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WEATHER: THURSDAY, JAN. 18: Schools on one hour delay

Mix of cloud and sun today.  ©THE GUARDIAN
Mix of cloud and sun today. ©THE GUARDIAN

Environment Canada ended all its warnings and statements for P.E.I. early this morning as the snowfall came to an end overnight.

Weather should be overcast but there is a slight possibility the sun might poke through on occassion.

The temperature is mild for a mid winter day this morning, but is expected to drop a degree or two as the day progresses. The wind will probably pick up slightly from the west, gusting to 40, giving afternoon windchill, feel-like temperatures around -9C to -10.

The Confederation Bridge currently open to all traffic with no warnings.

The Charlottetown Airport is showing that two early morning flights, one to Montreal, the other to Toronto, were cancelled, but all other flights are showing on time. Check the web site for updates.

On P.E.I. today, early morning temperatures ranged from a high of 0.0 at East Point, to a low of -3.6 in Maple Plains.


    Light snow ending this morning then clearing with a risk of freezing drizzle this morning.

    TEMPERATURE: Steady around -3.

    WIND:  Becoming west, gusting to 40 this morning.


LIVE STREAM of downtown Charlottetown to see weather conditions there, courtesy of the P.E.I. government and The Guild



    A few clouds.


    WIND: Northwest, medium to light, gusting to 40.


    A mix of sun and cloud.


    WIND: Remaining northwest, medium to light, gusting to 40


First light – 6:39 a.m.

Civil twilight – 7:16

Official Sunrise – 7:50 a.m.

Official Sunset – 4:56 p.m.

Civil twilight ends – 5:29 p.m.

Last light – 6:06 p.m.

Moon – A tiny sliver, of less than one percent of its total diameter, will rise at 8:39 a.m., and sets this afternoon at 6:37 p.m.

The official length of daylight today is 9 hours, 6 minutes.


The highest temperature on record for Jan. 18 on P.E.I. is +8.5 set in 2006.

The lowest temperature on record for this date is –30.5 set in 1982.

For Jan. 18 on P.E.I., the average high is –3.6.

Average low for this date is -12.9.

The hot spot in Canada this morning was at Sheringham Point, B.C. where it was +10.9.

The coldest spot anywhere in Canada early this morning was at Iqaluit,, Nunavut where it was -36.7.


Below is a live-stream camera view courtesy of Confederation Bridge to give a sense of weather conditions at that location.

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