Okay, okay, we know that -5°C isn’t anyone’s definition of “warm.”
But, compared to the -24°C that Calgarians can expect to feel on Saturday, February 9, being just five measly degrees below freezing sounds like a trip to the Bahamas.
- Stalled Trans Mountain Pipeline project just got its own website
- Two people tried to rob a Calgary home while dressed as police officers
- Fraudsters pretending to represent the University of Calgary steal $46k worth of goods
That relative warmth is on its way to Calgary next week, with Wednesday, February 13 forecast to come in at -5°C and sunny, according to Environment Canada.
The entirety of next week is actually expected to get increasingly warmer starting on Monday. The biting cold of the weekend (-24°C on Saturday and -23°C on Sunday) will warm up to -19°C on Monday and -14°C on Tuesday.
The nights will still be dangerously cold, however, with Tuesday and Wednesday nights clocking in at -15°C and -14°C, respectively.
Thursday follows up with a slight dip down to -7°C, but given that there’s no sign of -20+°C in sight (after this weekend, that is) we’ll chalk this one up to a win.
With spring starting on Wednesday, March 20 this year, you may be happy to hear that we’re only 40 days away from that first sunny (and hopefully warm) day of the new season.
We’re sure that those days will simply fly by — even if it may feel like we’re frozen in time out here in YYC.