Current Conditions in Winnipeg
As of the latest observation from Winnipeg Richardson International Airport at 5:00 AM CST, Winnipeg is experiencing light freezing drizzle with a temperature of -2.8°C. The barometric pressure is at 101.8 kPa and showing a rising tendency.
The humidity stands at a high 99%, while the wind is coming from the northeast at a gentle 4 km/h. The wind chill factor is making it feel slightly colder at -4°C, and visibility is currently reduced to 4 km due to the drizzle and fog patches.
Forecast for Thursday, January 25
The city will remain mainly cloudy throughout the day, with a lingering risk of freezing drizzle in the morning. Fog patches are expected to dissipate as the day progresses. The wind will remain relatively gentle at up to 15 km/h, and temperatures will reach a high of -2°C. However, the wind chill will make it feel closer to -7°C. The UV index is forecasted to be low at 1. For the night, the skies will turn partly cloudy with the wind shifting to the south at 20 km/h. The temperature will drop to a low of -5°C, and the wind chill is expected to feel like -12°C.
Given the chilly and damp conditions, it is advisable to wear layered clothing with a waterproof outer layer. Don’t forget to wear a hat and gloves to protect against the wind chill, especially in the evening.
Friday, January 26 Forecast
Friday will bring a mix of sun and cloud with a daytime high reaching 0°C. The night will be clear with the temperature dropping to a low of -9°C. This suggests a gradual clearing up of the skies and a slight rise in temperatures.
Did you know that Winnipeg is known as the coldest city in the world with a population of over 600,000? The city often experiences extreme winter temperatures, a characteristic that is both challenging and a point of pride for its residents.