Edmonton weather: Colour of the day is ice blue

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A look at today’s Edmonton weather by Environment Canada.

The biggest hurdle in painting a room is the colour.

Always the colour. Getting it just right, exactly the shade of the paint chip you picked out at the store or off the internet.

But it rarely happens. I can’t tell you how many times I’ve repainted a room to get just the right shade (and sometimes, you never do).

Nevermind you brought home a bunch of chips and held it up to the wall. Even painting a large spot with a small test can can’t predict the result.

Yes, I know. Depends on the lighting. I figured that out eventually. And why neutrals are the best plan.

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Same goes for the weather, more or less.

That bright, inviting sky I saw this morning through the bathroom window screamed ‘summer!’ to my brain.

Poke my head out the door to verify, and ‘Oh. I can see my breath…’

More like a December morning, to be honest. I should’ve known better. -9 C after sunrise on the way to a forecast high of 4 C.

Tomorrow, though …

Today: Sunny. Becoming a mix of sun and cloud this morning. Wind becoming northwest 20 km/h gusting to 40 near noon. High plus 4. Wind chill minus 14 this morning. UV index 4 or moderate.

Tonight: Partly cloudy. Wind northwest 20 km/h gusting to 40 becoming light this evening. Low minus 1. Wind chill minus 5 overnight.

Tomorrow: A mix of sun and cloud. Wind becoming west 20 km/h near noon. High 13. UV index 4 or moderate.

Sunrise: 7:12 a.m.

Sunset: 8:05 p.m.


Average High: 7 C

Average Low: -3 C


Max: 0.7 C

Min: -9.4 C

Total Precipitation: 0.2 mm

On This Day (1996-2020)

Highest temperature: 23.5 C (2004)

Lowest temperature: -15.2 C (2018)

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