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Super Blue Blood Moon Eclipse

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Wed 31 JanWed 31 Jan 2018

What is a Super Blue Blood Moon Eclipse?

Whilst it's not actually going to be blue, it will appear to be a slightly bigger and brighter Full Moon than usual.

It gets it's name from a combination of being a Blue Moon - the second full moon of a month and a Super Moon -  when the moon is closest to the Earth.

In some parts of the world it'll also be a Blood Moon which occurs during the lunar eclipse.

That combination of all three makes it a Super Blue Blood Moon.

  • Sunny day 27 °C

    19 °C

  • Cloudy 24 °C

    18 °C

  • Sunny intervals 25 °C

    17 °C

  • Cloudy 26 °C

    17 °C

  • Cloudy 22 °C

    13 °C

  • Sunny intervals 19 °C

    12 °C

  • Sunny intervals 18 °C

    12 °C

Sunday (Sunday 19 August 2018)
Now 22:00 23:00
Warnings
Clear night Clear night Partly cloudy night
<5% <5% <5%
Temperature (°C)
23 ° 22 ° 21 °
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Feels like temperature (°C)
22 ° 21 ° 20 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
W 9 16 W 9 16 W 8 15
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
G G G
Humidity
65% 68% 72%
UV index
Sunrise: 05:52 Sunset: 20:16 Moon phase: First quarter Air pollution: 2 Pollen: L
Monday (Monday 20 August 2018)
00:00 01:00 02:00 03:00 04:00 05:00 06:00 07:00 08:00 09:00 10:00 11:00 12:00 13:00 14:00 15:00 16:00 17:00 18:00 19:00 20:00 21:00 22:00 23:00
Warnings
Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Overcast Overcast Overcast Overcast Overcast Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Sunny intervals Cloudy Sunny intervals Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Light rain Light shower day Light shower day Light shower night Light shower night Light shower night
10% <5% <5% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% <5% <5% <5% 10% 10% 10% 40% 30% 30% 30% 30% 30%
Temperature (°C)
20 ° 20 ° 20 ° 19 ° 19 ° 19 ° 19 ° 19 ° 19 ° 19 ° 20 ° 20 ° 21 ° 22 ° 23 ° 24 ° 24 ° 24 ° 24 ° 23 ° 23 ° 22 ° 22 ° 21 °
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Feels like temperature (°C)
20 ° 20 ° 19 ° 19 ° 19 ° 19 ° 19 ° 19 ° 19 ° 20 ° 20 ° 21 ° 22 ° 22 ° 23 ° 24 ° 24 ° 24 ° 24 ° 23 ° 23 ° 23 ° 22 ° 22 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
W 8 15 W 7 13 W 7 12 W 7 12 W 6 11 W 6 11 W 5 10 W 5 9 W 4 8 W 4 7 WSW 4 8 WSW 4 8 WSW 5 9 WSW 4 9 SW 4 9 SW 4 9 WSW 5 9 WSW 6 12 SW 6 12 SW 6 12 SW 6 13 SW 6 12 SW 6 11 SW 5 11
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
G G G G G G G G G G G G G G G VG VG VG G G G G G G
Humidity
75% 76% 77% 79% 79% 80% 81% 81% 80% 78% 76% 71% 65% 61% 59% 56% 54% 57% 60% 63% 66% 68% 69% 72%
UV index
1 1 1 2 3 4 4 5 4 3 2 2 1 1 1
Sunrise: 05:53 Sunset: 20:14 Moon phase: First quarter Air pollution: 2 Pollen: L
Tuesday (Tuesday 21 August 2018)
00:00 01:00 04:00 07:00 10:00 13:00 16:00 19:00 22:00
Warnings
Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Sunny intervals Sunny intervals Sunny intervals Sunny intervals Partly cloudy night
10% 10% <5% 10% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5%
Temperature (°C)
21 ° 21 ° 19 ° 18 ° 20 ° 22 ° 24 ° 24 ° 22 °
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Feels like temperature (°C)
21 ° 21 ° 19 ° 19 ° 20 ° 22 ° 24 ° 24 ° 22 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
WSW 5 10 WSW 5 10 SW 5 9 SW 5 9 SW 5 9 WSW 5 11 WSW 5 12 SW 6 13 SW 6 12
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
