Average Weather For Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada

Location

This report describes the typical weather at the Winnipeg The Forks/ (Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada) weather station over the course of an average year. It is based on the historical records from 2003 to 2012. Earlier records are either unavailable or unreliable.

Winnipeg, Manitoba has a humid continental climate with warm summers and no dry season. The area within 25 mi of this station is covered by croplands (87%), grasslands (10%), and built-up areas (3%).

Temperature

Over the course of a year, the temperature typically varies from -2°F to 80°F and is rarely below -17°F or above 88°F.

Daily High and Low Temperature

The daily average low (blue) and high (red) temperature with percentile bands (inner band from 25th to 75th percentile, outer band from 10th to 90th percentile).

The warm season lasts from May 24 to September 20 with an average daily high temperature above 66°F. The hottest day of the year is July 23, with an average high of 80°F and low of 62°F.

The cold season lasts from November 26 to March 6 with an average daily high temperature below 26°F. The coldest day of the year is January 23, with an average low of -2°F and high of 12°F.

Fraction of Time Spent in Various Temperature Bands

The average fraction of time spent in various temperature bands: frigid (below 15°F), freezing (15°F to 32°F), cold (32°F to 50°F), cool (50°F to 65°F), comfortable (65°F to 75°F), warm (75°F to 85°F), hot (85°F to 100°F) and sweltering (above 100°F).

Sun

The length of the day varies significantly over the course of the year. The shortest day is December 21 with 8:05 hours of daylight; the longest day is June 20 with 16:22 hours of daylight.

Daily Hours of Daylight and Twilight

The number of hours during which the Sun is visible (black line), with various degrees of daylight, twilight, and night, indicated by the color bands. From bottom (most yellow) to top (most gray): full daylight, solar twilight (Sun is visible but less than 6° from the horizon), civil twilight (Sun is not visible but is less than 6° below the horizon), nautical twilight (Sun is between 6° and 12° below the horizon), astronomical twilight (Sun is between 12° and 18° below the horizon), and full night.

The earliest sunrise is at 5:19am on June 17 and the latest sunset is at 9:42pm on June 23. The latest sunrise is at 8:27am on January 1 and the earliest sunset is at 4:26pm on December 10.

Daylight savings time (DST) is observed in this location during 2012, starting in the spring on March 11 and ending in the fall on November 4.

Daily Sunrise & Sunset with Twilight and Daylight Savings Time

The solar day over the course of the year 2012 . From bottom to top, the black lines are the previous solar midnight, sunrise, solar noon, sunset, and the next solar midnight. The day, twilights (solar, civil, nautical, and astronomical), and night are indicated by the color bands from yellow to gray. The transitions to and from daylight savings time are indicated by the "DST" labels.

Clouds

This weather station does not reliably report sky cover.

Precipitation

There is either very little precipitation at this location, or the weather station does not reliably report the conditions.

Snow

Either snow is exceptionally unlikely to fall at any time during the year at this location or this station does not reliably report precipitation types.

Humidity

The relative humidity typically ranges from 34% (comfortable) to 87% (very humid) over the course of the year, rarely dropping below 21% (dry) and reaching as high as 97% (very humid).

The air is driest around April 20, at which time the relative humidity drops below 39% (comfortable) three days out of four; it is most humid around August 28, exceeding 83% (humid) three days out of four.

Relative Humidity

The average daily high (blue) and low (brown) relative humidity with percentile bands (inner bands from 25th to 75th percentile, outer bands from 10th to 90th percentile).

Dew Point

Dew point is often a better measure of how comfortable a person will find the weather than relative humidity because it more directly relates to whether perspiration will evaporate from the skin, thereby cooling the body. Lower dew points feel drier and higher dew points feel more humid.

Over the course of a year, the dew point typically varies from -7°F (dry) to 62°F (mildy humid) and is rarely below -24°F (dry) or above 69°F (muggy).

The time of the year between May 28 and September 22 is the most comfortable, with dew points that are neither too dry nor too muggy.

Dew Point

The daily average low (blue) and high (red) dew point with percentile bands (inner band from 25th to 75th percentile, outer band from 10th to 90th percentile).

Wind

Over the course of the year typical wind speeds vary from 1 mph to 10 mph (light air to gentle breeze), rarely exceeding 13 mph (moderate breeze).

The highest average wind speed of 6 mph (light breeze) occurs around May 4, at which time the average daily maximum wind speed is 10 mph (gentle breeze).

The lowest average wind speed of 4 mph (light breeze) occurs around September 7, at which time the average daily maximum wind speed is 8 mph (light breeze).

Wind Speed

The average daily minimum (red), maximum (green), and average (black) wind speed with percentile bands (inner band from 25th to 75th percentile, outer band from 10th to 90th percentile).
The wind is most often out of the north (19% of the time), south west (18% of the time), south (13% of the time), north west (13% of the time), and east (11% of the time). The wind is least often out of the south east (2% of the time).

Wind Directions Over the Entire Year

The fraction of time spent with the wind blowing from the various directions over the entire year. Values do not sum to 100% because the wind direction is undefined when the wind speed is zero.

Fraction of Time Spent with Various Wind Directions

The fraction of time spent with the wind blowing from the various directions on a daily basis. Stacked values do not always sum to 100% because the wind direction is undefined when the wind speed is zero.