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
Fri
Occ Light Rain
Patchy light rain
2
0
°C
5.2mm
11
ssw
85%
1,005mb
Moderate
Sat
Occ Light Rain
Patchy rain possible
2
2
°C
2.7mm
8
ssw
65%
1,002mb
Moderate
Sun
Partly Cloudy Day
Partly cloudy skies
2
3
°C
0.1mm
9
sw
50%
1,009mb
Good
Mon
Sunny
Sunny skies
2
5
°C
1mm
5
ssw
47%
1,015mb
Good
Tue
Sunny
Sunny skies
2
5
°C
0.1mm
3
sw
49%
1,019mb
Good
Wed
Partly Cloudy Day
Partly cloudy skies
2
3
°C
0.7mm
12
s
54%
1,017mb
Good
Thu
Occ Light Rain
Patchy rain possible
2
3
°C
2.9mm
6
w
57%
1,016mb
Moderate
Fri
Sunny
Sunny skies
2
5
°C
7.3mm
3
w
53%
1,020mb
Good
Sat
Mod Rain Swrs Day
Moderate rain at times
2
0
°C
8.3mm
10
s
59%
1,012mb
Moderate

Night

Weather (night) Temp (min night) Rain (mm) Wind (mph) Humidity Pressure Visibility
Thu
Fog
Fog
1
3
°C
3.7mm
7
ssw
99%
1,008mb
Poor
Fri
Mod Rain
Light rain
1
5
°C
2.6mm
6
s
99%
1,004mb
Moderate
Sat
Fog
Fog
9
°C
0.9mm
5
wsw
98%
1,006mb
Poor
Sun
Partly Cloudy Night
Partly cloudy skies
7
°C
1.1mm
2
wsw
90%
1,013mb
Good
Mon
Occ Light Rain
Patchy rain possible
1
0
°C
1.1mm
4
wnw
94%
1,018mb
Moderate
Tue
Mist
Mist
1
3
°C
0.8mm
5
ssw
97%
1,019mb
Poor
Wed
Iso Rain Swrs Night
Light rain shower
1
5
°C
0.3mm
9
s
98%
1,014mb
Good
Thu
Occ Light Rain
Patchy light rain
1
2
°C
0mm
5
wsw
87%
1,010mb
Moderate
Fri
Occ Light Rain
Patchy rain possible
1
4
°C
0mm
11
wsw
70%
1,008mb
Moderate
Last updated at 00:07, Friday 01 August
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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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