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
Sunny
Sunny skies
2
8
°C
1mm
4
sw
52%
1,017mb
Good
Sun
Cloudy
Cloudy skies
2
0
°C
0.4mm
10
wnw
63%
1,017mb
Good
Mon
Iso Rain Swrs Day
Light rain shower
2
3
°C
1mm
6
nne
58%
1,017mb
Good
Tue
Partly Cloudy Day
Partly cloudy skies
2
3
°C
0.2mm
10
wnw
64%
1,016mb
Good
Wed
Occ Light Rain
Patchy rain possible
2
0
°C
0.7mm
11
wnw
67%
1,013mb
Moderate
Thu
Iso Rain Swrs Day
Light rain shower
2
0
°C
3.9mm
10
w
62%
1,010mb
Good
Fri
Occ Light Rain
Patchy rain possible
2
3
°C
1.1mm
7
wnw
63%
1,009mb
Moderate
Sat
Occ Light Rain
Patchy light rain
1
9
°C
19mm
12
s
72%
1,005mb
Moderate
Sun
Occ Light Rain
Patchy light rain
2
0
°C
18.2mm
3
ne
80%
1,005mb
Moderate
Mon
Mod Rain Swrs Day
Moderate or heavy rain shower
2
3
°C
9.8mm
3
ssw
76%
1,006mb
Moderate

Night

Weather (night) Temp (min night) Rain (mm) Wind (mph) Humidity Pressure Visibility
Sat
Fog
Fog
1
3
°C
0.3mm
7
wnw
98%
1,017mb
Poor
Sun
Mod Rain
Moderate rain
1
1
°C
0.1mm
2
wnw
98%
1,015mb
Moderate
Mon
Fog
Fog
1
2
°C
0.3mm
5
wnw
99%
1,019mb
Poor
Tue
Fog
Fog
1
2
°C
0.3mm
6
wnw
97%
1,015mb
Poor
Wed
Fog
Fog
1
2
°C
0.2mm
7
sw
99%
1,012mb
Poor
Thu
Mist
Mist
1
0
°C
0.2mm
4
wsw
96%
1,009mb
Poor
Fri
Mist
Mist
1
0
°C
0mm
3
ne
95%
1,009mb
Poor
Sat
Heavy Rain
Heavy rain
1
3
°C
0mm
9
n
97%
1,005mb
Moderate
Sun
Occ Light Rain
Patchy rain possible
1
3
°C
0mm
6
wsw
73%
1,005mb
Moderate
Last updated at 12:05, Saturday 26 July
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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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