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    • 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.


    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.


    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

    Location Details


    Location: 53.3898, -3.0216

    Altitude: 8.0 m above mean sea level

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