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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 day 5 °C

    -1 °C

  • Cloudy 6 °C

    3 °C

  • Overcast 4 °C

    2 °C

  • Sunny intervals 5 °C

    0 °C

  • Sunny day 5 °C

    1 °C

  • Light rain 5 °C

    0 °C

  • Cloudy 4 °C

    -1 °C

Thursday (Thursday 17 January 2019)
Now 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
Light rain Heavy shower night Cloudy Partly cloudy night Partly cloudy night Partly cloudy night Light rain Sunny day Sunny day Sunny day Sunny day Sunny day Sunny day Sunny day Clear night Clear night Clear night Partly cloudy night Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy
50% 70% 20% <5% <5% 10% 60% 10% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5%
Temperature (°C)
5 ° 5 ° 5 ° 4 ° 4 ° 4 ° 4 ° 4 ° 4 ° 4 ° 4 ° 4 ° 4 ° 4 ° 3 ° 3 ° 2 ° 2 ° 2 ° 1 ° 1 °
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Feels like temperature (°C)
2 ° 1 ° 2 ° 1 ° 1 ° 2 ° 0 ° 0 ° 0 ° 0 ° 0 ° 1 ° 1 ° 0 ° 0 ° 0 ° 0 ° -1 ° -1 ° -1 ° -1 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
WNW 6 12 NW 10 19 NW 8 17 NW 9 20 NW 7 18 NW 7 16 NNW 10 20 NNW 10 21 NNW 10 22 NW 12 24 NW 11 23 NW 11 22 NW 10 21 NW 9 20 NW 8 17 WNW 7 16 WNW 6 14 WNW 6 13 NW 5 13 WNW 4 11 W 4 7
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
G M G G G G G G VG VG VG VG VG VG VG G G G G G G
Humidity
91% 88% 88% 85% 86% 84% 83% 71% 63% 56% 54% 54% 56% 59% 61% 63% 67% 67% 69% 71% 73%
UV index
1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1
Sunrise: 07:58 Sunset: 16:24 Moon phase: Waxing gibbous Air pollution: 2
Friday (Friday 18 January 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 Cloudy Partly cloudy night Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Overcast Overcast Cloudy
<5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10%
Temperature (°C)
1 ° 0 ° 0 ° 0 ° -1 ° -1 ° -1 ° -1 ° 0 ° 0 ° 1 ° 3 ° 4 ° 5 ° 5 ° 6 ° 5 ° 5 ° 4 ° 4 ° 4 ° 4 ° 4 ° 4 °
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Feels like temperature (°C)
-1 ° -1 ° -2 ° -2 ° -2 ° -2 ° -2 ° -2 ° -2 ° -2 ° -1 ° 1 ° 2 ° 2 ° 3 ° 3 ° 2 ° 2 ° 1 ° 1 ° 1 ° 1 ° 1 ° 1 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
WSW 4 7 WSW 3 6 WSW 3 6 WSW 3 5 SW 3 6 SW 2 5 S 2 5 SSE 2 7 SE 3 8 SE 3 9 SE 4 11 ESE 5 12 SE 6 13 SSE 7 15 SSE 8 17 SSE 9 18 SSE 8 17 SSE 8 18 SSE 8 18 SE 8 18 SE 8 18 SE 8 18 SE 8 17 SSE 8 18
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
G G G G G M M M M M M G G G G VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG G
Humidity
77% 81% 83% 85% 86% 87% 88% 87% 84% 80% 77% 73% 70% 69% 66% 61% 63% 64% 65% 67% 69% 69% 70% 72%
UV index
1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1
Sunrise: 07:57 Sunset: 16:25 Moon phase: Waxing gibbous Air pollution: 2
Saturday (Saturday 19 January 2019)
00:00 03:00 06:00 09:00 12:00 15:00 18:00 21:00
Warnings
Overcast Overcast Overcast Overcast Overcast Overcast Overcast Cloudy
10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10%
Temperature (°C)
4 ° 3 ° 3 ° 3 ° 4 ° 4 ° 4 ° 3 °
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Feels like temperature (°C)
