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Leigh weather

  • Light shower day 8 °C

    6 °C

  • Cloudy 8 °C

    6 °C

  • Cloudy 7 °C

    3 °C

  • Cloudy 5 °C

    1 °C

  • Cloudy 4 °C

    1 °C

  • Light rain 6 °C

    3 °C

  • Cloudy 7 °C

    4 °C

Monday (Monday 10 December 2018)
Now 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
Heavy shower night Heavy shower night Heavy shower day Light rain Light shower day Sunny intervals Sunny intervals Sunny intervals Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy
70% 60% 60% 50% 30% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5%
Temperature (°C)
7 ° 7 ° 7 ° 7 ° 8 ° 8 ° 8 ° 8 ° 8 ° 8 ° 7 ° 7 ° 7 ° 7 ° 7 ° 7 ° 7 °
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Feels like temperature (°C)
6 ° 5 ° 5 ° 5 ° 6 ° 6 ° 6 ° 7 ° 7 ° 7 ° 7 ° 6 ° 6 ° 6 ° 6 ° 6 ° 6 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
NW 4 16 W 5 14 WNW 6 16 WNW 5 14 WNW 5 11 WNW 6 12 NW 6 12 WNW 5 10 WNW 4 8 WNW 3 7 S 2 4 SSE 2 4 SE 2 3 SE 2 4 SE 2 4 SE 2 5 ESE 3 5
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
G G M M G G G G G G M M M M M M M
Humidity
93% 92% 92% 93% 90% 85% 84% 84% 86% 88% 90% 91% 92% 92% 93% 93% 93%
UV index
1 1 1 1 1 1 1
Sunrise: 08:14 Sunset: 15:51 Moon phase: Waxing crescent Air pollution: 2
Tuesday (Tuesday 11 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
Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Overcast Overcast Overcast Overcast Overcast Cloudy Overcast Overcast Overcast Cloudy Cloudy Sunny intervals Sunny intervals Cloudy Overcast Overcast Overcast Overcast Overcast Overcast Cloudy
<5% <5% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10%
Temperature (°C)
6 ° 6 ° 6 ° 6 ° 6 ° 6 ° 6 ° 6 ° 7 ° 7 ° 7 ° 7 ° 8 ° 8 ° 8 ° 8 ° 7 ° 7 ° 7 ° 7 ° 7 ° 7 ° 7 ° 7 °
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Feels like temperature (°C)
5 ° 5 ° 5 ° 4 ° 4 ° 5 ° 5 ° 5 ° 5 ° 5 ° 5 ° 5 ° 6 ° 6 ° 6 ° 6 ° 5 ° 5 ° 4 ° 4 ° 4 ° 4 ° 4 ° 4 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
SE 4 7 SE 4 8 ESE 4 8 ESE 5 10 ESE 5 11 ESE 5 11 ESE 5 11 ESE 5 11 ESE 6 12 SE 6 12 SE 6 12 SE 6 12 SE 7 13 SE 7 13 SE 7 13 SE 7 14 SE 7 16 SE 8 16 ESE 8 16 ESE 8 17 SE 9 18 ESE 9 18 SE 9 18 ESE 9 17
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
M G G G G G G G G G G G G G G G G G G G G G G G
Humidity
93% 92% 92% 91% 91% 90% 90% 89% 89% 88% 88% 87% 87% 86% 86% 86% 87% 87% 87% 87% 87% 86% 87% 87%
UV index
1 1 1 1 1 1 1
Sunrise: 08:16 Sunset: 15:51 Moon phase: Waxing crescent Air pollution: 2
Wednesday (Wednesday 12 December 2018)
00:00 03:00 06:00 09:00 12:00 15:00 18:00 21:00
Warnings
Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Partly cloudy night Clear night
10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% <5% <5%
Temperature (°C)
6 ° 6 ° 6 ° 6 ° 7 ° 7 ° 5 ° 4 °
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Feels like temperature (°C)
4 ° 4 ° 3 ° 3 ° 4 ° 3 ° 1 ° 0 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
ESE 8 17 ESE 9 18 SE 9 19 SE 10 20 SE 11 22 SE 12 24 SE 13 25 SE 13 26
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
G G G VG VG VG VG VG
Humidity
88% 85% 86% 87% 83% 80% 75% 74%
UV index
1 1 1
Sunrise: 08:17 Sunset: 15:50 Moon phase: Waxing crescent Air pollution: 3
Thursday (Thursday 13 December 2018)
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
10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% <5% <5%
Temperature (°C)
4 ° 3 ° 3 ° 3 ° 4 ° 4 ° 3 ° 2 °
