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Santa visits Cornwallis Park (Meghan Groff/HalifaxToday.ca)

Christmas Day will bring snow changing to ice pellets in the morning then to rain in the afternoon.

There is a risk of freezing rain early and fog patches later in the afternoon. Snow and ice pellets accumulate 2 to 4 cm and there will be 2 to 4 mm of rainfall.

Early in the morning the wind is northeast at 30 km/h, gusting to 50, shifting east and picking up to 50 km/h, gusting to 80 later in the morning then swinging southwest at 60 km/h, gusting to 90 in the afternoon.

The daytime high temperature is 8C.

Overnight skies are partly cloudy with a 30 per cent chance of showers early in the evening.

The wind shifts west and drops to 20 km/h after midnight and temperatures fall to a low of minus 8.


Current Weather

Fog

Fog

15.0°C

Pressure
101.3 rising
Visibility
0.4 km
Dewpoint
14.9 °C
Humidity
99%
Wind
S 12 km/h

Radar Satellite


12 Hour Forecast

Today
5 AM
14°C
Showers or drizzle
Today
6 AM
13°C
Chance of showers or drizzle
Today
7 AM
14°C
Chance of showers or drizzle
Today
8 AM
14°C
Cloudy
Today
9 AM
15°C
Cloudy
Today
10 AM
16°C
Cloudy
Today
11 AM
16°C
Cloudy
Today
12 PM
17°C
Periods of rain
Today
1 PM
17°C
Periods of rain
Today
2 PM
18°C
Periods of rain
Today
3 PM
18°C
Periods of rain
Today
4 PM
18°C
Periods of rain

7 Day Forecast

Showers or drizzle

Tonight

13 °C

Cloudy. 30 percent chance of showers early this evening. Showers or periods of drizzle beginning late this evening. Fog patches developing late this evening. Wind southwest 20 km/h gusting to 40 becoming south 20 gusting to 40 early this evening. Low 13.


Periods of rain

Tuesday

17 °C

Cloudy. 30 percent chance of showers or drizzle early in the morning. Periods of rain beginning near noon. Fog patches dissipating in the morning. Amount 10 mm. Wind south 20 km/h gusting to 40 becoming light in the morning. High 17. UV index 3 or moderate.


Periods of rain

Tuesday night

14 °C

Periods of rain ending near midnight then cloudy. Fog patches. Amount 5 to 10 mm. Low 14.


A mix of sun and cloud

Wednesday

20 °C

Clearing. High 20.


Clear

Wednesday night

10 °C

Clear. Low 10.


Showers

Thursday

17 °C

Showers. High 17.


Rain

Thursday night

8 °C

Rain. Low 8.


A mix of sun and cloud

Friday

16 °C

A mix of sun and cloud. High 16.


Cloudy periods

Friday night

7 °C

Cloudy periods. Low 7.


A mix of sun and cloud

Saturday

15 °C

A mix of sun and cloud. High 15.


Cloudy periods

Saturday night

9 °C

Cloudy periods. Low 9.


A mix of sun and cloud

Sunday

15 °C

A mix of sun and cloud. High 15.


Yesterday

Low
13.2 °C
High
18.5 °C
Precipitation
35.1 mm

Normals

Low
7.2 °C
High
16.6 °C
Average
11.9 °C

Sunrise and Sunset

Sunrise
7:07 AM
Sunset
7:04 PM

Record Values

Type Year Value
Max 2007 24.8 C
Min 1965 1.1 C
Rainfall 1968 39.6 mm
Snowfall 1953 0.0 cm
Precipitation 1968 39.6 mm
Snow On Ground 1960 0.0 cm

Based on Environment Canada data

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