Winnipeg Weather Outlook: Mild Start, Warm Days Ahead

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Clear Skies and Warm Temperatures Forecast for Winnipeg

WINNIPEG, MB – A delightful mix of sun and clouds is forecast for Winnipeg today, with temperatures reaching a high of 27°C. There is a 30% chance of showers late in the afternoon, accompanied by a risk of thunderstorms. The humidex value is expected to be around 30, making it feel warmer than the actual temperature. Hazy conditions are also expected throughout the day.

Current Weather Conditions

Observed at: Winnipeg Richardson International Airport
Date: 4:00 AM CDT Monday, 8 July 2024
Condition: Mainly Clear
Temperature: 14.9°C
Dew Point: 14.5°C
Humidity: 98%
Wind: SW at 3 km/h
Pressure: 101.3 kPa (Rising)
Visibility: 19 km

Forecast for the Coming Days

Today: Monday, 8 July 2024

  • Morning: Mainly clear skies with a temperature of 15°C.
  • Afternoon: A mix of sun and clouds with a 30% chance of showers late in the afternoon and a risk of thunderstorms. Hazy conditions expected. High of 27°C with a humidex of 30. UV index is high at 7.
  • Evening: Partly cloudy with a 30% chance of early evening showers and a risk of thunderstorms. Hazy conditions continue. Low of 15°C.

Tomorrow: Tuesday, 9 July 2024

  • Daytime: Sunny in the morning, becoming a mix of sun and clouds by the afternoon. Hazy throughout the day. High of 29°C with a humidex of 33. UV index is high at 7.
  • Night: Clear skies. Low of 17°C.

Wednesday, 10 July 2024

  • Daytime: Sunny with a high of 29°C.
  • Night: Clear skies. Low of 18°C.

Thursday, 11 July 2024

  • Daytime: Sunny and warm with a high of 31°C.
  • Night: Clear skies. Low of 19°C.

Health and Safety Advisory

The hazy conditions today may affect individuals with respiratory issues. It’s advisable to limit strenuous outdoor activities, especially during the afternoon when the heat and potential air quality issues are at their peak.

Tips for Staying Safe:

  • Stay hydrated by drinking plenty of water.
  • Wear sunscreen and a hat to protect from UV rays.
  • Keep an eye on weather alerts for any changes in the forecast, particularly the risk of thunderstorms.

Historical Weather Data

  • Historic High for July 8: 36.0°C
  • Historic Low for July 8: 8.3°C

Wardrobe Suggestions

With temperatures rising to the high 20s and early 30s, light, breathable clothing is recommended. A hat and sunglasses will help protect against the sun, and carrying an umbrella might be wise for the potential showers in the afternoon.

Interesting Weather Trivia

Did you know? Winnipeg is known for its extreme temperatures, with some of the most significant seasonal temperature variations in the world. It can experience bone-chilling cold in winter and sweltering heat in summer, showcasing the city’s weather diversity.

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