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Feels like temperature (°C)
-1 ° -1 ° -2 ° -2 ° -1 ° 0 ° -1 ° -1 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
SE 14 27 ESE 14 27 ESE 14 28 ESE 14 28 ESE 15 30 ESE 13 26 ESE 11 21 ESE 9 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
75% 76% 78% 75% 71% 68% 73% 78%
UV index
1 1 1
Sunrise: 08:18 Sunset: 15:50 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 Overcast Cloudy Cloudy Sunny intervals Cloudy Overcast Cloudy
<5% 10% 10% 10% <5% <5% 10% 10%
Temperature (°C)
2 ° 2 ° 2 ° 1 ° 3 ° 3 ° 2 ° 2 °
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Feels like temperature (°C)
-1 ° -1 ° -2 ° -2 ° 0 ° 0 ° -2 ° -3 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
E 8 15 E 7 14 E 7 14 ESE 7 14 SE 9 17 SE 9 18 SE 10 19 SE 11 21
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG
Humidity
80% 83% 85% 85% 76% 74% 81% 84%
UV index
1 1 1
Sunrise: 08:19 Sunset: 15:50 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 Light rain Light rain Light rain Heavy rain
10% 10% 10% 10% 40% 50% 60% 80%
Temperature (°C)
2 ° 2 ° 2 ° 3 ° 4 ° 4 ° 5 ° 5 °
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Feels like temperature (°C)
-3 ° -3 ° -3 ° -2 ° -1 ° 0 ° 0 ° 0 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
SE 12 23 SE 12 24 SE 14 26 SE 15 29 SSE 16 32 SSE 16 32 SSE 17 33 SSE 17 32
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
VG VG VG G G G G G
Humidity
83% 83% 84% 85% 81% 83% 87% 88%
UV index
1 1 1
Sunrise: 08:20 Sunset: 15:50 Moon phase: First quarter
Sunday (Sunday 16 December 2018)
00:00 03:00 06:00 09:00 12:00 15:00 18:00 21:00
Warnings
Heavy rain Heavy shower night Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Light shower day Light shower night Cloudy
80% 50% 20% 10% 10% 30% 30% 30%
Temperature (°C)
5 ° 5 ° 5 ° 5 ° 6 ° 6 ° 5 ° 5 °
Show detail
Feels like temperature (°C)
0 ° 1 ° 1 ° 1 ° 3 ° 3 ° 2 ° 2 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
SSE 15 30 S 13 26 S 11 22 S 11 20 S 11 22 S 11 20 S 10 19 S 11 20
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
G G G G G VG G VG
Humidity
89% 90% 90% 90% 87% 87% 89% 87%
UV index
1 1 1
Sunrise: 08:20 Sunset: 15:51 Moon phase: First quarter
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Updated:
Tiree Overcast 56.497 -6.887
Birmingham Cloudy 52.486 -1.889
Glasgow Partly cloudy night 55.864 -4.25
Manchester Light shower night 53.479 -2.247
Brighton Sunny intervals 50.822 -0.136
Dover Sunny intervals 51.126 1.318
Exeter Clear night 50.718 -3.533
Lincoln Partly cloudy night 53.23 -0.539
Norwich Clear night 52.63 1.299
Peterborough Cloudy 52.569 -0.239
Swindon Clear night 51.556 -1.778
York Clear night 53.962 -1.079
Aberdeen Clear night 57.15 -2.093
Pembroke Clear night 51.673 -4.908
Ullapool Partly cloudy night 57.896 -5.16
Inverness Partly cloudy night 57.478 -4.223
Kendal Partly cloudy night 54.328 -2.745
Londonderry (Derry) Partly cloudy night 54.995 -7.323
Newtown (Powys) Clear night 52.512 -3.312
Fort William Clear night 56.82 -5.104
Belfast Clear night 54.596 -5.93
Caernarfon Partly cloudy night 53.139 -4.273
Camborne Partly cloudy night 50.212 -5.294
Cardiff Clear night 51.481 -3.178
Dumfries Clear night 55.071 -3.604
Edinburgh Clear night 55.953 -3.187
Lerwick Partly cloudy night 60.154 -1.143
London Cloudy 51.508 -0.125
Newcastle Upon Tyne Clear night 54.978 -1.616
Pitlochry Cloudy 56.705 -3.728
Southampton Clear night 50.909 -1.403
Stornoway Clear night 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:

