Metro Vancouver’s first dose of summer-like weather could arrive on Friday the 13th if forecasts are accurate.
According to Environment Canada, temperatures in the region’s inland areas will soar to a high of 20°C tomorrow. Temperatures at Vancouver International Airport could hit 14°C while areas closer to the city centre might reach 16°C.
In contrast, the average maximum high and average daily high for the month of March is 10°C and 6°C, respectively.
— EC_BCweather (@EC_BCweather) March 12, 2015
Forecasts call for more rain beginning Saturday into Monday, remaining at above seasonal temperatures. However, sunny and milder weather will quickly return mid-week starting on Tuesday through the official start of spring.