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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.

  • Light shower day 16 °C

    9 °C

  • Cloudy 16 °C

    9 °C

  • Heavy shower day 12 °C

    7 °C

  • Cloudy 14 °C

    8 °C

  • Cloudy 15 °C

    8 °C

  • Cloudy 17 °C

    9 °C

  • Cloudy 16 °C

    8 °C

Thursday (Thursday 25 April 2019)
Now 16:00 17:00 18:00 19:00 20:00 21:00 22:00 23:00
Warnings
Heavy rain Heavy rain Overcast Sunny day Sunny day Sunny day Partly cloudy night Partly cloudy night Cloudy
80% 80% 10% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% 10%
Temperature (°C)
14 ° 15 ° 14 ° 14 ° 13 ° 13 ° 12 ° 11 ° 11 °
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Feels like temperature (°C)
12 ° 13 ° 11 ° 12 ° 11 ° 10 ° 10 ° 10 ° 9 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
SSW 11 27 SSW 9 20 SSW 14 26 SSW 12 23 S 12 22 S 11 20 S 9 18 S 8 17 S 8 15
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
VG G VG VG VG VG VG VG VG
Humidity
53% 48% 53% 50% 55% 59% 64% 70% 73%
UV index
3 2 2 1 1 1
Sunrise: 05:45 Sunset: 20:13 Moon phase: Third quarter Air pollution: 3 Pollen: M
Friday (Friday 26 April 2019)
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
Partly cloudy night Clear night Clear night Clear night Clear night Partly cloudy night Sunny intervals Sunny intervals Sunny intervals Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Light shower day Sunny intervals Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Light shower day Light shower day Light shower day Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy
<5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% 10% <5% 10% 10% 10% 30% 10% 10% 10% 10% 20% 40% 30% 30% 10% 10% 20%
Temperature (°C)
11 ° 10 ° 10 ° 10 ° 10 ° 10 ° 10 ° 10 ° 10 ° 11 ° 12 ° 13 ° 14 ° 14 ° 15 ° 15 ° 15 ° 14 ° 13 ° 12 ° 12 ° 11 ° 10 ° 10 °
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Feels like temperature (°C)
9 ° 9 ° 9 ° 8 ° 8 ° 8 ° 8 ° 9 ° 9 ° 10 ° 11 ° 12 ° 12 ° 12 ° 12 ° 12 ° 12 ° 11 ° 11 ° 10 ° 10 ° 9 ° 8 ° 8 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
S 7 14 S 7 15 S 6 14 S 6 14 SSW 6 13 SSW 5 13 S 6 13 SSW 5 11 SSW 7 14 SSW 7 15 SSW 8 16 SSW 8 18 SSW 10 21 SSW 11 23 SSW 12 26 SSW 13 28 SW 13 28 SW 13 27 SW 12 26 WSW 11 22 SW 11 24 SW 12 27 SW 13 27 SSW 12 27
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
VG VG VG VG VG G G G G G VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG
Humidity
75% 77% 80% 82% 85% 85% 85% 85% 80% 75% 68% 64% 60% 58% 55% 52% 56% 62% 65% 69% 70% 69% 67% 70%
UV index
1 1 2 2 3 4 4 4 4 3 2 2 1 1 1
Sunrise: 05:43 Sunset: 20:15 Moon phase: Third quarter Air pollution: 3 Pollen: M
Saturday (Saturday 27 April 2019)
00:00 01:00 04:00 07:00 10:00 13:00 16:00 19:00 22:00
Warnings
Light rain Heavy rain Light shower night Cloudy Heavy rain Heavy shower day Light shower day Light shower day Cloudy
50% 90% 30% 60% 90% 70% 40% 40% 20%
Temperature (°C)
10 ° 10 ° 9 ° 9 ° 9 ° 10 ° 11 ° 10 ° 9 °
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Feels like temperature (°C)
7 ° 7 ° 6 ° 5 ° 5 ° 6 ° 7 ° 7 ° 6 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
SSW 13 28 SSW 15 32 SSW 14 31 SW 16 34 WSW 16 35 W 18 39 WNW 18 38 WNW 16 34 WNW 14 29
