Canada’s 2014 Summer Forecast
The summer forecast is calling for a balancing-out of the Canadian climate, from east to west climbers should be celebrating what’s ahead.
The record ice coverage on the Great Lakes and a dip in the jet stream will keep things cool in central Canada, but wetter on the east coast. The west will see warmer and drier conditions which will be great for alpine conditions in the Rockies, interior B.C., and the Coastals, but will increase chance of forest fires. Plan accordingly this summer; pack the gear, rain jackets, sun screen and bug spray.
Warmer on the west means more of this:
Drier in the Rockies means more of this:
And in Ontario it will mean a little bit more of this:
And on the east coast it might mean some of this: