Weather and Meteorology

Winter Road
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NEW! Weather alerts now on Twitter.

Lighthouse on the rocky shore
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Canada’s Top Ten Weather Stories 2015
Canadians had plenty to “weather” in 2015 as Mother Nature kept us on our toes throughout the year.

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

Man using a snow thrower
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Spending time outdoors in the winter is good for your health, and can be a lot of fun. Just remember to take these simple precautions to prepare for Canada's cold winter weather.

Winter Hazards
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Winter weather hazards
Be prepared!

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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