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Orionid Meteor Shower 2017 weather forecast

Meteor shower

Mon 2 OctTue 7 Nov 2017

This year the Orionid Meteor Shower will be visible from 2 October to 7 November, peaking on 21 October.

The Orionids are a remnant of Comet Halley and at its peak you could see up to 20 shooting stars per hour. Orionid meteors are known to be very fast travelling at around 41 miles per second, and typically on the faint side, although with clear, dark skies you still have a good chance of spotting one with its persistent, long trail.

The Orionid meteor shower is named as such because it appears to radiate from the constellation Orion, which is one of the most visible and recognisable in the sky throughout the world. 

Ideal weather conditions

Star gazers will be looking for clear, cloudless skies to have the best possible chance of catching a glimpse of the meteor shower. Ideally a location away from light pollution will be of benefit.  

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  • Cloudy 14 °C

    11 °C

  • Light rain 16 °C

    13 °C

  • Cloudy 18 °C

    14 °C

  • Overcast 18 °C

    13 °C

  • Cloudy 17 °C

    13 °C

  • Overcast 16 °C

    11 °C

  • Cloudy 15 °C

    10 °C

Sunday (Sunday 22 October 2017)
Now 17:00 18:00 19:00 20:00 21:00 22:00 23:00
Warnings
Sunny intervals Cloudy Partly cloudy night Partly cloudy night Partly cloudy night Clear night Clear night Clear night
<5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5%
Temperature (°C)
14 ° 13 ° 13 ° 12 ° 12 ° 12 ° 11 ° 11 °
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Feels like temperature (°C) Expand
11 ° 11 ° 11 ° 11 ° 10 ° 10 ° 10 ° 10 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) Expand
W 16 32 W 13 26 W 11 22 W 9 19 W 9 19 W 8 18 W 7 17 W 8 18
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
51% 56% 66% 71% 73% 75% 77% 80%
UV index Expand
1 1
Sunrise: 07:36 Sunset: 17:53 Moon phase: New Air pollution: 2
Monday (Monday 23 October 2017)
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
Partly cloudy night Clear night Partly cloudy night Partly cloudy night Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Light rain Heavy rain Heavy rain Overcast Overcast Overcast Overcast Overcast Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy
<5% <5% <5% <5% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 20% 60% 90% 80% 20% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10%
Temperature (°C)
11 ° 11 ° 11 ° 11 ° 11 ° 11 ° 11 ° 11 ° 12 ° 12 ° 13 ° 13 ° 14 ° 14 ° 15 ° 15 ° 15 ° 15 ° 15 ° 15 ° 15 ° 14 ° 14 ° 14 °
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Feels like temperature (°C) Expand
10 ° 9 ° 9 ° 9 ° 9 ° 10 ° 10 ° 11 ° 11 ° 11 ° 12 ° 12 ° 13 ° 13 ° 14 ° 14 ° 15 ° 15 ° 15 ° 14 ° 14 ° 14 ° 14 ° 13 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) Expand
W 8 19 W 8 19 WSW 8 18 WSW 7 16 WSW 6 15 SW 6 13 SW 5 13 SW 5 13 SW 6 16 SW 6 16 SSW 7 16 SSW 7 16 SW 8 17 SW 8 18 SW 8 18 SW 7 16 WSW 7 15 WSW 6 15 WSW 6 15 WSW 6 15 WSW 6 14 WSW 5 14 WSW 5 12 WSW 5 12
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
G VG VG VG G G G G G G M M M M M M M G M M M M M G
Humidity Expand
80% 80% 81% 82% 86% 87% 87% 87% 88% 88% 88% 91% 92% 92% 93% 93% 92% 91% 91% 91% 91% 91% 92% 92%
UV index Expand
1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1
Sunrise: 07:38 Sunset: 17:51 Moon phase: Waxing crescent Air pollution: 2
Tuesday (Tuesday 24 October 2017)
00:00 01:00 04:00 07:00 10:00 13:00 16:00 19:00 22:00
Warnings
Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Light rain Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy
