Halloween Predictions: Much of British Columbia is eerily cold under a full moon

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While the weather is expected to be frighteningly cold in most parts of BC this Halloween, those who venture outside might be in for a place to have fun.

A rare full “blue” moon is expected Saturday night, and it is the second full moon this month.

The last time Trick-or-Treaters went out under a full moon in British Columbia was in 2001, but the last Halloween moon in all time zones was in 1944, according to a farmers’ calendar.

© Gideon Knight_Wildlife Photographer of the Year, The Young Grand Prix Winner: The Moon and the Raven. Photo by CB2 / ZOB /Gideon Knight / wildlife photographer

As for the weather, if you’re in Metro Vancouver, it will likely be clear and sunny during the day with temperatures as low as 11 degrees Celsius, then partly cloudy at night with temperatures as low as 5 degrees Celsius, according to the Canadian Department of Environment and Climate Change.

Elsewhere in British Columbia, areas of Prince George and Williams Lake should see a combination of sun and cloud with highs of 4 or 5 ° C and an overnight low of 2 ° C, while in the Okanagan it is likely overcast and 10 ° C low. Down to 4 degrees Celsius throughout the night with the chance of light showers.

In the northern region of Dis Lake, the weather appears sunny during the day and freezing at night, with the temperature dropping to minus 7 degrees Celsius throughout the night.

In central British Columbia, it may snow in some communities on Saturday. The agency expects a good chance of flash waves in Smithers during the day, but it will fall throughout the night.

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