Weather in Manchester

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Manchester experiences warm summers and cold winters. Typical summer temperatures average around 20°C (69°F) whilst winters lows can fall to 2°C (35°F). There is also regular, but light rainfall throughout the year, so it always pays to take plenty of layers as well as a brolley on a visit to the city.

Day

Weather (day) Temp (max day) Rain (mm) Wind (mph) Humidity Pressure Visibility
Sat
Overcast
Overcast skies
1
8
°C
0.6mm
5
nnw
75%
1,018mb
Good
Mon
Sunny
Sunny skies
2
0
°C
0mm
4
w
54%
1,027mb
Good
Tue
Sunny
Sunny skies
2
0
°C
0mm
6
wsw
58%
1,023mb
Good
Wed
Sunny
Sunny skies
1
9
°C
0.5mm
11
w
61%
1,021mb
Good
Thu
Partly Cloudy Day
Partly cloudy skies
1
9
°C
0.3mm
18
wnw
70%
1,018mb
Good
Fri
Partly Cloudy Day
Partly cloudy skies
2
3
°C
0mm
5
sw
72%
1,022mb
Good
Sat
Occ Light Rain
Light drizzle
1
8
°C
2mm
15
wsw
77%
1,020mb
Poor
Sun
Iso Rain Swrs Day
Patchy light drizzle
1
8
°C
2.2mm
3
e
77%
1,021mb
Moderate
Mon
Occ Light Rain
Patchy rain possible
1
7
°C
1.5mm
7
se
77%
1,026mb
Moderate

Night

Weather (night) Temp (min night) Rain (mm) Wind (mph) Humidity Pressure Visibility
Mon
Mist
Mist
5
°C
0.1mm
2
w
94%
1,026mb
Poor
Tue
Clear
Clear skies
8
°C
0.1mm
5
w
94%
1,022mb
Good
Wed
Cloudy
Cloudy skies
1
2
°C
0.1mm
10
wsw
96%
1,018mb
Good
Thu
Fog
Fog
1
4
°C
0.1mm
7
w
99%
1,022mb
Poor
Fri
Fog
Fog
1
2
°C
0mm
6
ssw
99%
1,018mb
Poor
Sat
Occ Light Rain
Patchy rain possible
1
2
°C
0mm
5
wsw
87%
1,019mb
Moderate
Sun
Sunny
Sunny skies
1
0
°C
0mm
7
ssw
83%
1,020mb
Good
Last updated at 08:05, Saturday 20 September
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Symbols indicate the predominant weather for the day in question, calculated based on a weighting of different types of weather. So if a day is forecast to be sunny with the possibility of a brief shower, then we will see a sunny or partly cloudy symbol rather than a rain cloud. For the purpose of this forecast, 'day' is the entire 24 our period 00:00 to 23:59
The maximum temperature is the highest temperature forecast between dawn and dusk, and the minimum temperature is the lowest temperature expected from dusk on the day in question to dawn the next day. The temperature is in °C, or Celsius.
Wind speed and direction are the conditions expected at midday. Wind direction is based on a 16 point compass. W, SW, SSW, etc. The wind direction states where the wind originates. Wind speed is listed in MPH or miles per hour.
Humidity levels indicates how much water vapour the air contains compared to the maximum it could contain at that temperature. As a general guide:
  • 0 to 30 is very low
  • 31 to 50 is low
  • 51 to 70 is moderate to low
  • 71 to 80 is moderate
  • 81 to 90 is moderate to high
  • 91 to 100 is high
Pressure is measured in millibars (mb)
Visibility based on whether the human eye can see the following distances:
  • Very poor - less than 1km
  • Poor - between 1km and 4km
  • Moderate - between 4km and 10km
  • Good - between 10km and 20km
  • Very good - between 20km and 40km
  • Excellent - more than 40km
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