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North West England regional forecast

North West England forecast map

Manchester Cloudy 53.479 -2.247
Bolton Overcast 53.584 -2.427
Stockport Cloudy 53.407 -2.157
Nantwich Cloudy 53.067 -2.523
Clitheroe Heavy rain 53.871 -2.392
Blackpool Heavy rain 53.821 -3.054
Preston Heavy rain 53.763 -2.702
Chester Cloudy 53.193 -2.892
Liverpool Light shower night 53.411 -2.989
Lancaster Heavy rain 54.046 -2.799
Met Office
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Latest forecasts

Woodhouses Cloudy 16 °C
Swillbrook Heavy rain 13 °C
Cleator Moor Heavy rain 12 °C
Prenton Light shower night 16 °C
Darwen Light rain 14 °C
Silecroft Heavy rain 13 °C
Hale Cloudy 15 °C
Buttermere Youth Hostel Heavy rain 11 °C
Cholmondeley Castle Gardens Cloudy 15 °C
Macclesfield Cloudy 15 °C
Laxey Heavy rain 11 °C

Forecast Summary

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

Regional Forecast for North West England


Rain arriving overnight. Remaining unsettled thereafter.

This Evening and Tonight:

Rain will arrive from the west through the evening, becoming heavy and persistent at times through the rest of the night. Lancashire and Cumbria will see the heaviest of the rain, whereas further south, there may be some drier interludes. Minimum temperature 12 °C.


Tuesday will be cloudy with pulses of rain throughout the day, these heaviest and most persistent during the morning. Feeling rather cool for many with a freshening breeze. Maximum temperature 18 °C.

Outlook for Wednesday to Friday:

Unsettled with spells of rain, heavy and persistent at times, particularly on Wednesday. Some drier and brighter spells, especially on Thursday. Becoming windier from Thursday and feeling rather cool.

Updated: 14:50 on Mon 26 Jun 2017 BST

UK forecast for the next 5 days


Turning more unsettled over the next 24 hours.

This Evening and Tonight:

Rain will continue to spread northeastwards across Northern Ireland tonight, turning heavy and persistent, before spreading into Scotland and northern England later. Elsewhere, it will be generally dry overnight, albeit rather cloudy and mild, although chilly across the Northern Isles.


Cloudy with outbreaks of rain in the north on Tuesday, especially during the morning, with further rain developing in the south. Becoming brighter with heavy showers across Northern Ireland later.

Outlook for Wednesday to Friday:

Spells of rain, heavy at times and only occasionally drier and brighter. Windier from Thursday in the north and west. Generally feeling cool, although warmer at times in the south.

Updated: 14:49 on Mon 26 Jun 2017 BST

Outlook for the UK over the next 6-30 days

UK Outlook for Saturday 1 Jul 2017 to Monday 10 Jul 2017:

We will see changeable weather over the weekend, with cloud and outbreaks of rain, along with heavy showers in the north. There will be some sunshine too, but it will be rather breezy. The following week will stay changeable with showers or longer spells of rain. There will also be some drier and brighter spells, which will be most likely in the south and east. In the northwest, showers are likely to be heavier, perhaps bringing a risk of thunder at times. It will sometimes be windy, especially in the north and west where there will be a risk of local gales at times. Temperatures are expected to stay near the seasonal average throughout, occasionally warm in the east, but locally rather cool in the west.

UK Outlook for Tuesday 11 Jul 2017 to Tuesday 25 Jul 2017:

The changeable weather is likely to continue in the north at first, bringing further showers or longer spells of rain with only brief bright or sunny spells in between. However, drier and warmer spells are likely to become more prevalent in the south and these may spread further north as we head into the second half of the month. These would bring more in the way of sunshine and higher temperatures, and there could be some very warm spells. However, an increase in temperatures would pose the threat of some thundery showers.

Updated: 14:49 on Mon 26 Jun 2017 BST

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