Vancouverites wake up to rainbows and sunshine

Enjoy the sun today because rain is on tap for Sunday. Beyond that, B.C. is expected to have nearly a week of mild, dry weather with plenty of sunshine.

Enjoy the long-awaited sunny Saturday because rain is on tap for Sunday

The crocuses in Vancouver's Nelson Park started blooming this week. (David Horemans/CBC)

After days of grey weather, Vancouverites woke up Saturday morning to glints of sunshine peeking through their windows.

The parting clouds and eventual drying off sparked sightings of a massive rainbow across the city.

Many took the time to head outdoors to capture and enjoy the welcoming weather. 

At a moderate 9 C, Vancouver's temperature was right where it should be for this time of year — a far cry from its historical low of –6.2 C in 1986.

Environment Canada is forecasting more rain for the Lower Mainland on Sunday, particularly in the afternoon, as a frontal wave pushes in from the Pacific. 

However, by Monday afternoon, the system is expected to shift east, leaving B.C. with mild, dry temperatures for nearly a week. 

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