This week’s weather will be unseasonably warm and sunny in southern Ontario

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Published February 4, 2024 at 6:55 pm

It will be mainly sunny this week in Mississauga, Brampton, Halton and Hamilton.

Last week brought a mix of flurries, dense fog, cloudy skies, and abundant rain to the region.

A notable shift occurred later in the week as temperatures rose above 0 C, accompanied by mostly sunny days—a welcomed change from the wintry weather patterns.

Additionally, Wiarton Willie —Ontario’s celebrated groundhog— predicted an early spring as he did not see his shadow on Feb. 2. However, despite occasional sunshine, residents should brace for consistently cold temperatures frequently dipping well below freezing this week.

As of today (Feb. 4) it will be sunny with cloudy breaks. Temperatures are expected to rise to 4 C while wind speeds will pick up to 20 km/h before calming down by late afternoon. Closer to the evening the skies will become cloudy while temperatures drop to -5 C with wind speeds returning at 15 km/h.

It’s going to be a fairly cloudy morning on Monday with cool temperatures of – 5 C. As the day goes on the sun will return and temperatures will also warm up to 4 C. Wind speeds could reach up to 15 km/h, and may continue through the night. By the evening the skies will be partly cloudy with temperatures hitting -7 C.

According to Environment Canada, Tuesday promises clear skies and lots of sunshine with daytime temperatures of around 1 C. The evening will maintain these clear conditions, but temperatures are anticipated to drop significantly to -8 C, marking the coldest night of the week.

Another sun-filled day is on the horizon for Wednesday as temperatures will peak at 4 C. The evening will get cloudy periods as temperatures shift to a crisp -3 C.

The Weather Network predicts a cloudy Thursday with a high of 6 C—which is the warmest day compared to the week. While temperatures will fall in the evening it will remain in the positive’s  at 1 C.

Friday, as forecasted by meteorologists, is set to be cloudy with a 60 per cent chance of rain. Despite the overcast conditions, evening temperatures are expected to only dip slightly to 3 C, making it one of the warmer nights of the week.

Saturday is expected to reach a high of 5 C with ongoing cloudiness, which will stick around into the evening. Temperatures will gradually move to a chilly -3 C.

If you’re curious to know what the weather looks like rest for the of February, you can check some of the predictions by the Farmer’s Almanac here.

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