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  • Tue Tuesday
    9°C 4°C
    Heavy rain
  • Wed Wednesday
    6°C 3°C
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  • Thu Thursday
    7°C 0°C
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  • Fri Friday
    6°C 5°C
    Heavy rain
  • Sat Saturday
    9°C 4°C
    Light rain
Tuesday (23 December 2014)
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Temperature (°C)
11 11 10 9 9 9 8 8 8 8 8 8 8 8 8 7 7 6 6
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90% 80% ≥95% 90% 90% 90% 90% 60% 50% 50% 20% 20% 10% 10% 10% <5% <5% <5% <5%
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WSW 7 28 WSW 8 25 NW 6 18 NW 4 14 WNW 2 11 W 3 12 SW 2 7 WSW 2 4 NW 2 5 SW 2 4 SSW 2 4 SW 2 4 WSW 2 5 W 3 7 W 4 11 W 5 12 WSW 5 13 W 6 17 WSW 8 19
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Sunrise: 08:45 Sunset: 16:00 Moon phase: New 2 Daily air quality index:2
Wednesday (24 December 2014)
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Light shower night Clear night Clear night Light shower night Clear night Clear night Clear night Light shower night Light shower night Sunny intervals Light shower day Sunny intervals Sunny intervals Sunny intervals Sunny intervals Sunny intervals Clear night Light shower night Light shower night Clear night Clear night Clear night Clear night Clear night
Temperature (°C)
6 5 5 5 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 5 5 5 6 6 6 6 5 5 5 5 5 5
Warnings for County Antrim
No warnings for Wednesday
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3 3 2 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 2 2 2 1 1 1 1 1 1
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30% <5% <5% 30% <5% <5% <5% 40% 30% 10% 30% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% 20% 20% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5%
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79% 78% 77% 77% 76% 78% 81% 82% 83% 81% 82% 80% 78% 79% 78% 78% 77% 77% 78% 79% 77% 79% 79% 78%
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0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Sunrise: 08:45 Sunset: 16:00 Moon phase: Waxing crescent 3 Daily air quality index:3
Thursday (25 December 2014)
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Clear night Partly cloudy night Partly cloudy night Sunny day Sunny day Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy
Temperature (°C)
5 5 4 4 6 6 3 2
Warnings for County Antrim
No warnings for Thursday
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<5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5%
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W 12 23 WNW 10 18 WNW 8 15 WNW 7 14 WNW 7 13 WNW 5 10 WNW 6 9 W 5 8
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79% 83% 87% 89% 84% 82% 88% 90%
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0 0 0 1 1 1 0 0
Sunrise: 08:45 Sunset: 16:01 Moon phase: Waxing crescent 2 Daily air quality index:2
Friday (26 December 2014)
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Partly cloudy night Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Light rain Heavy rain Heavy rain Light rain
Temperature (°C)
1 1 1 2 4 5 6 8
Warnings for County Antrim
No warnings for Friday
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0 -1 -1 0 1 1 3 5
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WSW 5 8 SW 5 8 SW 5 9 SSW 6 11 S 10 19 S 14 28 S 18 34 SSW 20 40
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92% 89% 89% 86% 87% 89% 91% 91%
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0 0 0 1 1 1 0 0
Sunrise: 08:46 Sunset: 16:02 Moon phase: Waxing crescent 2 Daily air quality index:2
Saturday (27 December 2014)
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Light shower night Light shower night Light rain Heavy rain Cloudy Sunny intervals Cloudy Cloudy
Temperature (°C)
8 8 7 7 7 7 7 6
Warnings for County Antrim
No warnings for Saturday
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SW 22 43 WSW 22 44 W 23 48 W 23 48 WNW 24 48 WNW 24 46 WNW 22 42 WNW 21 38
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Sunrise: 08:46 Sunset: 16:03 Moon phase: First quarter 2 Daily air quality index:2
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Issued at: 0400 on Tue 23 Dec 2014

Forecast summary

  • Regional
  • UK 5 days
  • UK 6-30 days

Regional forecast for Northern Ireland

Cloudy and mild with occasional rain.

Today:

Cloudy with further rain at times, especially across southern parts where some heavy bursts are likely. Northern areas will become drier during the afternoon with the heavier rain confined to the Down Coast by evening. Maximum Temperature 9C.

