Edmonton weather: At least it isn't 2008

Mainly sunny. Wind becoming northwest 20 km/h this afternoon. High plus 5.

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A look at today’s Edmonton weather by Environment Canada.

Every day I write this I add a section that has the record high and the record low. Every day this week the average low is from 2008. Minus 10 on April 23? See! It could be worse!

That also happens to be the year I married my wonderful husband. (Love you!) It’s no wonder why I was acting like a basketcase as the spring didn’t seem to want to start and I feared that there wouldn’t be green leaves on the trees by June. Not quite full-on bridezilla but it was an honest concern. We were planning on doing all the photos outdoors, mostly around my parent’s farm, which has so many options for backdrops.

Thankfully by June, the weather had smartened up and there were plenty of leaves on the trees. So I was all worked up over nothing.

So two positives on a less than average Friday in April. One, it could be worse and two, by June the weather should smarten up! (hopefully)

apelech@postmedia.com

Today: Mainly sunny. Wind becoming northwest 20 km/h this afternoon. High plus 5. Wind chill minus 13 this morning. UV index 7 or high.

Tonight: A few clouds. Wind northwest 20 km/h becoming light this evening. Low minus 8. Wind chill minus 11 overnight.

Tomorrow: Sunny. Becoming a mix of sun and cloud in the afternoon. Wind up to 15 km/h. High 7. Wind chill minus 11 in the morning. UV index 7 or high.

Sunrise: 6:16 MDT

Sunset: 20:49 MDT

Normals

Average High: 14 °C

Average Low:  2 °C

Yesterday

Max: 4.8 °C

Min: -5.0 °C

Total Precipitation: 0.0 mm

On This Day (1996-2020)

Highest temperature: 23.3°C in 2003

Lowest temperature: -10.3°C in 2008

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