Summer doesn’t officially arrive until next month, but the province is getting an early dose in May.
Temperatures will climb into the high twenties Monday, and continue rising all week.
Environment Canada’s David Phillips said, by mid-week, Saskatoon could be flirting with temperatures near 30 C.
“What’s so impressive is that we’re seeing temperatures that could very well be in the record category,” Phillips said.
Normal highs for the first week of May are around 16 C.
Phillips said there’s no sign of a cool down either.
“The other thing too is that when you get these kinds of temperatures, you really need above-normal precipitation just to balance things out,” he said, adding no rain is the forecast this week.
People are reminded to check with local areas regarding fire bans, as the warm dry weather makes perfect conditions for grass fires.