Category Archives: Weather

Only in Calgary…

…can you have a day that gets to 23c (73F) and sunny, then just 5 hours later 1c (34F) and this: Yes, it is what it looks like – further evidence this morning: The only thing predictable here is that … Continue reading

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Autumn 2007

Autumn comes to Calgary…. And so does September snow too, but we don’t need to go into that!

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Holyhocks

Holyhocks?! Yes, Holyhocks. Permit me a blog diversion as I bring you a few pictures of these superb plants growing in our garden; coincidentally proving at the same time that Canada does have a summer. Thank you for your toleration … Continue reading

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Hmm…

I don’t think (nor do my plants) that you should get snow at the end of May. However it has been noted that the weather does not care overmuch what I think. Ah, well… We broke the 1 day record … Continue reading

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April snow….

There is a reason why we don’t plant stuff out here in April. One moment it’s a balmy Spring day, then – well – it isn’t…….. Taken yesterday at -9c with a northerly wind making it nice and chilly. On … Continue reading

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Spring in Calgary

How do you know it’s Spring in Calgary? When you get every kind of weather within a 24 hour period. Sunday was a great day, with sun and temps of 17c, and was followed overnight by a powerful (warm) Chinook, … Continue reading

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Four Seasons

There are four seasons in Canada, these are known as: Almost Winter Winter Still Winter Roadworks Now it is March (at -10c with almost a foot of snow on the ground) we have successfully entered the Still Winter season 😉 … Continue reading

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Forgive my snow obsession….

It’s just when you’ve got more than a foot of snow lying, it’s hard to stop taking pictures. OK, it’s hard for me to stop taking pictures. But, as I said in my intro, I’m an ex-meteorologist and all-round weather … Continue reading

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The beauty of winter

Yesterday was a perfect winter day. After snowfall on Thursday and Friday, the sun came out, it warmed up to close to freezing and it was just superb….. Anybody work out how this came to be?

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Ouch

OK, a brief diversion to the weather. As expected, the weather changed quite abruptly last night. 4pm yesterday all was quite tranquil at 6c (43F). Overnight, the winds changed to the North and arctic air came pouring in. Currently it … Continue reading

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