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Widnes weather

  • Cloudy 7 °C

    2 °C

  • Cloudy 5 °C

    0 °C

  • Sunny day 3 °C

    1 °C

  • Cloudy 4 °C

    3 °C

  • Cloudy 8 °C

    4 °C

  • Sunny intervals 8 °C

    6 °C

  • Light rain 10 °C

    6 °C

Wednesday (Wednesday 12 December 2018)
Now 14:00 15:00 16:00 17:00 18:00 19:00 20:00 21:00 22:00 23:00
Warnings
Cloudy Overcast Overcast Overcast Overcast Overcast Overcast Partly cloudy night Partly cloudy night Partly cloudy night Partly cloudy night
10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% <5% <5% <5% <5%
Temperature (°C)
7 ° 7 ° 7 ° 7 ° 7 ° 6 ° 6 ° 5 ° 4 ° 4 ° 4 °
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Feels like temperature (°C)
4 ° 4 ° 4 ° 3 ° 3 ° 2 ° 2 ° 1 ° 0 ° -1 ° -1 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
SE 12 22 SE 12 24 SE 14 26 SE 14 27 SE 14 27 SE 14 28 SE 14 28 SE 15 28 SE 15 29 SE 15 30 SE 15 30
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
G G G G G G G VG VG VG VG
Humidity
84% 82% 79% 76% 70% 67% 65% 67% 69% 68% 69%
UV index
1 1 1
Sunrise: 08:17 Sunset: 15:52 Moon phase: Waxing crescent Air pollution: 2
Thursday (Thursday 13 December 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
Partly cloudy night Partly cloudy night Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Sunny intervals Sunny intervals Sunny intervals Sunny intervals Cloudy Partly cloudy night Partly cloudy night Partly cloudy night Partly cloudy night Clear night Partly cloudy night Partly cloudy night Partly cloudy night
<5% <5% <5% <5% <5% 10% 10% 10% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5%
Temperature (°C)
3 ° 3 ° 2 ° 2 ° 2 ° 3 ° 2 ° 2 ° 3 ° 3 ° 3 ° 4 ° 5 ° 5 ° 5 ° 5 ° 4 ° 4 ° 3 ° 3 ° 2 ° 2 ° 2 ° 2 °
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Feels like temperature (°C)
-2 ° -2 ° -3 ° -3 ° -3 ° -3 ° -3 ° -2 ° -2 ° -2 ° -1 ° 0 ° 0 ° 1 ° 1 ° 1 ° 0 ° 0 ° 0 ° -1 ° -1 ° -1 ° -1 ° -1 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
SE 15 31 SE 16 32 SE 16 32 SE 16 32 SE 16 31 SE 16 32 SE 15 30 ESE 14 28 ESE 13 27 ESE 12 25 ESE 12 25 SE 13 26 SE 13 26 SE 13 25 ESE 13 24 ESE 12 23 ESE 11 22 ESE 10 21 ESE 9 20 ESE 9 19 ESE 8 19 ESE 8 18 ESE 7 17 ESE 6 16
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG G G G VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG
Humidity
69% 73% 75% 76% 76% 75% 77% 77% 77% 78% 75% 73% 70% 68% 68% 69% 71% 73% 76% 77% 78% 78% 79% 80%
UV index
1 1 1 1 1 1 1
Sunrise: 08:18 Sunset: 15:52 Moon phase: Waxing crescent Air pollution: 2
Friday (Friday 14 December 2018)
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 day Cloudy Cloudy
<5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5%
Temperature (°C)
1 ° 1 ° 1 ° 1 ° 3 ° 3 ° 1 ° 1 °
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Feels like temperature (°C)
-2 ° -2 ° -3 ° -3 ° -1 ° -1 ° -3 ° -3 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
ESE 7 15 ESE 7 16 ESE 8 18 SE 8 19 SE 11 20 SE 10 20 SE 11 22 SE 12 25
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG
Humidity
81% 80% 79% 80% 73% 71% 77% 77%
UV index
1 1 1
Sunrise: 08:19 Sunset: 15:52 Moon phase: First quarter Air pollution: 2
Saturday (Saturday 15 December 2018)
00:00 03:00 06:00 09:00 12:00 15:00 18:00 21:00
Warnings
Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Overcast Light rain Heavy rain Heavy rain
<5% 10% 10% 10% 20% 50% 90% 80%
Temperature (°C)
1 ° 1 ° 2 ° 2 ° 3 ° 3 ° 4 ° 5 °
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Feels like temperature (°C)
-4 ° -4 ° -4 ° -4 ° -3 ° -2 ° -1 ° 1 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