Cold and bright with showers easing.

Today:

A cold and sunny start with patchy frost across northern and eastern parts of the region. Elsewhere cloudier with scattered showers, although these will ease as skies turn cloudier from the west. Lighter winds than recent days and feeling cold. Maximum temperature 8 °C.

Tonight:

Becoming mostly cloudy overnight with patchy fog possible as well as outbreaks of drizzle over the hills. Not as cold though, so remaining frost free. Minimum temperature 4 °C.

Tuesday:

Staying cloudy with further drizzle likely over the hills at times. Some brighter spells may develop through the afternoon and winds will remain relatively light. Maximum temperature 9 °C.

Outlook for Wednesday to Friday:

Cloudy on Wednesday with outbreaks of showery rain. Some uncertainty thereafter, but breezy on Thursday and probably mainly dry, bright and cold to end the week with frost overnight.

Updated: 03:16 on Mon 10 Dec 2018 GMT

UK forecast for the next 5 days

Headline:

A mainly dry and bright start to the week.

Today:

Starting cold for many with frost across northern, eastern and some southwestern parts but dry with plenty of sunshine. A few residual showers will ease as skies turn cloudier from the west, perhaps with some drizzle over northwestern hills later.

Tonight:

Remaining dry in the south and east, allowing a frost and patchy fog to form. Elsewhere, cloudier and less cold with fog in places and drizzle over higher ground.

Tuesday:

Fog patches slow to clear. Variable cloud with the best of any sunshine across eastern and northern areas. Rain and stronger winds may reach the far west by evening.

Outlook for Wednesday to Friday:

Showery rain in the west on Wednesday, but dry with some sunshine in the east. Uncertainty thereafter, but probably mostly dry, bright and cold, with wintry showers in the northeast.

Updated: 03:10 on Mon 10 Dec 2018 GMT

Outlook for the UK over the next 6-30 days

UK Outlook for Friday 14 Dec 2018 to Sunday 23 Dec 2018:

Friday looks likely to be wet and possibly very windy in the northwest, and colder and drier in the far east. There could be some snow where the colder air meets the wet weather, most likely over the hills in the north, but it may fall to lower levels in places too. Over next weekend, the weather is likely to be changeable and often windy and cloudy, with showers or longer spells of rain at times. Any snow is most likely on high ground in the north. During the following week, eastern and southern areas may become drier for a time with more sunshine but clearer colder nights would lead to some night frost. Overall, temperatures are likely to be around normal for the time of year.

UK Outlook for Monday 24 Dec 2018 to Monday 7 Jan 2019:

The early part of this period, including Christmas, is looking 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. However, later in the month and into the New Year, there is the chance of high pressure becoming established close to the UK. This would bring drier and colder weather, and a greater chance of night frosts. There remains some uncertainty about this; if the high pressure is offset to the west or east of the UK, wet and windy weather would dominate.

Updated: 03:10 on Mon 10 Dec 2018 GMT

Location details

Leigh

Location
53.496, -2.517
Altitude
23 m above mean sea level

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