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WEATHER: THURSDAY, Oct. 12 – Sun, cloud, north wind, risk of frost

Cloudy with sunny periods forecast for today
Cloudy with sunny periods forecast for today

Environment Canada today is predicting a mix of sun and cloud with gusting north winds again today, like yesterday, and a region-wide risk of frost tonight.

On P.E.I. today, early morning temperatures were in the single-digit range, from a high of 8.7 at all three of North Cape, St. Peters, and Stanhope, to a low of 4.8 in Summerside.

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

All flights into and out of Charlottetown Airport are showing to be on time.

WEATHER TODAY:

    A mix of sun and cloud.

    TEMPERATURE: Most of the day single digit, but reaching 11 for a couple of hours mid afternoon.

    WIND: Northwest, gusting to 40.

    UV INDEX: 3 (moderate)

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

TONIGHT’S PREDICTIONS:

    Partly cloudy. Risk of frost

    TEMPERATURE: Down to 4, on average, except maybe 8 along the coast.

    WIND: North, medium, becoming light overnight.

TOMORROW’S FORECAST FOR FRIDAY, OCTOBER 13:

    A third day of being a mix of sun and cloud, but becoming full sun.

    TEMPERATURE: High briefly reaching 12.

    WIND: Starting calm, becoming south, rising slightly in strength.

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First light – 6:20 a.m.

Civil twilight – 6:55

Official Sunrise – 7:27 a.m. (One week ago it was 7:15 a.m.)

Official Sunset – 6:31 p.m. (One week ago it was 6:48 p.m.)

Civil twilight ends – 7:38 p.m.

Last light – 7:38 p.m.

Moon – The moon sets today at 2:45 p.m., then rises tomorrow at 12:423 a.m. tomorrow.

The last quarter of the moon this month occurs officially at 9:27 a.m.

The official length of daylight today is 11 hours, 8 minutes.

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The highest temperature on record for Oct. 12 on P.E.I. is 23.3 set in 1949.

The lowest temperature on record for this date is -3.1 set in 1993.

For Oct. 12 on P.E.I., the average high is 12.6.

Average low for this date is 4.4.

The hot spot in Canada this morning was at Long Point, Ont., where it was 13.4.

The coldest spot anywhere in Canada early this morning was once again at Mould Bay, Nunavut where it was –20.1.

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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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