<5% <5% 10% 60% 60% 10% 10% 10% 10%
Temperature (°C)
13 ° 13 ° 13 ° 15 ° 16 ° 17 ° 17 ° 16 ° 15 °
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Feels like temperature (°C) Expand
13 ° 13 ° 13 ° 14 ° 15 ° 15 ° 16 ° 14 ° 13 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) Expand
SW 5 12 SW 5 12 SSW 4 12 SSW 8 18 SW 10 22 SW 13 28 SW 12 27 SW 12 26 SW 12 24
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
M G G G G G G VG VG
Humidity Expand
94% 94% 92% 95% 91% 84% 81% 82% 84%
UV index Expand
1 1 1
Sunrise: 07:39 Sunset: 17:49 Moon phase: Waxing crescent Air pollution: 2
Wednesday (Wednesday 25 October 2017)
01:00 04:00 07:00 10:00 13:00 16:00 19:00 22:00
Warnings
Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Sunny intervals Overcast Overcast Overcast Cloudy
10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10%
Temperature (°C)
15 ° 14 ° 14 ° 15 ° 17 ° 17 ° 16 ° 15 °
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Feels like temperature (°C) Expand
13 ° 13 ° 13 ° 14 ° 16 ° 16 ° 15 ° 14 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) Expand
SW 11 23 SW 10 20 SW 9 18 SW 9 19 WSW 9 19 WSW 8 16 SW 6 13 SW 6 12
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG
Humidity Expand
85% 88% 89% 85% 75% 72% 78% 87%
UV index Expand
1 1 1
Sunrise: 07:41 Sunset: 17:47 Moon phase: Waxing crescent Air pollution: 2
Thursday (Thursday 26 October 2017)
01:00 04:00 07:00 10:00 13:00 16:00 19:00 22:00
Warnings
Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Overcast Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy
10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10%
Temperature (°C)
14 ° 14 ° 13 ° 14 ° 16 ° 16 ° 15 ° 14 °
Show detail Show detail
Feels like temperature (°C) Expand
13 ° 13 ° 13 ° 13 ° 15 ° 16 ° 15 ° 13 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) Expand
SW 6 11 SW 5 10 SW 5 10 SW 6 12 SW 7 15 WSW 7 14 WSW 6 12 WSW 6 13
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
VG VG G G VG VG VG VG
Humidity Expand
88% 89% 90% 88% 76% 73% 80% 85%
UV index Expand
1 1 1
Sunrise: 07:43 Sunset: 17:45 Moon phase: Waxing crescent Air pollution: 2
Friday (Friday 27 October 2017)
01:00 04:00 07:00 10:00 13:00 16:00 19:00 22:00
Warnings
Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Overcast Overcast Cloudy Cloudy
10% 10% 10% 10% 20% 10% 10% 10%
Temperature (°C)
13 ° 13 ° 13 ° 13 ° 15 ° 16 ° 14 ° 13 °
Show detail Show detail
Feels like temperature (°C) Expand
13 ° 12 ° 12 ° 12 ° 14 ° 14 ° 13 ° 11 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) Expand
WSW 7 13 W 7 14 W 7 14 W 8 16 W 10 20 WNW 10 20 WNW 8 17 W 8 16
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
VG VG G G VG VG VG VG
Humidity Expand
88% 90% 90% 88% 79% 74% 80% 83%
UV index Expand
1 1 1
Sunrise: 07:45 Sunset: 17:43 Moon phase: First quarter
Saturday (Saturday 28 October 2017)
01:00 04:00 07:00 10:00 13:00 16:00 19:00 22:00
Warnings
Cloudy Overcast Overcast Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Partly cloudy night Cloudy
10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% <5% 10%
Temperature (°C)
12 ° 12 ° 12 ° 12 ° 14 ° 15 ° 14 ° 13 °
Show detail Show detail
Feels like temperature (°C) Expand
11 ° 10 ° 10 ° 10 ° 12 ° 12 ° 12 ° 11 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) Expand
W 8 17 W 9 17 W 9 18 W 10 20 W 12 24 W 12 25 W 11 23 W 12 23
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG
Humidity Expand
86% 87% 86% 83% 75% 72% 76% 79%
UV index Expand
1 1 1
Sunrise: 07:46 Sunset: 17:42 Moon phase: First quarter
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