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WEATHER: Friday, Aug. 11 – Sun, warm, possible thundershowers

Weather mix, rain, drizzel, sunny
Weather mix, rain, drizzel, sunny

Today’s forecast is predicting a mix of sun and high, thin cloud in the morning, then mostly sun, with a Humidex around 30 light winds variable from the south.

There is a slight possibility of thundershowers late in the day for Prince county.

Early morning temperatures today ranged from a high of 18.9 at North Cape, to a low of 9.3 at Maple Plains.

The Confederation Bridge is open to all traffic and flowing smoothly with no wind advisories today.

All flights into and out of Charlottetown Airport are forecast to be on time today across the FlyPEI board.

WEATHER TODAY:

    A mix of sun and high cloud. Clearing near noon.

    TEMPERATURE: High maybe reaching a high of 25 with a Humidex reaching 30 by suppertime.

    WIND: Southwest, backing to southeast mid afternoon .

    UV INDEX: 7 (high)

LIVE STREAM of downtown Charlottetown to see weather conditions there, courtesy of the P.E.I. government and The Guild

TONIGHT’S PREDICTIONS:

    Clear, then increasing cloudiness.

    TEMPERATURE: Low of around 17.

    WIND: Variable around south to south east, medium.

TOMORROW’S FORECAST FOR SATURDAY, AUGUST 12:

    Mainly cloudy.

    TEMPERATURE: High 24 with a Humidex of 28.

    WIND: Becoming south, medium, in the afternoon.

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First light – 4:51 a.m.

Civil twilight – 5:33

Official Sunrise – 6:06 a.m. (One week ago it was 5:58 a.m.)

Official Sunset – 8:29 p.m. (One week ago it was 8:40 p.m.)

Civil twilight ends – 9:03 p.m.

Last light – 9:44 p.m.

Moon rises – The rises today at 10:35 p.m. and will set at 11:15 a.m. tomorrow.

The official length of daylight today is 14 hours, 23 minutes.

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The highest temperature on record for Aug. 11 on P.E.I. is 31.7 set in 1975.

The lowest temperature on record for this date is 7.2 set in 1968.

For Aug. 11 on P.E.I., the average high is 23.3

Average low for this date is 14.1.

Both the national warm and cold range for today were up north.

The hot spot in Canada early this morning was at Norman Wells, Northwest Territories where it was 26.7 overnight.

The coldest spot anywhere in Canada early this morning was at Cape Hooper in Nunavut where it was –0.4.

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

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