Use my current location crosshair

Bolton weather map

Recent locations
Bolton observations map Bolton forecast
Loading Met Office
Customise

Weather type Showarrow up

play 1x forward

    Forecast summary

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

    Regional forecast for North West England

    Mainly dry with some bright or sunny spells.

    Today:

    Generally dry but rather cloudy at times in the north. The cloud will produce a little light rain at times, mainly over the hills, through turning brighter here later. Elsewhere, it will be warm, dry with plenty of sunshine. Maximum Temperature 18 °C.

    Tonight:

    A dry and chilly night will follow across all areas with variable amounts of cloud and some clear spells at times. Minimum Temperature 6 °C.

    Friday:

    Friday will be a warm and dry day with light winds, some patchy cloud and plenty of sunny spells for all of us. Maximum Temperature 19 °C.

    Outlook for Saturday to Monday:

    Cloud and heavy, thundery rain clearing north on Saturday. Then remaining warm throughout with sunny spells. However, there is also a risk of thundery showers breaking out at times.

    Updated at: 0224 on Thu 5 May 2016

    UK forecast for the next 5 days

    Rather cloudy in the northwest, warm and sunny elsewhere.

    Today:

    It will be warm and sunny across England and Wales. Northern Ireland will have variable cloud and sunny spells. Scotland will be cloudier with showery rain in the far northwest, but still see some sunny spells, especially in the east.

    Tonight:

    Showery rain easing in the far northwest, dry elsewhere with variable cloud and clear spells. Quite chilly again overnight, but not quite as cold as previous nights.

    Friday:

    A warm, dry day with plenty of sunshine for most parts. Cloudier across parts of Scotland with a few showers at times. Feeling cooler along northeast coasts in the breeze.

    Outlook for Saturday to Monday:

    Rain clearing the north on Saturday, otherwise mainly dry with sunny spells and becoming increasingly warm with a risk of isolated thundery showers. Turning unsettled in the southwest later Monday.

    Updated at: 0213 on Thu 5 May 2016

    Outlook for the UK over the next 6-30 days

    UK Outlook for Monday 9 May 2016 to Wednesday 18 May 2016:

    Most parts will very warm with some good sunny spells on Monday and Tuesday, although some heavy and thundery showers may affect the southwest, with a small risk of these showers developing elsewhere. Fog in the North Sea may also come onshore onto eastern coasts at times. Through the second half of next week northern parts are likely to become mainly dry, although thundery showers, or longer spells of rain may affect the south at times. Sea fog could continue to affect some eastern coasts Mainly dry and settled weather is then expected through to the middle of May with above average temperatures at first, although temperatures could return to near normal later, with perhaps more changeable weather spreading into the northwest.

    Updated at: 1203 on Wed 4 May 2016

    UK Outlook for Thursday 19 May 2016 to Thursday 2 Jun 2016:

    There is some uncertainty through this period but the most likely scenario is for mainly dry weather with sunny spells to persist in the south and east. More changeable weather is expected in the north and west with showers or longer spells of rain, interspersed by some drier and brighter conditions. Temperatures are likely to be near normal, though perhaps becoming warm later towards the southeast.

    Updated at: 1203 on Wed 4 May 2016

    Location Details

    Bolton

    Location: 53.5842, -2.4272

    Altitude: 99.0 m above mean sea level

    Video forecast