Canadians love to talk about the weather. And there’s been plenty to talk about this winter with lots of snow, deep freezes and quick thaws. 195 more words
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In our Year in Review series, The Saskatoon StarPhoenix looks back on the stories that affected residents the most in 2017.
Mackenzie Clipper hits
Environment Canada senior climatologist David Phillips has been studying weather for 50 years, but had never before heard of the weather system afflicting Saskatoon in January 2017 — a Mackenzie Clipper. 536 more words
Climate change will mean agricultural change for farmers in Windsor-Essex County.
Al Douglas, director of the Ontario Centre for Climate Impacts and Adaptation Resources, says that this area can expect the average annual temperature to increase by an additional three degrees Celsius by mid-century. 466 more words
If you think Calgary’s hazy summer has been particularly bad, you’re not just blowing smoke.
Since July 8, as B.C.’s wildfires flared out of control west of the Rocky Mountains, the city has experienced 27 days obscured by smoke and haze, about 246 hours in total as of Monday, said Environment Canada senior climatologist David Phillips. 585 more words
The “proof is in the precipitation” — or lack thereof — according to senior climatologist with Environment Canada, David Phillips.
“You can hear that it’s dry there. 525 more words