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Great Manchester Run 2018 weather forecast

Runners competing in a road race

Sun 20 May 2018

The 16th year of the Great Manchester Run will attract over 30,000 runners. Like last year, runners can choose between the 10km race and a half marathon. This year's run takes place on Sunday 20 May.

Manchester's newest half marathon will take runners of all abilities on a 13.1 mile tour of the city. The route passes by two of the UK's most iconic football grounds, the Etihad Stadium and Old Trafford, as well as the Imperial War Museum and Albert Square.

The 10k starts on Portland Street near the junction with Oxford Street. Runners and spectators will be able to take in the views of Manchester United’s Old Trafford stadium, the award-winning Imperial War Museum and The Lowry. Runners will also pass the famous cobbles of Coronation Street’s new set. Perhaps the most significant landmark will be Beetham Tower, the 47-storey skyscraper which almost marks the finish line.

 

For more information visit the official Great Manchester Run website.

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  • Sunny intervals 23 °C

    12 °C

  • Sunny day 20 °C

    10 °C

  • Sunny day 21 °C

    11 °C

  • Cloudy 21 °C

    12 °C

  • Cloudy 19 °C

    11 °C

  • Sunny day 21 °C

    12 °C

  • Sunny day 23 °C

    12 °C

Monday (Monday 21 May 2018)
Now 15:00 16:00 17:00 18:00 19:00 20:00 21:00 22:00 23:00
Warnings
Sunny day Sunny intervals Light shower day Sunny intervals Cloudy Cloudy Light shower day Sunny day Partly cloudy night Clear night
<5% 10% 40% 10% 20% 20% 30% <5% <5% <5%
Temperature (°C)
22 ° 23 ° 23 ° 23 ° 22 ° 21 ° 20 ° 19 ° 18 ° 17 °
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Feels like temperature (°C)
21 ° 22 ° 21 ° 22 ° 21 ° 20 ° 19 ° 18 ° 17 ° 17 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
SSW 3 5 W 3 5 N 5 9 NNE 6 10 E 6 10 WNW 6 11 NNW 7 13 N 6 12 NE 5 10 NNE 3 7
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
G G G G G G G G G G
Humidity
34% 35% 40% 41% 42% 48% 56% 57% 57% 59%
UV index
6 5 4 3 2 1 1 1
Sunrise: 05:00 Sunset: 21:12 Moon phase: First quarter Air pollution: 4 Pollen: M
Tuesday (Tuesday 22 May 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
Clear night Clear night Clear night Clear night Clear night Clear night Sunny day Sunny intervals Sunny intervals Sunny day Sunny day Sunny day Sunny day Sunny day Sunny day Sunny day Sunny day Sunny day Sunny day Sunny day Sunny day Sunny day Clear night Clear night
<5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5%
Temperature (°C)
16 ° 15 ° 14 ° 13 ° 13 ° 13 ° 12 ° 12 ° 13 ° 14 ° 15 ° 16 ° 18 ° 19 ° 20 ° 20 ° 20 ° 20 ° 20 ° 19 ° 17 ° 15 ° 14 ° 13 °
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Feels like temperature (°C)
15 ° 15 ° 14 ° 13 ° 13 ° 12 ° 12 ° 11 ° 11 ° 12 ° 14 ° 15 ° 16 ° 17 ° 17 ° 18 ° 18 ° 18 ° 17 ° 17 ° 15 ° 14 ° 12 ° 11 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
N 4 9 ENE 4 9 ENE 4 9 NE 3 8 NE 3 8 N 4 10 NE 5 11 NE 7 14 NE 8 16 NE 8 17 NE 8 16 NE 8 17 NE 9 18 NE 9 18 NE 9 18 NE 9 18 NE 9 18 NE 9 18 NE 9 19 NE 9 19 ENE 9 19 NE 8 18 ENE 7 17 ENE 7 16
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
G G G G G G G G G G G G G G G G G VG G G G G G G
Humidity
66% 69% 72% 74% 76% 76% 76% 76% 74% 70% 65% 60% 56% 52% 50% 48% 46% 48% 51% 54% 60% 65% 69% 73%
UV index
1 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 6 5 4 3 2 1 1 1
Sunrise: 04:59 Sunset: 21:13 Moon phase: First quarter Air pollution: 4 Pollen: M
Wednesday (Wednesday 23 May 2018)
00:00 01:00 04:00 07:00 10:00 13:00 16:00 19:00 22:00
Warnings
Clear night Clear night Clear night Sunny intervals Sunny day Sunny day Sunny day Sunny day Clear night
<5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5%
Temperature (°C)
12 ° 11 ° 10 ° 10 ° 14 ° 19 ° 21 ° 20 ° 15 °
