Seasonably Cool with Plenty of Sunshine

A ridge of high pressure will continue to bring ample sunshine and seasonably cool temperatures to Winnipeg.

Winnipeg’s forecast for the next few days is light work: seasonably cool and sunny. A stubborn ridge of high pressure will sit over the region the next few days. With little movement in the feature, the weather won’t change much either. The city will see plenty of sunshine with highs near 12 °C and lows around the freezing mark.

RDPS MSLP and 10m Wind Forecast valid 21Z Thursday May 6, 2021
A broad area of high pressure over the Prairies will bring breezy conditions to southern Manitoba on Thursday.

Winds climb into the 20–30 km/h range today and the 30–40 km/h range on Thursday. They will ease each night and stay lighter on Friday as the ridge axis moves over the region.

Long Range Outlook

The region will see more of the same this weekend, then the pattern will break down next week. Forecasts show a return to seasonal temperatures early next week with partly cloudy conditions.

Today’s seasonal daytime high in Winnipeg is 17 °C while the seasonal overnight low is 3 °C.


Brad lives in Winnipeg with his wife and two children and is the founder of A Weather Moment. He has loved weather from a very young age and has followed that passion through his life so far. He received a B.Sc. in Earth Sciences with Specialization in Atmospheric Sciences and is currently employed in the field of meteorology. You can find the author as @WeatherInThePeg on Twitter.