Use my current location crosshair

Forecast summary

Regional forecast for North West England

Largely fine and warm today with sunny spells.


Any early cloud and patchy drizzle will soon clear to leave a fine day with variable amounts of cloud and sunny spells. It will feel warm with winds remaining light. Maximum Temperature 24 °C.


Cloud will edge in from the Irish Sea later this evening, leading to a fairly murky night with extensive low cloud shrouding the hills and patchy drizzle. Minimum Temperature 14 °C.


Whilst most areas will be cloudy with patchy drizzle during the morning, some bright spells may develop across southern counties. However, outbreaks of rain will spread eastwards from late morning. Maximum Temperature 21 °C.

Outlook for Monday to Wednesday:

Sunny spells and showers on Monday and Tuesday and feeling fresher. Generally cloudier into Wednesday with the risk of showery rain and humidity levels tending to rise once again.

Updated at: 0211 on Sat 23 Jul 2016

UK forecast for the next 5 days

Fine and warm for most. Rain in the west later.


Cloud and outbreaks of rain will edge eastwards into western parts of the UK through the day. However, much of the country will remain fine, bar the odd isolated shower, with sunny spells. Feeling very warm where conditions are fine.


Remaining rather cloudy across western parts with patchy drizzle. Clearer across Northern Ireland for a time, before rain arrives later. Elsewhere, largely dry with clear spells and remaining fairly humid.


Cloud and outbreaks of rain and drizzle, heaviest in the northwest, will spread eastwards during the day. However, southeastern parts will be brighter with sunny spells and very warm temperatures.

Outlook for Monday to Wednesday:

Feeling fresher on Monday and Tuesday with sunny spells and showers; heaviest in the breezier north. Remaining showery on Wednesday with southern areas generally drier and becoming more humid again.

Updated at: 0209 on Sat 23 Jul 2016

Outlook for the UK over the next 6-30 days

UK Outlook for Wednesday 27 Jul 2016 to Friday 5 Aug 2016:

An unsettled look to the weather on Wednesday, with sunshine and showers. These conditions are then expected to continue into Thursday with a risk of gales in the northwest. Moving through Friday and into next weekend, it is likely there will be bands of rain, showers and some fresher periods. Northern parts should see most of the rain, along with a chance of gales. Further south, drier and brighter weather is expected. The following week is likely to see showers or longer spells of rain across the country, interspersed with some more settled and drier periods. Temperatures through the outlook period may be around or perhaps slightly below average. The cooler temperatures possibly in the north, but occasionally warm and humid in the south.

Updated at: 1313 on Fri 22 Jul 2016

UK Outlook for Saturday 6 Aug 2016 to Saturday 20 Aug 2016:

The strongest signal is for the weather across the UK to be changeable from early through to mid-August. There are likely to be warm and settled periods, but also bands of rain, along with spells of sunshine and showers. Most of the rain is likely to be in the north and northwest, with the south and southeast expected to see more of the drier and settled conditions. Temperatures will probably average out around normal, with some warmer and cooler days likely.

Updated at: 1314 on Fri 22 Jul 2016