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Harvest Moon

The golden orange harvest moon

Thu 5 OctFri 6 Oct 2017

The Harvest Moon is the name for the full moon that is closest to the Autumn equinox.

The full-looking bright moon will ascend over your eastern horizon no matter where you are around the time of sunset on the 5 October. Shortly after midnight, it will climb to its highest point in the sky when it is opposite the sun.

  • Sunny intervals 15 °C

    8 °C

  • Sunny intervals 14 °C

    9 °C

  • Light rain 13 °C

    8 °C

  • Overcast 12 °C

    6 °C

  • Light rain 10 °C

    4 °C

  • Heavy rain 10 °C

    4 °C

  • Sunny intervals 13 °C

    7 °C

Wednesday (Wednesday 25 April 2018)
Now
Warnings
Clear night
<5%
Temperature (°C)
10 °
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Feels like temperature (°C)
8 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
WSW 13 25
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
VG
Humidity
66%
UV index
Sunrise: 05:45 Sunset: 20:13 Moon phase: First quarter Air pollution: 3 Pollen: M
Thursday (Thursday 26 April 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 Partly cloudy night Partly cloudy night Clear night Clear night Clear night Sunny day Sunny day Sunny day Sunny intervals Sunny intervals Sunny intervals Cloudy Cloudy Sunny intervals Sunny intervals Sunny intervals Sunny day Sunny intervals Sunny day Sunny intervals Partly cloudy night Partly cloudy night Partly cloudy night
<5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% 10% 10% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5%
Temperature (°C)
10 ° 9 ° 9 ° 9 ° 8 ° 8 ° 8 ° 8 ° 9 ° 10 ° 11 ° 12 ° 12 ° 13 ° 14 ° 14 ° 14 ° 14 ° 14 ° 13 ° 12 ° 11 ° 10 ° 10 °
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Feels like temperature (°C)
7 ° 7 ° 6 ° 6 ° 6 ° 5 ° 5 ° 5 ° 6 ° 7 ° 8 ° 9 ° 10 ° 10 ° 11 ° 11 ° 11 ° 11 ° 11 ° 11 ° 10 ° 10 ° 9 ° 8 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
W 13 25 WSW 12 25 WSW 12 23 WSW 11 23 WSW 11 23 WSW 11 23 WSW 11 23 WSW 11 23 W 13 24 W 13 25 W 13 26 W 13 25 W 13 26 W 14 27 WSW 14 27 W 13 26 W 13 26 WSW 13 25 W 12 24 WSW 11 21 WSW 10 19 WSW 8 17 SW 7 14 SW 7 13
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
VG VG VG VG VG VG G VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG
Humidity
68% 72% 73% 73% 74% 75% 76% 74% 68% 62% 55% 50% 48% 43% 43% 41% 42% 39% 40% 40% 43% 49% 60% 65%
UV index
1 1 2 3 3 4 4 5 4 3 3 2 1 1 1
Sunrise: 05:43 Sunset: 20:15 Moon phase: Waxing gibbous Air pollution: 3 Pollen: H
Friday (Friday 27 April 2018)
00:00 01:00 04:00 07:00 10:00 13:00 16:00 19:00 22:00
Warnings
Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Light rain Light rain Light rain Light rain
<5% <5% 10% 10% 50% 50% 50% 50% 60%
Temperature (°C)
10 ° 9 ° 9 ° 9 ° 10 ° 12 ° 12 ° 12 ° 10 °
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Feels like temperature (°C)
8 ° 8 ° 8 ° 8 ° 8 ° 10 ° 10 ° 10 ° 8 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
SW 6 11 SW 5 9 S 4 8 SE 5 9 ESE 9 19 SSE 9 22 S 10 21 SSE 9 20 E 11 23
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
VG VG G G G G G G VG
Humidity
69% 72% 79% 79% 73% 68% 71% 72% 86%
UV index
1 1 2 1 1
Sunrise: 05:41 Sunset: 20:17 Moon phase: Waxing gibbous Air pollution: 3 Pollen: M
