After a late spring, warm weather and precipitation above seasonal norms will mark the summer of 2022 in Quebec.
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At least, that's what MétéoMédia announced in its summer predictions. “This summer will be marked by widespread warm weather, as most of Canada will be entitled to temperatures near or above normal,” explained the weather channel’s director of meteorology, Chris Scott. He also specifies that the country will be entitled to a stormy summer due to the heat and humidity.
In Quebec and Ontario, heat and precipitation are forecast above seasonal norms. “Quebec and Ontario are surrounded by warm water in the Atlantic and in the Gulf of Mexico, which promotes the rise of heat in the province,” explained André Monette, chief meteorologist at MétéoMédia.
Quebecers will have an extraordinary summer as the potential for violent storms will remain high throughout the season.
Although a hot and dry summer is expected in British Columbia, "widespread drought and wildfires are less of a concern this summer than they have been in previous summers," said Ms. .Scott.
Once again, the Canadian Prairies will experience a hot and dry summer in addition to finding themselves, for the most part, in the path of the storms, indicated the specialized channel.
Over the Maritimes, warm and humid weather is expected with a few cold fronts. “Stormy weather will provide some respite from the humidity,” it also added.