WEATHER: Thursday, April 20 – Good chance of flurries

Published on April 20, 2017

Cloudy with flurries, then mostly cloudy with a chance of sun.


Another chilly day with pretty good chance of flurries or light snow around the middle of the day as a trend of below-average temperature continues.

The temperature was between –2C and 0 early this morning with a high overcast of cloud.

The Confederation Bridge is open to all traffic with no wind warnings.

All flights into and out of Charlottetown Airport are predicted to be on schedule today.

            WEATHER TODAY: Mainly cloudy with a good chance of flurries midday, about the time the sun will start peeking through.

            WIND: South, light.

            TEMPERATURE: Rising to above 0 by late morning, up to a couple of hours worth of  +4 by later afternoon.

            UV INDEX: 5 (high)

Tonight’s predictions:

Clearing near midnight.


            WIND: Light variable, becoming north

Tomorrow’s forecast for Friday, April 20:

Mainly sunny.

TEMPERATURE: High maybe hitting +4.

            WIND: North east, medium.


First light, twilight – 5:45 a.m.

Official Sunrise – 6:17 a.m. (One week ago it was 6:30 a.m.)

Official Sunset – 8:06 p.m. (One week ago it was 7:56p.m.)

Last light, twilight – 8:38 p.m.

Moonrise – 3:17 a.m., moonset at 1:21 p.m.

The official length of daylight today is 13 hours and 48 minutes.


The highest temperature on record for April 20 on P.E.I. is +18.6 set in 1987.

The lowest temperature on record for this date is –7.2 set in 1974.

For April 19 on P.E.I. the average high is +7.7.

Average low for this date is –0.8.

The hot spot in Canada early this morning is at Esquimalt Harbour, B.C., where it was +10.3.

The coldest spot this morning nationally is again at Stefansson Island, Nunavut where it was –34.9.


Below is a live-stream camera view courtesy of Confederation Bridge to give a sense of weather conditions at that location.