Thunderstorms, rain and low of 4°C in forecast for Calgary next week

Aug 30 2018, 4:42 pm

It might not be the official end of summer quite yet — that day comes on September 22 — but it sure feels like it this week.

According to a seven-day forecast from Environment Canada, Calgary can expect to see a risk of thunderstorms lighting up the skies throughout Thursday and a seriously rainy weekend to follow.

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We’ll get our last glimpse of that summer sunshine on Friday with mainly sunny skies and a high of 21°C, but the temperature will only drop from there on out.

The coldest day of the week will come on Monday at 11°C alongside a full day of rain, and the coldest night will be Tuesday evening when temperatures are expected to plummet all the way down to 4°C.

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Calgary weather this week (Environment Canada)

There’s no knowing exactly what the rest of the month will look like, but if the Old Farmer’s Almanac is anything to go off of, we can expect colder than usual fall and winter seasons.

If you haven’t dug out your winter coat from the closet quite yet, now would be a good time to do it.