Archive for the category "weather"

Vancouver Fog Photos January 2015

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Every January and October, like clockwork, a blanket of fog moves in. It bubbles up from Burrard Inlet and the Fraser River, shrouds office towers, and we get what social media users dub #Fogcouver. City lights are dulled by the enveloping cloud while streets become eerily quiet and photographers capture beautiful and haunting scenes. Vancouver […]

Inversion Photos from Grouse Mountain

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The weather is always a hot topic in Vancouver, especially when it comes to what’s happening either up high on the mountains or down low by the water. When it’s sunny downtown it could be snowing on the north shore. When it’s cloudy, it could be bright and beautiful at the top of a ski […]

Vancouver Rain Videos

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There is beauty in the rain, and it’s a large part of why Vancouverites tolerate it for so long throughout the year. It washes away days of dirt, leaves, and debris, and it keeps our natural surroundings lush and green. It clears the air, fills our reservoirs and mountain streams, and gives us excellent excuses […]

Archive Photo of the Day: March Weather

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It seems that “March Weather” in Vancouver has always meant that a stroll at the beach is in order, making us the envy of our East Coast counterparts who may still have snow in their forecast. In my search for early spring photos in the City of Vancouver Archives today I found an image of […]

Vancouver Fog Photos January 2014

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Vancouver fog photos are always fascinating to browse as we soak in rare views of life outside a wall of cloud that lingers for days. Waterways are covered in a misty blanket, skyscrapers try their best to peek out through the white ceiling, and the city’s bright lights become eerily muted. “Fogcouver” or “Fogmageddon” happens […]