May 10 2024 – Winnipeg Weather Report: Rain Clears for a Warm Weekend


This early morning finds Winnipeg enveloped in light rain, with the temperature at a cool 9.6°C, as reported from Winnipeg Richardson International Airport. However, the outlook is improving rapidly, setting the stage for a warm and dynamic weekend.

Today’s Weather Overview:

Current Conditions:

As of 4:34 AM CDT, Winnipeg is experiencing light rain with a temperature just shy of 10°C. Atmospheric pressure is at 101.3 kPa and is currently rising, suggesting an improvement in conditions. Humidity is high at 95%, with a dew point of 8.8°C. Winds are from the south-southwest at 14 km/h, and visibility remains unobstructed at 24 kilometers.

Expected Conditions:

The few remaining showers are expected to end early this morning, though there is a risk of a thunderstorm in the early hours. The skies will clear later in the morning as the wind shifts to the northwest, increasing to 20 km/h and gusting up to 60 km/h. Today’s high will reach 20°C, accompanied by a moderate UV index of 5.

Tonight, the sky will clear completely, although it will become partly cloudy towards morning. Winds will remain strong from the northwest at 40 km/h, gusting to 60 km/h, before becoming light in the evening. The low will dip to 6°C.

Tomorrow’s Forecast

Saturday, May 11, will start with a mix of sun and cloud. There’s a 30 percent chance of showers early in the morning and a 60 percent chance by late afternoon, with a risk of thunderstorms later. Winds will shift to the southwest, reaching speeds of 30 km/h and gusting to 50 km/h. The temperature is expected to soar to a high of 27°C, with a UV index of 6 indicating high sun exposure.

The night will see cloudy periods with a 60 percent chance of showers and a low of 10°C.

Sunday, May 12, promises a sunny day with a high of 19°C. The night will be clear with a low of around 3°C.

Wardrobe Recommendations:

With varying weather conditions, layered clothing will be beneficial. Waterproof outerwear is advisable for the morning, with lighter layers suitable for the warmer afternoon. Sun protection is recommended for the days with higher UV indexes.

Weather Trivia:

Winnipeg is known for its variable weather, often experiencing significant changes within short periods. This dynamic weather pattern is typical of the Canadian Prairies, where weather systems can move quickly across the open landscape.

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