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Here's An Intro To The WTF Phenomenon We Call "Canadian Weather"

As exemplified by Alberta over the last few days.

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Canadian Weather [kə-nā′dē-ənˈweT͟Hər] — noun.

1. The atmospheric and climatic state across Canada during the seasons of Summer, Winter, Spring, and Fall.

2. ....that all happen within days, or within the same day.

Wednesday, August 19: 27°C (80°F). Hot, sunny, summer.

Thursday, August 20: 19°C (66°F). Chilly, overcast sun, but still summer-ish?

Friday, August 21: 5°C (41°F): Cold, windy, raining.

Friday, August 21, 2 HOURS LATER: 2°C (35°F). Cold, starts snowing, no longer summer.

Friday, August 21, 2 HOURS LATER: 2°C (35°F): COLD, a blanket of snow, it's winter.

Saturday, August 22: 16°C (60°F). Warmer, sunny, spring-like.

Sunday, August 23: 23°C (73°F). Warm, sunny, a perfect summer day.

And finally, today: Currently 15°C (59°F). Chillier, overcast, it's officially fall!

Lolz jk, back to sweating your tushies off tomorrow.

Canadian Weather: A giant ¯\_(ツ)_/¯ emoticon.