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Six Nations Rugby 2019 - Principality Stadium weather forecast

The Welsh rugby team

Fri 1 FebSat 16 Mar 2019

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 1 February 2019 at 20.00 against France. When these two teams met last year Wales beat France in a 14 - 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 will have one further home games in the 2019 Six Nations, playing England on the 16 March. 

Check the Principality Stadium weather forecast if you are going to watch either match.

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  • Cloudy 7 °C

    6 °C

  • Cloudy 10 °C

    8 °C

  • Heavy rain 10 °C

    5 °C

  • Sunny day 7 °C

    3 °C

  • Sunny intervals 7 °C

    1 °C

  • Cloudy 5 °C

    -1 °C

  • Sunny day 5 °C

    0 °C

Thursday (Thursday 24 January 2019)
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Warnings
Light rain Light rain Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Sunny intervals Sunny intervals Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Overcast Overcast Overcast Overcast
50% 50% 10% 10% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10%
Temperature (°C)
3 ° 4 ° 5 ° 5 ° 6 ° 7 ° 7 ° 6 ° 6 ° 6 ° 6 ° 6 ° 6 ° 6 °
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Feels like temperature (°C)
2 ° 3 ° 4 ° 4 ° 5 ° 6 ° 6 ° 5 ° 4 ° 4 ° 5 ° 5 ° 5 ° 5 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
W 1 9 W 2 8 W 3 8 W 3 8 WNW 5 9 WNW 4 10 WNW 4 10 W 4 10 WNW 5 10 W 4 9 W 4 7 W 3 6 WSW 3 5 W 3 6
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
P P M M M M G M M M M M M M
Humidity
94% 94% 93% 92% 90% 89% 89% 92% 93% 92% 93% 94% 93% 94%
UV index
1 1 1 1 1 1 1
Sunrise: 08:03 Sunset: 16:48 Moon phase: Waning gibbous Air pollution: 3
Friday (Friday 25 January 2019)
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
Overcast Overcast Overcast Mist Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Overcast Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy
10% 10% 10% 20% 10% 10% 10% <5% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10%
Temperature (°C)
6 ° 7 ° 7 ° 7 ° 7 ° 8 ° 8 ° 8 ° 8 ° 8 ° 9 ° 9 ° 10 ° 10 ° 10 ° 10 ° 10 ° 9 ° 9 ° 9 ° 9 ° 9 ° 9 ° 9 °
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Feels like temperature (°C)
5 ° 5 ° 5 ° 5 ° 5 ° 5 ° 5 ° 6 ° 6 ° 6 ° 6 ° 7 ° 7 ° 8 ° 8 ° 8 ° 7 ° 7 ° 7 ° 7 ° 6 ° 6 ° 6 ° 6 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
WSW 4 8 W 4 9 W 5 11 W 6 13 W 7 16 W 8 17 W 9 18 WNW 9 18 W 9 18 W 9 18 W 9 19 W 10 20 WNW 10 19 W 11 19 W 10 18 W 10 19 W 10 19 W 10 19 W 10 19 W 10 19 W 10 20 W 10 20 W 10 20 W 11 21
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
M M M P M M G G G G G G G G G G G G G G G G VG VG
Humidity
95% 96% 98% 98% 97% 97% 96% 95% 94% 94% 93% 92% 89% 88% 87% 88% 89% 91% 92% 92% 92% 93% 93% 93%
UV index
1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1
Sunrise: 08:01 Sunset: 16:49 Moon phase: Waning gibbous Air pollution: 2
Saturday (Saturday 26 January 2019)
00:00 03:00 06:00 09:00 12:00 15:00 18:00 21:00
Warnings
Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Light rain Heavy rain Light rain Partly cloudy night Heavy rain
10% 20% 20% 60% 90% 60% 10% 80%
Temperature (°C)
9 ° 8 ° 8 ° 8 ° 9 ° 9 ° 8 ° 7 °
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Feels like temperature (°C)
6 ° 6 ° 5 ° 5 ° 6 ° 5 ° 4 ° 3 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
