It's going to feel like -19°C in Calgary later this week

Jan 14 2019, 8:42 pm

If you think it’s getting a little chilly out now, just wait until later this week.

Environment Canada pegs this Thursday, January 17 at a daytime temperature of around -14°C, and The Weather Network goes even further by stating that it will feel like a chilly -19°C.

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Now, we know that most Calgarians are tough and hardy Canadians through and through that balk at anything warmer than -43°C — the coldest that it had ever been in Calgary, dating way back to the winter of 1943 — but even they should think about putting on an extra pair of socks this week.

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Calgary weather this week (The Weather Network)

The Chinook that is currently warming our weather makes its departure Monday night, when the temperature will drop from a daytime high of 6°C down to -7°C.

Tuesday follows up with a 30% chance of snowfall, and an even colder night of -11°C.

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Calgary weather this week (Environment Canada)

That trend only continues throughout the rest of the week, with Thursday hitting -14°C and Friday night dropping down to -19°C (and featuring another 30% chance of snow, as the cherry on top).

Things get a little warmer (if you can call it that) this weekend with -7°C and -6°C on Saturday and Sunday, respectively, but we’d still recommend taking your trusty pair of mittens with you, just in case.