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UV index
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Sunrise: 05:18 Sunset: 21:11 Moon phase: Waxing crescent Air pollution: 2
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Precipitation probability
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Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
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Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
G G G G VG VG VG VG
Humidity
90% 93% 92% 80% 68% 67% 70% 80%
UV index
0 0 1 4 5 3 1 0
Sunrise: 05:21 Sunset: 21:07 Moon phase: First quarter Air pollution: 2
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Temperature (°C)
12 ° 11 ° 12 ° 14 ° 16 ° 16 ° 16 ° 14 °
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11 ° 10 ° 11 ° 13 ° 15 ° 15 ° 15 ° 13 °
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Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
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Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
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Humidity
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UV index
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12 ° 12 ° 12 ° 14 ° 16 ° 17 ° 16 ° 15 °
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12 ° 11 ° 11 ° 13 ° 14 ° 15 ° 15 ° 13 °
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Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
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Humidity
91% 92% 92% 82% 70% 71% 76% 84%
UV index
0 0 1 3 4 2 1 0
Sunrise: 05:25 Sunset: 21:04 Moon phase: First quarter
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Light shower night Light rain Light rain Light shower day Light shower day Sunny intervals Sunny intervals Partly cloudy night
Temperature (°C)
14 ° 14 ° 14 ° 15 ° 17 ° 17 ° 16 ° 15 °
Feels like temperature (°C)
12 ° 12 ° 12 ° 13 ° 15 ° 15 ° 14 ° 13 °
Precipitation probability
40% 50% 50% 40% 30% 30% 10% 10%
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
S 10 21 S 10 21 SSW 11 22 SSW 12 25 SW 13 28 SW 13 27 WSW 12 24 WSW 11 23
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
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Humidity
90% 91% 92% 85% 75% 73% 75% 83%
UV index
0 0 1 3 4 3 1 0
Sunrise: 05:26 Sunset: 21:02 Moon phase: Waxing gibbous
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Forecast Summary

Regional Forecast for North West England

Headline:

Sunshine and showers at first, but rain later.

Today:

A breezy day with sunshine and showers at first. Showers will ease for a time this afternoon, before a band of persistent rain moves in later. Rain will be heavy at times, although some parts of Cumbria may stay dry. Maximum temperature 20 °C.

Tonight:

Rain will gradually ease overnight, and most places should be dry by midnight. It should stay dry through the early hours with some clear spells. Minimum temperature 11 °C.

Saturday:

Saturday will be a largely dry day with variable amounts of cloud. There could be the odd shower at times, but there will also be plenty of bright spells too. Maximum temperature 21 °C.

Outlook for Sunday to Tuesday:

Generally unsettled over the next few days. Frequent heavy showers on Sunday with a risk of thunder. Fewer showers on Monday and Tuesday though with some dry and bright spells.

Updated: 03:51 on Fri 28 Jul 2017 BST

UK forecast for the next 5 days

Headline:

Sunshine and showers at first, but rain later.

Today:

A windy day with sunshine and showers at first. More persistent rain edges in from the southwest during the afternoon and evening, spreading across much of England and Wales. Rain turning heavy at times with strong winds in the southwest.

Tonight:

Showers continuing across Northern Ireland and Scotland. Rain moving east elsewhere. Becoming largely dry cross England and Wales by dawn, but cloud and rain lingering in the far southeast.

Saturday:

Sunshine and showers across Northern Ireland and Scotland and staying windy. Mostly dry for England and Wales at first, but outbreaks of rain across the south later in the afternoon.

Outlook for Sunday to Tuesday:

Staying generally unsettled over the next few days. Frequent heavy showers on Sunday with a risk of thunder. Fewer showers on Monday and Tuesday with some dry and bright spells.

Updated: 01:39 on Fri 28 Jul 2017 BST

Outlook for the UK over the next 6-30 days

UK Outlook for Tuesday 1 Aug 2017 to Thursday 10 Aug 2017:

Remaining unsettled with sunny spells and showers through Tuesday. The heaviest and most frequent showers affecting the north and west, with much of the south staying largely dry, with sunny spells. We are likely to see a low pressure system push in from the Atlantic on Wednesday, bringing a spell of wet and windy weather to some western parts of the United Kingdom, spreading to all parts on Thursday. Thereafter, we are likely to see a return to sunshine and showers, most frequent and heaviest in the northwest. Into the weekend and early next week, we may begin to see conditions becoming more settled across the UK, with high pressure building from the southwest, with a predominately north-westerly flow. Temperatures will generally be around normal to rather cool throughout.

UK Outlook for Friday 11 Aug 2017 to Friday 25 Aug 2017:

There are increasing signals for high pressure to build during this period, which would allow for more settled conditions across the United Kingdom, with a predominately west to north-westerly flow becoming established. However, there will still be the risk of spells of rain or showers, mainly in the north, but overall a good deal of dry weather with some sunshine, especially in the south. Temperatures generally near normal by day, but potentially rather cool at night. By the middle of August signals become mixed, with low confidence. On balance though, we are most likely to see a northwest/southeast split in weather conditions across the United Kingdom, with some rain or showers in the northwest and drier conditions with some sunshine in the southeast.

Updated: 01:39 on Fri 28 Jul 2017 BST