Tonight:

Rain soon clearing the Mournes then clear spells and a few showers tonight. Freshening westerly winds. A colder night with the chance of ground frost and ice. Minimum Temperature 2C.

Wednesday:

A bright day with some sunshine but still a few showers some quite heavy with snow on the hills. Strong westerly winds. Maximum Temperature 7C.

Outlook for Thursday to Saturday:

Christmas Day clear and cold with some sunshine, frost early and late. Wet and becoming very windy on Boxing Day. Blustery showers on Saturday.

Updated at: 0233 on Tue 23 Dec 2014

UK forecast for the next 5 days

Further wet and windy weather, gradually edging southwards.

Today:

Cold in the north with sunny spells and showers. Mild elsewhere with strong winds and rain, heavy at times, over Northern Ireland, northern England and southern Scotland, gradually edging southwards. A little light rain further south, but also bright spells.

Tonight:

Strong winds and rain continuing southwards becoming confined to southeastern/eastern England by dawn. Clearer and cooler weather spreading from the north, with further showers likely over Scotland and Northern Ireland.

Wednesday:

Wind and rain soon clearing southeast. Showers for northern parts, wintry over high ground and perhaps lower levels in the far north. Drier elsewhere with sunny spells, colder than recently.

Outlook for Thursday to Saturday:

Cold on Christmas Day, some showers for northern/eastern parts, drier and sunny elsewhere. Cold start to Boxing day, wet and windy weather arriving from the west later, lasting through Saturday.

Updated at: 0439 on Tue 23 Dec 2014

Outlook for the UK over the next 6-30 days

UK Outlook for Saturday 27 Dec 2014 to Monday 5 Jan 2015:

Most places will be wet and windy on Saturday, with gales or sever gales developing in places. Southeastern areas of England may stay dry at first, however. Cloud and rain are expected to clear erratically eastwards during Sunday leaving sunny spells and scattered blustery showers. These will be most frequent across northern and western Britain, becoming wintry with snow in the north. Temperatures will initially be above average but fall below as the rain clears. It will become colder into the following week with snow showers developing across the north. These may spread southwards at times and it will be frosty with freezing fog patches possible. It may turn more unsettled with time, with wetter and windier conditions returning from the west, and temperatures becoming nearer normal.

UK Outlook for Tuesday 6 Jan 2015 to Tuesday 20 Jan 2015:

The most likely scenario for the coming New Year is for a continuation of changeable, and at times, windy weather coming from the Atlantic with the wettest weather probably across western parts of the UK, and southern and eastern parts most likely to see the best of any dry weather. In between the wetter periods there should be drier, brighter, and colder spells. Temperatures are most likely to be around, or slightly below, average for the time of year with overnight frosts and some snow possible, particularly over the high ground.

Updated at: 0439 on Tue 23 Dec 2014

Weather map

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Weather forecast map for Belfast

Belfast Belfast – Heavy rain 54.596 -5.9301
Newry Newry – Light rain 54.1707 -6.3348
Stranraer Stranraer – Heavy rain 54.9033 -5.0228
Londonderry (Derry) Londonderry (Derry) – Heavy rain 54.9952 -7.3227
Douglas (Isle of Man) Douglas (Isle of Man) – Light shower night 54.1518 -4.484
Enniskillen Enniskillen – Heavy rain 54.3446 -7.6313
Cumnock Cumnock – Heavy rain 55.4535 -4.2645
Tarbert Tarbert – Heavy rain 55.87 -5.42
Dumfries Dumfries – Heavy rain 55.0708 -3.6038
Glasgow Glasgow – Heavy rain 55.8643 -4.2505
Biggar Biggar – Heavy rain 55.6234 -3.5226
Caernarfon Caernarfon – Cloudy 53.1393 -4.2727
Carlisle Carlisle – Light shower night 54.8924 -2.9315
Kendal Kendal – Overcast 54.3279 -2.7449
Strathyre Strathyre – Light rain 56.3257 -4.3234
Tiree Tiree – Heavy shower night 56.497 -6.887
Preston Preston – Cloudy 53.763 -2.7017
Edinburgh Edinburgh – Light rain 55.9533 -3.1868
Jedburgh Jedburgh – Heavy rain 55.4777 -2.5534
Fort William Fort William – Light rain 56.8199 -5.104

Location Details

Belfast

Location: 54.596, -5.9301

Altitude: 13m above mean sea level

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