Winnipeg Weather: Showers and Thunderstorms Expected

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Current Conditions

Overview

As of 5:00 AM CDT on Saturday, June 15, 2024, Winnipeg is experiencing mainly clear skies with a temperature of 16°C, as observed at Winnipeg Richardson International Airport. The wind is blowing from the southeast at 17 km/h, and the barometric pressure is 101.1 kPa and rising. Humidity is at 87%, and visibility is 24 km.

Detailed Forecast

Saturday, June 15

Winnipeg will experience a mix of sun and cloud today, becoming cloudy this afternoon with a 60% chance of showers and a risk of thunderstorms. Winds will increase from the south at 30 km/h, gusting to 50 km/h this morning. The high temperature will reach 25°C with a humidex of 30. The UV index will be very high at 8.

Night: The evening will remain cloudy with a 60% chance of showers early in the evening and before morning, with a continued risk of thunderstorms. Winds will stay from the south at 30 km/h. The low temperature will be 18°C.

Sunday, June 16

Cloudy conditions will persist with a 60% chance of showers in the morning and early afternoon, and a risk of thunderstorms. The weather will clear in the afternoon. Winds will be from the south at 20 km/h, gusting to 40 km/h, becoming west at 30 km/h, gusting to 50 km/h early in the afternoon. The high temperature will be 23°C with a humidex of 28, and the UV index will be moderate at 5.

Night: Clear skies are expected with a low of 13°C.

Monday, June 17

Sunny skies will prevail with a high of 22°C.

Night: Expect cloudy periods with a 60% chance of showers and a low of 13°C.

Historical Weather Data

On June 15, the historical average high is 23.3°C, and the average low is 10.7°C. The highest temperature recorded on this date was 35.0°C in 1987, and the lowest was 0.8°C in 1980. The greatest precipitation recorded was 13.5 mm in 1950.

Wardrobe Suggestions

Given the forecast, it’s advisable to wear light, breathable clothing to stay comfortable in the heat and humidity. A waterproof jacket and umbrella are essential to keep dry during potential showers and thunderstorms. Also, consider wearing a hat and sunscreen to protect against the high UV index.

Weather Trivia

Did you know? Winnipeg’s weather can vary dramatically, with humid summer days often giving way to thunderstorms. The city’s location in the Canadian Prairies contributes to these sudden and sometimes intense weather changes.

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