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Cold Moon 2018 weather forecast

Will you see the supermoon?

Sat 22 Dec 2018

The Cold Moon will reach the peak of its full phase at 17:49 GMT on 22 December. 

Keep an eye on your local forecast to find out whether clear skies will help you to see the supermoon.

  • Sunny intervals 15 °C

    9 °C

  • Cloudy 13 °C

    8 °C

  • Sunny intervals 11 °C

    4 °C

  • Sunny intervals 8 °C

    5 °C

  • Sunny intervals 11 °C

    6 °C

  • Sunny intervals 10 °C

    6 °C

  • Light rain 10 °C

    5 °C

Wednesday (Wednesday 24 October 2018)
Now 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 Cloudy Partly cloudy night Cloudy Cloudy Sunny intervals Sunny intervals Sunny intervals Sunny intervals Sunny intervals Sunny day Sunny intervals Sunny intervals Partly cloudy night Clear night Clear night Partly cloudy night Cloudy Cloudy
<5% <5% <5% <5% 10% 10% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5%
Temperature (°C)
12 ° 12 ° 12 ° 11 ° 11 ° 11 ° 12 ° 12 ° 13 ° 13 ° 14 ° 15 ° 14 ° 14 ° 13 ° 12 ° 12 ° 11 ° 11 ° 10 °
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Feels like temperature (°C)
12 ° 12 ° 11 ° 10 ° 10 ° 10 ° 10 ° 11 ° 12 ° 12 ° 13 ° 13 ° 13 ° 13 ° 12 ° 11 ° 10 ° 10 ° 9 ° 8 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
W 3 13 WNW 4 13 NW 5 13 WNW 6 12 WNW 6 13 WNW 7 12 WNW 7 12 NW 6 11 WNW 6 10 WNW 6 10 WNW 6 11 WNW 6 12 WNW 7 13 WNW 6 12 WNW 7 13 WNW 7 14 WNW 7 15 NW 6 14 NW 7 16 NW 8 16
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
G G G M M M G G G G G G G G G G G G G VG
Humidity
85% 85% 85% 88% 90% 85% 81% 77% 74% 72% 69% 65% 64% 67% 69% 73% 75% 78% 80% 81%
UV index
1 1 1 1 1 2 1 1 1 1
Sunrise: 07:39 Sunset: 17:49 Moon phase: Full Air pollution: 2
Thursday (Thursday 25 October 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
Overcast Overcast Overcast Overcast Overcast Overcast Overcast Overcast Overcast Overcast Overcast Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Overcast Overcast Cloudy Cloudy Overcast Overcast Overcast Overcast Overcast
10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% <5% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10%
Temperature (°C)
9 ° 9 ° 10 ° 9 ° 9 ° 9 ° 9 ° 9 ° 9 ° 10 ° 10 ° 11 ° 11 ° 12 ° 12 ° 12 ° 12 ° 12 ° 12 ° 11 ° 11 ° 11 ° 11 ° 10 °
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Feels like temperature (°C)
8 ° 8 ° 8 ° 8 ° 8 ° 8 ° 8 ° 8 ° 8 ° 8 ° 9 ° 10 ° 10 ° 11 ° 11 ° 11 ° 11 ° 11 ° 10 ° 10 ° 10 ° 9 ° 9 ° 9 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
NW 7 15 NW 6 13 NW 6 13 NW 7 14 NW 7 15 NW 6 14 NW 6 13 NW 7 14 NW 6 14 NW 6 13 NW 6 12 NW 5 11 WNW 5 11 WNW 5 11 W 6 11 W 7 13 W 7 14 W 7 15 W 7 15 W 7 15 W 7 14 W 7 15 W 8 17 W 7 16
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 VG VG VG VG VG VG VG
Humidity
82% 81% 81% 81% 81% 83% 83% 82% 81% 80% 79% 76% 74% 71% 68% 67% 66% 67% 67% 68% 70% 72% 73% 74%
UV index
1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1
Sunrise: 07:41 Sunset: 17:47 Moon phase: Full Air pollution: 2
Friday (Friday 26 October 2018)
00:00 01:00 04:00 07:00 10:00 13:00 16:00 19:00 22:00
Warnings
Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Overcast Cloudy Sunny intervals Sunny intervals Clear night Clear night
10% 10% 10% 20% 20% 10% 10% 10% <5%
Temperature (°C)
10 ° 10 ° 9 ° 9 ° 9 ° 10 ° 10 ° 8 ° 7 °
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Feels like temperature (°C)
9 ° 8 ° 7 ° 7 ° 7 ° 7 ° 8 ° 6 ° 4 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
W 7 14 W 7 15 WSW 8 17 WSW 8 17 WNW 10 19 WNW 12 26 NW 12 26 NW 9 19 NW 8 17
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
VG VG VG G VG VG VG VG VG
Humidity
74% 76% 82% 82% 77% 59% 53% 62% 71%
UV index
