It will be slightly breezy across the cities with wind speeds picking up to 40 km/h.

Daytime temperatures are expected to reach a high of 22 C in Mississauga, Brampton and Halton while it will be slightly cooler in Hamilton and Durham at 20 C.

The UV index will hit a moderate level of 4, while the humidex will be 25.

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 9:03 p.m.

The skies will remain cloudy by evening and are expected to clear around midnight in Mississauga, Brampton, Halton, and Hamilton. In Durham, the cloud coverage will carry through the evening and clear by morning.

The brisk wind will return at 40 km/h and is anticipated to calm by midnight.

Temperatures will slip to 12 C in Mississauga, Brampton, Halton and Durham, while Hamilton will be a tad cooler at 11 C.

If you’re planning to spend Canada Day Monday hanging outdoors, it looks like it won’t rain on your plans! There will be loads of sunshine and crystal-clear skies, with temperatures heating up to 24 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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