Weather

A weekend of sunny skies may have Victoria breaking temperature records, according to an Environment Canada meteorologist. (Jane Skrypnek/News Staff)

Temperature records eyed for Victoria with sunny weekend forcast

Victoria hit the highest April 14 temperature since 1926 on Wednesday

 

Crofton Seawalk provides a great experience at any time of the year, like this March day. (Photo by Don Bodger)

Vancouver Island’s March turns out to be a lot drier than original forecasts

Rainfall total falls far below the normal amind frequent sunshine

 

Snow fort at Kin Beach in Chemainus emphasizes the contrasting weather experienced in the region during February. (Photo by Pete Cavanaugh)

Vancouver Island weather conditions cover the full spectrum in February

About the only thing missing in this monthly recap was a more summerlike feel

 

Snow falls as people listen to speeches before the annual Women’s Memorial March in Vancouver on February 14, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck

Pacific system to roll over parts of B.C., bringing wind, heavy rain or snow

Wind will be the problem in the Peace River region and Fraser Canyon

Snow falls as people listen to speeches before the annual Women’s Memorial March in Vancouver on February 14, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck
Beban Park’s Vancouver Island Exhibition grounds are blanketed by snow Sunday, Feb. 14. (Greg Sakaki/News Bulletin)

Another snowfall warning issued as wet snow expected overnight in mid-Island

Environment Canada forecasting snow mixed with rain until Monday morning

Beban Park’s Vancouver Island Exhibition grounds are blanketed by snow Sunday, Feb. 14. (Greg Sakaki/News Bulletin)
How cold was it in the Chilcotin this week? (Photo submitted)

Greenizan: the cold hard truth of living in Canada

The trials of winter really depend on what you are used to

How cold was it in the Chilcotin this week? (Photo submitted)
Environment Canada is calling for two centimetres of snow around Greater Victoria Wednesday, with more expected for the rest of the week. (Black Press Media file photo)

Snow starts to fall across Greater Victoria

A total of 2 cm of snow expected on Wednesday, with more expected over the rest of the week

Environment Canada is calling for two centimetres of snow around Greater Victoria Wednesday, with more expected for the rest of the week. (Black Press Media file photo)
Arctic air is forecast to envelop the Vancouver Island in the coming days, says Environment Canada. (News Bulletin file)

Arctic air forecast to put the chill on Vancouver Island

Environment Canada issues special weather statement for the area

Arctic air is forecast to envelop the Vancouver Island in the coming days, says Environment Canada. (News Bulletin file)
A beautiful Chemainus sunrise on Jan. 19. (Photo by Susan Margetts)

Mixed, damp bag of weather for Vancouver Island in January

Precipitation 60 millimetres above historical average as we get a bit of everything

A beautiful Chemainus sunrise on Jan. 19. (Photo by Susan Margetts)
Ships docked in Crofton during a rare beautiful day in December. (Photo by Don Bodger)

December rainfall 50 per cent higher than normal on southern Vancouver Island

Blast of snow on Dec. 21 left some on the ground for Christmas

Ships docked in Crofton during a rare beautiful day in December. (Photo by Don Bodger)
On Jan. 4, 2021, Environment Canada issued a wind warning for the east coast of Vancouver Island, with high winds expected to pick up the morning of Jan. 5. (Black Press file photo)
On Jan. 4, 2021, Environment Canada issued a wind warning for the east coast of Vancouver Island, with high winds expected to pick up the morning of Jan. 5. (Black Press file photo)
Flooding on Macmillan Road in Cedar didn’t deter some drivers on Sunday. (ChrisBush/NewsBulletin)

UPDATE: Flood watch lifted in Nanaimo and Parksville

Rivers Forecast Centre upgrades high streamflow advisory

Flooding on Macmillan Road in Cedar didn’t deter some drivers on Sunday. (ChrisBush/NewsBulletin)
Flooding on Cedar Road in Nanaimo last year. (News Bulletin file photo)

Flood watch in effect for areas of Parksville and Nanaimo

Rivers Forecast Centre upgrades high streamflow advisory

Flooding on Cedar Road in Nanaimo last year. (News Bulletin file photo)
Town of Sidney municipal crews were kept busy Monday clearing roads. (Wolf Depner/News Staff)

Winter storm wreaks havoc across Greater Victoria

More than 32,000 BC Hydro customers without power on Vancouver Island

Town of Sidney municipal crews were kept busy Monday clearing roads. (Wolf Depner/News Staff)
A lone figure trudges through the snow Monday afternoon in Sidney’s Beacon Park. (Black Press Media file photo )

Ferries running, hundreds still without power after snow hits Greater Victoria

Crews assigned to most outages following Monday snowfall

A lone figure trudges through the snow Monday afternoon in Sidney’s Beacon Park. (Black Press Media file photo )
Environment Canada has issued a special weather statement for Victoria to Fanny Bay, forecasting snow at high elevations on Monday. (News Bulletin file photo)

Snow possible in higher elevations on Vancouver Island this week

Environment Canada issues special weather statement

Environment Canada has issued a special weather statement for Victoria to Fanny Bay, forecasting snow at high elevations on Monday. (News Bulletin file photo)
B.C. Ferries has cancelled a number of sailings on Friday, Dec. 18 due wind. (News Bulletin file photo)

Adverse weather sees Duke Point, Departure Bay ferry cancellations

After sailings cancelled in the morning, B.C. Ferries announces afternoon and evening cancellations

B.C. Ferries has cancelled a number of sailings on Friday, Dec. 18 due wind. (News Bulletin file photo)
An aerial shot of the landslide, captured by 49 North Helicopter pilot Bastian Fleury. Photo 49 North Helicopters/Facebook

VIDEO: 100-metre wave causes massive washout in Bute Inlet

Landslide causes wave in glacial lake, washes out river on B.C. Central Coast

An aerial shot of the landslide, captured by 49 North Helicopter pilot Bastian Fleury. Photo 49 North Helicopters/Facebook
Downtown Chemainus at twilight. (Photo by Don Bodger)

Why today actually could mark the start of longer afternoons for Vancouver Island

How a small wobble in the Earth’s axis causes later sunsets even as days shrink until the solstice

  • Dec 12, 2020
Downtown Chemainus at twilight. (Photo by Don Bodger)
Beautiful morning with the sun peaking through, as viewed from Thetis Island. (Photo by Kelly Bannister)

November characterized by no snow, plenty of rain and a record high for one Island town

Temperature almost hits the 20 degree Celsius mark in Chemainus on Nov. 4

Beautiful morning with the sun peaking through, as viewed from Thetis Island. (Photo by Kelly Bannister)