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Christmas Day 2017 weather forecast

Mon 25 Dec 2017

Will this year be a white Christmas? The last official white Christmas was in 2010, when snow was widespread across Northern Ireland, Scotland, parts of Wales, the Midlands, north-east and far south-west England.

If it snows in your area, you can become a volunteer observer and record your snow observations on our Weather Observations Website.

Check the weather forecast for your area over the festive period. 

  • Sunny intervals 15 °C

    9 °C

  • Light rain 13 °C

    8 °C

  • Overcast 12 °C

    6 °C

  • Light rain 10 °C

    4 °C

  • Light rain 10 °C

    5 °C

  • Cloudy 13 °C

    7 °C

  • Light rain 13 °C

    6 °C

Thursday (Thursday 26 April 2018)
Now 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
Clear night Clear night Clear night Clear night Sunny day Sunny day Sunny day Sunny intervals Sunny intervals Sunny intervals Light shower day Sunny intervals Sunny intervals Sunny intervals Sunny intervals Sunny intervals Sunny intervals Sunny intervals Sunny intervals Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy
<5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% 30% 10% 10% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5%
Temperature (°C)
8 ° 9 ° 9 ° 8 ° 8 ° 8 ° 9 ° 10 ° 11 ° 12 ° 12 ° 13 ° 14 ° 14 ° 14 ° 14 ° 14 ° 14 ° 13 ° 12 ° 11 ° 10 °
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Feels like temperature (°C)
5 ° 5 ° 6 ° 6 ° 6 ° 6 ° 6 ° 7 ° 8 ° 9 ° 10 ° 11 ° 11 ° 11 ° 12 ° 12 ° 12 ° 11 ° 11 ° 10 ° 9 ° 9 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
WSW 11 21 W 13 25 WSW 12 25 WSW 11 24 WSW 10 22 W 11 24 WSW 11 23 WSW 12 24 WSW 12 25 WSW 13 26 W 14 27 W 13 28 W 13 27 W 13 27 W 13 28 W 11 24 W 11 24 WSW 10 22 WSW 10 21 WSW 8 18 SW 7 16 SW 7 14
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
G VG G G G G G VG VG VG G VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG
Humidity
79% 75% 73% 74% 75% 69% 66% 60% 52% 47% 48% 42% 41% 37% 36% 35% 35% 36% 40% 49% 60% 65%
UV index
1 1 2 3 3 4 4 5 4 3 3 2 1 1 1
Sunrise: 05:43 Sunset: 20:15 Moon phase: Waxing gibbous Air pollution: 3 Pollen: H
Friday (Friday 27 April 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 Cloudy Cloudy Light rain Light rain Light rain Light rain Light rain Light rain Light rain Light rain Light rain Light rain Light shower day Light shower day Light rain Light rain Light rain Light rain Light rain Light rain
<5% <5% 10% 10% 10% 10% 40% 40% 40% 40% 50% 40% 50% 50% 60% 60% 40% 40% 40% 50% 60% 40% 50% 50%
Temperature (°C)
10 ° 10 ° 9 ° 9 ° 9 ° 9 ° 9 ° 9 ° 9 ° 9 ° 10 ° 11 ° 11 ° 12 ° 12 ° 12 ° 12 ° 13 ° 12 ° 12 ° 11 ° 10 ° 10 ° 10 °
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Feels like temperature (°C)
9 ° 9 ° 9 ° 8 ° 8 ° 8 ° 8 ° 8 ° 7 ° 8 ° 8 ° 9 ° 9 ° 10 ° 10 ° 10 ° 10 ° 10 ° 10 ° 10 ° 9 ° 8 ° 8 ° 7 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
SW 5 11 SW 5 10 SSW 4 9 SSW 4 9 SSW 4 9 S 5 10 SE 4 8 SE 5 11 ESE 6 14 ESE 8 17 SE 9 19 SE 9 20 SSE 9 21 SSE 10 24 SSE 11 26 SSE 11 25 S 11 24 S 11 25 SSE 11 26 SSE 11 26 SSE 11 25 SE 11 25 SE 11 25 SE 11 26
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
VG VG VG VG VG VG G G G G G G G G G G G G G G G G VG VG
Humidity
68% 71% 73% 76% 78% 76% 76% 77% 76% 74% 73% 70% 68% 66% 67% 72% 70% 65% 66% 69% 77% 81% 85% 86%
UV index
1 1 1 1 1 2 2 2 2 2 1 1 1 1 1
Sunrise: 05:41 Sunset: 20:16 Moon phase: Waxing gibbous Air pollution: 3 Pollen: M
Saturday (Saturday 28 April 2018)
00:00 01:00 04:00 07:00 10:00 13:00 16:00 19:00 22:00
