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    Forecast summary

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

    Regional forecast for North West England

    Cloudy with some rain, becoming drier and brighter later.

    Today:

    It will be cloudy during the morning with some outbreaks of rain or drizzle. This will gradually clear away southwards, with drier and brighter conditions developing for all areas through the afternoon. Maximum Temperature 15C.

    Tonight:

    It will be dry with light winds and clear spells, leading to a chilly night for most with the risk of localised grass frost in some rural areas. Minimum Temperature 3C.

    Saturday:

    A fine, chilly start followed by a dry day with sunny spells for many and feeling pleasantly warm in the sunshine. However, rain will arrive from the northwest overnight. Maximum Temperature 16C.

    Outlook for Sunday to Tuesday:

    Rain will clear south-eastwards during Sunday morning, followed by cooler, clearer conditions with sunny spells and isolated showers through Monday. Cloudier with some rain on Tuesday, but becoming brighter later.

    Updated at: 0416 on Fri 22 May 2015

    UK forecast for the next 5 days

    Cloudy with some patchy rain, but brightening from the north.

    Today:

    A cloudy start in the north with patchy rain, becoming increasingly dry and bright. Cloudy in the south and west with some patchy rain. Some warm sunny spells towards the southeast with a risk of a few heavy showers later.

    Tonight:

    Remaining patchy light rain and showers will clear the southeast tonight. Elsewhere will be dry with light winds and clear spells, leading to a chilly night for many.

    Saturday:

    A fine, chilly start followed by a dry day with sunny spells for many and feeling pleasantly warm in the sunshine. However, rain will arrive in the northwest later.

    Outlook for Sunday to Tuesday:

    Rain spreading southeast across all parts through Sunday, with cooler, brighter conditions following. Mainly dry on Monday, but some showers in the east. Cloud and some rain moves south-eastwards Tuesday.

    Updated at: 0330 on Fri 22 May 2015

    Outlook for the UK over the next 6-30 days

    UK Outlook for Wednesday 27 May 2015 to Friday 5 Jun 2015:

    Generally rather cloudy on Wednesday, with perhaps some light rain or drizzle in western areas at first. Some bright or sunny spells probably developing later, particularly in the south and east. Rain and freshening winds may reach the northwest by Wednesday evening. Much more unsettled on Thursday with wet and windy conditions developing across the country. The rest of the outlook period is expected to remain rather unsettled, with showers or some longer spells of rain, especially for northern areas where it could well be windy at times. The best of the drier and brighter conditions are expected in the south of the UK. Temperatures are likely to be below average in the northwest and near average further south and east, though with some warmer days later in the period.

    UK Outlook for Saturday 6 Jun 2015 to Saturday 20 Jun 2015:

    There is considerable uncertainty in the likely weather type through much of June. Overall, a rather mixed picture is likely, with rather unsettled conditions and near or below average temperatures at first, especially in the north. As we go further into June, there is a signal for higher pressure to become established across many areas which would lead to drier, warmer conditions for many, these perhaps most prolonged in the north.

    Updated at: 1221 on Fri 22 May 2015

    Location Details

    Workington

    Location: 54.6435, -3.5414

    Altitude: 17m above mean sea level

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