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Six Nations Rugby 2018 - Principality Stadium weather forecast

The Welsh rugby team

Sat 3 FebSat 17 Mar 2018

Cardiff, the Welsh capital hosts the national stadium for Wales, the Principality Stadium. Wales will be looking to win the Six Nations after last winning the title in 2013.

Wales' opening game of the Six Nations will take place here at the Principality Stadium on the 3 February at 14:15 against Scotland. When these two teams met last year Scotland beat Wales in a 29 - 13 victory.

The Principality Stadium can hold sporting events in any weather condition as part of the design, including a retractable roof which allows games to continue.

Wales have two further home games in the 2018 Six Nations, playing Italy and France. Check the Principality Stadium weather forecast if you are going to watch either match.

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  • Heavy rain 13 °C

    8 °C

  • Sunny intervals 13 °C

    8 °C

  • Sunny intervals 12 °C

    7 °C

  • Heavy rain 11 °C

    7 °C

  • Cloudy 11 °C

    6 °C

  • Cloudy 11 °C

    6 °C

  • Cloudy 11 °C

    5 °C

Tuesday (Tuesday 24 April 2018)
Now 14:00 15:00 16:00 17:00 18:00 19:00 20:00 21:00 22:00 23:00
Warnings
Light shower day Light rain Light rain Overcast Heavy rain Heavy rain Heavy rain Heavy rain Light shower night Cloudy Partly cloudy night
40% 60% 60% 20% 90% ≥95% ≥95% 90% 40% 10% <5%
Temperature (°C)
12 ° 12 ° 12 ° 12 ° 12 ° 12 ° 12 ° 11 ° 11 ° 10 ° 10 °
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Feels like temperature (°C)
10 ° 10 ° 11 ° 10 ° 10 ° 9 ° 9 ° 8 ° 8 ° 8 ° 8 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
SSW 9 20 SW 10 20 SW 10 20 WSW 14 28 WSW 15 31 WSW 15 31 WSW 14 30 WSW 15 30 W 13 24 W 11 21 W 11 21
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
M M M G M M M M G VG VG
Humidity
89% 89% 88% 89% 88% 89% 89% 92% 91% 91% 89%
UV index
2 2 2 1 1 1 1 1
Sunrise: 05:59 Sunset: 20:24 Moon phase: First quarter Air pollution: 3 Pollen: L
Wednesday (Wednesday 25 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
Cloudy Overcast Overcast Partly cloudy night Partly cloudy night Clear night Partly cloudy night Sunny intervals Sunny intervals Sunny intervals Light shower day Light shower day Sunny intervals Sunny intervals Sunny day Sunny intervals Sunny day Sunny day Sunny intervals Sunny day Sunny intervals Partly cloudy night Partly cloudy night Partly cloudy night
<5% 10% 10% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% 30% 30% <5% 10% 10% 10% 10% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5%
Temperature (°C)
10 ° 10 ° 9 ° 9 ° 9 ° 8 ° 8 ° 9 ° 9 ° 10 ° 11 ° 11 ° 12 ° 12 ° 12 ° 12 ° 12 ° 11 ° 11 ° 10 ° 10 ° 9 ° 9 ° 9 °
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Feels like temperature (°C)
7 ° 7 ° 7 ° 7 ° 7 ° 6 ° 6 ° 6 ° 7 ° 7 ° 8 ° 8 ° 9 ° 8 ° 8 ° 9 ° 8 ° 8 ° 7 ° 7 ° 6 ° 6 ° 6 ° 6 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
W 11 20 W 10 19 W 10 19 W 10 20 W 9 19 W 8 17 W 8 16 W 8 17 W 10 19 W 13 24 W 13 24 W 14 27 WSW 16 29 W 18 32 W 18 33 W 18 32 W 20 36 W 19 35 W 18 34 W 18 32 W 16 30 W 15 28 W 14 25 W 13 25
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG E E E E E E E E E
Humidity
90% 90% 89% 88% 85% 86% 87% 87% 83% 76% 72% 69% 66% 65% 66% 66% 65% 66% 69% 71% 74% 77% 77% 79%
UV index
1 1 2 3 3 4 5 4 3 3 2 1 1 1
Sunrise: 05:57 Sunset: 20:25 Moon phase: First quarter Air pollution: 3 Pollen: M
Thursday (Thursday 26 April 2018)
00:00 01:00 04:00 07:00 10:00 13:00 16:00 19:00 22:00
Warnings
Partly cloudy night Partly cloudy night Partly cloudy night Sunny day Cloudy Sunny day Sunny day Cloudy Cloudy
