Winnipeg Weather Outlook: Thunderstorm Risks and Warm Temperatures Ahead

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Winnipeg’s Weekend Weather Forecast

As the sun rises over Winnipeg this Saturday morning, the city enjoys mainly clear skies with a comfortable temperature of 16°C, as observed at the Winnipeg Richardson International Airport. The barometric pressure is currently at 101.1 kPa and falling, with a high humidity of 93%, and a dew point at 14.6°C. A gentle southwesterly wind blows at 9 km/h, and visibility is excellent at 23 kilometers.

Today’s Weather Outlook

Saturday, July 6, 2024

The day begins sunny but expect a shift to a mix of sun and clouds by the afternoon. There is a 60 percent chance of showers later in the day, with a potential for thunderstorms. The temperature will climb to a high of 26°C, but it will feel warmer with a humidex of 31. The UV index is forecasted to be high at 6, so sun protection is advised.

Tonight

Partly cloudy skies will dominate the evening, with a continuing 60 percent chance of showers and a risk of thunderstorms. The temperature will drop to a comfortable 16°C.

Extended Forecast

Sunday, July 7, 2024

Sunday will see a mix of sun and clouds, with a 30 percent chance of showers and possible thunderstorms in the afternoon. The high will again be 26°C, with a humidex making it feel like 31. The UV index is slightly higher at 7, still in the high range.

Sunday Night

The skies will clear up, leading to a pleasant night with a low of 16°C.

Monday, July 8, 2024

Monday promises sunny conditions throughout the day, making it ideal for outdoor plans, with a high of 26°C.

Monday Night

Clear skies will continue into the night, with temperatures again dipping to 16°C.

Tuesday, July 9, 2024

Expect a mix of sun and cloud on Tuesday, with a 30 percent chance of showers. The high will be 26°C.

Tuesday Night

Clear conditions are expected, with a slightly warmer low of 17°C.

Wardrobe Suggestions

With the potential for showers and thunderstorms this afternoon, an umbrella or a waterproof jacket would be practical. Given the high humidity and humidex, lightweight and breathable clothing is recommended. Additionally, don’t forget your sunscreen as the UV index remains high.

Winnipeg Weather Trivia

Did you know that Winnipeg holds the record for the most sunshine during the summer among Canadian cities? The city averages over 2,300 hours of sunshine annually. Despite the frequent summer thunderstorms, Winnipeg’s clear skies are a significant feature of its summer weather patterns.

Stay weather-aware and enjoy the warm, sunny days ahead!

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