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
Sun
Cloudy
Cloudy skies
9
°C
0.2mm
8
nw
86%
1,020mb
Good
Tue
Mod Rain
Moderate rain
6
°C
10.4mm
10
e
98%
1,020mb
Moderate
Wed
Occ Light Rain
Light drizzle
8
°C
1.6mm
4
ese
96%
1,014mb
Poor
Thu
Partly Cloudy Day
Partly cloudy skies
8
°C
0.2mm
8
s
89%
1,006mb
Good
Fri
Overcast
Overcast skies
9
°C
0mm
15
sse
89%
1,001mb
Good
Sat
Mod Rain
Light rain
1
0
°C
8.9mm
12
sse
92%
984mb
Moderate
Sun
Occ Light Rain
Patchy light rain
6
°C
9.6mm
15
nw
81%
1,004mb
Moderate
Mon
Occ Light Rain
Patchy rain possible
8
°C
12.8mm
9
wsw
90%
1,012mb
Moderate

Night

Weather (night) Temp (min night) Rain (mm) Wind (mph) Humidity Pressure Visibility
Tue
Occ Light Rain
Light drizzle
5
°C
0.3mm
11
ese
96%
1,015mb
Poor
Wed
Fog
Fog
6
°C
0.1mm
2
wnw
98%
1,012mb
Poor
Thu
Cloudy
Cloudy skies
5
°C
0mm
11
sse
97%
1,003mb
Good
Fri
Cloudy
Cloudy skies
5
°C
0mm
11
ese
96%
998mb
Good
Sat
Occ Light Rain
Patchy light rain
3
°C
0mm
12
ssw
94%
1,005mb
Moderate
Sun
Mod Rain
Moderate rain
2
°C
0mm
22
se
96%
998mb
Moderate
Last updated at 12:05, Saturday 22 November
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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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