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Issued at: 1300 on Wed 27 Jul 2016

Forecast summary

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

Regional forecast for North West England

Dry for much of the night, but rain arriving later.

This Evening and Tonight:

It will be dry for much of the night, but cloud will start to increase during the early hours of Thursday, with outbreaks of rain reaching western parts around dawn. Cooler than last night. Minimum Temperature 9 °C.

Thursday:

Rain spreading to most parts, possibly heavy and thundery in the south. Rain becoming light and patchy in the afternoon, with perhaps some brightness developing, but also isolated heavy showers. Maximum Temperature 20 °C.

Outlook for Friday to Sunday:

Sunny spells and scattered showers are likely throughout, some of which could be heavy. It will feel increasingly fresh, with some cool nights expected.

Updated at: 1300 on Wed 27 Jul 2016

UK forecast for the next 5 days

Dry for most away from the north and west.

This Evening and Tonight:

Any showers in the southeast soon easing, then dry with clear spells for many overnight. Showery rain is expected in northern Scotland throughout, with outbreaks of rain also spreading to Northern Ireland and eventually other western parts by dawn.

Thursday:

Showery rain spreading east, possibly turning heavy and thundery in places. Showery rain in northern Scotland easing later. Some afternoon brightness in England and Wales but also isolated heavy showers.

Outlook for Friday to Sunday:

Sunshine and scattered showers throughout, the showers most frequent across the north. Feeling fresher in the north, with these conditions gradually spreading south.

Updated at: 1301 on Wed 27 Jul 2016

Outlook for the UK over the next 6-30 days

UK Outlook for Monday 1 Aug 2016 to Wednesday 10 Aug 2016:

A good deal of bright weather is likely on Monday, but with showers affecting some parts, particularly in the north and east. Temperatures will be near or slightly below average, with a chilly night following, especially in the north. From Tuesday it is expected to turn more unsettled generally, with a mixture of brighter but showery spells interspersed by cloudier conditions with outbreaks of rain. Northwestern parts will see the heaviest rain and strongest winds, whereas the southeast will get the best of the dry and bright weather. Temperatures generally around average, but sometimes cooler in the northwest. The weather may turn more settled for the first weekend in August, with temperatures trending upwards, but how long this lasts, if it occurs at all, is very uncertain.

Updated at: 1217 on Wed 27 Jul 2016

UK Outlook for Thursday 11 Aug 2016 to Thursday 25 Aug 2016:

Any early brief settled and warmer spell is unlikely to last, with the weather most probably returning to a changeable regime. Outbreaks of rain, along with sunshine and showers are likely to affect the country at times, but there is also expected to be some warmer and settled periods. Northern and northwestern parts will generally see the wettest weather, with the south and southeast seeing the most lengthy dry and fine spells. Temperatures will probably average out around normal, with some warmer and cooler days likely.

Updated at: 1217 on Wed 27 Jul 2016

Weather map

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Weather forecast map for Leigh

Leigh Leigh – Sunny intervals 53.4959 -2.5173
Preston Preston – Sunny intervals 53.763 -2.7017
Stoke-on-Trent Stoke-on-Trent – Cloudy 53.0024 -2.178
Wrexham Wrexham – Cloudy 53.0428 -2.9911
Sheffield Sheffield – Sunny intervals 53.3809 -1.4686
Leeds Leeds – Sunny intervals 53.8011 -1.547
Kendal Kendal – Sunny intervals 54.3279 -2.7449
York York – Sunny intervals 53.9621 -1.0789
Nottingham Nottingham – Cloudy 52.9545 -1.1565
Birmingham Birmingham – Sunny intervals 52.4859 -1.889
Newtown (Powys) Newtown (Powys) – Cloudy 52.5118 -3.3118
Caernarfon Caernarfon – Sunny intervals 53.1393 -4.2727
Darlington Darlington – Sunny intervals 54.5235 -1.5579
Lincoln Lincoln – Sunny intervals 53.2304 -0.539
Hull Hull – Cloudy 53.7492 -0.3471
Douglas (Isle of Man) Douglas (Isle of Man) – Sunny intervals 54.1518 -4.484
Carlisle Carlisle – Cloudy 54.8924 -2.9315
Aberystwyth Aberystwyth – Cloudy 52.415 -4.0817
Hereford Hereford – Cloudy 52.056 -2.7146

Location Details

Leigh

Location: 53.4959, -2.5173

Altitude: 23.0 m above mean sea level

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