Weather

These weather summaries for New Brunswick are compiled by Environment and Climate Change Canada.

August 2020 review and September (fall) outlook NB

Submitted by admin on Wed, 2020/09/02 - 11:42

The first half of August was hot and very dry that transitioned to a second half which provided more near normal temperatures and two precipitation events near the end of the month that slightly improved our parched conditions.

For the month as a whole in terms of temperature, August was warmer (+0.7 C) than the 30-year climate normal (1981-2010) for the province. 

July 2020 review and August (late summer/fall) outlook NB

Submitted by admin on Fri, 2020/08/07 - 10:47

In terms of temperature, July was warmer (+0.9 C) than the 30-year climate normal (1981-2010) for the province. Precipitation in July continued to be on the dry side with 85 % of the 30-year climate normal.  We have yet to see a month in 2020 with above normal precipitation and the last time this happened was December 2019.

Tips on how to measure snow

Submitted by admin on Fri, 2020/02/07 - 13:16

Here's a fun animation from CoCoRaHS on how to measure snow depth. Some of it applies to those who participate in the Community Collaborative Rain Hail and Snow system, but it's good information to anyone who wants to make accurate reports to the IRG Weather Net or CANWARN.