Current Conditions and Forecast for Winnipeg
As of 3:00 AM CST, Thursday, 1st February 2024, Winnipeg enjoys clear skies with a temperature of -3.1°C. The barometric pressure is steady at 101.7 kPa, and there’s a gentle breeze from the north-northeast at 12 km/h, contributing to a wind chill of -8. The humidity level is high at 94%, making the air feel colder than the actual temperature.
Today’s Weather Outlook
For today, 1st February, Winnipeg is expected to have mainly cloudy skies. The temperature will peak at a mild 1°C, but with a morning wind chill of -9, it’s advisable to bundle up before heading out. As the day progresses, the wind will shift to the south at 20 km/h, and the temperature will drop slightly to -2°C overnight.
On Friday, 2nd February, the city will experience cloudy conditions throughout the day. The maximum temperature will be around 1°C, similar to today, but the night will bring clearer skies and a low of -1°C.
Historical Weather Data
Historically, on the 1st of February, Winnipeg has seen temperatures ranging from a high of 1.9°C (1993) to a record low of -41.8°C (1996). The greatest snowfall recorded on this day was 10.9 cm in 1953.
Given the cloudy conditions and chilly temperatures, it is recommended to wear layered clothing. A warm jacket, gloves, and a hat would be advisable, especially in the morning due to the wind chill.
Did you know that Winnipeg is known as the coldest city in Canada with a population over 600,000? The city often experiences frigid temperatures during winter, making it a unique urban environment in Canada.