Chilliwack sweltered in record-breaking, early-May temperatures this weekend and the hot weather is expected to last until Saturday.
Last year Chilliwack residents experienced a 48 degree celsius (C) swing in temperature extremes, the wettest June since 1981 and the driest August and September on record.
DECEMBER -- Dec. 4
A woman in Chilliwack got the scare of her life Wednesday when her car flipped upside down in a water-filled ditch on Gibson Road.
In a story about volunteer weather observer Roger Pannett in the Dec. 4 edition it was incorrectly reported that Pannett was retiring from his job as provincial dairy technologist.
Chilliwack MLA John Les handed out four Diamond Jubilee Medals Monday evening at a small ceremony at the Coast Hotel.
When it comes to small talk, few subjects are broached more frequently than the weather.
Sales of rubber boots, rain coats and umbrellas must be at an all time low in Chilliwack as the city experienced the driest September in more than 133 years.
If your front lawn is dry and crispy, you've got a good excuse this year.
Chilliwack is in the midst of the longest drought in 14 years.
Chilliwack experienced record breaking hot weather over the B.C. Day long weekend less than two weeks after a record-breaking cool day.
That's about the only positive thing that can be said for June's weather, which was the worst in more than three decades.
Victoria Day wasn't just wet in Chilliwack, the downpour was the biggest ever for a May 21, according to Roger Pannett, volunteer weather observer for Environment Canada.
January in Chilliwack saw the most snow and the coldest temperature in 21 years, along with the heaviest ice rain in 17 years.
A big dump of snow can make for pretty pictures, fun for the kids and inconveniences for those who have to travel the roads.
If 2011 felt gray to you, it wasn't your imagination.
Chilliwack residents had a lot to complain about regarding the weather in July, but August more than made up for that wet month.
After a dreadful spring, summer never really appeared in July, according to data recorded by Roger Pannett, Environment Canada's volunteer weather observer in Chilliwack. However one measures it, July was dismal.
It may be surprising for Chilliwack residents to hear that June saw one-third less rain than the 30-year average.