Weather and Meteorology

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Father and son building sand castle on the beach.

Being outdoors is good for you. Just remember to take these simple precautions to protect yourself from the sun's harmful rays.

Lightning flashes over home at night.

Every year in Canada, lightning can cause as many as 10 deaths and 164 injuries. You can avoid a tragedy like this by taking a few simple precautions.
Lightning Safety Week : June 9 - 15, 2014.

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Spring and Summer Weather Hazards - From hail and heat waves, to thunderstorms and tornadoes, severe weather in Canada takes many different forms in the summer months.

New Hourly Forecasts

New Hourly Forecasts give you weather information every hour for the next 24 hours.

Topics within Weather

Quick Access Links


Sun, sun with clouds and rain, clouds with lightning


Map of Canada showing different temperature regions. Sun behind a cloud.

Canadian Ice Service

Canadian Ice Service

Air Quality Health Index

Link to Air Quality Health Index website

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