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    Forecast summary

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

    Regional forecast for North West England

    Morning showers. Afternoon sunny spells.

    Today:

    Morning showers will clear for most of us, though a few may persist into the afternoon over northern hills. Sunny spells will increase during the afternoon. Maximum Temperature 19 °C.

    Tonight:

    After a sunny evening, most of us will have a dry cool and clear night. However, cloud and drizzle will affect the Cumbrian fells and the Pennines. Minimum Temperature 11 °C.

    Friday:

    After early cloud and drizzle over the hills clears, Friday will be mostly dry, bright and warm, though widespread high cloud will make the sunny spells appear hazy. Maximum Temperature 21 °C.

    Outlook for Saturday to Monday:

    Saturday and Sunday will be dry, bright and warm for most, with one or two showers at times. Bank Holiday Monday is likely to be wet and windy.

    Updated at: 0429 on Thu 24 Aug 2017

    UK forecast for the next 5 days

    Dry and bright for most. Showers in north and west

    Today:

    England and Wales will be mostly dry and breezy with sunny spells. Some heavy showers are likely in Scotland and the north of England, continuing into the evening. More prolonged rain will affect western Scotland later in the day.

    Tonight:

    England, Wales and eastern Scotland will have a mostly dry and clear night after a sunny evening. Western Scotland, Northern Ireland and northwest England will have occasional rain or showers.

    Friday:

    Friday will be dry and bright for most, with warm sunny spells in the southeast. Cloud will affect the northwest, with rain or showers for Northern Ireland and western Scotland.

    Outlook for Saturday to Monday:

    The weekend will be dry, bright and warm for most, but with showers in the northwest, spreading across England on Sunday. Monday will be windy, with rain in the northwest.

    Updated at: 0429 on Thu 24 Aug 2017

    Outlook for the UK over the next 6-30 days

    UK Outlook for Monday 28 Aug 2017 to Wednesday 6 Sep 2017:

    On Monday, a band of thick cloud some outbreaks of rain and strong winds are likely to spread eastwards across the country. The rain will be heaviest in the NW and it may remain dry and warm in the southeast, although there is a small risk of one or two thundery showers continuing. Into next week, we are likely to see unsettled conditions, with spells of wet and windy weather, particularly in the northwest. It will be drier in general across the southeast, although there is a risk of some thundery showers here at times. There may be a longer spell of more settled weather in early September. Temperatures will probably be near normal, though perhaps warm at times in the south.

    Updated at: 1343 on Wed 23 Aug 2017

    UK Outlook for Thursday 7 Sep 2017 to Thursday 21 Sep 2017:

    During this period, we are most likely to see changeable weather conditions featuring across the United Kingdom. However, there will be some dry and fine weather at times too. On balance spells of rain and strong winds are likely to dominate in the north and west, with drier and brighter weather more common in the south and east. Temperatures will probably remain close to normal for the time of year in most parts, though they may become warm or very warm at times in the south which may generate some thunderstorms.

    Updated at: 1343 on Wed 23 Aug 2017

    Location Details

    Skiddaw

    Location: 54.6479, -3.1449

    Altitude: 931.0 m above mean sea level

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