Weather

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

May 2021 review and June (summer) outlook NB

Submitted by admin on Tue, 2021/06/01 - 15:20

May’s temperature was near normal (-0.2ºC) while precipitation was below normal (87%) in comparison with the 30-year climate normal (1981-2010) for the province.  Climate event of the month: 33ºC in 33 hours; between the late afternoon of May 26th to the night of May 27th, air temperatures went from +30ºC and plummeted to near -3ºC in Edmundston associated with a cold frontal passage.

April 2021 review and May (summer) outlook NB

Submitted by admin on Tue, 2021/05/04 - 09:00

April’s temperature and precipitation anomalies were above normal (+1.4ºC and 136% respectively) in comparison with the 30-year climate normal (1981-2010) for the province.  Climate event of the month: A tale of two seasons in one day; on April 24th the province recorded both daily maximum and minimum temperature records.  The temperature rose to  20.5ºC in Point Lepreau (old record 20.0ºC from 1942), while Edmundston reported a minimum temperature of -7.3ºC (old record -7.2ºC from 1932)

March 2021 review and April (spring) outlook NB

Submitted by admin on Sun, 2021/04/04 - 10:20

March’s temperature anomaly was above normal (+1.0ºC) while the precipitation anomaly was below normal (79%) in comparison with the 30-year climate normal (1981-2010) for the province.  Climate extreme for the month: A period of six consecutive days of daily maximum temperature records from March 21-26th produced our first 20ºC day or warmer (in St. Stephen on the 22nd) for 2021.

January 2021 review and February (winter/spring) outlook NB

Submitted by admin on Mon, 2021/02/01 - 18:54

January 2021 was very warm and very dry.

January temperature and precipitation anomalies were much above and below normal respectively  (+4.6 C and 44%) in comparison with the 30-year climate normal (1981-2010) for the province. 

Climate extreme for the month: All sites recorded their top 8th warmest January’s ever, yet no daily maximum temperature records were broken