WINNIPEG – WEATHER – Winnipeg is experiencing a brisk -2°C, with the south wind blowing at 30 km/h, gusting to 50 km/h. This makes it feel closer to -10°C with the wind chill. For those venturing out, it’s time to wrap up warmly in a thick coat and scarf.
Thursday (14th Dec) Sunrise to Afternoon: The city wakes up to a sunny day with a high of +4°C. However, the wind continues to be lively, gusting up to 50 km/h before calming down in the afternoon. A sturdy jacket and sunglasses are essential for today’s weather mix.
Thursday Evening to Night: The evening sky remains clear initially, but expect increasing cloudiness after midnight, with a 30% chance of flurries before morning. The temperature dips to -6°C, feeling like -11°C with the wind chill. Time to pull out the cozy blankets and enjoy a warm indoor evening.
Friday (15th Dec): Friday offers a blend of sun and clouds, with a high of -1°C. It’s a day for versatile dressing – perhaps a layered outfit with a light jacket, ready to adapt to shifting skies.
Friday Night: The night sees periods of cloudiness, with the mercury falling to -8°C. A calm night, perfect for a quiet stroll if you’re dressed warmly enough.
- Early Morning: Heavy coat, gloves, and a warm hat.
- Thursday Afternoon: Wind-resistant jacket and comfortable layers.
- Evening/Night: Warm, cozy indoor clothing or thermal layers for outside.
- Friday: Layers that can be adjusted easily, with a light jacket or coat.
Did you know that Winnipeg is one of Canada’s coldest cities in winter? It’s not unusual for the city to experience more than 100 days a year with a minimum temperature below freezing!