Weather and Meteorology

Boats at the wharf in Summer
Photo: © Environment Canada, 2010


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Wildfire smoke and air quality

Find out if your community is at risk from wildfire smoke and steps you can take to protect your health.

Lightning over a lake
Photo: © Environment Canada

Keep yourself and your family safe when lightning strikes by following these Lightning Safety tips.
When thunder roars, go indoors!

Child Swimming
Photo: © Julie Clement

Learn more about the UV Index and take precautions to protect yourself from the sun's harmful rays.

El Niño
Photo: © Environment Canada

Learn more about El Niño and its effects, as well as its sister, La Niña.

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


Link to the Water Website

Be Weather Wise

Canadian Lighting Danger Maps - video
Video: Canadian Lightning Danger Maps
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