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Saturday   (06 February 2016)
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Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Light rain Heavy rain Heavy rain Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Heavy rain Heavy rain Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Partly cloudy night
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SE 8 19 SE 10 22 SE 12 25 SE 12 25 SSE 14 28 SSE 13 26 SSE 14 27 S 17 34 S 16 32 S 16 31 S 17 34 S 17 32 SSW 13 26 SSW 14 27 SSW 13 26 SW 12 23 SSW 11 21
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Sunday   (07 February 2016)
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Cloudy Clear night Partly cloudy night Partly cloudy night Light shower night Light shower night Partly cloudy night Cloudy Light rain Heavy rain Light shower day Light shower day Sunny intervals Sunny intervals Sunny intervals Sunny intervals Cloudy Heavy rain Light rain Light rain Heavy rain Heavy rain Heavy rain Light rain
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SSW 13 25 SSW 12 23 SSW 12 23 S 12 24 S 13 24 SSW 14 27 SSW 13 25 SW 14 29 SW 14 28 SW 17 32 SW 19 36 WSW 20 38 WSW 20 38 SW 20 38 SW 20 37 SW 19 36 SW 18 35 SSW 18 34 S 18 35 S 19 36 S 19 36 S 19 36 SSW 17 31 SSW 16 30
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Monday   (08 February 2016)
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Light shower night Cloudy Cloudy Heavy shower day Light shower day Heavy shower day Heavy shower night Heavy rain
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Tuesday   (09 February 2016)
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Cloudy Light rain Light shower night Sunny intervals Cloudy Light shower day Overcast Partly cloudy night
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Wednesday   (10 February 2016)
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Thursday   (11 February 2016)
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Friday   (12 February 2016)
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Issued at: 0500 on Sat 6 Feb 2016

Forecast summary

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

Regional forecast for North West England

Unsettled with frequent outbreaks of rain.

Today:

A fairly unsettled day with frequent outbreaks of light or occasionally heavy rain through the region, interspersed with occasional dry spells. It will be breezy too, making it feel chilly, despite temperatures being around average. Maximum Temperature 10°C.

Tonight:

Rain will gradually clear away to the east, and there will be occasional clear spells at times. More rain showers then arrive from the west as the night goes on. Minimum Temperature 3°C.

Sunday:

Blustery, showery, weather is expected for Sunday, although there should also be occasional sunny spells. More persistent rain, wintry over hills, arrives from the west by the evening. Maximum Temperature 8°C.

Outlook for Monday to Wednesday:

Windy, showery and cold weather is expected on Monday and Tuesday. Wednesday should be somewhat drier, brighter and less windy, but still feeling cold.

Updated at: 0137 on Sat 6 Feb 2016

UK forecast for the next 5 days

Very unsettled with spells of wet and very windy weather.

Today:

Wet and windy weather will spread to most areas from the southwest, giving a risk of flooding across south Wales and southwest England. Gales will affect southern and western parts. Northeast Scotland and parts of southeast England should escape dry.

Tonight:

Rain will move away to the north and east to leave clear spells and blustery showers. Gales will affect exposed areas and showers will be locally wintry in the north.

Sunday:

Most areas will have sunny spells on Sunday, although heavy and blustery showers will feed in from the west in locally gale force winds. More persistent rain will arrive later.

Outlook for Monday to Wednesday:

Monday will be very showery, with severe gales affecting southern areas and showers turning wintry in the north. During Tuesday and Wednesday the strong winds and showers will gradually ease.

Updated at: 0129 on Sat 6 Feb 2016

Outlook for the UK over the next 6-30 days

UK Outlook for Wednesday 10 Feb 2016 to Friday 19 Feb 2016:

Wednesday should be dry, bright and cold for most areas, however outbreaks of rain and strengthening winds will extend northeastwards across England and Wales overnight into Thursday. Thereafter it will be generally unsettled across all parts with further spells of cloud and rain interspersed by colder, brighter, showery conditions, the showers turning wintry at times in the north. The wettest weather will always tend to be over western hills. It may be very windy with gales or severe gales at times, most likely across northern and western parts. Temperatures are expected to be mainly near normal, however some colder spells with overnight frost are possible, mainly in the north. There is only a low probability of any more settled weather developing for a time late next week.

UK Outlook for Saturday 20 Feb 2016 to Saturday 5 Mar 2016:

The latest indications are that the latter half of February will be dominated by changeable weather coming in from the Atlantic, bringing showers or longer spells of rain to most parts, wettest in northern and western areas. Some snow is likely at times, mainly over northern hills. Temperatures should generally be near normal for the time of year, however occasional frosty nights are possible at where skies become clear, Generally windy with gales or even severe gales at times, mainly in northern and western parts. By early March there is a possibility of more settled weather becoming established across southern and eastern areas, bringing drier and less windy conditions here. However, wet and windy weather will most likely persistent in the north and west.

Updated at: 0129 on Sat 6 Feb 2016

Weather map

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Weather forecast map for St Helens

St Helens St Helens – Cloudy 53.4561 -2.7357
Manchester Manchester – Light shower day 53.479 -2.2465
Preston Preston – Light shower day 53.763 -2.7017
Wrexham Wrexham – Heavy rain 53.0428 -2.9911
Stoke-on-Trent Stoke-on-Trent – Cloudy 53.0024 -2.178
Sheffield Sheffield – Light shower day 53.3809 -1.4686
Leeds Leeds – Light shower day 53.8011 -1.547
Kendal Kendal – Light shower night 54.3279 -2.7449
Caernarfon Caernarfon – Light rain 53.1393 -4.2727
Newtown (Powys) Newtown (Powys) – Light rain 52.5118 -3.3118
Nottingham Nottingham – Overcast 52.9545 -1.1565
Birmingham Birmingham – Heavy shower day 52.4859 -1.889
York York – Cloudy 53.9621 -1.0789
Douglas (Isle of Man) Douglas (Isle of Man) – Heavy rain 54.1518 -4.484
Darlington Darlington – Cloudy 54.5235 -1.5579
Aberystwyth Aberystwyth – Light shower night 52.415 -4.0817
Lincoln Lincoln – Heavy rain 53.2304 -0.539
Hereford Hereford – Heavy rain 52.056 -2.7146
Carlisle Carlisle – Cloudy 54.8924 -2.9315
Hull Hull – Cloudy 53.7492 -0.3471

Location Details

St Helens

Location: 53.4561, -2.7357

Altitude: 36.0m above mean sea level

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