Weather: What’s behind this summer’s wacky weather?

Thanks to a meandering jet stream, Vancouver got typical central Canada weather and we got cool, damp, Vancouver-type weather, while the south-western Arctic set new highs


This past summer, the global atmospheric circulation system appears to have misfired. It delivered the wrong weather to almost everyone across Canada. Residents in the North seemed to get what those in the South expected, Canadians in the East received what the Westerners were to have gotten, and vice versa.

Better Farming - October 2009