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
G G VG VG M G G G G
Humidity
77% 83% 72% 76% 79% 74% 70% 70% 70%
UV index
1 2 3 2 1
Sunrise: 05:41 Sunset: 20:17 Moon phase: Third quarter Air pollution: 4 Pollen: M
Sunday (Sunday 28 April 2019)
01:00 04:00 07:00 10:00 13:00 16:00 19:00 22:00
Warnings
Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Overcast Cloudy Cloudy Partly cloudy night
20% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10%
Temperature (°C)
8 ° 8 ° 8 ° 10 ° 12 ° 14 ° 13 ° 11 °
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Feels like temperature (°C)
5 ° 4 ° 5 ° 7 ° 10 ° 12 ° 12 ° 10 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
WNW 13 27 WNW 12 24 NW 11 21 NW 12 24 NW 10 22 NW 9 19 NNW 6 14 NNW 5 10
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
G VG VG VG VG VG VG VG
Humidity
73% 75% 75% 66% 58% 53% 57% 70%
UV index
1 2 3 2 1
Sunrise: 05:39 Sunset: 20:18 Moon phase: Waning crescent Air pollution: 4 Pollen: M
Monday (Monday 29 April 2019)
01:00 04:00 07:00 10:00 13:00 16:00 19:00 22:00
Warnings
Partly cloudy night Cloudy Cloudy Sunny intervals Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Clear night
10% 10% 10% <5% 10% 10% 10% <5%
Temperature (°C)
9 ° 8 ° 8 ° 11 ° 13 ° 15 ° 14 ° 11 °
Show detail
Feels like temperature (°C)
8 ° 7 ° 7 ° 10 ° 12 ° 14 ° 13 ° 10 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
NW 4 9 NNW 4 8 NE 4 9 NNE 5 12 NE 6 14 NE 6 16 E 7 16 ENE 6 13
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
VG G G VG VG VG VG VG
Humidity
82% 86% 88% 76% 61% 55% 59% 76%
UV index
1 3 4 2 1
Sunrise: 05:37 Sunset: 20:20 Moon phase: Waning crescent Air pollution: 4 Pollen: H
Tuesday (Tuesday 30 April 2019)
01:00 04:00 07:00 10:00 13:00 16:00 19:00 22:00
Warnings
Clear night Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Sunny intervals Partly cloudy night
<5% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% <5% 10%
Temperature (°C)
9 ° 8 ° 8 ° 11 ° 14 ° 16 ° 15 ° 12 °
Show detail
Feels like temperature (°C)
8 ° 6 ° 7 ° 9 ° 12 ° 14 ° 13 ° 11 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
ENE 5 11 ENE 5 10 NE 5 12 NE 7 15 E 7 17 ENE 8 19 ENE 8 17 ENE 7 15
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
VG G M VG VG VG VG VG
Humidity
85% 90% 90% 78% 63% 54% 59% 74%
UV index
1 2 4 2 1
Sunrise: 05:35 Sunset: 20:21 Moon phase: Waning crescent
Wednesday (Wednesday 1 May 2019)
01:00 04:00 07:00 10:00 13:00 16:00 19:00 22:00
Warnings
Cloudy Partly cloudy night Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Sunny intervals Cloudy
10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10%
Temperature (°C)
10 ° 9 ° 9 ° 11 ° 14 ° 15 ° 15 ° 12 °
Show detail
Feels like temperature (°C)
9 ° 8 ° 7 ° 10 ° 13 ° 14 ° 13 ° 11 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
NNE 6 13 NE 6 12 NE 6 12 NE 7 15 ENE 7 17 NE 8 18 ENE 8 17 ENE 7 15
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
G G G VG VG VG VG VG
Humidity
82% 85% 87% 76% 60% 56% 58% 71%
UV index
1 2 4 2 1
Sunrise: 05:33 Sunset: 20:23 Moon phase: Waning crescent
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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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