The best times to visit Manitoba for ideal weather are

June 18th to September 2nd

based on average temperature and humidity from NOAA (the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration). Read below for more weather and travel details.

 

 


Other Manitoba Travel Info

Weather in Manitoba

Temperature

Average temperatures in Manitoba vary an incredible amount. Considering humidity, temperatures feel cold for most of the year with a very low chance of rain or snow throughout the year. The area is somewhat temperate — in the 41st percentile for pleasant weather — compared to tourist destinations worldwide. Weeks with ideal weather are listed above. If you’re looking for the very warmest time to visit Manitoba, the hottest months are July, August, and then June. See average monthly temperatures below. The warmest time of year is generally early to mid July where highs are regularly around 76.4°F (24.7°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 55°F (12.8°C) at night.

Manitoba Temperatures (Fahrenheit)

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Manitoba Temperatures (Celsius)

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“Feels-Like” Temperatures

The way we experience weather isn’t all about temperature. Higher temperatures affect us much more at higher humidity, and colder temperatures feel piercing with high winds. Our perceived temperatures factor in humidity and wind chill to better represent how hot or cold the day feels to a person.

Manitoba Perceived Temperature (F)

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Manitoba Perceived Temperature (C)

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Average Manitoba Temperatures by Month

Daily highs (averaged for the month) usually give the best indication of the weather. A significantly lower mean and low generally just means it gets colder at night.

Show Fahrenheit

Month Avg. High (°F) Avg. Mean (°F) Avg. Low (°F)
Jan 4.8 -5.4 -14
Feb 7.3 -4.7 -15.1
Mar 19.3 4.4 -7.2
Apr 39.6 26 14.8
May 53.6 41.8 31
Jun 68.2 57.4 47.4
Jul 76 64.6 54
Aug 71.6 60.3 51.1
Sep 62.4 51.2 42.1
Oct 45.4 35.1 28.5
Nov 25.5 16.2 9.1
Dec 8.5 -0.5 -8.8

Show Celsius

Month Avg. High (°C) Avg. Mean (°C) Avg. Low (°C)
Jan -15.1 -20.8 -25.6
Feb -13.7 -20.4 -26.2
Mar -7.1 -15.3 -21.8
Apr 4.2 -3.3 -9.6
May 12 5.4 -0.6
Jun 20.1 14.1 8.6
Jul 24.4 18.1 12.2
Aug 22 15.7 10.6
Sep 16.9 10.7 5.6
Oct 7.4 1.7 -1.9
Nov -3.6 -8.8 -12.7
Dec -13.1 -18.1 -22.7

 


 

Precipitation (Rain or Snow)

If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Manitoba are January, February, and then November. Note that we define “significant precipitation” as .1 inches or more in this section. The lowest chance of rain or snow occurs around early January. For example, on the week of January 1st there are no days of precipitation on average. By contrast, it’s most likely to rain or snow in late June with an average of 2 days of significant precipitation the week of June 25th.

When can you find snow in Manitoba? Weather stations report very large amounts of snow likely to be deepest around February, especially close to early March. The best time to ski (if at all) in Manitoba is often around around February 12th when fresh powder is deepest. Please note that a value of 0 for snow in the graph below may either mean there was no snow, or that snow is unreported.

Chance of Precipitation

The graph below shows the % chance of rainy and snowy days in Manitoba.

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Snow on the Ground

The graph below shows the average snow on the ground in Manitoba (in).

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Snow depth

Average Rain and Snow by Month

Show Inches

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (in) Total Precipitation (in)
Jan 0% 11 0
Feb 0% 16.1 0
Mar 0% 15.9 0.1
Apr 1% 7.8 0.1
May 4% 0.9 0.4
Jun 18% 2.3 2.2
Jul 21% 0.8 3
Aug 16% 1.3 2.3
Sep 14% 1.3 1.7
Oct 2% 0.7 0.2
Nov 0% 3.6 0
Dec 0% 7.9 0

Show Centimeters

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (cm) Total Precipitation (cm)
Jan 0 27.9 0
Feb 0 40.9 0
Mar 0 40.4 0.3
Apr 1 19.8 0.3
May 4 2.3 1
Jun 18 5.8 5.6
Jul 21 2 7.6
Aug 16 3.3 5.8
Sep 14 3.3 4.3
Oct 2 1.8 0.5
Nov 0 9.1 0
Dec 0 20.1 0

 

Humidity and Wind

Manitoba has some very humid months, with other comfortably humid months. The least humid month is May (54% relative humidity), and the most humid month is November (73.9%).

