Cold Snap Eases; Milder Weather Ahead

After the first hard freeze of the season, Winnipeg will see temperatures moderate back to seasonal values this weekend.

RDPS 2m Temperature Forecast valid 21Z Friday October 7, 2022
Although it will be a cool day with a high near 10 °C in the Winnipeg area, warmer temperatures are already beginning to build back into the region from the west.

Winnipeg will see daytime highs gradually recover over the next few days as an Arctic high exits the region. Milder air will gradually push into the region, sending daytime highs from close to 10 °C today into the low to mid-teens this weekend. Overnight lows will also recover, climbing back above here freezing mark for the weekend.

The region will see southwesterly winds pick up today into the 20 to 30 km/h range today, but lighter winds will return for the weekend. The region will see mainly sunny skies today give way to mixed skies on Saturday. More sun will return on Sunday with partly cloudy conditions.

Long Range Outlook

A push of warmer weather will arrive to start next week with daytime highs climbing into the 15 to 20 °C range. Cooler weather will return with a system moving through Tuesday night into Wednesday; this disturbance will also bring cloud and a chance of showers to for the region mid-week. After it passes, the region should see variable cloudiness and near-seasonal temperatures.

Today’s seasonal daytime high in Winnipeg is 13 °C while the seasonal overnight low is +2 °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 Mastodon.

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