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Big Pit National Coal Museum

  • Mist 18 °C

    13 °C

  • Mist 20 °C

    13 °C

  • Cloudy 16 °C

    11 °C

  • Cloudy 15 °C

    12 °C

  • Cloudy 16 °C

    10 °C

  • Cloudy 17 °C

    9 °C

Monday (Monday 21 August 2017)
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Warnings
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Sunrise: 06:06 Sunset: 20:24 Moon phase: New Air pollution: 2
Tuesday (Tuesday 22 August 2017)
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Warnings
Partly cloudy night Mist Fog Fog Fog Cloudy Cloudy Sunny intervals Clear night
<5% 20% 20% 20% 20% 20% 10% 10% <5%
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SSW 6 11 SSW 6 11 S 6 11 SE 6 11 SSE 9 15 SE 9 17 SE 11 19 SE 10 17 SE 11 21
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
M P VP VP VP M VG VG VG
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97% 98% 99% 99% 96% 87% 81% 84% 94%
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0 0 0 1 2 5 3 1 0
Sunrise: 06:08 Sunset: 20:22 Moon phase: New Air pollution: 2
Wednesday (Wednesday 23 August 2017)
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Warnings
Partly cloudy night Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy
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SSE 10 18 SW 8 15 WSW 10 19 WSW 11 22 WSW 13 26 WSW 15 28 WSW 12 23 WSW 11 20
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
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0 0 1 2 4 2 1 0
Sunrise: 06:09 Sunset: 20:20 Moon phase: New Air pollution: 2
Thursday (Thursday 24 August 2017)
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Light rain Light shower night Cloudy Cloudy Sunny intervals Cloudy Cloudy Light shower night
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SW 11 20 WSW 11 19 SW 10 18 WSW 14 27 WSW 16 30 WSW 18 33 WSW 15 28 WSW 13 23
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
G VG G VG VG VG VG G
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0 0 1 3 5 3 1 0
Sunrise: 06:11 Sunset: 20:18 Moon phase: New Air pollution: 2
Friday (Friday 25 August 2017)
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WSW 13 23 WSW 11 20 WSW 10 18 WSW 10 21 W 9 19 WNW 7 16 WNW 5 10 NW 4 8
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
G G G VG VG VG VG VG
Humidity Expand
95% 95% 95% 85% 76% 74% 80% 93%
UV index Expand
0 0 1 2 4 2 1 0
Sunrise: 06:13 Sunset: 20:16 Moon phase: Waxing crescent
Saturday (Saturday 26 August 2017)
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Warnings
Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Overcast Cloudy Cloudy Sunny intervals Clear night
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NE 4 8 NNE 4 8 ENE 5 10 E 6 14 ESE 7 17 E 7 16 E 6 13 ENE 5 10
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
G G M VG VG VG VG VG
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Sunrise: 06:14 Sunset: 20:13 Moon phase: Waxing crescent
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Tiree Clear night 56.497 -6.887
Birmingham Cloudy 52.486 -1.889
Glasgow Clear night 55.864 -4.25
Manchester Partly cloudy night 53.479 -2.247
Brighton Heavy rain 50.822 -0.136
Dover Heavy rain 51.126 1.318
Exeter Overcast 50.718 -3.533
Lincoln Clear night 53.23 -0.539
Norwich Cloudy 52.63 1.299
Peterborough Cloudy 52.569 -0.239
Swindon Heavy rain 51.556 -1.778
York Partly cloudy night 53.962 -1.079
Aberdeen Cloudy 57.15 -2.093
Pembroke Overcast 51.673 -4.908
Ullapool Clear night 57.896 -5.16
Inverness Partly cloudy night 57.478 -4.223
Kendal Cloudy 54.328 -2.745
Londonderry (Derry) Light shower night 54.995 -7.323
Newtown (Powys) Cloudy 52.512 -3.312
Fort William Clear night 56.82 -5.104
Belfast Cloudy 54.596 -5.93
Caernarfon Partly cloudy night 53.139 -4.273
Camborne Overcast 50.212 -5.294
Cardiff Light rain 51.481 -3.178
Dumfries Partly cloudy night 55.071 -3.604
Edinburgh Clear night 55.953 -3.187
Lerwick Clear night 60.154 -1.143
London Light rain 51.508 -0.125
Newcastle Upon Tyne Clear night 54.978 -1.616
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Southampton Heavy rain 50.909 -1.403
Stornoway Clear night 58.211 -6.384
Wick (Highland) Clear night 58.439 -3.092
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  • UK 6-30 days

Regional Forecast for Wales

Headline:

Rain easing later.

This Evening and Tonight:

Rain will continue this evening including some heavy bursts. The rain will ease during the night, but it will stay cloudy, with widespread mist and fog on high ground. Minimum temperature 14 °C.

Monday:

Monday will stay mostly cloudy with patchy rain at times in the north. A few warm bright spells are likely in the afternoon, mainly in Cardiff and the southeast. Maximum temperature 23 °C.

Outlook for Tuesday to Thursday:

Tuesday will be dry, bright, humid and warm. It will be fresher on Wednesday and Thursday, though heavy showers are likely on Thursday.

Updated: 15:46 on Sun 20 Aug 2017 BST

UK forecast for the next 5 days

Headline:

The south cloudy and damp, the north dry and cool.

This Evening and Tonight:

Rain will continue in the south and west tonight including some heavy bursts. It will feel rather humid here with mist and fog over hills. Northern and eastern parts will stay dry and become rather cool.

Monday:

Rain in Northern Ireland, western Scotland and northwest England will be heavy at times. It will stay mainly cloudy elsewhere but warm bright spells are likely in some southern parts.

Outlook for Tuesday to Thursday:

Cloud and rain will affect the north on Tuesday and Wednesday, sometimes turning heavy. Southern parts will be dry, bright, humid and very warm. Thursday will be fresher with showers.

Updated: 15:25 on Sun 20 Aug 2017 BST

Outlook for the UK over the next 6-30 days

UK Outlook for Friday 25 Aug 2017 to Sunday 3 Sep 2017:

Friday and the subsequent bank holiday weekend will stay changeable, with heavy showers or longer spells of rain, particularly in the north and west. However, parts of the south and east may stay mainly dry with some sunny spells. Temperatures will be around normal in most parts, but probably above average in the southeast, bringing a chance of a few thundery showers. It will be windy at times, especially in the north, with a risk of gales here. Into the following week, there remains a lot of uncertainty, although we may continue to see spells of wet and windy weather, particularly in the northwest, with drier spells, mainly in the south. Temperatures will probably be near normal, though perhaps rather warm at times in the south.

UK Outlook for Monday 4 Sep 2017 to Monday 18 Sep 2017:

In the first half of September, we are most likely to see changeable weather conditions featuring across the United Kingdom. However, there will be some dry and fine weather at times too. On balance spells of rain and strong winds are likely to dominate in the north and west, with drier and brighter weather more common in the south and east. Temperatures will probably remain close to normal for the time of year in most parts, though they may become warm or very warm at times in the south.

Updated: 15:25 on Sun 20 Aug 2017 BST

Location details

Big Pit National Coal Museum

Location
51.772, -3.106
Altitude
392.0 m above mean sea level

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