1 ° 0 ° 0 ° -1 ° 0 ° 1 ° 1 ° 1 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
SSE 8 18 SSE 9 19 SE 8 17 SE 9 17 SE 9 19 ESE 8 16 ESE 7 14 ESE 6 13
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
G G G G G G G G
Humidity
74% 84% 86% 86% 84% 82% 85% 86%
UV index
1 1 1
Sunrise: 07:56 Sunset: 16:27 Moon phase: Full Air pollution: 2
Sunday (Sunday 20 January 2019)
00:00 03:00 06:00 09:00 12:00 15:00 18:00 21:00
Warnings
Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Sunny intervals Sunny day Partly cloudy night Partly cloudy night
10% 10% 10% 10% <5% <5% 10% 20%
Temperature (°C)
3 ° 2 ° 2 ° 2 ° 3 ° 5 ° 3 ° 2 °
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Feels like temperature (°C)
1 ° 0 ° 0 ° 0 ° 1 ° 2 ° 1 ° 0 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
E 5 10 ENE 5 9 ENE 4 8 NE 4 8 N 6 11 N 6 12 NNW 6 11 NNW 6 12
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
G G G G VG VG VG VG
Humidity
87% 88% 90% 90% 81% 73% 80% 85%
UV index
1 1 1
Sunrise: 07:55 Sunset: 16:29 Moon phase: Full Air pollution: 5
Monday (Monday 21 January 2019)
00:00 03:00 06:00 09:00 12:00 15:00 18:00 21:00
Warnings
Partly cloudy night Clear night Clear night Sunny day Sunny day Sunny day Partly cloudy night Cloudy
10% 10% 10% <5% <5% <5% <5% 10%
Temperature (°C)
1 ° 1 ° 0 ° 0 ° 3 ° 4 ° 3 ° 2 °
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Feels like temperature (°C)
-2 ° -3 ° -3 ° -3 ° 0 ° 3 ° 1 ° -1 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
NNW 7 14 NNW 7 14 NNW 7 14 NNW 6 12 NW 5 12 WNW 4 10 WSW 4 8 SSW 5 9
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG
Humidity
87% 87% 88% 88% 79% 73% 80% 86%
UV index
1 1 1
Sunrise: 07:54 Sunset: 16:30 Moon phase: Full Air pollution: 2
Tuesday (Tuesday 22 January 2019)
00:00 03:00 06:00 09:00 12:00 15:00 18:00 21:00
Warnings
Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Heavy rain Cloudy Cloudy Partly cloudy night Partly cloudy night
10% 10% 20% 80% 30% 50% 10% 10%
Temperature (°C)
1 ° 2 ° 3 ° 3 ° 3 ° 3 ° 3 ° 2 °
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Feels like temperature (°C)
-2 ° -2 ° -1 ° -1 ° 0 ° 0 ° -1 ° -1 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
S 7 13 S 9 18 S 11 22 S 11 22 SSW 11 22 SW 10 20 SSW 8 17 SW 7 15
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
VG G G G G G G G
Humidity
87% 86% 88% 88% 83% 80% 83% 85%
UV index
1 1 1
Sunrise: 07:53 Sunset: 16:32 Moon phase: Waning gibbous
Wednesday (Wednesday 23 January 2019)
00:00 03:00 06:00 09:00 12:00 15:00 18:00 21:00
Warnings
Partly cloudy night Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Partly cloudy night Cloudy
10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10%
Temperature (°C)
1 ° 1 ° 0 ° 1 ° 3 ° 3 ° 2 ° 1 °
Show detail
Feels like temperature (°C)
-2 ° -3 ° -3 ° -2 ° -1 ° 0 ° -1 ° -3 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
SW 7 13 SW 7 13 WSW 7 13 NW 7 14 WSW 8 17 W 9 18 NW 8 16 W 9 16
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
VG G VG VG VG VG VG VG
Humidity
87% 88% 88% 86% 79% 75% 79% 82%
UV index
1 1 1
Sunrise: 07:52 Sunset: 16:34 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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