Spring Marks 16th Consecutive Season of Warmer Temperatures

Summer Temperatures Are Expected To Be Above Normal Over Most of Canada


OTTAWA - June 14, 2001 -Canadian temperatures were again above normal this spring, continuing an uninterrupted record of above normal seasonal temperatures since the summer of 1997. Temperatures are also expected to be above normal over most of Canada during the summer season.

The Climate Trends and Variations Bulletin for Canada, released this week by the Meteorological Service of Canada at Environment Canada, provides a cross-country look at temperatures and precipitation for the spring 2001 season (March, April, and May 2001) and compares it to climate data from the past 54 years.

Environment Canada also issued its Quarterly Seasonal Temperature and Precipitation Outlook forecast for the months of June, July and August 2001.

Highlights from The Climate Trends and Variations Bulletin for Canada include:

Highlights from the Seasonal Temperature and Precipitation Outlook for June, July and August 2001:

As the accuracy of long-range forecasts varies from region to region and from season to season, we suggest that you consult the Skill Maps for the latest information on Environment Canada's seasonal forecasts.

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