Today marks the first day of fall, but Montrealers won’t have to pull out their parkas just yet.
According to Weather.com, Wednesday afternoon is expected to reach highs of 25° with 68% humidity.
On September 22, the first official day of fall, the forecast predicts a 20% chance of overnight showers around the Montreal area.
In fact, the forecast calls for precipitation between Thursday and Friday, making for a wet start to the season, followed by a drop in temperatures over the weekend.
Temperatures over the coming days will be relatively warm, with daytime highs between 20°C and 27°C. Nighttime temperatures over the weekend will reach lows of 12°C.
Earlier this month, the Weather Network predicted a warm start to fall and the early arrival of winter in Quebec’s long-term fall forecast.