Longest day of the year brings sunshine to Mississauga, Brampton and beyond
Published June 21, 2023 at 8:05 am
Summer is here and it’s expected to be hot and sunny but forecasters are predicting a mixed bag for the season ahead.
Today (June 21) is the summer solstice, the longest day of the year with more than 15 hours of daylight. The sunrise was at 5:37 a.m. and the sunset is 9:03 p.m. in southern Ontario. And it’s expected to be a hot day.
Environment Canada is predicting a high of 27 C with no clouds.
But soak in the sun today, rain is in the forecast for the rest of the week.
There is a chance of showers tomorrow, Friday and Saturday with a 30 C predicted for Sunday, according to Environment Canada.
If you are looking for ways to enjoy the longest day, there is an Indigenous celebration on in Mississauga.
The Michi Sagiig – We Are All United Pow Wow comes to Celebration Square in Mississauga on National Indigenous Peoples Day, today from noon to 4 p.m. with more events continuing in the evening.
Those who love heat waves may be disappointed this summer.
Predictions for the rest of summer are mixed, it will be cooler in the eastern half of Canada, according to the Weather Network.
But big swings in temperature are also expected. Some forecasters are suggesting it will be hotter than normal but with fewer 30 C plus days than in the past.
Drier-than-normal conditions are also expected.insauga's Editorial Standards and Policies advertising