Winnipeg / James Armstrong Richardson International Airport

CYWG · Manitoba, Canada

Statistics Winnipeg / James Armstrong Richardson International Airport 2019-2022

Climate and trends: average temperature, flight conditions, precipitation, wind speed and direction.

Calculated from historical METAR data of Winnipeg / James Armstrong Richardson International Airport (CYWG) between 2019 and 2022.

VFR conditions (%)

Month Average 2022 2021 2020 2019
January 62.3 62 67 47 73
February 81.0 65 81 84 77
March 81.9 76 86 84 85
April 80.3 57 82 90 78
May 84.8 71 85 88 88
June 88.6 88 95 82 99
July 91.4 91 83 95 93
August 89.9 91 78 90 96
September 86.0 85 98 95 78
October 69.9 72 65 85 53
November 65.6 64 79 71 64
December 68.1 42 75 72 75
Average 80.6 74.3 81.7 83.4 81.1

99th best VFR conditions of Canada

VFR conditions during daylight period

Percentage of observations where the VFR minimums for ceiling and visibility are met:
  • Visibility: 5 mi or more
  • Ceiling: 3,000 ft or more
Only observations between sunrise and sunset are taken into account.

Marginal VFR conditions (%)

Month Average 2022 2021 2020 2019
January 80.1 82 83 67 88
February 89.4 77 89 93 90
March 92.4 85 95 93 96
April 90.9 74 92 96 92
May 94.2 84 94 99 97
June 97.2 95 99 96 100
July 96.7 97 90 100 95
August 95.9 97 91 95 97
September 93.7 90 99 100 91
October 87.9 85 85 92 81
November 89.8 91 89 92 92
December 84.1 67 83 90 85
Average 91.8 86.7 91.1 93.4 92.5

Marginal VFR conditions or better during daylight period

Percentage of observations where the MVFR minimums for ceiling and visibility are met:
  • Visibility: 3⅛ mi or more
  • Ceiling: 1,000 ft or more
Only observations between sunrise and sunset are taken into account.

Maximum temperatures (°C)

Month Average 2022 2021 2020 2019
January -10.4 -13 -6 -8 -13
February -11.3 -13 -13 -7 -15
March 0.3 -3 7 1 -2
April 8.7 4 11 8 10
May 18.8 17 19 18 18
June 25.4 24 28 26 25
July 27.2 26 30 27 27
August 26.3 26 26 27 26
September 19.9 21 23 20 19
October 10.1 12 15 7 7
November -1.4 0 2 3 -2
December -8.9 -8 -8 -3 -7
Average 9.2 8.4 11.3 9.8 7.8

322nd highest temperature of Canada

Average highest temperature per day

The maximum temperature is typically observed some hours after noon.

Minimum temperatures (°C)

Month Average 2022 2021 2020 2019
January -19.8 -24 -14 -16 -21
February -21.9 -24 -21 -17 -23
March -10.4 -12 -6 -9 -12
April -3.4 -3 -2 -3 -1
May 5.4 7 4 5 4
June 12.6 12 13 13 11
July 14.9 15 16 16 15
August 12.8 14 14 14 13
September 8.4 9 10 7 10
October 1.0 2 4 -2 1
November -9.7 -7 -6 -8 -8
December -16.6 -15 -17 -12 -16
Average -2.6 -2.3 -1.6 -2.9 -3.7

259th lowest temperature of Canada

Average lowest temperature per day

The minimum temperature is typically observed just before sunrise.

Precipitation (%)

Month Average 2022 2021 2020 2019
January 41.6 42 25 57 41
February 36.4 55 26 31 57
March 14.1 17 9 14 17
April 14.5 37 13 15 12
May 10.1 19 9 7 9
June 7.1 11 4 4 6
July 5.7 14 2 6 5
August 5.6 7 7 5 7
September 9.3 7 3 6 18
October 14.2 16 14 8 23
November 24.1 28 14 14 28
December 29.7 52 23 21 17
Average 15.9 22.6 11.1 14.0 18.1

Precipitation during daylight period

Percentage of observations with observed rain, drizzle, snow or hail. Only observations between sunrise and sunset are taken into account.

Wind speed (knots)

Month Average 2022 2021 2020 2019
January 10.5 11 10 11 10
February 11.1 13 11 11 10
March 11.6 11 12 13 11
April 11.8 14 12 11 12
May 11.3 12 11 12 11
June 10.8 11 11 12 10
July 9.4 9 9 10 10
August 9.2 9 11 9 11
September 11.0 10 12 12 10
October 11.6 11 11 12 12
November 11.2 11 11 12 11
December 9.9 12 9 9 10
Average 10.8 11.2 10.7 11.2 10.6

322nd highest wind speed of Canada

Average wind speed

Excluding wind gusts. Only observations between sunrise and sunset are taken into account.

Prevailing wind direction

Month 2022 2021 2020 2019
January 290° 233° 213° 270°
February 298° 249° 251° 325°
March 284° 211° 224° 271°
April 023° 000° 305° 001°
May 172° 331° 179° 040°
June 291° 289° 190° 102°
July 281° 228° 234° 257°
August 257° 269° 259° 284°
September 230° 238° 286° 058°
October 290° 201° 282° 297°
November 243° 236° 221° 286°
December 024° 254° 251° 242°

Prevailing wind direction

Average wind direction, weighed by wind speed. Only observations between sunrise and sunset are taken into account.

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