Wind in Manitoba is usually calm. The windiest month is September, followed by October and May. September’s average wind speed of around 6.7 knots (7.8 MPH or 12.5 KPH) is considered “a light breeze.” Maximum sustained winds (the highest speed for the day lasting more than a few moments) are at their highest in early May where average top sustained speeds reach 12.8 knots, which is considered a moderate breeze.

Relative Humidity (%)

The graph below shows the average % humidity by month in Manitoba.

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Avg. Relative Humidity

Wind

The graph below shows wind speed (max and average) in knots.

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Max Sustained Wind
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Average Wind Speeds

Show Wind Speeds

All wind speeds are in knots. 1 knot = 1.15 MPH or 1.85 KPH.

Month Avg. Wind Avg. Wind Feel Sustained High Wind High Wind Feel
Jan 5.9 Light breeze 10.6 Gentle breeze
Feb 5.5 Light breeze 9.9 Gentle breeze
Mar 5.6 Light breeze 10.1 Gentle breeze
Apr 6.6 Light breeze 11.5 Significant breeze
May 6.7 Light breeze 11.8 Gentle breeze
Jun 6.3 Light breeze 10.9 Gentle breeze
Jul 6.5 Light breeze 11.5 Gentle breeze
Aug 6.3 Light breeze 10.8 Gentle breeze
Sep 6.7 Light breeze 11.2 Gentle breeze
Oct 6.7 Light breeze 11.1 Significant breeze
Nov 6.6 Light breeze 10.8 Gentle breeze
Dec 4.8 Light breeze 9 Gentle breeze

Show Relative Humidity by Month

Month Avg. Relative Humidity
Jan 63.6%
Feb 58.5%
Mar 54.1%
Apr 55.7%
May 54%
Jun 56.4%
Jul 57.8%
Aug 64%
Sep 65.3%
Oct 72.3%
Nov 73.9%
Dec 70%

 

Is it Safe to Travel to Manitoba?

Our best data indicates this area is generally safe. As of Oct 07, 2019 there are no travel advisories or warnings for Canada; exercise normal security precautions. Check this page for any recent changes or regions to avoid: Travel Advice and Advisories. This advisory was last updated on Oct 07, 2019.


 

The Busiest and Least Crowded Months

The busiest month for tourism in Manitoba, Canada is August, followed by July and January. Prices for hotels and flights will be most expensive during these months, though you can save if you purchase well in advance. Tourists are unlikely to visit Manitoba in December. Those willing to visit at these times will likely find it the least expensive month.

Estimated Tourism by Month

 

Most Popular Months to Visit

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Tourists Seeking Accommodations

Tourism graph is based on Google searches for services used by tourists relative to the rest of the year. Tourism data for this area is very reliable. Displayed data is calculated relative to the peak, so a score of 37.6 in December means 37.6% of the tourists vs. August.

 

 

Overall Manitoba Travel Experience by Season

Spring (March through May)

Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel very cold. Highs range from 62.2°F (16.8°C) and 10.2°F (-12.1°C) with far warmer temperatures in the later months. Rain is extremely rare with 0 to 1 days of significant precipitation per month. Spring is the second busiest for tourism, which makes it a good time for those looking for things to do.

Summer (June through August)

The middle-year months have comfortably cool weather with high temperatures that are comfortable. These months see the most precipitation with 5 to 6 days of precipitation per month. June – August is the busiest season for tourism in Manitoba, so lodging and other accommodations may cost more than usual.

Fall (September through November)

Fall daily highs range from 65.3°F (18.5°C) and 16.1°F (-8.8°C), which will feel very chilly given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a normal amount: 0 to 4 days per month. Tourism is the slowest during these months due to the weather, so hotels may be affordably priced.

Winter (December through February)

Weather is far too cold this time of year in Manitoba to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 10.2°F (-12.1°C) and 1.9°F (-16.7°C). On average, it rains or snows a insignificant amount: consistently 0 times per month. These times of year are fairly slow with tourists.

 

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