Saturday (Saturday 28 April 2018)
01:00 04:00 07:00 10:00 13:00 16:00 19:00 22:00
Warnings
Cloudy Overcast Overcast Overcast Cloudy Overcast Cloudy Cloudy
20% 20% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10%
Temperature (°C)
9 ° 8 ° 8 ° 9 ° 10 ° 12 ° 11 ° 10 °
Show detail
Feels like temperature (°C)
6 ° 6 ° 6 ° 6 ° 9 ° 10 ° 10 ° 8 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
W 11 24 WNW 10 22 WNW 9 19 NW 10 20 NW 8 18 NNW 8 17 NNE 6 14 NNE 5 11
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
VG G G VG VG VG VG VG
Humidity
87% 89% 86% 79% 69% 60% 65% 72%
UV index
1 2 3 2 1
Sunrise: 05:39 Sunset: 20:18 Moon phase: Waxing gibbous Air pollution: 2 Pollen: M
Sunday (Sunday 29 April 2018)
01:00 04:00 07:00 10:00 13:00 16:00 19:00 22:00
Warnings
Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Overcast Overcast Heavy rain Heavy rain Heavy rain
<5% 10% 10% 10% 20% 80% 90% 90%
Temperature (°C)
8 ° 7 ° 6 ° 8 ° 9 ° 8 ° 6 ° 5 °
Show detail
Feels like temperature (°C)
7 ° 5 ° 4 ° 5 ° 6 ° 4 ° 2 ° 0 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
NE 6 12 NE 7 13 NE 9 18 NE 13 26 NE 15 31 NNE 16 32 NNE 16 32 N 16 32
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
VG G G VG G M P P
Humidity
78% 85% 87% 73% 70% 78% 85% 90%
UV index
1 2 2 1 1
Sunrise: 05:37 Sunset: 20:20 Moon phase: Full Air pollution: 3 Pollen: M
Monday (Monday 30 April 2018)
01:00 04:00 07:00 10:00 13:00 16:00 19:00 22:00
Warnings
Heavy rain Heavy rain Heavy rain Light rain Light rain Light rain Light rain Light shower night
90% 90% 80% 50% 60% 50% 50% 40%
Temperature (°C)
5 ° 5 ° 5 ° 6 ° 7 ° 10 ° 9 ° 7 °
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Feels like temperature (°C)
0 ° 0 ° 1 ° 2 ° 4 ° 7 ° 7 ° 5 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
N 16 32 N 15 30 N 14 29 NNW 14 29 NNW 13 27 NNW 13 26 NW 9 19 NW 6 12
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
M M M G G VG VG VG
Humidity
88% 88% 87% 82% 76% 61% 64% 74%
UV index
1 2 3 2 1
Sunrise: 05:35 Sunset: 20:21 Moon phase: Full
Tuesday (Tuesday 1 May 2018)
01:00 04:00 07:00 10:00 13:00 16:00 19:00 22:00
Warnings
Partly cloudy night Partly cloudy night Sunny intervals Sunny day Sunny intervals Light shower day Cloudy Cloudy
10% 10% 10% <5% 10% 30% 10% 10%
Temperature (°C)
5 ° 4 ° 5 ° 9 ° 12 ° 12 ° 11 ° 9 °
Show detail
Feels like temperature (°C)
3 ° 2 ° 2 ° 7 ° 10 ° 10 ° 9 ° 7 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
WNW 6 12 WNW 6 12 WSW 6 12 WSW 8 17 SW 10 22 SW 11 23 SW 11 22 SSW 10 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
78% 82% 82% 67% 51% 51% 53% 64%
UV index
1 4 5 3 1
Sunrise: 05:33 Sunset: 20:23 Moon phase: Full
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5 October - Check the local weather forecast if you want to see this year's Harvest Moon.

Gazers will be looking for clear, cloudless skies to have the best possible chance of seeing the Harvest Moon; ideally a location away from light pollution will be of benefit.  

What is a Harvest Moon?

A Harvest Moon is the full moon closest to the autumnal equinox. The Northern Hemisphere will see the 2017 autumnal equinox coming on the 22 September, with the full moon on the 5 October being identified as the Northern Hemisphere's Harvest Moon.

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