W 12 24 WSW 11 21 WSW 11 20 SW 11 21 SW 14 26 SW 15 26 SW 16 28 WSW 15 27
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
VG VG VG G G VG M G
Humidity
92% 90% 89% 91% 86% 82% 79% 84%
UV index
1 1 1
Sunrise: 08:00 Sunset: 16:51 Moon phase: Third quarter Air pollution: 3
Sunday (Sunday 27 January 2019)
00:00 03:00 06:00 09:00 12:00 15:00 18:00 21:00
Warnings
Light shower night Partly cloudy night Light shower night Sunny intervals Sunny day Sunny intervals Clear night Cloudy
40% 10% 30% 10% <5% 10% 10% 10%
Temperature (°C)
7 ° 6 ° 6 ° 5 ° 7 ° 7 ° 5 ° 5 °
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Feels like temperature (°C)
2 ° 1 ° 1 ° 1 ° 2 ° 2 ° 1 ° 1 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
W 17 30 W 17 30 WNW 18 31 WNW 17 30 NW 19 34 NW 18 33 WNW 16 28 WNW 14 24
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
G VG G VG VG VG VG VG
Humidity
83% 80% 77% 74% 67% 66% 74% 75%
UV index
1 1 1
Sunrise: 07:59 Sunset: 16:53 Moon phase: Third quarter Air pollution: 3
Monday (Monday 28 January 2019)
00:00 03:00 06:00 09:00 12:00 15:00 18:00 21:00
Warnings
Partly cloudy night Partly cloudy night Partly cloudy night Sunny day Sunny intervals Sunny intervals Cloudy Cloudy
10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10%
Temperature (°C)
4 ° 4 ° 4 ° 4 ° 6 ° 6 ° 5 ° 3 °
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Feels like temperature (°C)
0 ° 0 ° 0 ° 0 ° 2 ° 2 ° 0 ° -1 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
WNW 14 25 WNW 15 26 WNW 15 26 WNW 17 28 WNW 19 34 WNW 17 30 WNW 13 22 WNW 10 17
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% 77% 80% 79% 67% 63% 73% 82%
UV index
1 1 1
Sunrise: 07:58 Sunset: 16:55 Moon phase: Third quarter Air pollution: 3
Tuesday (Tuesday 29 January 2019)
00:00 03:00 06:00 09:00 12:00 15:00 18:00 21:00
Warnings
Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy
<5% <5% <5% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10%
Temperature (°C)
2 ° 2 ° 1 ° 1 ° 4 ° 5 ° 3 ° 1 °
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Feels like temperature (°C)
-2 ° -2 ° -2 ° -2 ° 2 ° 2 ° 0 ° -2 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
WSW 10 16 W 10 15 WNW 8 13 NNW 7 12 SSW 7 14 NW 8 15 NW 7 12 NNW 8 13
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
VG VG VG G VG VG VG VG
Humidity
83% 85% 86% 89% 75% 70% 81% 86%
UV index
1 1 1
Sunrise: 07:56 Sunset: 16:57 Moon phase: Third quarter
Wednesday (Wednesday 30 January 2019)
00:00 03:00 06:00 09:00 12:00 15:00 18:00 21:00
Warnings
Clear night Clear night Clear night Sunny day Sunny day Sunny day Cloudy Partly cloudy night
<5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% 10% 10%
Temperature (°C)
1 ° 0 ° 0 ° 1 ° 4 ° 4 ° 2 ° 1 °
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Feels like temperature (°C)
-3 ° -3 ° -4 ° -2 ° 1 ° 1 ° 0 ° -2 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
NW 8 13 NNW 8 13 N 8 12 N 7 12 WSW 8 15 WSW 8 14 NNE 7 11 NNE 7 13
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG
Humidity
86% 88% 89% 85% 73% 72% 81% 85%
UV index
1 1 1
Sunrise: 07:55 Sunset: 16:58 Moon phase: Waning crescent
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1 February - 16 March 2019 - 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.

Will you need your umbrella or your winter warmers? Keep up-to-date with the local weather forecast.

Wales play at England at home on 23 February and Ireland on 16 March

 

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