Winnipeg Winter Update for January 22, 2024

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January 22, 2024 – Winnipeg, Manitoba

Current Weather Conditions

Winnipeg – Weather – Winnipeg is currently experiencing -11°C under cloudy skies at 5:00am CST. The wind, coming from the north-northeast at 22 km/h, is intensifying the chill, making it feel like -19°C due to the wind chill effect.

Forecast for Today, January 22, 2024

Daytime: The city will remain cloudy with a few flurries starting early this morning and ending in the afternoon. Winds from the north at 20 km/h, gusting to 40 km/h, will keep the temperature steady near -11°C. The wind chill will make it feel as cold as -22°C in the morning and -16°C in the afternoon.

Night: The evening is expected to be mainly cloudy. Winds will slow to up to 15 km/h. The low is forecasted to be -14°C, with a wind chill near -20°C.

Tuesday, January 23, 2024

Daytime: Mainly cloudy skies will continue, with wind becoming south at 30 km/h, gusting to 50 km/h around noon. The high for the day will be -5°C, with a wind chill near -16°C. The UV index is predicted to be 1, which is low.

Night: The night will remain cloudy with a low of -5°C.

Historical Weather Context

Winnipeg’s weather history for January 22nd shows significant variations over the years. The warmest recorded temperature on this date was 6.7°C in 1942, while the coldest was a frigid -36.1°C in 1948, reflecting the city’s capacity for extreme winter temperatures.

Wardrobe Recommendations

In light of the cold temperatures and wind chill, Winnipeg residents should dress in warm layers. A wind-resistant outer layer, thermal clothing, a heavy coat, gloves, a hat, and insulated boots are advisable. Covering all exposed skin is crucial in such conditions.

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