Farmers’ Almanac Canadian Winter Weather Forecast 2020-2021

From Farmers’ Almanac Weather Archive – 
Canada’s Extended Winter Weather Forecast 2020-2021

Winter 2020-21

The Canadian Farmers’ Almanac has an unusual forecast this year, calling it “The Winter of the Great Divide: Wet, white, and wild in the West, everything crazy in the East.”

“Based on our time-tested weather formula, the forecast for the upcoming winter looks a lot different from last year, quite divided with some very intense cold snaps and snowfall.” —Editor Peter Geiger, Philom.

According to the Canadian Farmers’ Almanac‘s long-range outlook, the eastern provinces including Newfoundland, Labrador, Nova Scotia, Prince Edward Island and New Brunswick, will see unseasonably mild conditions for much of the winter season.

Old Farmers' Almanac Canadian Winter Weather Forecast for 2020-21

Near normal temperatures will predominate across Quebec west to central Ontario. In these areas, Mother Nature will mix intervals of unseasonably mild temperatures with periodic shots of bitter cold; average it out and it comes out normal.

In contrast, farther west, over western Ontario, Manitoba, Saskatchewan, Alberta, and eastern British Columbia will experience much colder than normal winter temperatures. Near normal temperatures are forecast near the Pacific coast of British Columbia.

Snow Way Out

If you like snow, then you should head out to western Quebec and Ontario, where snowier-than-normal conditions are forecast. In addition, above-normal snow is expected over the interior of British Columbia, Alberta, and Saskatchewan.An active storm (thanks to incoming storms from the Pacific) will bring a heavier than normal dose of rain to western British Columbia.

Spring Snows?

The final week of March for much of the eastern half of the country looks stormy, with a significant late-season snowfall blowing into Ontario and Quebec on through the Maritimes. Near-normal winter precipitation will cover the rest of the country. 

Farmers’ Almanac Winter Weather Forecast US 2021-22

Farmers’ Almanac Winter Weather Forecast Canada 2021-22

Farmers’ Almanac Weather Archive – Old Farmers’ Almanac Winter Weather Forecasts from winter 2011-12 through winter 2023

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Caleb Weatherbee

Caleb Weatherbee is the official forecaster for the Farmers' Almanac. His name is actually a pseudonym that has been passed down through generations of Almanac prognosticators and has been used to conceal the true identity of the men and women behind our predictions.

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