Winnipeg set to break cold temperature record. In April.

Global News

WINNIPEG – The week ahead is going to be a cold one, starting out with an overnight low Monday that could break a record that’s stood for more than a century.

Temperatures tonight are expected fall to -17° overnight in Winnipeg. The record low for April 14th and 15th is -16.7°. Both these records were set in 1893, so as long we meet our expected temperatures, we have some wiggle room as far as getting into the record books before/after midnight.

It might be hard to believe but tonight could also be the first time this year we set a record low in Winnipeg. We’ve come close. March 1st broke a few records in the province and Winnipeg came within 0.8° of tying the record from 1962. Outside of that day, the only single day records set in southern Manitoba were record highs (January 15th).

This week will be all about the temperatures…

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