Weather

Weather-related information, including monthly climate summaries for New Brunswick as 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