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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 10 °C

    4 °C

  • Light rain 8 °C

    4 °C

  • Cloudy 8 °C

    6 °C

  • Cloudy 12 °C

    8 °C

  • Overcast 11 °C

    10 °C

  • Overcast 13 °C

    10 °C

  • Cloudy 13 °C

    9 °C

Friday (Friday 17 November 2017)
Now 20:00 21:00 22:00 23:00
Warnings
Partly cloudy night Clear night Clear night Clear night Clear night
<5% <5% <5% <5% <5%
Temperature (°C)
7 ° 7 ° 6 ° 6 ° 5 °
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6 ° 6 ° 5 ° 4 ° 3 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) Expand
WSW 4 11 W 4 11 W 4 11 WSW 4 11 WSW 5 12
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
M M M M M
Humidity Expand
62% 63% 67% 72% 75%
UV index Expand
Sunrise: 07:21 Sunset: 16:09 Moon phase: Waning crescent Air pollution: 2
Saturday (Saturday 18 November 2017)
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Warnings
Clear night Clear night Clear night Partly cloudy night Partly cloudy night Partly cloudy night Partly cloudy night Cloudy Sunny intervals Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Light rain Light rain Light rain Light rain Light rain Light rain Light rain Light rain Light rain Cloudy Cloudy
<5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% 10% 10% 10% 10% 50% 50% 50% 50% 50% 50% 50% 50% 50% 10% 10%
Temperature (°C)
5 ° 5 ° 4 ° 4 ° 4 ° 4 ° 4 ° 4 ° 5 ° 5 ° 6 ° 6 ° 7 ° 7 ° 7 ° 8 ° 8 ° 8 ° 8 ° 8 ° 7 ° 7 ° 7 ° 7 °
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Feels like temperature (°C) Expand
3 ° 3 ° 3 ° 2 ° 2 ° 2 ° 2 ° 2 ° 2 ° 3 ° 3 ° 4 ° 5 ° 5 ° 5 ° 6 ° 6 ° 6 ° 6 ° 6 ° 6 ° 6 ° 5 ° 5 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) Expand
WSW 5 13 WSW 5 12 WSW 5 13 WSW 5 14 WSW 5 14 WSW 5 14 WSW 6 15 WSW 6 16 WSW 6 17 WSW 7 16 WSW 7 15 WSW 7 15 WSW 7 15 WSW 6 15 WSW 6 14 W 6 14 W 6 13 W 5 13 W 5 12 WNW 5 13 WNW 5 13 WNW 6 14 WNW 6 14 WNW 6 14
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
G G G G G G G G M M M M M M M M M M M M G G G G
Humidity Expand
76% 77% 78% 79% 79% 81% 81% 81% 81% 80% 79% 79% 80% 82% 86% 89% 89% 91% 91% 89% 89% 88% 86% 85%
UV index Expand
1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1
Sunrise: 07:23 Sunset: 16:08 Moon phase: New Air pollution: 2
Sunday (Sunday 19 November 2017)
00:00 03:00 06:00 09:00 12:00 15:00 18:00 21:00
Warnings
Cloudy Clear night Clear night Sunny intervals Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Overcast
10% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% 10% 10%
Temperature (°C)
7 ° 6 ° 4 ° 4 ° 6 ° 7 ° 7 ° 6 °
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5 ° 3 ° 2 ° 2 ° 5 ° 6 ° 5 ° 4 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) Expand
WNW 6 14 WNW 6 15 WNW 5 14 WNW 5 12 WNW 6 13 WNW 6 13 W 4 10 SW 5 10
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
VG VG G G G VG G VG
Humidity Expand
85% 80% 79% 79% 68% 62% 75% 82%
UV index Expand
1 1 1
Sunrise: 07:25 Sunset: 16:06 Moon phase: New Air pollution: 2
Monday (Monday 20 November 2017)
00:00 03:00 06:00 09:00 12:00 15:00 18:00 21:00
Warnings
Light rain Light rain Light rain Light rain Cloudy Overcast Overcast Cloudy
50% 60% 50% 50% 10% 20% 20% 20%
Temperature (°C)
6 ° 8 ° 9 ° 10 ° 12 ° 12 ° 11 ° 10 °
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Feels like temperature (°C) Expand
5 ° 6 ° 7 ° 8 ° 10 ° 10 ° 9 ° 9 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) Expand
SW 6 12 SW 7 16 SW 10 20 WSW 12 24 WSW 11 24 W 10 21 WNW 10 21 WNW 8 17
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
G G G G G G G G
Humidity Expand
84% 90% 90% 90% 89% 88% 89% 89%
UV index Expand
1 1 1
Sunrise: 07:26 Sunset: 16:05 Moon phase: New Air pollution: 2
Tuesday (Tuesday 21 November 2017)
00:00 03:00 06:00 09:00 12:00 15:00 18:00 21:00
Warnings
Overcast Cloudy Light shower night Overcast Cloudy Overcast Cloudy Cloudy
20% 20% 40% 30% 20% 20% 20% 20%
Temperature (°C)
10 ° 9 ° 8 ° 9 ° 10 ° 11 ° 10 ° 10 °
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Feels like temperature (°C) Expand
8 ° 8 ° 7 ° 7 ° 9 ° 9 ° 9 ° 8 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) Expand
WNW 7 14 WSW 6 13 WSW 6 12 W 7 14 S 7 16 SSW 8 18 S 9 19 SW 9 20
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
G G G G G G G G
Humidity Expand
91% 92% 93% 91% 86% 85% 87% 88%
UV index Expand
1 1 1
Sunrise: 07:28 Sunset: 16:04 Moon phase: New Air pollution: 2
Wednesday (Wednesday 22 November 2017)
00:00 03:00 06:00 09:00 12:00 15:00 18:00 21:00
Warnings
Overcast Overcast Cloudy Overcast Overcast Cloudy Light shower night Cloudy
20% 20% 10% 20% 20% 10% 40% 20%
Temperature (°C)
10 ° 11 ° 11 ° 11 ° 12 ° 13 ° 12 ° 12 °
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Feels like temperature (°C) Expand
8 ° 8 ° 9 ° 9 ° 10 ° 10 ° 9 ° 9 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) Expand
SSW 10 21 WSW 10 21 S 11 23 S 12 25 SSW 14 28 SW 15 31 SSW 15 30 SW 15 30
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
G G G G G G G G
Humidity Expand
88% 89% 88% 87% 84% 82% 84% 84%
UV index Expand
1 1 1
Sunrise: 07:30 Sunset: 16:03 Moon phase: Waxing crescent
Thursday (Thursday 23 November 2017)
00:00 03:00 06:00 09:00 12:00 15:00 18:00 21:00
Warnings
Light rain Light rain Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Overcast Overcast Cloudy
50% 60% 20% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10%
Temperature (°C)
11 ° 11 ° 11 ° 11 ° 12 ° 12 ° 11 ° 11 °
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Feels like temperature (°C) Expand
9 ° 9 ° 9 ° 9 ° 9 ° 9 ° 9 ° 9 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) Expand
SW 14 28 SW 13 27 WSW 13 27 WSW 13 26 WSW 13 27 SW 13 26 SW 11 23 SW 11 22
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
G G VG VG VG VG VG G
Humidity Expand
86% 86% 86% 83% 76% 75% 79% 80%
UV index Expand
1 1 1
Sunrise: 07:31 Sunset: 16:02 Moon phase: Waxing crescent
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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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