summer

The Dragon Boats are back this summer

Apr 29, 2022 | 12:21pm

For the first time in two years, the beat of the drums from Dragon Boats will again be heard echoing across Wascana Lake. For two years the popular summer festival has to be put on hold because of the pandemic, but hopes are high for the return of the festival this summer. “New to the […]

Regina has wetter than normal summer despite widespread drought

Sep 2, 2021 | 5:49am

Despite drought in the early part of the month, August in Regina goes into the record books as wetter than normal. Environment Canada senior climatologist David Phillips says Regina had 105 millimeters of rain last month, up more than double the normal 45 millimeters in August. Phillips says Regina saw 60 days, from June 12th […]

Special Weather Statements issued as Mother Nature set to turn up the heat in Saskatchewan

Jun 1, 2021 | 7:11am

Special Weather Statements are in place across most of Saskatchewan Tuesday morning, including for Regina, Moose Jaw, Saskatoon, Swift Current and Prince Albert. Environment Canada says a ridge of high pressure will bring daytime highs into the low to mid 30’s for the rest of the week, starting Wednesday. A reprieve from the hottest temperatures […]

Southern Sask. summer hotter and drier than average in 2020

Sep 2, 2020 | 5:08am

Summer 2020 in southern Saskatchewan is being described as drier and warmer than normal. Environment Canada senior climatologist David Phillips says summer rainfall was 75 percent of average in Regina. He adds there were 16 days when the thermometer passed 30 degrees, two days more than usual. He says September will be warmer than usual. […]

Heat warnings continue in southern Saskatchewan

Aug 2, 2019 | 5:37am

Environment Canada says heat warnings in the southern portion of the province will continue Friday. A hot and humid airmass over southern Saskatchewan will remain in place for a few days. The weather agency says daytime highs are forecast to be 32 degrees celsius or higher with overnight lows near 16 degrees celsius. Current guidance […]

Regina residents reminded of barbecue safety this summer

Jul 21, 2019 | 1:30pm

While it is summertime, many people go outside to use the barbecue. But the Regina Fire Department is hoping residents remember to be safe while doing so. The City of Regina and the fire department are offering useful tips for citizens to keep in mind while utilizing their barbecues and other types of grills. It […]

Regina’s mosquito numbers may be on the rise

Jun 26, 2019 | 8:00am

After last weeks rain, mosquito numbers in Regina are expected to rise. The city says all the rain over the last week has created pools of water for mosquitoes to lay their eggs in. With all the rain over the past week in Regina, @CityofRegina is finding more mosquitoes in their traps #YQR pic.twitter.com/2zwHg38kF2 — […]

Free admission to Wascana Pool all summer long

Jun 13, 2019 | 8:00am

Starting Thursday, Wascana Pool will be free to the public. The City of Regina says with Maple Leaf being closed for construction this summer, it wanted to offer another option for residents cool off this summer. City’s Janine Daradich says it is also an opportunity to celebrate Wascana Pool’s last summer before being closed for […]