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
1
3
°C
0mm
10
ese
58%
1,019mb
Good
Sun
Partly Cloudy Day
Partly cloudy skies
1
6
°C
0.1mm
19
ne
64%
1,010mb
Good
Mon
Occ Light Rain
Patchy rain possible
1
7
°C
2.4mm
14
ene
70%
1,006mb
Moderate
Tue
Occ Light Rain
Patchy rain possible
1
7
°C
2.7mm
10
sse
62%
1,008mb
Moderate
Wed
Occ Light Rain
Patchy rain possible
1
8
°C
1.7mm
10
se
63%
1,011mb
Moderate
Thu
Heavy Rain
Heavy rain
1
0
°C
23.7mm
11
w
98%
1,009mb
Moderate
Fri
Sunny
Sunny skies
1
7
°C
0.3mm
5
wnw
62%
1,013mb
Good
Sat
Occ Light Rain
Patchy rain possible
1
3
°C
9.1mm
11
wsw
78%
1,006mb
Moderate
Sun
Iso Rain Swrs Day
Light rain shower
1
2
°C
6.2mm
15
se
74%
1,003mb
Good
Mon
Occ Light Rain
Patchy rain possible
1
4
°C
8.8mm
9
se
66%
1,005mb
Moderate

Night

Weather (night) Temp (min night) Rain (mm) Wind (mph) Humidity Pressure Visibility
Sat
Fog
Fog
2
°C
1.3mm
7
ene
98%
1,019mb
Poor
Sun
Occ Light Rain
Light drizzle
8
°C
2.2mm
12
ene
93%
1,008mb
Poor
Mon
Cloudy
Cloudy skies
9
°C
2.3mm
9
ene
96%
1,007mb
Moderate
Tue
Fog
Fog
6
°C
2.2mm
8
sse
98%
1,011mb
Poor
Wed
Iso Rain Swrs Night
Light rain shower
6
°C
1.1mm
2
nnw
97%
1,012mb
Moderate
Thu
Mist
Mist
4
°C
0.2mm
5
wsw
97%
1,012mb
Poor
Fri
Occ Light Rain
Patchy rain possible
7
°C
0.1mm
4
nne
94%
1,013mb
Moderate
Sat
Mod Rain
Moderate rain
7
°C
0mm
7
nnw
93%
1,016mb
Moderate
Sun
Mod Rain
Light rain
6
°C
0mm
9
wnw
93%
1,015mb
Moderate
Last updated at 08:05, Saturday 19 April
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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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Edited by Tina Banerjee
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