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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 9 °C

    7 °C

  • Cloudy 10 °C

    8 °C

  • Cloudy 14 °C

    9 °C

  • Cloudy 11 °C

    9 °C

  • Light rain 13 °C

    10 °C

  • Cloudy 11 °C

    7 °C

  • Cloudy 9 °C

    5 °C

Wednesday (Wednesday 19 December 2018)
Now 15:00 16:00 17:00 18:00 19:00 20:00 21:00 22:00 23:00
Warnings
Sunny intervals Sunny intervals Partly cloudy night Partly cloudy night Clear night Partly cloudy night Light rain Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy
<5% <5% <5% 10% 10% 10% 50% 10% 10% 10%
Temperature (°C)
9 ° 9 ° 8 ° 8 ° 8 ° 8 ° 8 ° 8 ° 8 ° 8 °
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Feels like temperature (°C)
8 ° 7 ° 6 ° 6 ° 6 ° 5 ° 6 ° 5 ° 5 ° 5 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
SSW 6 17 SSW 7 18 SSW 8 20 SSW 8 20 SSW 8 20 SSW 8 21 SSW 8 21 SSW 9 22 SSW 9 22 SSW 9 22
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
G G G G G G G VG VG VG
Humidity
79% 80% 80% 84% 83% 85% 83% 83% 83% 82%
UV index
1 1
Sunrise: 08:02 Sunset: 15:53 Moon phase: Waxing gibbous Air pollution: 2
Thursday (Thursday 20 December 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 Light shower night Cloudy Light shower night Clear night Sunny day Sunny day Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Overcast Heavy rain
10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 40% 20% 40% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 20% 90%
Temperature (°C)
8 ° 8 ° 8 ° 7 ° 8 ° 8 ° 8 ° 8 ° 7 ° 7 ° 8 ° 8 ° 9 ° 9 ° 9 ° 9 ° 9 ° 9 ° 9 ° 9 ° 9 ° 8 ° 9 ° 9 °
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Feels like temperature (°C)
5 ° 5 ° 5 ° 5 ° 5 ° 5 ° 5 ° 5 ° 5 ° 5 ° 5 ° 6 ° 6 ° 7 ° 7 ° 7 ° 7 ° 7 ° 6 ° 6 ° 6 ° 6 ° 7 ° 7 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
SSW 10 24 SSW 9 22 SSW 9 22 SW 9 21 SSW 9 20 SW 9 21 SW 10 22 SW 10 22 WSW 10 22 WSW 10 23 WSW 10 22 WSW 10 22 WSW 11 23 WSW 11 23 WSW 10 22 SW 10 21 SW 10 22 SW 10 22 SW 10 23 SW 10 24 SW 9 22 SW 9 21 SSW 8 18 S 7 17
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG G G G G G G G G G VG VG VG VG VG G M
Humidity
83% 82% 83% 85% 86% 86% 85% 86% 86% 86% 84% 82% 79% 79% 78% 78% 78% 78% 78% 79% 78% 80% 83% 88%
UV index
1 1 1 1 1 1 1
Sunrise: 08:03 Sunset: 15:53 Moon phase: Waxing gibbous Air pollution: 2
Friday (Friday 21 December 2018)
00:00 03:00 06:00 09:00 12:00 15:00 18:00 21:00
Warnings
Heavy rain Heavy rain Heavy rain Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Light shower night
90% ≥95% 80% 20% 10% 10% 10% 30%
Temperature (°C)
9 ° 11 ° 12 ° 13 ° 12 ° 11 ° 11 ° 10 °
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Feels like temperature (°C)
7 ° 9 ° 10 ° 10 ° 9 ° 8 ° 8 ° 8 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
S 8 17 S 8 19 SW 12 27 WSW 16 36 WSW 17 36 WSW 16 35 WSW 13 29 WSW 15 29
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
M P M G VG VG VG VG
Humidity
91% 92% 91% 82% 73% 70% 74% 80%
UV index
1 1 1
Sunrise: 08:04 Sunset: 15:53 Moon phase: Full Air pollution: 2
Saturday (Saturday 22 December 2018)
00:00 03:00 06:00 09:00 12:00 15:00 18:00 21:00
Warnings
Light shower night Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy
40% 10% 10% <5% 10% 10% 10% 10%
Temperature (°C)
11 ° 10 ° 9 ° 9 ° 11 ° 11 ° 9 ° 9 °
Show detail
Feels like temperature (°C)
8 ° 7 ° 6 ° 6 ° 8 ° 9 ° 7 ° 7 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
WSW 16 33 W 16 32 WSW 12 25 WSW 11 23 WSW 12 25 WSW 10 20 SW 8 16 SW 8 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
78% 78% 80% 83% 77% 76% 84% 90%
UV index
1 1 1
Sunrise: 08:04 Sunset: 15:54 Moon phase: Full Air pollution: 3
Sunday (Sunday 23 December 2018)
00:00 03:00 06:00 09:00 12:00 15:00 18:00 21:00
Warnings
Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Light rain Light rain Cloudy Cloudy Light rain
10% 20% 20% 50% 50% 20% 20% 50%
Temperature (°C)
9 ° 10 ° 10 ° 11 ° 12 ° 12 ° 12 ° 12 °
Show detail
Feels like temperature (°C)
8 ° 8 ° 9 ° 9 ° 10 ° 10 ° 10 ° 10 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
SSW 8 16 SSW 8 15 SSW 8 16 SSW 9 19 SW 10 20 SW 10 20 SW 10 20 SW 9 18
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
G M G M M M G M
Humidity
92% 93% 94% 93% 92% 91% 91% 92%
UV index
1 1 1
Sunrise: 08:05 Sunset: 15:54 Moon phase: Full Air pollution: 2
Monday (Monday 24 December 2018)
00:00 03:00 06:00 09:00 12:00 15:00 18:00 21:00
Warnings
Heavy rain Heavy rain Light rain Light rain Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy
80% 80% 50% 50% 20% 20% 10% 10%
Temperature (°C)
11 ° 11 ° 11 ° 10 ° 10 ° 10 ° 9 ° 9 °
Show detail
Feels like temperature (°C)
10 ° 9 ° 9 ° 8 ° 8 ° 8 ° 8 ° 7 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
WSW 9 18 WSW 9 18 W 9 17 WNW 8 17 WNW 9 18 NW 8 16 WNW 7 15 NW 7 14
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
G M G G G G G G
Humidity
92% 92% 91% 91% 88% 86% 88% 90%
UV index
1 1 1
Sunrise: 08:05 Sunset: 15:55 Moon phase: Full
Tuesday (Tuesday 25 December 2018)
00:00 03:00 06:00 09:00 12:00 15:00 18:00 21:00
Warnings
Partly cloudy night Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Sunny intervals Cloudy Cloudy
10% 10% 10% 10% 10% <5% 10% 10%
Temperature (°C)
8 ° 8 ° 7 ° 8 ° 8 ° 9 ° 8 ° 8 °
Show detail
Feels like temperature (°C)
7 ° 6 ° 6 ° 6 ° 7 ° 7 ° 6 ° 6 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
WNW 6 13 WNW 6 12 WNW 6 11 WNW 6 11 WNW 6 12 WNW 6 12 W 6 12 WNW 6 12
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
G G G G G VG VG G
Humidity
91% 92% 93% 92% 89% 88% 90% 92%
UV index
1 1 1
Sunrise: 08:05 Sunset: 15:56 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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