Weather in Manchester

Best time to visit

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 an umbrella on a visit to the city. The best time to visit is spring and summer (May to August) when the sun should have its hat on and events like the music festivals and Manchester Pride take place.

Day

Weather (day) Temp (max day) Rain (mm) Wind (mph) Humidity Pressure Visibility
Fri
Occ Light Rain
Patchy rain possible
1
7
°C
4.9mm
14
wsw
69%
1,005mb
Moderate
Sat
Iso Rain Swrs Day
Light rain shower
1
5
°C
5.2mm
19
w
80%
1,011mb
Good
Sun
Iso Rain Swrs Day
Light rain shower
1
9
°C
0.6mm
8
w
68%
1,018mb
Good
Mon
Iso Rain Swrs Day
Light rain shower
1
8
°C
1.9mm
15
w
88%
1,015mb
Good
Tue
Iso Rain Swrs Day
Light rain shower
1
9
°C
2.6mm
11
w
84%
1,016mb
Good
Wed
Mod Rain
Light rain
1
5
°C
8.5mm
13
ssw
92%
1,012mb
Moderate
Thu
Iso Rain Swrs Day
Light rain shower
1
6
°C
1.9mm
15
wsw
85%
1,010mb
Good
Fri
Occ Light Rain
Patchy light rain
2
3
°C
4.2mm
7
s
89%
1,015mb
Moderate
Sat
Iso Rain Swrs Day
Light rain shower
1
9
°C
3.7mm
9
ese
76%
1,014mb
Good
Sun
Occ Light Rain
Patchy rain possible
2
0
°C
8.9mm
11
wsw
72%
1,008mb
Moderate

Night

Weather (night) Temp (min night) Rain (mm) Wind (mph) Humidity Pressure Visibility
Fri
Partly Cloudy Night
Partly cloudy skies
7
°C
1mm
10
sw
94%
1,007mb
Good
Sat
Mist
Mist
8
°C
0.1mm
7
sw
95%
1,016mb
Poor
Sun
Partly Cloudy Night
Partly cloudy skies
1
0
°C
0.3mm
8
sse
92%
1,017mb
Good
Mon
Fog
Fog
1
2
°C
0.5mm
6
s
98%
1,018mb
Poor
Tue
Mist
Mist
8
°C
0.5mm
3
nw
94%
1,018mb
Poor
Wed
Iso Rain Swrs Night
Light rain shower
1
3
°C
0.5mm
9
w
96%
1,008mb
Moderate
Thu
Occ Light Rain
Light drizzle
1
2
°C
0.3mm
11
wsw
94%
1,014mb
Poor
Fri
Occ Light Rain
Patchy rain possible
1
4
°C
0mm
6
sw
81%
1,013mb
Moderate
Sat
Sunny
Sunny skies
1
6
°C
0mm
9
w
77%
1,011mb
Good
Last updated at 08:05, Friday 01 July
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  • 0 to 30 is very low
  • 31 to 50 is low
  • 51 to 70 is moderate to low
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  • 81 to 90 is moderate to high
  • 91 to 100 is high
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