Weather: Enjoy the sun this weekend, showers on tap next week

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Saturday’s Weather

Today will be mostly sunny, milder and breezy. Tomorrow looks like the best day of the weekend with warmer temperatures with a mix of sun & clouds.

Weather Outlook, May 1 – May 5

May Day: Mostly sunny & breezy High 60 Winds: WNW 15-25 mph

Tonight: Some clouds Low 44 Winds: WSW 5-10 mph

Sunday: Mix sun & clouds, breezy & warmer High 71 Winds: W 10-20 mph

Sunday night: Partly cloudy Low 47 Winds: NNW 5-10 mph

Monday: Mostly cloudy & cooler High 59 Winds: E 5-10 mph

Monday night: Mostly cloudy with a few showers Low 46 Winds: NE 5-10 mph

Tuesday: Periods of showers High 63 Winds: Light & Variable

Tuesday night: Mostly cloudy Low 49 Winds: Light & Variable

Wednesday: Cloudy with showers High 64 Winds: NNE 5-10 mph

Wednesday night: Mostly cloudy with showers Low: 45 Winds: NNE 5-10 mph

Weather Patterns We’re Watching

Another round of lows will move across the area early to mid next week with a threat for showers every day.

Average Weather in May for Manchester.


Daily high temperatures increase by 9°F, from 64°F to 73°F, rarely falling below 51°F or exceeding 86°F. Daily low temperatures increase by 9°F, from 43°F to 53°F, rarely falling below 35°F or exceeding 62°F.


A wet day is one with at least 0.04 inches of liquid or liquid-equivalent precipitation. In Manchester, the chance of a wet day over the course of May is rapidly increasing, starting the month at 27% and ending it at 34%.


Average rainfall for May is 3.82″

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About Rick Gordon

Rick is a native of Red Hill, PA, and is a former Chief Meteorologist at WMUR-TV. He currently teaches ninth-grade physical science at Central High School. His past adventures in weather-watching include a stint as on-air meteorologist for WSEE in Erie, PA; meteorologist with D&M Weather Services in Pittsburgh, PA; AccuWeather in State College, PA; and weather guy for KDKA radio in Pittsburgh. He studied meteorology at Millersville University in Lancaster, PA (aka God’s Country) and currently lives in Wells Beach, Maine. Drop him a line at .