When is the best time to go to Winnipeg

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The chart above shows the best time of year to visit Winnipeg, Canada. These are based on an analysis of weather averages such as temperature, rainfall and number of hours of sunshine. These ratings are based solely on the climate and do not take into account other factors such as accommodation prices and how busy it is likely to be.

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Winnipeg weather by month

Please note our recommendations for when to visit Winnipeg are based solely on the weather and do not take into accounts accommodation prices, how busy it will be and what events are on.

January

Winnipeg January weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length
-12°C 20mm 4.3hrs 9.9hrs

January is a dry month in Winnipeg and the temperature is generally very cold.

Based on weather alone, this is probably a time of year to avoid going to Winnipeg for your holidays. The weather is often not a good and not conducive to spending time outdoors.

January is in the winter in Winnipeg and is typically the coldest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a freezing -14°C (8°F), whilst at night -24°C (-11°F) is normal.

On average January is the driest month of the year in Winnipeg with around 20mm 0.8 inches of rain making it a dry time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 8 days, although this may vary considerably.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 4.3 hours of sunshine per day.

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February

Winnipeg February weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length
-9°C 15mm 5.4hrs 11.3hrs

February in Winnipeg is generally dry with the temperature being very cold.

Based on weather alone, this is probably a time of year to avoid going to Winnipeg for your holidays. The weather is often not a good and not conducive to spending time outdoors.

February is in the winter in Winnipeg and is typically the 2nd coldest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a freezing -10°C (15°F), whilst at night -21°C (-5°F) is normal.

On average February is the 2nd driest month of the year in Winnipeg with around 15mm 0.6 inches of rain making it a dry time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 6 days, although this may vary considerably.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 5.4 hours of sunshine per day.

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March

Winnipeg March weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length
-1°C 21mm 6.2hrs 12.9hrs

The weather in March in Winnipeg is characteristically cold and dry.

Based on weather alone, this is probably a time of year to avoid going to Winnipeg for your holidays. The weather is often relatively bad and not conducive to spending time outdoors.

March is in the spring in Winnipeg and is typically the 3rd coldest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a freezing -2°C (29°F), whilst at night -12°C (10°F) is normal.

On average March is the 3rd driest month of the year in Winnipeg with around 21mm 0.8 inches of rain making it a dry time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 5 days, although this may vary considerably.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 6.2 hours of sunshine per day.

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April

Winnipeg April weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length
9°C 34mm 8.3hrs 14.9hrs

Winnipeg's weather in April is typically cool and reasonably dry in nature.

Based on weather alone, this is probably a time of year to avoid going to Winnipeg for your holidays. The weather is often relatively bad and not conducive to spending time outdoors.

April is in the spring in Winnipeg and is typically the 4th coldest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a cold 10°C (50°F), whilst at night -2°C (28°F) is normal.

On average April is the 4th driest month of the year in Winnipeg with around 34mm 1.4 inches of rain making it a reasonably dry time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 6 days, although this may vary considerably.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 8.3 hours of sunshine per day.

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May

Winnipeg May weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length
17°C 60mm 9.6hrs 16.6hrs

May is a reasonably dry month in Winnipeg and the temperature is generally mild.

Although outside the main holiday season, there is still plenty of reasonably acceptable weather around this time of year. This makes it an okay time to visit Winnipeg.

May is in the spring in Winnipeg and is typically the 5th coldest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a cool 19°C (66°F), whilst at night 5°C (41°F) is normal.

On average May is the 5th driest month of the year in Winnipeg with around 60mm 2.4 inches of rain making it a reasonably dry time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 10 days, although this may vary considerably.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 9.6 hours of sunshine per day.

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June

Winnipeg June weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length
21°C 79mm 10.4hrs 9.9hrs

Mild and reasonably dry weather often prevails in Winnipeg during the month of June

It is perhaps a good month to visit Winnipeg, with some particularly good weather at this time of year.

June is in the summer in Winnipeg and is typically the 6th coldest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a comfortable 23°C (74°F), whilst at night 10°C (51°F) is normal.

On average June is the 6th driest month of the year in Winnipeg with around 79mm 3.1 inches of rain making it a reasonably dry time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 11 days, although this may vary considerably.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 10.4 hours of sunshine per day.

