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Issued at: 1200 on Thu 28 Jul 2016

Forecast summary

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

Regional forecast for North West England

Cloud and rain slowly clears south. Clearer, fresher conditions follow.

This Evening and Tonight:

Northern parts will be cloudy with rain or drizzle for much of the night, this slowly clearing southwards by dawn. In the south, isolated showers and bright spells during the evening, but clouding over with patchy rain or drizzle overnight. Minimum Temperature 9 °C.

Friday:

Cloud and patchy rain in the south clears through the morning. Clearer, fresher and drier conditions spread across the region, with plenty of sunshine and just the odd shower possible. Maximum Temperature 20 °C.

Outlook for Saturday to Monday:

A mixture of sunshine and scattered showers is likely throughout. It will feel increasingly fresh with some cool nights expected, but will still be pleasant in any prolonged sunny spells.

Updated at: 1313 on Thu 28 Jul 2016

UK forecast for the next 5 days

Cooler in the north. Cloud and rain across central parts.

This Evening and Tonight:

Cloud and rain over Northern England and Southern Scotland will slowly ease and move southwards. To the north; cooler, clearer conditions with some showers in the far north. To the south; milder, cloudier, but also some showers in the west.

Friday:

Cloud and rain over central areas moves south through the day, breaking up into showers by the afternoon. Clearer, fresher conditions in the north, with sunny spells and isolated showers.

Outlook for Saturday to Monday:

A mixture of sunshine and scattered showers throughout, showers most frequent across the north. Feeling fresher on the whole, but still pleasant in the sunshine, especially in the south.

Updated at: 1313 on Thu 28 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

Thu 1300

Weather forecast map for Bolton

Bolton Bolton – Heavy rain 53.5842 -2.4272
Manchester Manchester – Heavy rain 53.479 -2.2465
Leeds Leeds – Light shower day 53.8011 -1.547
Stoke-on-Trent Stoke-on-Trent – Overcast 53.0024 -2.178
Sheffield Sheffield – Heavy shower day 53.3809 -1.4686
Wrexham Wrexham – Overcast 53.0428 -2.9911
Kendal Kendal – Heavy rain 54.3279 -2.7449
York York – Light rain 53.9621 -1.0789
Nottingham Nottingham – Heavy shower day 52.9545 -1.1565
Darlington Darlington – Heavy rain 54.5235 -1.5579
Birmingham Birmingham – Light rain 52.4859 -1.889
Lincoln Lincoln – Cloudy 53.2304 -0.539
Caernarfon Caernarfon – Cloudy 53.1393 -4.2727
Newtown (Powys) Newtown (Powys) – Light shower day 52.5118 -3.3118
Hull Hull – Heavy shower day 53.7492 -0.3471
Douglas (Isle of Man) Douglas (Isle of Man) – Light rain 54.1518 -4.484
Carlisle Carlisle – Cloudy 54.8924 -2.9315
Whitby Whitby – Light rain 54.4862 -0.6117
Newcastle Upon Tyne Newcastle Upon Tyne – Heavy rain 54.9781 -1.6162

Location Details

Bolton

Location: 53.5842, -2.4272

Altitude: 99.0 m above mean sea level

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