Manchester Airport

EGCC · England, United Kingdom

Statistics Manchester Airport 2019-2022

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

Calculated from historical METAR data of Manchester Airport (EGCC) between 2019 and 2022.

VFR conditions (%)

Month Average 2022 2021 2020 2019
January 47.3 58 40 48 42
February 62.7 58 66 66 73
March 67.2 81 49 82 60
April 80.3 90 89 91 83
May 79.2 79 69 86 77
June 74.0 90 80 65 71
July 70.1 69 69 56 70
August 74.1 89 56 67 81
September 73.5 83 58 75 75
October 66.3 82 66 48 74
November 63.4 74 53 54 61
December 52.9 54 41 50 69
Average 69.1 77.9 62.5 68.8 71.1

50th best VFR conditions of United Kingdom

VFR conditions during daylight period

Percentage of observations where the VFR minimums for ceiling and visibility are met:
  • Visibility: 8 km 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 81.2 89 73 85 77
February 93.8 97 96 96 93
March 93.1 96 80 98 93
April 95.7 97 97 99 95
May 97.3 98 95 99 97
June 95.3 98 96 93 95
July 92.9 92 93 91 91
August 95.4 98 88 95 97
September 93.7 97 91 93 95
October 92.5 93 96 85 95
November 92.0 90 87 89 93
December 85.3 82 81 84 95
Average 93.0 95.0 90.0 93.7 93.5

Marginal VFR conditions or better during daylight period

Percentage of observations where the MVFR minimums for ceiling and visibility are met:
  • Visibility: 5 km 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 7.0 8 5 9 6
February 8.5 9 8 9 11
March 10.5 12 11 11 11
April 13.2 13 11 15 14
May 16.4 16 14 18 15
June 19.4 19 20 19 18
July 20.9 22 22 18 21
August 20.2 23 19 21 21
September 17.5 18 19 18 17
October 13.9 15 15 13 13
November 10.2 11 10 11 9
December 7.4 4 8 7 8
Average 13.8 14.5 13.4 13.9 13.5

58th highest temperature of United Kingdom

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 2.0 2 1 4 2
February 2.8 4 3 3 3
March 3.5 4 4 3 4
April 4.5 4 2 5 5
May 7.5 9 6 7 7
June 10.9 10 11 11 10
July 13.1 13 14 12 13
August 12.5 13 13 13 13
September 10.0 9 12 9 10
October 8.0 9 10 8 6
November 5.0 6 5 7 4
December 2.8 -1 4 3 3
Average 6.9 7.1 7.0 6.9 6.7

39th lowest temperature of United Kingdom

Average lowest temperature per day

The minimum temperature is typically observed just before sunrise.

Precipitation (%)

Month Average 2022 2021 2020 2019
January 18.1 9 24 14 18
February 21.5 33 16 25 9
March 15.9 12 14 9 21
April 9.2 9 7 4 10
May 9.1 11 20 1 14
June 11.9 6 1 18 19
July 13.0 12 12 19 15
August 11.7 4 18 15 14
September 14.0 12 11 9 17
October 18.1 18 16 33 16
November 16.8 21 11 21 23
December 21.8 16 23 27 21
Average 14.2 12.3 13.9 14.0 16.1

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 7.2 7 7 8 7
February 9.1 12 7 12 7
March 8.3 6 8 9 10
April 7.1 7 6 6 7
May 6.8 7 7 8 7
June 6.8 6 6 7 7
July 6.5 7 5 8 7
August 6.8 6 7 7 7
September 6.6 6 5 7 7
October 7.3 7 7 8 6
November 6.6 6 6 7 6
December 6.3 4 7 6 7
Average 7.1 6.8 6.3 7.6 7.0

58th highest wind speed of United Kingdom

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 255° 243° 216° 271°
February 247° 146° 241° 215°
March 124° 253° 235° 255°
April 314° 332° 082° 095°
May 244° 246° 276° 282°
June 240° 291° 255° 242°
July 267° 286° 259° 261°
August 258° 256° 248° 233°
September 294° 260° 258° 250°
October 210° 227° 275° 240°
November 203° 256° 217° 025°
December 118° 230° 194° 213°

Prevailing wind direction

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

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