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July

Winnipeg July weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length
23°C 67mm 11.1hrs 11.3hrs

July in Winnipeg is generally reasonably dry with the temperature being warm.

It is perhaps the perfect month to visit Winnipeg, with some inordinately good weather at this time of year.

July is in the summer in Winnipeg and is typically the 6th warmest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a comfortable 26°C (79°F), whilst at night 13°C (56°F) is normal.

On average July is the 6th wettest month of the year in Winnipeg with around 67mm 2.7 inches of rain making it a reasonably dry time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 11 days, although this may vary considerably.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 11.1 hours of sunshine per day.

Winnipeg weather in July »

August

Winnipeg August weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length
22°C 73mm 9.8hrs 12.9hrs

The weather in August in Winnipeg is characteristically warm and reasonably dry.

It is perhaps the perfect month to visit Winnipeg, with some particularly good weather at this time of year.

August is in the summer in Winnipeg and is typically the 5th warmest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a comfortable 25°C (77°F), whilst at night 12°C (53°F) is normal.

On average August is the 5th wettest month of the year in Winnipeg with around 73mm 2.9 inches of rain making it a reasonably dry time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 10 days, although this may vary considerably.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 9.8 hours of sunshine per day.

Winnipeg weather in August »

September

Winnipeg September weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length
17°C 50mm 6.6hrs 14.9hrs

Winnipeg's weather in September is typically mild and reasonably dry in nature.

It is perhaps a good month to visit Winnipeg, with some extremely good weather at this time of year.

September is in the fall / autumn in Winnipeg and is typically the 4th warmest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a cool 19°C (65°F), whilst at night 6°C (43°F) is normal.

On average September is the 4th wettest month of the year in Winnipeg with around 50mm 2 inches of rain making it a reasonably dry time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 9 days, although this may vary considerably.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 6.6 hours of sunshine per day.

Winnipeg weather in September »

October

Winnipeg October weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length
10°C 29mm 5.2hrs 16.6hrs

October is a dry month in Winnipeg and the temperature is generally cool.

It is perhaps a good month to visit Winnipeg, with some extremely good weather at this time of year.

October is in the fall / autumn in Winnipeg and is typically the 3rd warmest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a cool 11°C (52°F), whilst at night 0°C (32°F) is normal.

On average October is the 3rd wettest month of the year in Winnipeg with around 29mm 1.1 inches of rain making it a dry time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 7 days, although this may vary considerably.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 5.2 hours of sunshine per day.

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November

Winnipeg November weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length
-1°C 19mm 3.5hrs 9.9hrs

Cold and dry weather often prevails in Winnipeg during the month of November

Based on weather alone, this is probably a time of year to avoid going to Winnipeg for your holidays. The weather is often relatively bad and not conducive to spending time outdoors.

November is in the fall / autumn in Winnipeg and is typically the 2nd warmest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a freezing -1°C (31°F), whilst at night -9°C (15°F) is normal.

On average November is the 2nd wettest month of the year in Winnipeg with around 19mm 0.8 inches of rain making it a dry time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 6 days, although this may vary considerably.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 3.5 hours of sunshine per day.

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December

Winnipeg December weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length
-9°C 20mm 3.6hrs 11.3hrs

December in Winnipeg is generally dry with the temperature being very cold.

Based on weather alone, this is probably a time of year to avoid going to Winnipeg for your holidays. The weather is often pretty bad and not conducive to spending time outdoors.

December is in the winter in Winnipeg and is typically the warmest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a freezing -10°C (14°F), whilst at night -19°C (-3°F) is normal.

On average December is the wettest month of the year in Winnipeg with around 20mm 0.8 inches of rain making it a dry time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 7 days, although this may vary considerably.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 3.6 hours of sunshine per day.

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Winnipeg weather stats

Winnipeg weather statistics
Hottest month: July 25.8°C 78.4°F
Driest month: February 15mm 0.6ins
Sunniest month: July 11.1hrs
Coldest month: January -13.7°C 7.3°F
Wettest month: June 79mm 3.1ins
Warmest sea: August 14.3°C 57.7°F
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