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Issued at: 0200 on Fri 29 Jul 2016

Forecast summary

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

Regional forecast for North West England

Rain moving southwards with sunny spells later.

Today:

It'll be a bright start in the north with patchy rain in southern parts. This rain will ease through the afternoon with sunny spells developing, but with the risk of an isolated shower or two. Maximum Temperature 20 °C.

Tonight:

Any showers will ease this evening to leave a dry and quiet night. Clear spells will develop and it will feel cooler than recent nights. Minimum Temperature 10 °C.

Saturday:

Saturday will start of fine and dry. There will be some sunshine through the day with a scattering of showers too. Maximum Temperature 19 °C.

Outlook for Sunday to Tuesday:

There'll be a mixture of sunshine and showers on Sunday and Monday. Tuesday will start off dry however we will see rain move in from the southwest later.

Updated at: 0201 on Fri 29 Jul 2016

UK forecast for the next 5 days

Rain sinking southwards with some showers later.

Today:

Rain across northern England and Wales will sink slowly southwards leaving sunshine and showers for most this afternoon. Some heavier showers are likely across the Midlands, towards East Anglia and in parts of Scotland too.

Tonight:

The showers will ease for many tonight, with some lingering in the northwest. There will be clear spells for most and it will feel cooler than recent nights.

Saturday:

Saturday will start off bright for most. There will be sunny spells through the afternoon but also a scattering of showers, which will be most frequent in the north.

Outlook for Sunday to Tuesday:

There'll be a mixture of sunshine and showers on Sunday and Monday. Tuesday will start off dry however we will see rain move in from the southwest later.

Updated at: 0200 on Fri 29 Jul 2016

Outlook for the UK over the next 6-30 days

UK Outlook for Tuesday 2 Aug 2016 to Thursday 11 Aug 2016:

After a chilly start in places on Tuesday, many will see a dry morning with bright or sunny spells, though there will also be a few showers around. By the end of the day rain will spread in from the west marking a return to more changeable conditions. There will likely be a mixture of further spells of rain spreading east, interspersed by drier and brighter periods through until mid August. Northwestern parts are most likely to see the heaviest rain and strongest winds, whereas the southeast is favoured for seeing the best of the drier and brighter weather. Temperatures at first are expected to be slightly below average, but as we move into the more changeable conditions, temperatures will generally average out around normal for the time of year.

Updated at: 1226 on Thu 28 Jul 2016

UK Outlook for Friday 12 Aug 2016 to Friday 26 Aug 2016:

The generally changeable conditions across much of the UK are likely to continue through the middle part of August. Further spells of rain are expected to push in from the west, interspersed with drier, brighter and warmer periods, but also with some showers. 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 warmer weather in the more settled periods, but also some cooler days in any wind and rain.

Updated at: 1226 on Thu 28 Jul 2016

Weather map

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Weather forecast map for Preston

Preston Preston – Cloudy 53.763 -2.7017
Manchester Manchester – Cloudy 53.479 -2.2465
Kendal Kendal – Light rain 54.3279 -2.7449
Leeds Leeds – Cloudy 53.8011 -1.547
Wrexham Wrexham – Cloudy 53.0428 -2.9911
Stoke-on-Trent Stoke-on-Trent – Cloudy 53.0024 -2.178
Sheffield Sheffield – Cloudy 53.3809 -1.4686
York York – Cloudy 53.9621 -1.0789
Darlington Darlington – Cloudy 54.5235 -1.5579
Douglas (Isle of Man) Douglas (Isle of Man) – Heavy rain 54.1518 -4.484
Caernarfon Caernarfon – Light rain 53.1393 -4.2727
Carlisle Carlisle – Overcast 54.8924 -2.9315
Nottingham Nottingham – Partly cloudy night 52.9545 -1.1565
Newtown (Powys) Newtown (Powys) – Fog 52.5118 -3.3118
Birmingham Birmingham – Partly cloudy night 52.4859 -1.889
Newcastle Upon Tyne Newcastle Upon Tyne – Cloudy 54.9781 -1.6162
Hull Hull – Partly cloudy night 53.7492 -0.3471
Lincoln Lincoln – Partly cloudy night 53.2304 -0.539
Dumfries Dumfries – Cloudy 55.0708 -3.6038
Whitby Whitby – Light shower night 54.4862 -0.6117

Location Details

Preston

Location: 53.763, -2.7017

Altitude: 30.0 m above mean sea level

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