The country's weather guru says
couldn't have asked for better weather for Friday's 144th birthday bash. Ottawa
"All eyes will be gazed on
come Friday and they're going to see blue skies and sunny conditions," said David Phillips, Environment Canada's senior climatologist. Ottawa
Ottawa, with the royal couple coming there, may just have the most delightful weather in all of , a high of 28 degrees, sunshine and no rain," he added. Canada
The sunshine will follow the Duke and Duchess of
Cambridge to on Saturday, where temperatures are expected to reach 29. Montreal
While there's a 60 per cent chance of showers for
Quebec City on Sunday, Monday will bring clear skies in and temperatures of 21 as the couple tours Province House. Prince Edward Island is also looking good later in the week, said Phillips. Calgary
But on Parliament Hill, he suggests monarchy buffs hoping to snap a photo of the young royals should lather up the sunscreen, wear sunglasses, wide brim hats and long sleeves as the UV index will be high.
The next year, some people succumbed to heat stroke when the mercury shot up to 32 degrees with a humidex of 43.
Most Canadians heading to the cottage or outdoor celebrations for Canada Day will see a pleasant day on July 1, as sunshine will stretch from
Alberta to Quebec City, although some areas on the East and will get showers. No severe weather is expected, said Phillips. West Coasts
Residents in Atlantic Canada and the B.C. coast might want to pack their umbrellas as showers could spoil fireworks displays, picnics and parades, depending on their timing, said Phillips.
will see a sun-cloud mix and a high of 21. There's a 30 to 60 per cent chance of showers on the B.C. coast and cooler than normal temperatures will be felt in the B.C. Interior. Halifax
Waterlogged Prairie residents who've endured their wettest spring ever will see dry, sunny weather on Friday. But they'll want to keep a jacket handy due to cooler-than- normal temperatures.
The hot spot for Canada Day?
, said Phillips, at 31 degrees. That's a far cry from nippy Windsor , which will see temperatures of three degrees in the morning and only reach a high of 14. Whitehorse