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Geopotential Height The height above sea level of a pressure level. For example, if a station reports ...
GFS Global Forecast System - One of the operational forecast models run at NCEP. The GFS ...
Gradient A rate of change with respect to distance of a variable quantity, as temperature or ...
Graupel Same as snow pellets or small hail. ...
Gravity Wave A wave created by the action of gravity on density variations in the stratified atmosphere. ...
GRIB (Gridded Binary Format) - A format used for meteorological data. Typically used in the past ...
Ground Clutter A pattern of radar echoes from fixed ground targets (buildings, hills, etc.) near the radar. ...
Gust Front The leading edge of gusty surface winds from thunderstorm downdrafts; sometimes associated with a shelf ...
Gustnado A gustnado is a small, whirlwind which forms as an eddy in thunderstorm outflows. They ...
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City Weather

Toronto
Sunny 8°C
Halifax
Mostly Sunny 12°C
Quebec
Partly Cloudy 7°C
Ottawa
Mostly Cloudy 11°C
Montreal
Mostly Cloudy 9°C
Winnipeg
Snow Showers 0°C
Calgary
Cloudy 4°C
Yellowknife
Mostly Sunny -3°C
Saskatoon
Cloudy 0°C
Vancouver
Mostly Sunny 12°C

Last Update: 6:00 PM Apr 24 2017

Weather can be active anytime when you make your visit to Canada. With each season offering its own unique conditions to observe. Booking coach or business class flights it is always a great time to visit Canada and its vast display of weather.