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Brace yourself, Winter is Coming... Canada's Complete 2018 Winter Forecast Has Been Revealed.


Through some research, we found out that when it comes to the weather, most online sites have a hard time being accurate. But there is one website that predicts the winter weather almost perfectly right, and that site is the Old Farmer’s Almanac.


So what are the foreseen weather temperatures for Southern British Columbia?

Forecast for B.C.: Vancouver, Victoria, Abbotsford, Kelowna, Nanaimo

Winter Temperatures: Near-normal temperatures.

Coldest periods: Late December, early January, and late February. They seem to expect a later winter arrival.

Precipitation: Above-normal. Get your gear ready!

Snow: Above-normal. People in BC will have to be extremely careful when driving in these conditions.

Snowiest Period: Snowiest periods in early to mid-January and late February. Late snow for them, that’s is great!

Okay, but, what about The Praries?

What's expected for Alberta: Calgary, Edmonton, Red Deer, Lethbridge, Medicine Hat

Forecast for Manitoba: Winnipeg, Brandon, Portage, La Prairie, Steinbach, Selkirk

Winter Predictions for Sasktachewan: Saskatoon, Regina, Prince Albert, Moose Jaw, North Battleford

Winter Temperatures: Bad news! Colder than normal.

Coldest periods: Mid to late December, early January, and mid- to late January. Seems like an early but shorter winter!

Precipitation: This winter is expected to have above-normal precipitations.

Snow: Snowy days ahead! As is expected to snow in above-normal amounts. As we saw already… in September!

Snowiest Period: Early to mid-December, mid- and late January, late February, and mid- to late April. Snow, snow and more snow… At least we will get the chance to practice our Snow Man building techniques!

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