<5% <5% 30% 30% 10% 10% <5% <5% 10%
Temperature (°C)
9 ° 8 ° 8 ° 8 ° 10 ° 11 ° 12 ° 10 ° 8 °
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Feels like temperature (°C)
6 ° 6 ° 5 ° 5 ° 7 ° 8 ° 9 ° 8 ° 7 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
W 13 24 W 12 22 W 12 24 W 10 20 W 15 28 W 16 29 W 15 27 WNW 10 19 SSW 4 9
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
E E VG VG VG VG VG VG VG
Humidity
79% 78% 78% 79% 64% 58% 60% 70% 82%
UV index
1 3 5 3 1
Sunrise: 05:55 Sunset: 20:27 Moon phase: Waxing gibbous Air pollution: 3 Pollen: M
Friday (Friday 27 April 2018)
01:00 04:00 07:00 10:00 13:00 16:00 19:00 22:00
Warnings
Cloudy Light rain Heavy rain Heavy rain Light rain Light shower day Cloudy Cloudy
10% 50% 80% 80% 60% 30% 10% 10%
Temperature (°C)
8 ° 8 ° 7 ° 8 ° 10 ° 10 ° 10 ° 9 °
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Feels like temperature (°C)
7 ° 6 ° 6 ° 6 ° 8 ° 8 ° 8 ° 7 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
S 5 9 SSE 5 10 SE 7 12 ESE 9 15 SE 10 18 ESE 10 18 E 9 16 NE 6 11
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
G M M M G G G G
Humidity
86% 88% 91% 87% 76% 78% 79% 86%
UV index
1 2 3 2 1
Sunrise: 05:53 Sunset: 20:29 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 Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Sunny intervals Cloudy
10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 20% 10% 20%
Temperature (°C)
8 ° 8 ° 8 ° 9 ° 10 ° 11 ° 10 ° 9 °
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Feels like temperature (°C)
6 ° 5 ° 5 ° 6 ° 8 ° 9 ° 8 ° 7 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
NNW 9 15 NNW 10 17 N 12 20 N 13 23 NNE 13 25 SSE 12 23 NW 10 17 NNW 9 15
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
VG G G VG G VG VG VG
Humidity
87% 88% 87% 78% 71% 69% 71% 82%
UV index
1 2 4 3 1
Sunrise: 05:51 Sunset: 20:30 Moon phase: Waxing gibbous Air pollution: 3 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 Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy
20% 10% 10% 10% 20% 20% 20% 10%
Temperature (°C)
8 ° 7 ° 7 ° 9 ° 11 ° 11 ° 10 ° 9 °
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Feels like temperature (°C)
6 ° 4 ° 5 ° 7 ° 8 ° 8 ° 7 ° 6 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
N 8 15 NNE 9 15 NNE 9 15 NNE 11 21 NW 11 21 NW 11 21 NW 11 19 N 9 16
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
G G G VG VG VG VG VG
Humidity
87% 90% 90% 79% 69% 70% 76% 83%
UV index
1 3 5 3 1
Sunrise: 05:49 Sunset: 20:32 Moon phase: Full
Monday (Monday 30 April 2018)
01:00 04:00 07:00 10:00 13:00 16:00 19:00 22:00
Warnings
Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Partly cloudy night
10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10%
Temperature (°C)
7 ° 7 ° 6 ° 8 ° 10 ° 10 ° 10 ° 8 °
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Feels like temperature (°C)
5 ° 4 ° 3 ° 6 ° 8 ° 9 ° 8 ° 7 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
ENE 9 16 NNE 10 17 N 10 17 NNW 10 19 N 10 20 N 9 18 NNE 8 15 NNW 7 12
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
G G G VG VG VG VG VG
Humidity
86% 89% 90% 78% 67% 65% 67% 79%
UV index
1 2 4 2 1
Sunrise: 05:47 Sunset: 20:34 Moon phase: Full
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3 February - 17 March - How will the weather impact the Six Nations at the Principality Stadium? Check the weather forecast for each game.

Since opening in 1999 the Principality Stadium has hosted a number of high profile sporting events, including hosting the Rugby World Cup final in 1999.

It has also seen Wales claim three Grand Slams in the Six Nations.

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