Summer Heat Building Back In

Temperatures in Winnipeg will begin to climb back towards the 30s over the coming days.

A weakening trough of low pressure will move through Winnipeg today, bringing mild temperatures and light south winds. With partly cloudy skies, the city should see a high near 27 °C. Skies will clear for the night with a low near 16 °C.

On Thursday, a ridge of high pressure will lie draped across southern Manitoba and southeastern Saskatchewan. This will bring mainly sunny skies to Winnipeg with light southerly winds. Temperatures will be a bit warmer with a high near 29 °C, but humidity levels should still be comfortable. Thursday night should see a low near 17 °C.

GDPS 2m Temperature Forecast valid Saturday August 8, 2020
Hot summer weather will return to the Red River Valley on Friday.

Friday will be when the hot and humid weather settles back into the region. Winnipeg will see temperatures climb to a high near 32 °C and a breezy southerly wind will draw humid conditions northwards. By the end of the day, the dewpoint is forecast to reach almost 20 °C which would make for noticeably muggy conditions.

A cold front will push eastwards across the region on Friday evening into the night. It looks likely that it will support an area of showers and thunderstorms as it moves through.

Long Range Outlook

The weekend will bring more sunshine with a return to comfortable humidity levels. Both Saturday and Sunday will see high temperatures in the upper 20s.

Today’s seasonal daytime high in Winnipeg is 26°C while the seasonal overnight low is 13°C.

Sunshine Ahead With Seasonal Temperatures

A sprawling area of high pressure will keep skies sunny in Winnipeg with highs in the mid-20s through the first half of the week.

Winnipeg will see pleasant, benign weather over the coming days as a ridge of high pressure dominates the eastern Prairies. With plenty of sunshine over the next few days, the city will see highs near of 25–27 °C and lows of 12–15 °C. Winds will be light, notable only on Tuesday when they will be out of the south near 20 km/h.

RDPS 2m Temperature Forecast valid 21Z Tuesday August 4, 2020
Much of Manitoba will see mild summer weather on Tuesday.

On Wednesday, a little more cloud will move through the region as a dissipating upper disturbance moves through. While this feature will produce showers in Saskatchewan, it should gradually fall apart as it moves into Manitoba.

Long Range Outlook

The rest of the week will see temperatures slowly climb towards the 30 °C mark with plenty more sunshine. The next disturbance forecasted to impact the region will move through Friday night with a chance showers and thunderstorms into Saturday morning.

Today’s seasonal daytime high in Winnipeg is 26 °C while the seasonal overnight low is 13 °C.

Unsettled Friday Followed By A Beautiful Long Weekend

A cold front pushing through southern Manitoba will bring unsettled conditions today, but a high pressure system will usher in beautiful summer conditions for the long weekend.

Today’s main weather-maker will be a cold front will pushing across the Red River Valley. Winnipeg will start the day with remnant cloud cover from the night’s thunderstorms. Skies will become mixed later this morning as showers and thunderstorms develop ahead of the advancing front. Temperatures should reach a high around 26 °C this afternoon with dew points climbing to a muggy 19 °C.

The unsettled weather will move through in the afternoon, then push off to the southeast in the evening. We do not any severe weather in Winnipeg, but high dew points will likely result in locally heavy rainfall. To the south and east, there’s a chance for isolated severe thunderstorms that could produce large hail alongside heavy rain.

NAM 12hr. Accumulated Precipitation Forecast valid 03Z Saturday August 1, 2020
Much of southern Manitoba is expected to see showers and/or thunderstorms today.

Northerly winds up to 30 km/h will develop this evening behind the cold front, ushering in a drier air mass. Temperatures will dip to a low near 14°C under mainly clear skies.

Behind today’s instability comes a beautiful long weekend. A sprawling area of high pressure will gradually build into the province this weekend, bringing plenty of sunshine and seasonal temperatures. The wind will continue to be breezy out of the north on Saturday, but will ease into the 15–25 km/h range for Sunday.

Long Range Outlook

There’s nothing but beautiful summer weather in the long-range forecast, with mainly sunny skies and seasonal temperatures persisting right into the middle of next week. The second half of the week may bring gradual warming with variable cloudiness.

Today’s seasonal daytime high in Winnipeg is 26°C while the seasonal overnight low is 13°C.

Warmer Temperatures Return to Southern Manitoba

An upper ridge will bring summer heat back into southern Manitoba!

Temperatures will climb back above seasonal values through the later half of the week in Winnipeg as an upper ridge pushes eastwards into the region. Today, a ridge of high pressure will sit over the province and keep winds light under mainly sunny skies. Temperatures in Winnipeg will climb to a seasonal high of 26 °C this afternoon. Tonight will be comfortable with clear skies, light winds, and a low near 14 °C.

On Thursday, temperatures will begin to climb as light southerly winds bring warmer air into the region. Temperatures will climb to a high near 30 °C in Winnipeg with comfortable humidity levels and mainly sunny skies. Thursday night will be mild with a low near 17 °C.

RDPS 2m Temperature Forecast valid 21Z Thursday July 30, 2020
Temperatures will climb into the low 30s across parts of southern Manitoba on Thursday.

Seasonably warm conditions will continue on Friday, but some unsettled weather will be possible as a weak cold front pushes through the region. Temperatures will climb to a high near 28 °C with mixed skies through the day. As the front moves through, there will be a chance of showers and thunderstorms, likely later in the morning through midday. Northerly winds will push in behind the front up to 30 gusting 50 km/h for the afternoon. Skies will clear out with easing winds on Friday night with a low near 16 °C.

Long Range Outlook

Calmer conditions will return for the weekend with plenty of sunshine and seasonal temperatures.

Today’s seasonal daytime high in Winnipeg is 26 °C while the seasonal overnight low is 13 °C.