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

    Regional forecast for North West England

    Rain clearing, becoming windy with showers developing later.

    Today:

    A cloudy start with rain, locally heavy, continuing in many areas. The rain clearing north-eastwards through the afternoon, with some sunny spells developing. Scattered heavy showers and the risk of gales are likely to develop through the evening. Maximum Temperature 15C.

    Tonight:

    Windy for all areas with gales likely across exposed coasts and hills. There will be variable amounts of cloud and scattered, locally heavy, showers. Feeling cold in the wind. Minimum Temperature 6C.

    Wednesday:

    Another windy day for all areas with gales again likely in exposure. There will also be a mix of scattered heavy, possibly thundery, showers and sunny spells for all. Maximum Temperature 13C.

    Outlook for Thursday to Saturday:

    Winds and showers easing through the day on Thursday. Light winds, mainly dry with sunny spells on Friday. Showers or longer spells of rain are likely Saturday, and possibly windy.

    Updated at: 0409 on Tue 05 May 2015

    UK forecast for the next 5 days

    Rain pushing across the north. Blustery showers elsewhere,

    Today:

    Rain across central parts of the UK will continue northwards, still heavy at times, and becoming confined to central and northern Scotland by the end of the day. Brighter but more showery conditions elsewhere. Windy, with gales in the south.

    Tonight:

    The rain will linger overnight across northern/northwest Scotland. Elsewhere there will be further showery rain, heaviest and most frequent towards the west, and the winds will remain rather strong.

    Wednesday:

    Rain over northwest Scotland may persist through the day. Away from here there will be sunny spells and blustery showers, with the risk of hail and thunder. Gales in places.

    Outlook for Thursday to Saturday:

    Windy and showery in the north on Thursday, but drier in the south. Friday should start largely dry and bright before unsettled and possibly windy weather spreads northeastwards for Saturday.

    Updated at: 0405 on Tue 05 May 2015

    Outlook for the UK over the next 6-30 days

    UK Outlook for Saturday 9 May 2015 to Monday 18 May 2015:

    It will start dry and bright for many on Saturday, but outbreaks of rain will likely develop across many parts and then remain mostly unsettled through the weekend. It is probable that conditions will remain unsettled in the northwest through the following week with occasional outbreaks of rain and showers, and some strong winds at times. Drier, brighter conditions are more likely in the southeast. This pattern may continue over the weekend, but there is also a signal that more settled conditions will build across all parts of the UK for a time. Temperatures will start off chilly on Saturday, but they should generally rise closer to average, and perhaps become warm at times in the southeast.

    UK Outlook for Tuesday 19 May 2015 to Tuesday 2 Jun 2015:

    Overall conditions will be fairly mixed during this period, with many areas experiencing spells of fine and bright weather at times, but interspersed with more changeable conditions. The most unsettled conditions are likely to be across northern and northwestern areas at first. The best of the settled weather being more likely in the south and southeast. Towards the end of the month drier conditions may become more prevalent across northern areas as well. Temperatures are likely to be near or just above average for most areas, with spells of more settled weather likely to be accompanied by higher daytime temperatures, especially in the south and southeast. Some chilly evenings are also likely, perhaps with isolated overnight frost, most likely in rural northern areas.

    Updated at: 1205 on Mon 04 May 2015

    Location Details

    Distington

    Location: 54.59903, -3.53465

    Altitude: 62m above mean sea level

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