Nanaimo Airport

CYCD · British Columbia, Canada

Wind direction of Wind direction 300° Nanaimo Airport 16/34
Wind: 16 kt, 4 beaufort

8 kt

14 kt
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METAR CWEL 281300Z AUTO 30016KT 06/04 RMK AO1 PK WND 30018/1255 SLP212 T00590038 58010

METAR Nanaimo Airport - CYCD/YCD

Nanaimo Airport is a midsized airport in British Columbia, Canada. The airport has one runway: 16/34. The ICAO designator of this field is CYCD and it's IATA code is YCD.

This report was made for January 28, 2023 05:00, local time on Entrance Island Automatic Weather Reporting System.

Airport observations

The wind is from direction 300° with a speed of 16 kt.

The temperature is 6 °C, with a wind chill of 0 °C. The dew point is 4 °C, the relative humidity is 87%.

Daylight period

Today the sun rises at 07:51 and sets at 17:05. This applies to Nanaimo Airport, the universal daylight period may be different. The difference between the local time and UTC is -8 hour. Currently, there is no daylight saving time in effect.


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Id Heading Crosswind Headwind Crosswind %
16/34 181°-361° 14 kt 8 kt 87 %

The direction with the greatest headwind component is highlighted and used for crosswind calculation. This does not necessarily mean this direction is in use.

Temperature & Weather

Temperature 5.9 °C
Dewpoint 3.8 °C
Rel. humidity 87%
Wind chill 0 °C
Kp-index 2 (0-9)


AO1Automatic weather station that cannot determine the type of precipitation
PK WND 30018/1255Peak wind from 300° with 18 kt at 12 :55 UTC
SLP212Sea level pressure is 30.16 inHg (30.16 inHg)
T00590038Temperature is 5.9 °C (42.6 °F), dew point is 3.8 °C (38.8 °F)

Daylight period

07:51 (2:14h)


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