SE 14 27 SE 15 29 SE 16 31 SE 17 34 SE 18 36 SE 19 38 SE 19 37 SSE 16 32
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
VG VG G G M M P M
Humidity
76% 75% 75% 83% 81% 85% 90% 92%
UV index
1 1 1
Sunrise: 08:20 Sunset: 15:52 Moon phase: First quarter Air pollution: 2
Sunday (Sunday 16 December 2018)
00:00 03:00 06:00 09:00 12:00 15:00 18:00 21:00
Warnings
Light shower night Light shower night Light shower night Sunny intervals Sunny intervals Cloudy Partly cloudy night Cloudy
40% 30% 30% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10%
Temperature (°C)
8 ° 8 ° 6 ° 5 ° 7 ° 7 ° 5 ° 5 °
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Feels like temperature (°C)
5 ° 5 ° 2 ° 2 ° 4 ° 4 ° 2 ° 2 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
S 15 29 SW 13 23 WSW 15 28 SW 12 21 SSW 10 19 SSW 8 15 S 8 16 S 8 15
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
G G M VG VG VG VG G
Humidity
90% 88% 89% 87% 84% 84% 90% 93%
UV index
1 1 1
Sunrise: 08:21 Sunset: 15:52 Moon phase: First quarter Air pollution: 2
Monday (Monday 17 December 2018)
00:00 03:00 06:00 09:00 12:00 15:00 18:00 21:00
Warnings
Light shower night Cloudy Partly cloudy night Sunny day Sunny intervals Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy
40% 20% 10% 10% <5% 10% 10% 10%
Temperature (°C)
5 ° 5 ° 5 ° 5 ° 7 ° 7 ° 6 ° 7 °
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Feels like temperature (°C)
2 ° 2 ° 2 ° 2 ° 4 ° 4 ° 3 ° 3 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
S 7 14 SSW 8 15 SW 8 14 SSW 8 14 SSW 9 17 S 10 19 S 12 22 SSE 13 26
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
G G VG VG VG VG VG G
Humidity
93% 92% 92% 92% 88% 86% 90% 89%
UV index
1 1 1
Sunrise: 08:21 Sunset: 15:52 Moon phase: First quarter
Tuesday (Tuesday 18 December 2018)
00:00 03:00 06:00 09:00 12:00 15:00 18:00 21:00
Warnings
Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Light rain Light rain Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy
10% 10% 20% 50% 50% 50% 20% 10%
Temperature (°C)
8 ° 8 ° 9 ° 9 ° 9 ° 9 ° 8 ° 8 °
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Feels like temperature (°C)
4 ° 5 ° 6 ° 6 ° 6 ° 6 ° 5 ° 4 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
SSE 15 29 SSE 17 32 SSE 18 34 S 15 30 S 14 27 S 14 26 S 13 26 S 13 24
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
G G G M M VG VG VG
Humidity
89% 89% 89% 88% 87% 86% 87% 88%
UV index
1 1 1
Sunrise: 08:22 Sunset: 15:53 Moon phase: Waxing gibbous
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Updated:
Tiree Light shower day 56.497 -6.887
Birmingham Cloudy 52.486 -1.889
Glasgow Cloudy 55.864 -4.25
Manchester Cloudy 53.479 -2.247
Brighton Sunny intervals 50.822 -0.136
Dover Sunny day 51.126 1.318
Exeter Overcast 50.718 -3.533
Lincoln Sunny day 53.23 -0.539
Norwich Cloudy 52.63 1.299
Peterborough Sunny day 52.569 -0.239
Swindon Cloudy 51.556 -1.778
York Sunny intervals 53.962 -1.079
Aberdeen Overcast 57.15 -2.093
Pembroke Heavy shower day 51.673 -4.908
Ullapool Sunny intervals 57.896 -5.16
Inverness Sunny intervals 57.478 -4.223
Kendal Cloudy 54.328 -2.745
Londonderry (Derry) Cloudy 54.995 -7.323
Newtown (Powys) Cloudy 52.512 -3.312
Fort William Cloudy 56.82 -5.104
Belfast Heavy rain 54.596 -5.93
Caernarfon Cloudy 53.139 -4.273
Camborne Sunny intervals 50.212 -5.294
Cardiff Sunny intervals 51.481 -3.178
Dumfries Cloudy 55.071 -3.604
Edinburgh Cloudy 55.953 -3.187
Lerwick Cloudy 60.154 -1.143
London Sunny day 51.508 -0.125
Newcastle Upon Tyne Cloudy 54.978 -1.616
Pitlochry Light rain 56.705 -3.728
Southampton Cloudy 50.909 -1.403
Stornoway Overcast 58.211 -6.384
Wick (Highland) Cloudy 58.439 -3.092
  • Regional
  • UK 5 days
  • UK 6-30 days

