Winnipeg Weather Outlook – A Super Spring Day

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Winnipeg – Weather – It is the dawn of a warm spring day today in Winnipeg.

While it is not looking like it is going to be a warm day, with this chilly morning in Winnipeg brings clear skies and calm conditions, a sharp start at -3°C, with the city waking under a rising pressure system.

As observed from the Winnipeg Richardson International Airport at 5:00 AM CDT, the day promises a significant warm-up under sunny skies. Here’s what you can expect from Winnipeg’s weather in the next few days.

Today’s Weather Overview

Current Conditions: The early morning air is crisp at -3.0°C with a dew point of -7.9°C, and humidity at 69%. Despite the cold start, the clarity of the skies offers excellent visibility up to 23 km. A gentle southern breeze at 5 km/h adds a slight edge, creating a wind chill of -5°C. The barometric pressure stands at 102.3 kPa and is continuing to rise, signalling stable weather ahead.

Expected Conditions: Today, Winnipeg will see a sunny sky with temperatures climbing to a pleasant 17°C. Winds will shift to the south, increasing to 20 km/h and gusting to 40 km/h around noon. Despite the sunny forecast, the morning starts with a biting wind chill of -7°C. The UV index will be moderate at 5.

Tonight, the skies will stay mostly clear with a few clouds appearing. Winds will remain from the south at 20 km/h but will lighten towards the evening. The low will be a comfortable 7°C.

For Thursday, April 25, the sun will continue to shine in the morning, with the sky becoming a mix of sun and clouds by noon. Wind speeds will pick up significantly, gusting from 40 km/h to 60 km/h. Temperatures are expected to reach a high of 22°C, with a moderate UV index of 5. Nighttime will bring increased cloudiness and windy conditions, with a low of 14°C.

Moving into Friday, April 26, the day will turn cloudy with a 60% chance of showers and a high of 13°C. The night will see steady rain with temperatures holding at a mild 5°C.

Wardrobe Recommendations

Bundle up in the morning with thermal layers and a wind-resistant jacket to combat the initial chill. As the day warms, lighter layers will be more comfortable, especially in the sunny afternoon. Carry a windbreaker to handle the gusty conditions expected around noon.

Weather Trivia

Winnipeg holds the record for one of the most dramatic temperature changes in Canada. On December 10, 1876, the temperature in Winnipeg dropped from 7.2°C to -20°C within 24 hours, showcasing the city’s potential for extreme weather swings!

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