Warnings
Overcast Overcast Overcast Overcast Overcast Overcast Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy
20% 20% 20% 20% 20% 10% 10% 10% 10%
Temperature (°C)
10 ° 9 ° 9 ° 8 ° 9 ° 11 ° 12 ° 11 ° 9 °
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Feels like temperature (°C)
7 ° 7 ° 6 ° 6 ° 6 ° 9 ° 10 ° 10 ° 8 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
WSW 11 25 WSW 11 25 W 11 24 WNW 9 19 NW 9 20 NW 8 18 NNW 8 17 N 7 14 NE 6 12
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
VG VG G G G VG VG VG VG
Humidity
86% 87% 89% 87% 80% 69% 60% 64% 73%
UV index
1 2 3 2 1
Sunrise: 05:39 Sunset: 20:18 Moon phase: Waxing gibbous Air pollution: 3 Pollen: M
Sunday (Sunday 29 April 2018)
01:00 04:00 07:00 10:00 13:00 16:00 19:00 22:00
Warnings
Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Overcast Overcast Light rain Heavy rain Heavy rain
10% 10% 10% 10% 20% 60% 90% 90%
Temperature (°C)
8 ° 6 ° 6 ° 9 ° 9 ° 9 ° 7 ° 5 °
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Feels like temperature (°C)
6 ° 4 ° 4 ° 6 ° 6 ° 5 ° 3 ° 1 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
NE 6 12 NE 7 13 NNE 9 18 NE 13 26 NE 15 30 NNE 15 31 NNE 15 31 NNE 15 31
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
VG G G VG G M M M
Humidity
81% 87% 87% 73% 69% 75% 83% 88%
UV index
1 2 2 1 1
Sunrise: 05:37 Sunset: 20:20 Moon phase: Full Air pollution: 3 Pollen: M
Monday (Monday 30 April 2018)
01:00 04:00 07:00 10:00 13:00 16:00 19:00 22:00
Warnings
Heavy rain Heavy rain Heavy rain Light rain Light rain Light rain Cloudy Cloudy
90% 90% 80% 60% 60% 50% 20% 20%
Temperature (°C)
5 ° 5 ° 5 ° 6 ° 8 ° 9 ° 8 ° 7 °
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Feels like temperature (°C)
1 ° 1 ° 1 ° 2 ° 4 ° 6 ° 6 ° 4 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
N 15 31 N 14 29 N 14 28 N 14 29 NNW 14 28 NW 13 26 NW 10 20 NW 8 15
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
M M M G G G G VG
Humidity
88% 89% 88% 83% 75% 66% 69% 76%
UV index
1 2 3 2 1
Sunrise: 05:35 Sunset: 20:21 Moon phase: Full Air pollution: 3
Tuesday (Tuesday 1 May 2018)
01:00 04:00 07:00 10:00 13:00 16:00 19:00 22:00
Warnings
Cloudy Clear night Sunny day Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Sunny intervals Cloudy
10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10%
Temperature (°C)
6 ° 5 ° 5 ° 9 ° 12 ° 12 ° 11 ° 9 °
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Feels like temperature (°C)
3 ° 2 ° 3 ° 7 ° 9 ° 9 ° 9 ° 7 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
NW 7 14 WNW 7 13 SW 7 13 WSW 9 19 SW 11 23 SW 11 23 SSW 11 21 SSW 10 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
80% 84% 84% 68% 52% 55% 58% 69%
UV index
1 3 5 3 1
Sunrise: 05:33 Sunset: 20:23 Moon phase: Full
Wednesday (Wednesday 2 May 2018)
01:00 04:00 07:00 10:00 13:00 16:00 19:00 22:00
Warnings
Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Light rain Light rain Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy
10% 10% 10% 40% 40% 40% 10% 10%
Temperature (°C)
7 ° 8 ° 8 ° 10 ° 12 ° 12 ° 11 ° 10 °
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Feels like temperature (°C)
5 ° 5 ° 5 ° 7 ° 9 ° 10 ° 9 ° 8 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
SSW 10 18 S 10 19 S 11 20 S 13 24 SSW 14 28 SSW 12 23 SSW 10 18 SSW 9 15
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
VG G G VG VG VG VG VG
Humidity
79% 81% 83% 74% 64% 65% 69% 77%
UV index
1 2 3 2 1
Sunrise: 05:31 Sunset: 20:25 Moon phase: Full
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