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Feels like temperature (°C)
10 ° 10 ° 9 ° 9 ° 13 ° 17 ° 19 ° 17 ° 13 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
NE 7 16 NE 7 15 NE 6 13 ENE 7 14 ENE 8 17 ENE 9 20 ENE 10 24 ENE 10 24 ENE 10 21
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
G G G G VG VG VG VG VG
Humidity
77% 79% 84% 81% 67% 53% 47% 50% 67%
UV index
1 5 7 4 1
Sunrise: 04:57 Sunset: 21:15 Moon phase: First quarter Air pollution: 3 Pollen: M
Thursday (Thursday 24 May 2018)
01:00 04:00 07:00 10:00 13:00 16:00 19:00 22:00
Warnings
Clear night Partly cloudy night Sunny intervals Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy
<5% <5% <5% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10%
Temperature (°C)
12 ° 11 ° 12 ° 16 ° 19 ° 20 ° 19 ° 15 °
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Feels like temperature (°C)
11 ° 9 ° 10 ° 14 ° 16 ° 18 ° 16 ° 14 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
ENE 10 20 ENE 9 18 ENE 10 19 ENE 11 23 ENE 12 26 ENE 12 24 ENE 11 22 NE 9 18
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG
Humidity
72% 76% 73% 63% 56% 49% 56% 67%
UV index
1 4 6 4 1
Sunrise: 04:56 Sunset: 21:16 Moon phase: First quarter Air pollution: 3 Pollen: M
Friday (Friday 25 May 2018)
01:00 04:00 07:00 10:00 13:00 16:00 19:00 22:00
Warnings
Cloudy Light shower night Light rain Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Sunny intervals Cloudy
10% 40% 50% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10%
Temperature (°C)
13 ° 12 ° 13 ° 15 ° 18 ° 18 ° 17 ° 14 °
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Feels like temperature (°C)
12 ° 11 ° 12 ° 14 ° 16 ° 16 ° 15 ° 13 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
NE 7 14 NE 7 14 NE 6 13 NE 9 19 ENE 11 24 ENE 11 24 ENE 11 22 ENE 9 19
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
G M G VG VG VG VG VG
Humidity
76% 83% 83% 74% 67% 66% 72% 78%
UV index
1 4 6 3 1
Sunrise: 04:55 Sunset: 21:18 Moon phase: Waxing gibbous Air pollution: 3 Pollen: M
Saturday (Saturday 26 May 2018)
01:00 04:00 07:00 10:00 13:00 16:00 19:00 22:00
Warnings
Cloudy Clear night Sunny day Sunny day Sunny intervals Sunny intervals Sunny day Clear night
10% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5%
Temperature (°C)
12 ° 11 ° 12 ° 16 ° 19 ° 20 ° 19 ° 15 °
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Feels like temperature (°C)
11 ° 10 ° 11 ° 14 ° 17 ° 18 ° 17 ° 14 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
NE 9 17 NE 9 17 NE 10 19 ENE 12 24 ENE 12 26 ENE 12 24 ENE 12 22 ENE 11 20
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG
Humidity
84% 86% 82% 72% 63% 59% 62% 73%
UV index
1 4 5 3 1
Sunrise: 04:53 Sunset: 21:19 Moon phase: Waxing gibbous
Sunday (Sunday 27 May 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 day Sunny day Clear night
<5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5%
Temperature (°C)
13 ° 12 ° 13 ° 17 ° 21 ° 22 ° 21 ° 17 °
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Feels like temperature (°C)
11 ° 11 ° 11 ° 15 ° 19 ° 19 ° 19 ° 15 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
ENE 11 20 ENE 10 19 ENE 11 21 ENE 12 24 ENE 13 27 ENE 13 26 ENE 12 23 ENE 11 19
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG
Humidity
79% 82% 81% 71% 61% 61% 64% 72%
UV index
1 4 6 4 2
Sunrise: 04:52 Sunset: 21:21 Moon phase: Waxing gibbous
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20 May - Check the local weather forecast if you are taking part in this year's Great Manchester Run.

The half marathon will begin at 9:00, and the 10km race will start at 12:30 when the first wave of runners will set off.

Whether you are planning to take part in the race or lining the streets to cheer on the runners, check the Manchester weather forecast before setting off.

For further information about the event, visit the  Great Manchester Run website.

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