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
Wed
Occ Light Rain
Patchy rain possible
1
7
°C
0.8mm
10
wnw
63%
1,017mb
Moderate
Thu
Occ Light Rain
Patchy rain possible
1
8
°C
0.5mm
12
wsw
53%
1,013mb
Moderate
Fri
Occ Light Rain
Patchy rain possible
1
7
°C
1.3mm
9
nw
64%
1,010mb
Moderate
Sat
Occ Light Rain
Patchy rain possible
1
6
°C
0.5mm
12
wnw
57%
1,015mb
Moderate
Sun
Sunny
Sunny skies
2
1
°C
0mm
4
sw
53%
1,019mb
Good
Mon
Mod Rain
Moderate rain
1
6
°C
5mm
9
se
94%
1,008mb
Moderate
Tue
Iso Rain Swrs Day
Light rain shower
1
9
°C
4.2mm
11
wsw
77%
1,002mb
Good
Wed
Occ Light Rain
Patchy rain possible
1
7
°C
7.7mm
18
wsw
64%
1,002mb
Moderate
Thu
Occ Light Rain
Patchy rain possible
1
8
°C
8.8mm
16
wsw
64%
1,011mb
Moderate
Fri
Mod Rain Swrs Day
Moderate rain at times
1
7
°C
10.5mm
19
wsw
71%
999mb
Moderate

Night

Weather (night) Temp (min night) Rain (mm) Wind (mph) Humidity Pressure Visibility
Wed
Mist
Mist
7
°C
0.1mm
6
w
95%
1,017mb
Poor
Thu
Cloud Rain Thunder
Moderate or heavy rain with thunder
1
0
°C
0.1mm
9
sw
98%
1,009mb
Moderate
Fri
Partly Cloudy Night
Partly cloudy skies
7
°C
3.6mm
6
wnw
94%
1,014mb
Good
Sat
Mist
Mist
7
°C
4.1mm
6
wnw
96%
1,019mb
Poor
Sun
Partly Cloudy Night
Partly cloudy skies
1
0
°C
4.1mm
6
se
66%
1,015mb
Good
Mon
Mod Rain Swrs Night
Moderate or heavy rain shower
1
3
°C
4.1mm
7
s
99%
1,000mb
Moderate
Tue
Partly Cloudy Night
Partly cloudy skies
1
0
°C
0.4mm
9
sw
98%
1,002mb
Good
Wed
Iso Rain Swrs Day
Light rain shower
1
2
°C
0mm
6
wnw
81%
1,012mb
Good
Thu
Occ Light Rain
Patchy light rain
1
1
°C
0mm
9
ese
83%
1,012mb
Moderate
Last updated at 08:05, Wednesday 20 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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