Rainy weather is on its way to Calgary this week

Aug 5 2020, 1:00 pm

It may be summer, but since when has Calgary ever ascribed to seasonal norms when it comes to its infamously fickle weather?

While the city is facing a heat warning as of Wednesday morning (along with half the province), a major shift is coming in the form of a few rainy days.

A risk of thunderstorms is on the horizon, expected to hit Calgary on Thursday with around 5 mm of rainfall and a high of 28°C that feels more like 29°C, according to the seven-day forecast from The Weather Network.

The thunder will cease but the rain will come down even harder come Friday, with temperatures cooling down to 22°C and around 10 mm of rainfall.


Calgary weather forecast (The Weather Network)

Good news is that the rest of the weekend is looking to get right back to sunny skies, alongside highs of 23°C.

The return to summer continues throughout the start of next week, with Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday all seeing highs of 23°C, 25°C, and 21°C, respectively.

There is a 30% chance of rainfall on Wednesday, however, to the tune of less than 1 mm.

We’ll just keep our fingers crossed that the sun holds out for the rest of the summer.

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