summer

Farewell El Nino, Hello La Nina

Farewell El Nino, Hello La Nina

Apr 16, 2024 | 11:08am
What a fabulous winter we had in 2023/24 thanks to the weather phenomenon known as El Nino. This year was the first year I (and many others) experienced a Christmas with not even a speck of snow in sight which was the strangest thing ever. It certainly didn’t feel Christmassy despite the turkey dinner and […]

Hot Weekend Ahead

Jul 21, 2023 | 2:08pm

The heat is on. This weekend the thermometer will begin pushing into the 30’s with a potential high temperature of 35 degrees on tap for Monday. “Its already happening in south western Saskatchewan and southern Alberta” according to Samantha Mouti with Environment and Climate Change Canada. “There’s a ridge of high pressure building on the […]

City launches first of three seasonal water fountains

Jul 1, 2023 | 6:59am

The City of Regina has announced three new temporary water stations will available this summer in Regina parks to help people and their pets cool off. The water stations feature self-closing faucets set at different heights and ground-level catch basins for dogs. The City launched the first station in Victoria Park, with Buffalo Narrows Park […]

World weather inc. forecast released for spring and summer in Sask

Mar 22, 2023 | 10:57am

The location and strength of a high pressure ridge this summer will determine which areas of Saskatchewan will receive higher than normal rainfall in July and August. Drew Lerner is an agricultural meteorologist with World Weather Inc. based in Kansas City, Missouri. He was on a webinar yesterday sponsored by the Saskatchewan Wheat Development Commission. […]

The heatwave returns to Regina just in time for the Labor Day Classic

Sep 4, 2022 | 8:14am

The heat wave continues for Regina and the surrounding areas. Environment and Climate Change Canada issued a heat warning for the city since we’re expecting highs around 33 degrees over the next two days. This is just in time as thousands of people get ready to flood into Mosaic Stadium for the Labour Day Classic […]

Regina seeing four times more mosquitos than average

Aug 16, 2022 | 12:19pm

The familiar buzzing of mosquitos has been more frequent this year in the Queen City. Russell Erich, the manager of open space services with the City of Regina, said they had seen almost four times the number of mosquitos. “We average 167 mosquitos per trap, per night. We are about our average of about 43 […]

Summer turning up the heat this week

Jul 11, 2022 | 11:46am

Mother Nature will be turning up the heat. Regina will see highs ranging from the high 20s to the low 30’s this week, with Saturday and Sunday topping off the week at 33°c. Terri Lang, a meteorologist with Environment and Climate Change Canada, said that the heat is going to stick around for next week. […]

Southern Sask will see warmer than normal summer but not the same as last year

Jul 5, 2022 | 4:59am

Environment Canada says summer 2022 in southern Saskatchewan will be warmer than normal. Senior climatologist David Phillips says this summer in Southern Saskatchewan will not see the same heat wave this year as 2021. He says the weather will be warmer than normal but not the same heat blast as last year. Phillips says rainfall […]

Extreme heat making a weekend stop in Regina

Jun 15, 2022 | 12:18pm

Summer does not officially begin until next week, but it will feel like it this weekend. The current forecast for Saturday shows a high of +32. Environment Canada’s Terri Lang says a weather front will be moving in from the United States that will bring the heat beginning on Friday. “We’ll have a ridge of […]

Accuweather predicts hot dry prairie summer

May 27, 2022 | 10:22am

  The latest outlook from Accuweather says parts of the Western prairies could face another dry summer. Meteorologist Brett Anderson says ongoing and worsening drought across southern Alberta and southwestern Saskatchewan will likely feed the heat through the summer. He says the drought conditions in place as of mid-May across a swath of the western […]