Environment Canada predicts five days of sunshine starting Thursday in Victoria.
On the first day of summer, the national forecaster is predicting temperatures will hit 28 C by Sunday (June 26) after a cool and soggy spring.
With a little cloud in the forecast for Wednesday (June 22), Thursday is clear sunshine with a high of 18 C. After that, temperatures will continue to climb to the height of the heat this week on Sunday, with a dip to 26 C predicated for Monday (June 27).
Sunday’s prediction of 28 C falls short of the record for that day, 29.6 C set in 2002. The record low for the same day is 5 C in 1971, according to Environment Canada data.
Normal temperatures for the week average 20 C.
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