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Issued at: 1600 on Wed 24 Aug 2016

Forecast summary

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

Regional forecast for North West England

Dry and warm start, but thundery showers possible later.

This Evening and Tonight:

A dry and warm evening for most, becoming cloudier later. Showers developing after midnight, some of these becoming heavier and thundery, but easing towards dawn. Minimum Temperature 15 °C.

Thursday:

Dry and bright start to the day, but with showers turning heavy, persistent and occasionally thundery through the day. Warm, especially in any sunny spells. Maximum Temperature 21 °C.

Outlook for Friday to Sunday:

A dry, warm and sunny day on Friday. Cloudy with heavy, thundery rain through the Bank Holiday weekend. Feeling fresher, but warm temperatures in the sunshine.

Updated at: 1513 on Wed 24 Aug 2016

UK forecast for the next 5 days

Muggy overnight, thundery showers likely in the south.

This Evening and Tonight:

A sunny evening, giving way to a warm and muggy night. Showers are likely across much of the south and Midlands, with some of these turning thundery. Drier further north but with some showers pushing into the west later.

Thursday:

Showers, occasionally heavy and thundery across central and southern areas, with further showers across the far northwest. Temperatures generally warm but very warm in the southeast.

Outlook for Friday to Sunday:

Sunny and dry on Friday away from the far north. Heavy and perhaps thundery showers spreading north over the weekend. Warm in the south, temperatures near normal elsewhere.

Updated at: 1503 on Wed 24 Aug 2016

Outlook for the UK over the next 6-30 days

UK Outlook for Monday 29 Aug 2016 to Wednesday 7 Sep 2016:

Bank Holiday Monday is likely to see showers across much of the country, with most of these in the north and east. It should become drier through the day, but with more rain likely from the west overnight. Rain is possible across many areas next Tuesday, with the south east probably staying dry throughout. It is likely to be breezy in places with a fresher feel to the temperatures, but still warm in the sunshine. The rest of the period is looking unsettled, with bands of rain, some stronger winds in the north, but some drier interludes, especially in the south and south east. Temperatures on the whole may be around normal, but possibly warmer in the south.

Updated at: 1215 on Wed 24 Aug 2016

UK Outlook for Thursday 8 Sep 2016 to Thursday 22 Sep 2016:

A generally changeable pattern of weather through the outlook period, with the north and west of the country seeing the wettest and windiest conditions, with a risk of gales at times.. Drier and more settled conditions in the south and east, but still with a chance of rain. Temperatures are expected to be around normal for the time of year, although slightly warmer in the south east.

Updated at: 1215 on Wed 24 Aug 2016

Weather map

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Weather forecast map for Leigh

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

Location Details

Leigh

Location: 53.4959, -2.5173

Altitude: 23.0 m above mean sea level

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