Winnipeg Weather: Sunny Start with Afternoon Showers and Thunderstorm Risks

Winnipeg Manitoba Summer

Current Conditions and Forecast Overview

WINNIPEG – Weather – As of 5:00 AM CDT on Wednesday, June 5, 2024, Winnipeg Richardson International Airport reports a temperature of 14°C under partly cloudy skies. The barometric pressure is 99.1 kPa and falling, with a humidity level of 70%. Winds are blowing from the southwest at 18 km/h, gusting up to 28 km/h, providing excellent visibility at 24 km.

Today’s Weather: June 5, 2024

Morning to Afternoon:
The day will start sunny, transitioning to a mix of sun and clouds by late morning. There is a 70% chance of showers and a risk of thunderstorms late this morning and into the afternoon. Winds will shift to the west, increasing to 40 km/h and gusting up to 60 km/h. The high temperature will reach 20°C, and the UV index is high at 6, so sun protection is recommended.

Tonight, the sky will be mainly cloudy with a 30% chance of showers in the evening. Winds will remain strong, coming from the northwest at 40 km/h and gusting up to 60 km/h. The temperature will drop to a low of 10°C.

Tomorrow’s Weather: June 6, 2024

Morning to Afternoon:
Thursday will feature a mix of sun and clouds with a 30% chance of showers late in the morning and afternoon. Winds will continue from the northwest at 40 km/h, gusting up to 60 km/h. The high will be around 16°C, with a UV index of 7, indicating high sun exposure risk.

The night will be clear with a low of 10°C.

Extended Outlook

Friday, June 7, 2024:
The forecast for Friday includes sunny skies with a high of 23°C. In the evening, there will be cloudy periods, and the temperature will drop to a low of 11°C.

Historical Weather Trivia

On June 5 in Winnipeg, the highest recorded temperature was 34.4°C in 1988, while the lowest recorded temperature was -1.1°C in 1956. These extremes highlight the variability in early June weather for the region.

Wardrobe Suggestions

For today’s weather, wear layered clothing to stay comfortable with the changing temperatures and potential for showers and thunderstorms. Light, breathable clothing is suitable for the daytime, but a wind-resistant jacket will be useful due to strong winds. Keep an umbrella or rain jacket handy for the afternoon and evening.


Winnipeg will experience a variety of weather conditions over the next couple of days, including sunny periods, showers, and potential thunderstorms. Be prepared for quick changes, and ensure you have appropriate clothing and gear for both sunny and windy weather.

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