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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.

  • Cloudy 24 °C

    19 °C

  • Sunny intervals 27 °C

    20 °C

  • Sunny intervals 27 °C

    22 °C

  • Sunny intervals 29 °C

    19 °C

  • Sunny day 28 °C

    19 °C

  • Sunny intervals 28 °C

    19 °C

  • Sunny day 29 °C

    19 °C

Friday (Friday 20 July 2018)
Now 22:00 23:00
Warnings
Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy
10% 10% 10%
Temperature (°C)
21 ° 21 ° 20 °
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Feels like temperature (°C)
20 ° 20 ° 20 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
SW 7 11 SW 7 11 SW 5 8
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
G VG VG
Humidity
67% 67% 70%
UV index
1
Sunrise: 05:07 Sunset: 21:06 Moon phase: First quarter Air pollution: 5 Pollen: L
Saturday (Saturday 21 July 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 Cloudy Sunny intervals Sunny intervals Sunny day Sunny day Sunny intervals Sunny intervals Sunny intervals Sunny intervals Sunny day Sunny intervals Cloudy Cloudy Light shower day Cloudy Sunny intervals Partly cloudy night Partly cloudy night
10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% 10% 30% 10% 10% 10% 10%
Temperature (°C)
20 ° 20 ° 20 ° 20 ° 19 ° 19 ° 19 ° 19 ° 19 ° 20 ° 21 ° 21 ° 22 ° 23 ° 24 ° 25 ° 26 ° 26 ° 26 ° 26 ° 25 ° 25 ° 24 ° 24 °
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Feels like temperature (°C)
20 ° 20 ° 20 ° 20 ° 20 ° 20 ° 20 ° 20 ° 20 ° 21 ° 21 ° 22 ° 23 ° 24 ° 25 ° 25 ° 26 ° 26 ° 26 ° 26 ° 25 ° 25 ° 24 ° 24 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
SW 5 8 SW 5 7 WSW 4 6 WNW 3 5 NW 4 5 NW 3 4 NNW 3 4 NNW 2 4 WNW 3 4 WNW 3 6 W 3 6 W 3 6 W 4 7 W 3 7 WSW 3 7 W 4 8 W 4 8 WNW 4 9 WNW 4 10 WNW 4 10 NW 5 10 WNW 5 11 WNW 6 12 WNW 6 12
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
G G VG G G G G G G G G G G G G G VG VG VG VG VG G G G
Humidity
70% 71% 72% 73% 74% 75% 75% 76% 75% 72% 68% 63% 59% 53% 48% 45% 41% 41% 41% 42% 46% 49% 52% 57%
UV index
1 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 6 5 4 3 2 1 1 1
Sunrise: 05:08 Sunset: 21:05 Moon phase: First quarter Air pollution: 5 Pollen: L
Sunday (Sunday 22 July 2018)
00:00 01:00 04:00 07:00 10:00 13:00 16:00 19:00 22:00
Warnings
Partly cloudy night Partly cloudy night Partly cloudy night Sunny intervals Sunny intervals Cloudy Cloudy Sunny intervals Clear night
<5% 10% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5%
Temperature (°C)
23 ° 22 ° 21 ° 20 ° 22 ° 25 ° 26 ° 27 ° 25 °
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Feels like temperature (°C)
23 ° 22 ° 21 ° 20 ° 22 ° 24 ° 25 ° 26 ° 25 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
W 5 11 W 5 10 WNW 4 7 NNW 4 9 NW 4 9 WNW 6 14 WNW 6 15 NW 5 13 NW 4 9
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
60% 62% 68% 69% 59% 49% 38% 38% 47%
UV index
1 5 7 4 1
Sunrise: 05:09 Sunset: 21:04 Moon phase: First quarter Air pollution: 5 Pollen: L
Monday (Monday 23 July 2018)
01:00 04:00 07:00 10:00 13:00 16:00 19:00 22:00
Warnings
Partly cloudy night Clear night Sunny intervals Sunny day Sunny intervals Cloudy Sunny day Clear night
<5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5%
Temperature (°C)
24 ° 23 ° 22 ° 24 ° 28 ° 29 ° 28 ° 25 °
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Feels like temperature (°C)
25 ° 23 ° 23 ° 25 ° 28 ° 28 ° 27 ° 24 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
W 3 6 W 3 6 W 2 6 SW 4 10 SW 5 15 SW 8 19 SW 9 21 SW 8 16
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG
Humidity
51% 61% 66% 57% 43% 38% 39% 47%
UV index
1 5 7 3 1
Sunrise: 05:11 Sunset: 21:03 Moon phase: Waxing gibbous Air pollution: 4 Pollen: L
Tuesday (Tuesday 24 July 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 day Sunny day Sunny intervals Sunny day Clear night
<5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% 10% <5%
Temperature (°C)
22 ° 20 ° 19 ° 22 ° 26 ° 28 ° 28 ° 25 °
Show detail
Feels like temperature (°C)
21 ° 20 ° 19 ° 22 ° 25 ° 27 ° 26 ° 24 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
SW 6 13 SW 5 12 SW 5 11 SW 5 13 SW 7 18 SW 9 22 SW 9 20 SW 7 15
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG
Humidity
61% 76% 81% 68% 48% 38% 40% 50%
UV index
1 5 7 4 1
Sunrise: 05:12 Sunset: 21:01 Moon phase: Waxing gibbous Air pollution: 3 Pollen: L
Wednesday (Wednesday 25 July 2018)
01:00 04:00 07:00 10:00 13:00 16:00 19:00 22:00
Warnings
Clear night Partly cloudy night Sunny day Sunny day Sunny day Cloudy Cloudy Partly cloudy night
<5% 10% <5% <5% <5% 10% 10% 10%
Temperature (°C)
22 ° 20 ° 19 ° 21 ° 25 ° 27 ° 27 ° 25 °
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Feels like temperature (°C)
22 ° 20 ° 19 ° 22 ° 25 ° 27 ° 27 ° 24 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
WSW 5 12 W 5 10 WNW 4 9 N 4 11 W 4 13 WSW 5 16 WSW 6 16 SSW 6 15
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG
Humidity
61% 68% 71% 62% 48% 39% 38% 47%
UV index
1 5 7 4 1
Sunrise: 05:13 Sunset: 21:00 Moon phase: Waxing gibbous
Thursday (Thursday 26 July 2018)
01:00 04:00 07:00 10:00 13:00 16:00 19:00 22:00
Warnings
Clear night Clear night Sunny day Sunny day Sunny day Sunny intervals Sunny day Clear night
<5% <5% <5% <5% <5% 10% 10% <5%
Temperature (°C)
22 ° 20 ° 19 ° 22 ° 26 ° 28 ° 28 ° 25 °
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Feels like temperature (°C)
21 ° 20 ° 19 ° 22 ° 26 ° 28 ° 27 ° 25 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
NNW 6 14 E 5 11 E 5 11 SE 5 13 S 6 16 S 7 19 S 7 19 SSE 6 15
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG
Humidity
58% 66% 71% 61% 46% 38% 38% 48%
UV index
1 4 7 3 1
Sunrise: 05:15 Sunset: 20:58 Moon phase: Waxing 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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