NetNewsLedger – May 14, 2024


WINNIPEG – WEATHER – Winnipeg residents are waking up to a mostly cloudy morning with temperatures of 8.7°C. According to the latest readings from Winnipeg Richardson International Airport, the city will experience several days of showers and relatively mild temperatures, indicating a humid week ahead.

Today’s weather overview:

The current circumstances:
  • Temperature: 8.7°C
  • Condition: Mostly cloudy
  • Humidity: 66%
  • Wind: East-southeast at 15 km/h, increasing to east 20 km/h in the afternoon
  • Visibility: 24 km
  • Busy: 101.4 kPa, decreasing trend

Forecast Outlook:

Tuesday May 14:

  • Day: The day will be cloudy with rain showers from this morning. About 5mm of rain is expected to fall. In the afternoon the wind from the east increases. The temperature peaks at 12°C, with a low UV index of 2.
  • Night: The evening will remain cloudy with a 60 percent chance of an early shower, increasing overnight. With persistent easterly winds, the temperature will drop slightly to a minimum of 9°C.

Wednesday May 15:

  • Day: Showers will continue throughout the day, with a significant chance of thunderstorms in the afternoon. A total of 10 to 15 mm of precipitation may fall. The wind will be from the southeast at a force of 20 km/h and will become weak in the early afternoon. The maximum temperature will be a cool 13°C and the UV index will remain low.
  • Night: The air clears, leading to a lower night temperature of about 4°C.

Thursday May 16:

  • Day: Expect periods of rain with a maximum temperature of 16°C.
  • Night: The rain will continue into the night with a minimum temperature of 7°C.

Friday May 17:

  • Day: It will be a cloudy day with a high of 19°C, which is the warmest day of the week.
  • Night: Cloudy conditions persist with a 70 percent chance of showers and a low of 11°C.

Wardrobe recommendations:

During persistent rain showers and fluctuating temperatures, residents must wear waterproof outerwear and carry an umbrella throughout the week. Layering is advisable as temperatures can feel cooler when wet, especially in the evenings.

Weather facts:

Winnipeg is known for its variable weather conditions, which can change quickly due to its geographic location at the confluence of several climatic regions. This week’s steady rain is typical of Winnipeg’s spring season and often brings much-needed moisture after the dry, cold winter.

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