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Issued at: 0000 on Tue 28 Apr 2015

Forecast summary

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

Regional forecast for North West England

A rather cold and unsettled week.

This Evening and Tonight:

Rather windy, especially at first, and staying unsettled with showers continuing, these still heavy at times and wintry on hills in the north. Cold, with a patchy frost developing. Minimum Temperature 1C.

Tuesday:

A breezy day and feeling chilly, with sunny spells and showers. The showers occasionally turning heavy and thundery, and wintry with some snow over hills. Maximum Temperature 11C.

Outlook for Wednesday to Friday:

Wet and windy early Wednesday, with rain soon clearing eastwards to sunshine and showers. Staying unsettled on Thursday with heavy, thundery showers. Drier and brighter on Friday. Remaining cool throughout.

Updated at: 1547 on Mon 27 Apr 2015

UK forecast for the next 5 days

Unsettled and feeling cold for most this week.

This Evening and Tonight:

Showers continuing for many northern and western parts, these turning to sleet and snow over hills. Drier further south, and cold across the UK with a local frost developing.

Tuesday:

A bright, breezy day with showers, mainly across northern and western parts, but also some lengthy sunny spells. Showers may be heavy at times and wintry over northern hills.

Outlook for Wednesday to Friday:

Strong winds and rain for most on Wednesday, clearing eastwards to sunshine and showers by Thursday. Drier for many on Friday. Staying rather cool, with some hill snow in north.

Updated at: 1548 on Mon 27 Apr 2015

Outlook for the UK over the next 6-30 days

UK Outlook for Saturday 2 May 2015 to Monday 11 May 2015:

Northern and eastern parts of the UK should remain mainly dry with some sunny spells, though a few showers are possible on Saturday, these perhaps turning wintry over higher ground in Scotland. It will turn increasingly cloudy in the south and west from Saturday onwards with outbreaks of rain at times. These will probably move northeastwards to affect all parts by Bank Holiday Monday. The rest of the period is expected to remain unsettled, with the wettest conditions in the north and west, and the best of the drier and brighter spells in the south. It is expected to be windy at times with a risk of gales in places. Temperatures throughout the period are likely to be below average with local night frosts, especially in the northeast.

UK Outlook for Tuesday 12 May 2015 to Tuesday 26 May 2015:

Changeable and often unsettled conditions are most likely to persist for much of this period, though it may turn more settled for a time from around mid-May onwards. Conditions will be fairly typical for the time of year, with most areas experiencing spells of fine and bright weather interspersed with more changeable conditions. The most unsettled conditions are likely to be across central and northern areas, with the best of the settled weather more likely in the in the south and southeast. Daytime temperatures are likely to be near or a little below average, throughout. Spells of more settled weather are likely to be accompanied by chilly evenings with isolated overnight frost in rural areas.

Updated at: 1215 on Mon 27 Apr 2015

Weather map

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Weather forecast map for Macclesfield

Macclesfield Macclesfield – Cloudy 53.2584 -2.1178
Sheffield Sheffield – Heavy shower night 53.3809 -1.4686
Wrexham Wrexham – Light shower night 53.0428 -2.9911
Preston Preston – Light shower night 53.763 -2.7017
Leeds Leeds – Light shower night 53.8011 -1.547
Nottingham Nottingham – Clear night 52.9545 -1.1565
Birmingham Birmingham – Clear night 52.4859 -1.889
York York – Light shower night 53.9621 -1.0789
Lincoln Lincoln – Clear night 53.2304 -0.539
Newtown (Powys) Newtown (Powys) – Partly cloudy night 52.5118 -3.3118
Kendal Kendal – Light rain 54.3279 -2.7449
Hull Hull – Partly cloudy night 53.7492 -0.3471
Hereford Hereford – Clear night 52.056 -2.7146
Banbury Banbury – Clear night 52.0625 -1.3383
Boston Boston – Clear night 52.9786 -0.0249
Caernarfon Caernarfon – Light shower night 53.1393 -4.2727
Darlington Darlington – Partly cloudy night 54.5235 -1.5579
Peterborough Peterborough – Clear night 52.569 -0.2388
Aberystwyth Aberystwyth – Light shower night 52.415 -4.0817
Milton Keynes Milton Keynes – Clear night 52.0382 -0.7555

Location Details

Macclesfield

Location: 53.2584, -2.1178

Altitude: 144m above mean sea level

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