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North West England regional forecast

North West England forecast map

Manchester Partly cloudy night 53.479 -2.247
Bolton Heavy shower night 53.584 -2.427
Stockport Partly cloudy night 53.407 -2.157
Nantwich Partly cloudy night 53.067 -2.523
Clitheroe Heavy shower night 53.871 -2.392
Blackpool Heavy rain 53.821 -3.054
Preston Thunder shower night 53.763 -2.702
Chester Light shower night 53.193 -2.892
Liverpool Heavy shower night 53.411 -2.989
Lancaster Thunder 54.046 -2.799
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Ainsdale Heavy rain 15 °C
Arnside Heavy shower night 16 °C
Unsworth Light shower night 16 °C
Barrow-in-Furness Heavy rain 15 °C
Witherslack Heavy rain 16 °C
Hale Partly cloudy night 16 °C
Cumrew Cloudy 14 °C
Warrington Heavy shower night 17 °C
Crewe Clear night 16 °C
Ireby Heavy shower night 14 °C
Moreton Heavy shower night 15 °C
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Regional Forecast for North West England


Sunshine and showers tomorrow. Breezy and feeling fresher.

This Evening and Tonight:

There will be a mixture of sunshine and showers during the evening, mainly affecting Cumbria, where possibly heavy at times. Otherwise, most places will be largely dry, with clear spells. Perhaps a few showers around western coasts. Breezy and fresher. Minimum temperature 11 °C.


Thursday will be breezy with sunshine and showers. The showers are likely to be most widespread around the middle of the day, with some heavy and thundery downpours developing. Maximum temperature 19 °C.

Outlook for Friday to Sunday:

The weather will remain unsettled throughout the period, with a mixture of sunshine and heavy, possibly thundery showers during the weekend. Generally cool and breezy.

Updated: 15:36 on Wed 26 Jul 2017 BST

UK forecast for the next 5 days


Sunny spells and showers tomorrow. Feeling cooler and fresher.

This Evening and Tonight:

Daytime cloud and rain over southeast England and Northern Isles soon clearing. Otherwise, clear spells and scattered showers, mainly in the west, with the most frequent and heaviest of the showers in the northwest, where windy too. Breezy for most.


Thursday will see a mixture of sunshine and showers, heavy and possibly thundery at times. Showers merging into longer spells of rain in the northwest. Windy and feeling cool.

Outlook for Friday to Sunday:

Staying unsettled throughout this period, with a mixture of sunshine and showers or longer spells of rain at times, particularly on Friday in the south. Mainly rather cool throughout.

Updated: 15:29 on Wed 26 Jul 2017 BST

Outlook for the UK over the next 6-30 days

UK Outlook for Monday 31 Jul 2017 to Wednesday 9 Aug 2017:

A generally unsettled spell of weather is expected on Monday and Tuesday with a mixture of sunshine and showers for most, and possibly a spell of more prolonged rain in the southeast. Heavy showers and strong winds are most likely in the north and west with a risk of hail and thunder, with lighter winds elsewhere. The unsettled pattern looks most likely set to continue until early August with further frontal systems affecting the United Kingdom, interspersed with clearer or perhaps showery weather and some unseasonably windy conditions at times, mainly in the north and west. Temperatures should be around normal to cool, with perhaps only the far south east seeing some warmer and humid conditions at times.

UK Outlook for Thursday 10 Aug 2017 to Thursday 24 Aug 2017:

Changeable or unsettled conditions are likely at first with periods of rain interspersed with clearer or showery weather. There are increasing signals for high pressure to build which would allow for more settled conditions and rising temperatures, mostly likely in the south. By the middle of August signals become mixed and confidence is low. However, the preferred solution is for north-western parts to stay largely changeable, with drier and brighter spells of weather becoming more prevalent in the southeast. However, most areas could see showers or longer spells of rain at times.

Updated: 15:29 on Wed 26 Jul 2017 BST

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