Winnipeg’s Weather: Sunny Mornings and Potential Afternoon Showers

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City of Winnipeg - Downtown - taken from 6500 feet aboard Kasper Air Quest Kodiak
City of Winnipeg - Downtown

WINNIPEG – The day begins with a cool 17°C and partly cloudy skies, according to the latest observations from Winnipeg Richardson International Airport at 7:00 AM CDT. The temperature is currently 17.2°C with a dew point of 16.3°C, resulting in a humidity level of 94%. Winds are calm, blowing from the north at 3 km/h, and the barometric pressure is 101.0 kPa and falling.

Current Conditions

With a visibility of 24 km, the partly cloudy morning sets a tranquil scene for Winnipeg. The air feels fresh with a humidex of 31°C expected later today, signaling a warm and potentially humid afternoon. The UV index will reach 7, categorized as high, necessitating sun protection for those outdoors.

Today’s Forecast

This morning will be sunny, but as the day progresses, expect a mix of sun and clouds with a 30 percent chance of showers in the afternoon. There is also a risk of a thunderstorm this afternoon. The high temperature is forecasted to reach 26°C, with a humidex of 31°C, making it feel quite warm and muggy.

Tonight, the sky will be partly cloudy with a 30 percent chance of showers early in the evening and a continued risk of thunderstorms. The temperature will drop to a low of 16°C.

Looking Ahead

Monday, 8 July: The start of the week will feature a mix of sun and clouds, becoming fully sunny late in the afternoon. The high will be 26°C with a humidex of 29°C. The UV index remains high at 7. Clear skies are expected at night with a low of 15°C.

Tuesday, 9 July: The day will be sunny with a high of 28°C, and the night will remain clear with a low of 17°C.

Historical Weather

On this date in history, Winnipeg experienced a record high of 34.5°C and a record low of 6.0°C, illustrating the variability in summer temperatures in the region.

Wardrobe Suggestions

Today’s weather calls for light, breathable clothing to stay cool in the warmer afternoon. Keep a rain jacket and umbrella handy for the potential showers and thunderstorms. Sunglasses and sunscreen are necessary due to the high UV index.

Weather Trivia

Did you know that Winnipeg is often referred to as the “Gateway to the West”? This nickname comes from its historical role as a transportation hub and its significant cultural and economic influence in Western Canada.

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