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
Thu
Occ Light Rain
Light drizzle
1
6
°C
3.9mm
12
ssw
93%
1,014mb
Poor
Fri
Iso Rain Swrs Day
Light rain shower
1
4
°C
0.7mm
8
w
85%
1,011mb
Good
Sat
Cloudy
Cloudy skies
1
3
°C
0.1mm
13
sw
76%
1,014mb
Good
Sun
Partly Cloudy Day
Partly cloudy skies
1
4
°C
0.1mm
17
sw
76%
1,014mb
Good
Mon
Mod Rain
Light rain
1
4
°C
8.1mm
13
ssw
95%
1,007mb
Moderate
Tue
Mod Rain
Moderate rain
1
4
°C
15.6mm
13
ssw
95%
990mb
Moderate
Wed
Mod Rain
Moderate rain
1
3
°C
7.8mm
13
se
95%
1,005mb
Moderate
Thu
Mod Rain
Moderate rain
1
1
°C
21.4mm
17
sse
92%
1,013mb
Moderate
Fri
Heavy Rain
Heavy rain
1
4
°C
20.6mm
10
s
97%
1,004mb
Moderate

Night

Weather (night) Temp (min night) Rain (mm) Wind (mph) Humidity Pressure Visibility
Wed
Partly Cloudy Night
Partly cloudy skies
7
°C
0.1mm
8
sw
98%
1,019mb
Good
Thu
Occ Light Rain
Light drizzle
1
2
°C
1.2mm
12
ssw
98%
1,012mb
Poor
Fri
Mist
Mist
5
°C
1.1mm
6
sw
95%
1,013mb
Poor
Sat
Partly Cloudy Night
Partly cloudy skies
8
°C
1.6mm
12
ssw
96%
1,015mb
Good
Sun
Mod Rain
Light rain
1
1
°C
1.6mm
16
ssw
95%
1,011mb
Moderate
Mon
Overcast
Overcast skies
1
0
°C
0.5mm
11
s
98%
1,003mb
Good
Tue
Clear
Clear skies
5
°C
0.4mm
14
wsw
85%
1,001mb
Good
Wed
Iso Rain Swrs Night
Patchy light drizzle
3
°C
0mm
6
e
95%
1,015mb
Moderate
Thu
Mod Rain
Moderate rain
9
°C
0mm
17
ssw
96%
1,005mb
Moderate
Last updated at 04:06, Thursday 23 October
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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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