Warmth Returns on the Weekend

Winnipeg will return to cooler seasonal temperatures today, but more warmth will build back in this weekend.

The city will see breezy northwest winds up to 30 gusting 50 km/h today. These winds are ushering in a cooler air mass behind a cold front that passed through the area yesterday evening. As a result, daytime highs will be noticeably cooler at around 15 °C. The wind will ease this evening, then temperatures will dip to a low near 4 °C.

RDPS 2m Temperature Forecast valid 21Z Sunday September 26, 2021
Another surge of late-summer heat will begin to push eastwards across the Prairies this weekend.

Heading into the weekend, an upper ridge will begin to build across the Prairies. This will start to bring warmer temperatures back to the region. Winnipeg will light winds at of 15–25 km/h both days as highs climb back into the low 20s. Winnipeg will see some morning cloud tomorrow breaking up to mixed skies for the afternoon, while Sunday brings plenty of sunshine to the area. Temperatures will head to low near 10 °C both nights this weekend.

Long Range Outlook

Next week will bring even more heat back to the region with daytime highs climbing into the upper 20s. The chance for showers will increase for the second half of the week as highs cool to the low 20s in a more unsettled pattern.

Today’s seasonal daytime high in Winnipeg is 16 °C while the seasonal overnight low is 4 °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.