It may seem like fall just rolled in, but Canadians should be getting their shovels and parkas out soon as winter is soon on its way (if it hasn’t yet arrived). Here is a look at what Canadians can expect for the upcoming winter months.
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Although some parts of Canada have already been hit with an early blast of snow, the eastern half of the country is experiencing one of the warmest fall seasons on record.
Residents of southern Quebec and Ontario have actually experienced more dry, sunny days over the past two months than over the course of the entire summer.
Meanwhile, the back and forth pattern in the west has brought early season snow followed by record warmth, winds, brush fires then right back to cold and snow. Enough wild weather swings to give even hardy Prairie residents whiplash.
So is this a sign of the winter season ahead? Let’s take a look.