Summary of BC Storm

Posted by Kyle Brookings on Thursday, December 13, 2018
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A winter storm moved across coastal BC on Tuesday, 11th December 2018 bringing heavy rain and wind. 

The following is a summary of weather event information received by Environment and Climate Change Canada. 
Rainfall Totals:
  • Port Mellon: 77 mm
  • Mission Area: 62 mm
  • Pitt Meadows Area: 36-59 mm
  • Coquitlam Area: 32-59 mm
  • Vancouver Downtown: 49 mm
  • Squamish Airport: 44 mm
  • Burnaby South Area: 44 mm
  • West Vancouver Area: 41 mm
  • North Vancouver Area: 35 mm

Maximum Wind Gusts:
  • Bonilla Island Lightstation: 152 km/h (estimated) 
  • Kindakun Rocks: 124 km/h 
  • Cumshewa Island: 122 km/h 
  • Herbert Island: 111 km/h 
  • Grey Islet: 102 km/h 
  • Lucy Island Lightstation: 100 km/h 
  • McInnes Island: 93 km/h (sustained) 
  • Sandspit Airport: 87 km/h 
  • Bella Bella Airport: 81 km/h 
  • Sisters Island: 99 km/h 
  • Cape Beale Lightstation: 96 km/h 
  • Race Rocks: 96 km/h 
  • Trial Island Lightstation: 91 km/h 
  • Grief Point: 89 km/h 
  • Saturna Island: 85 km/h 
  • Kelp Reefs: 82 km/h 
  • Discovery Island: 80 km/h 
  • Merry Island Lightstation: 74 km/h (sustained) 
  • Comox Airport: 70 km/h 
  • Tsawassen Ferry: 68 km/h 

Based on ECCC Data



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