G G G G G VG VG VG VG
Humidity
75% 75% 80% 84% 79% 63% 51% 54% 66%
UV index
1 3 5 3 1
Sunrise: 05:55 Sunset: 20:12 Moon phase: First quarter Air pollution: 2 Pollen: L
Wednesday (Wednesday 22 August 2018)
01:00 04:00 07:00 10:00 13:00 16:00 19:00 22:00
Warnings
Clear night Clear night Sunny intervals Sunny intervals Sunny intervals Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy
<5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% 10%
Temperature (°C)
20 ° 18 ° 17 ° 19 ° 23 ° 25 ° 25 ° 22 °
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Feels like temperature (°C)
20 ° 18 ° 17 ° 19 ° 23 ° 24 ° 24 ° 21 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
WSW 5 11 WSW 5 10 WSW 5 11 WSW 6 14 WSW 7 17 WSW 8 19 WSW 8 17 WSW 7 15
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
VG VG G VG VG VG VG VG
Humidity
75% 83% 87% 75% 58% 51% 55% 70%
UV index
1 4 6 2 1
Sunrise: 05:56 Sunset: 20:09 Moon phase: Waxing gibbous Air pollution: 2 Pollen: L
Thursday (Thursday 23 August 2018)
01:00 04:00 07:00 10:00 13:00 16:00 19:00 22:00
Warnings
Light shower night Light shower night Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy
30% 30% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10%
Temperature (°C)
19 ° 18 ° 17 ° 18 ° 20 ° 21 ° 20 ° 18 °
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Feels like temperature (°C)
19 ° 18 ° 16 ° 17 ° 19 ° 19 ° 18 ° 16 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
W 6 13 W 6 13 W 6 14 W 8 17 W 9 20 W 10 22 W 10 21 W 9 19
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
VG G G G VG VG VG VG
Humidity
78% 83% 82% 72% 58% 52% 53% 58%
UV index
1 3 5 3 1
Sunrise: 05:58 Sunset: 20:07 Moon phase: Waxing gibbous Air pollution: 2 Pollen: L
Friday (Friday 24 August 2018)
01:00 04:00 07:00 10:00 13:00 16:00 19:00 22:00
Warnings
Cloudy Cloudy Sunny intervals Sunny intervals Sunny intervals Sunny intervals Cloudy Cloudy
10% 10% 10% 10% <5% 10% 20% 20%
Temperature (°C)
15 ° 14 ° 13 ° 14 ° 17 ° 18 ° 17 ° 15 °
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Feels like temperature (°C)
14 ° 12 ° 11 ° 13 ° 15 ° 15 ° 15 ° 13 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
WNW 8 17 W 8 17 W 8 16 W 10 21 W 11 24 W 11 26 W 10 23 W 9 19
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG
Humidity
63% 70% 73% 62% 48% 44% 49% 59%
UV index
1 3 5 2 1
Sunrise: 06:00 Sunset: 20:05 Moon phase: Waxing gibbous
Saturday (Saturday 25 August 2018)
01:00 04:00 07:00 10:00 13:00 16:00 19:00 22:00
Warnings
Cloudy Cloudy Sunny day Sunny day Cloudy Sunny intervals Cloudy Partly cloudy night
10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 20% 20% 20%
Temperature (°C)
14 ° 13 ° 12 ° 14 ° 17 ° 18 ° 17 ° 16 °
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Feels like temperature (°C)
12 ° 11 ° 11 ° 12 ° 14 ° 15 ° 15 ° 14 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
W 8 18 W 8 16 W 8 16 W 9 20 W 10 23 WNW 11 24 WNW 10 22 WNW 9 19
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
VG VG VG VG VG VG G VG
Humidity
68% 75% 80% 72% 56% 52% 54% 63%
UV index
1 3 5 2 1
Sunrise: 06:01 Sunset: 20:03 Moon phase: Full
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31 January - Check the local weather forecast if you want to see this year's Blue Blood Moon Eclipse.

Gazers will be looking for clear, cloudless skies to have the best possible chance of seeing the Super Blue Blood Moon Eclipse; ideally a location away from light pollution will be of benefit.  

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