Regional Forecast for North West England

Headline:

Cloudy, and mostly dry. Although some drizzle possible.

Today:

A cloudy and mostly dry start. However there will be some drizzle around, most likely across the hills, with patchy hill fog also likely. Brighter spells, with some sunshine possible, will then develop through the day. Also turning breezier later. Maximum temperature 7 °C.

Tonight:

Clear spells at first and turning cold, with a risk of frost. Also staying rather breezy overnight. Likely turning cloudier by dawn, with hill fog possible across the Pennines. Minimum temperature 0 °C.

Thursday:

A chilly start, with brisk winds. Early cloud will disperse, with some prolonged spells of sunshine likely by the afternoon and staying dry. However it will remain cold throughout. Maximum temperature 5 °C.

Outlook for Friday to Sunday:

Cold, largely sunny Friday, with overnight frost. Winds strengthening Saturday, as rain and hill snow spreads east. Snow briefly possible to lower levels. Sunshine, blustery showers, and less cold Sunday.

Updated: 01:34 on Wed 12 Dec 2018 GMT

UK forecast for the next 5 days

Headline:

Damp and windy in the west. Increasingly sunny elsewhere.

Today:

Wednesday will be rather cloudy and increasingly windy, with patchy rain, across Northern Ireland, central and western Scotland, along with Wales and southwest England. Elsewhere it will be mostly dry and increasingly sunny, after a locally frosty and foggy start.

Tonight:

Cloudy and windy overnight across Northern Ireland, and the southwest corner of Britain, with occasional rain. A few showers in the east and northeast. Elsewhere, clear spells and a frost.

Thursday:

Patchy rain and strong winds will ease across Northern Ireland, west Devon and Cornwall. Plenty of sunshine elsewhere after a frosty start, although cold. Some showers near North Sea coasts.

Outlook for Friday to Sunday:

Mostly fine Friday, although cold with early frost. Some showers northeast. Wet and windy weather moves east Saturday, with snow in north and east. Brighter, showery and less cold Sunday.

Updated: 01:00 on Wed 12 Dec 2018 GMT

Outlook for the UK over the next 6-30 days

UK Outlook for Monday 17 Dec 2018 to Wednesday 26 Dec 2018:

Through the middle of the month, a mix of blustery showers and longer spells of rain looks likely, with a risk of severe gales. Temperatures will be around normal for the time of year, although the south and west could become rather mild at times. However, a chance of some colder air in the north could give the risk of some hill snow. Heading into the Christmas week, it will probably stay unsettled, with further spells of wind and rain, but interspersed by some brighter and showery weather. Temperatures on the whole look likely to be a little milder than average. However, there is a small chance of colder temperatures, which could bring snow to hilltops in the north, and perhaps to low levels for a time in the northeast.

UK Outlook for Thursday 27 Dec 2018 to Thursday 10 Jan 2019:

The end of 2018 is likely to remain fairly changeable with showers or longer spells of rain, possibly wintry over higher ground. Temperatures look likely to be around normal for the time of year, although there is a small chance things could turn colder in late December. However, as we head into the New Year, there is an increased chance of high pressure becoming established close to the UK. This would bring drier and colder weather, but also an increasing chance of some snow showers and nighttime frosts.

Updated: 01:00 on Wed 12 Dec 2018 GMT

Location details

Widnes

Location
53.361, -2.732
Altitude
9 m above mean sea level

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