Alas, poor Winterpeg. Sitting there year after year waiting for a bit of lovely climate emergency to make the winters a bit less harsh. But in a data set that goes back to 1938, the warmest average daytime high was recorded way back in 1949 while the year with the highest average daytime mid-range was even further back in 1938. The coldest? 2009. It's not your imagination: that city still gets cold.
The temperature chart tells the story:
The story, in this case, is that the average daytime high in Winnipeg is in the low- to mid-30s, the average daily low is in the low- to mid-minus-30s (sometimes in the minus 40s), and that's that. Anyone who listens to alarmists and thinks Winnipeg will soon be a Miami of the north is welcome to open a theme park in confident expectation, but please don't complain when the sun-seekers don't show up.
The number of days with temperatures below minus 20 dipped in the 1980s, reaching a minimum in 1987, before climbing back up to an all-time record in 1996:
Meanwhile the number of days with temperatures above 30C held up in a promising way up to the 1980s, then went down:
Annual precipitation likewise declines to tell a story of change:
As does average wind speed:
While maximum wind gust is gently drifting down:
If you're hoping to find a climate emergency out there, keep looking.