Winnipeg Weather Outlook – As Dreary and Cloudy as the Jets Wind Down Season with Loss


Brief Showers with Clearing Skies Later in Winnipeg Today

Winnipeg – WEATHER – May starts with clouds and showers. Winnipeg also starts the month with the Winnipeg Jets eliminated from the Stanley Cup Playoffs following a 6-3 loss last night to Colorado.

Weatherwise, Winnipeg begins May with mostly cloudy skies and cool temperatures, with a slight chance of morning showers before conditions clear up later today.

Today’s Weather Overview

Current Conditions

As observed early this morning at Winnipeg Richardson International Airport, the temperature stands at a chilly 3.8°C under mostly cloudy skies. The air pressure is rising at 100.7 kPa, indicating an improvement in weather conditions. Humidity is relatively high at 88%, with a dew point of 2.0°C. Winds are gentle from the north-northwest at 6 km/h, and visibility is clear at 24 km.

Expected Conditions

Today: The day will remain cloudy through the morning with a 30% chance of showers until early afternoon. Skies are expected to clear later in the afternoon with a daytime high reaching 13°C. The UV index will be low at 2.

Tonight: The evening will start clear with cloudiness increasing before morning. Fog patches are likely to develop overnight. Winds from the west at 20 km/h will become light in the evening. The temperature will drop to a low of 2°C.

Tomorrow’s Forecast

Thursday, May 2: The morning will start cloudy with rain expected to begin, bringing 10 to 15 mm of precipitation. Fog patches will clear in the morning. Winds will shift to the east at 20 km/h in the afternoon. The high will be slightly cooler at 10°C, with a very low UV index of 1.

Night: Rain will continue through the night with a low of 5°C.

Friday, May 3: Showers will persist throughout the day with temperatures peaking again at 13°C.

Night: The pattern of rain will continue into the night with temperatures dropping to a low of 4°C.

Wardrobe Recommendations

With fluctuating weather conditions, wearing versatile, layered clothing is advisable. Include a waterproof jacket for the showers and a warmer layer for the cooler evening and morning hours. Carrying an umbrella would be wise, especially on Thursday.

Weather Trivia

Did you know? The variation between day and night temperatures in Winnipeg can be quite pronounced in the spring, often leading to morning fog as the night’s cold air meets the warmer ground temperatures at dawn.

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