1 1 1
Sunrise: 07:43 Sunset: 17:45 Moon phase: Full Air pollution: 2
Saturday (Saturday 27 October 2018)
01:00 04:00 07:00 10:00 13:00 16:00 19:00 22:00
Warnings
Clear night Clear night Clear night Sunny day Sunny intervals Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy
<5% <5% <5% <5% <5% 10% 10% 10%
Temperature (°C)
6 ° 5 ° 4 ° 5 ° 7 ° 8 ° 7 ° 6 °
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Feels like temperature (°C)
3 ° 1 ° 0 ° 1 ° 4 ° 5 ° 4 ° 3 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
NW 9 18 NNW 9 19 NNW 9 19 NNW 11 22 N 12 26 N 12 25 N 11 23 N 12 23
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG
Humidity
70% 72% 72% 66% 57% 57% 68% 73%
UV index
1 2 1
Sunrise: 07:45 Sunset: 17:43 Moon phase: Waning gibbous Air pollution: 2
Sunday (Sunday 28 October 2018)
01:00 03:00 06:00 09:00 12:00 15:00 18:00 21:00
Warnings
Cloudy Partly cloudy night Partly cloudy night Sunny day Sunny intervals Sunny intervals Clear night Clear night
10% <5% <5% <5% <5% 10% <5% <5%
Temperature (°C)
6 ° 6 ° 6 ° 7 ° 10 ° 10 ° 9 ° 8 °
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Feels like temperature (°C)
3 ° 2 ° 2 ° 4 ° 7 ° 7 ° 6 ° 5 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
N 12 23 N 12 23 N 11 23 NNE 12 24 NNE 15 31 NNE 14 28 NNE 12 24 NNE 11 22
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG
Humidity
78% 79% 80% 76% 59% 57% 64% 72%
UV index
1 1 1
Sunrise: 06:46 Sunset: 16:42 Moon phase: Waning gibbous Air pollution: 2
Monday (Monday 29 October 2018)
00:00 03:00 06:00 09:00 12:00 15:00 18:00 21:00
Warnings
Clear night Partly cloudy night Clear night Sunny intervals Sunny day Sunny intervals Partly cloudy night Light shower night
<5% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 30%
Temperature (°C)
7 ° 6 ° 6 ° 7 ° 9 ° 9 ° 8 ° 7 °
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Feels like temperature (°C)
4 ° 3 ° 3 ° 4 ° 6 ° 6 ° 5 ° 5 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
NNE 10 20 NNE 10 19 NE 10 19 NE 10 20 NE 14 28 NE 13 27 NE 10 22 NNE 10 19
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
VG VG VG VG VG VG VG G
Humidity
75% 77% 78% 76% 64% 67% 75% 79%
UV index
1 1 1
Sunrise: 06:48 Sunset: 16:40 Moon phase: Waning gibbous
Tuesday (Tuesday 30 October 2018)
00:00 03:00 06:00 09:00 12:00 15:00 18:00 21:00
Warnings
Cloudy Partly cloudy night Light shower night Light rain Cloudy Light rain Light rain Cloudy
10% 10% 30% 40% 20% 40% 40% 40%
Temperature (°C)
7 ° 6 ° 6 ° 7 ° 9 ° 8 ° 8 ° 7 °
Show detail
Feels like temperature (°C)
4 ° 4 ° 3 ° 4 ° 6 ° 6 ° 6 ° 4 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
NNE 9 19 NNE 9 19 NNE 9 18 N 9 19 N 10 21 SSE 10 20 SSE 9 16 SSW 9 16
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
G G G G VG VG VG VG
Humidity
83% 86% 87% 85% 76% 75% 78% 81%
UV index
1 1 1
Sunrise: 06:50 Sunset: 16:38 Moon phase: Waning gibbous
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22 December – Will the skies be clear to see the Cold moon where you are? Check your local weather forecast.

What is a supermoon?

A supermoon occurs when a full moon coincides with the moon reaching perigee (the moon’s closest point of orbit to Earth). 

Why is it called a Cold Moon?

The Cold Moon of December was sometimes also referred to as the Long Night Moon by some Native American tribes. During December, the winter nights are at their longest and darkest, giving the Cold Moon its other common name. The term Long Night Moon is a doubly appropriate name because the midwinter night is indeed long, and because the Moon is above the horizon for a long time. The midwinter full Moon has a high trajectory across the sky because it is opposite a low Sun.

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