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Atherton

  • Heavy rain 9 °C

    1 °C

  • Fog 4 °C

    2 °C

  • Overcast 7 °C

    7 °C

  • Cloudy 10 °C

    4 °C

  • Cloudy 7 °C

    4 °C

  • Cloudy 8 °C

    6 °C

  • Light rain 10 °C

    7 °C

Sunday (Sunday 17 December 2017)
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Warnings
Heavy rain Heavy rain Heavy rain Heavy rain Drizzle Mist Overcast Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Partly cloudy night Partly cloudy night Partly cloudy night
≥95% ≥95% ≥95% 90% 40% 20% 10% 10% 10% 10% <5% <5% <5% <5%
Temperature (°C)
3 ° 3 ° 4 ° 5 ° 6 ° 8 ° 9 ° 7 ° 7 ° 6 ° 5 ° 4 ° 3 ° 4 °
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Feels like temperature (°C) Expand
2 ° 1 ° 3 ° 4 ° 4 ° 5 ° 5 ° 4 ° 3 ° 3 ° 3 ° 2 ° 2 ° 2 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) Expand
SSE 2 15 SSE 6 17 SSE 4 15 SSE 4 13 SSW 5 17 W 13 28 WNW 15 30 WNW 15 33 NW 11 28 NW 7 22 NW 7 19 WNW 5 16 WNW 4 15 N 3 12
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
P P P P P P G VG VG VG VG G G G
Humidity Expand
98% 99% 99% 99% 99% 99% 95% 89% 88% 89% 89% 92% 93% 93%
UV index Expand
1 1 1 1 1 1
Sunrise: 08:21 Sunset: 15:51 Moon phase: New Air pollution: 2
Monday (Monday 18 December 2017)
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Warnings
Partly cloudy night Partly cloudy night Partly cloudy night Mist Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Mist Cloudy Mist Fog Fog Mist Fog Fog Fog Fog Fog Fog Fog Fog Fog Fog Fog
<5% <5% <5% 10% 10% 10% 10% 20% 10% 20% 20% 20% 20% 20% 20% 20% 20% 20% 20% 20% 20% 20% 20% 20%
Temperature (°C)
3 ° 4 ° 4 ° 4 ° 3 ° 3 ° 2 ° 2 ° 1 ° 1 ° 1 ° 2 ° 3 ° 3 ° 3 ° 4 ° 3 ° 3 ° 4 ° 4 ° 4 ° 3 ° 3 ° 3 °
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Feels like temperature (°C) Expand
2 ° 2 ° 2 ° 1 ° 1 ° 0 ° 0 ° 0 ° 0 ° -1 ° 0 ° 1 ° 1 ° 2 ° 2 ° 2 ° 2 ° 2 ° 2 ° 2 ° 2 ° 2 ° 2 ° 2 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) Expand
NW 4 12 NW 5 13 NW 5 15 NNW 6 14 NNW 6 14 NW 6 14 NNW 5 11 NE 3 6 NE 3 5 E 2 4 E 3 4 SE 3 4 SE 2 5 SE 2 5 SE 2 4 SE 2 4 SE 2 4 ESE 3 5 ESE 3 5 ESE 3 6 ESE 3 6 ESE 3 6 ESE 3 6 ESE 3 6
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
G G M P M G G P M P VP VP P VP VP VP VP VP VP VP VP VP VP VP
Humidity Expand
94% 96% 96% 96% 96% 96% 95% 96% 95% 98% 98% 98% 98% 99% 99% 99% 99% 99% 99% 99% 99% 99% 99% 99%
UV index Expand
1 1 1 1 1 1 1
Sunrise: 08:22 Sunset: 15:51 Moon phase: New Air pollution: 2
Tuesday (Tuesday 19 December 2017)
00:00 03:00 06:00 09:00 12:00 15:00 18:00 21:00
Warnings
Fog Overcast Overcast Overcast Overcast Overcast Overcast Overcast
20% 20% 40% 10% 20% 10% 10% 10%
Temperature (°C)
3 ° 3 ° 3 ° 4 ° 6 ° 7 ° 7 ° 8 °
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Feels like temperature (°C) Expand
1 ° 1 ° 1 ° 2 ° 5 ° 6 ° 6 ° 7 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) Expand
ESE 4 7 ESE 4 7 ESE 4 8 ESE 4 7 ESE 4 8 SE 4 7 S 4 7 SSW 4 8
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
VP M M M M M M G
Humidity Expand
99% 98% 96% 96% 95% 96% 97% 96%
UV index Expand
1 1 1
Sunrise: 08:23 Sunset: 15:51 Moon phase: New Air pollution: 2
Wednesday (Wednesday 20 December 2017)
00:00 03:00 06:00 09:00 12:00 15:00 18:00 21:00
Warnings
Overcast Overcast Overcast Light rain Overcast Cloudy Overcast Cloudy
10% 10% 20% 50% 20% 10% 10% 10%
Temperature (°C)
9 ° 9 ° 9 ° 9 ° 9 ° 9 ° 8 ° 6 °
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Feels like temperature (°C) Expand
7 ° 8 ° 8 ° 7 ° 8 ° 8 ° 6 ° 5 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) Expand
SW 5 10 SW 5 10 WSW 5 11 WSW 6 11 W 6 12 WNW 7 14 NW 6 11 NW 5 9
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
G G G G G VG G M
Humidity Expand
96% 95% 95% 96% 94% 93% 94% 95%
UV index Expand
1 1 1
Sunrise: 08:23 Sunset: 15:51 Moon phase: New Air pollution: 2
Thursday (Thursday 21 December 2017)
00:00 03:00 06:00 09:00 12:00 15:00 18:00 21:00
Warnings
Partly cloudy night Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy
<5% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10%
Temperature (°C)
5 ° 4 ° 4 ° 4 ° 6 ° 6 ° 5 ° 5 °
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Feels like temperature (°C) Expand
4 ° 3 ° 3 ° 3 ° 5 ° 5 ° 4 ° 3 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) Expand
WNW 4 8 NW 3 6 N 3 5 S 3 6 W 4 8 W 4 9 W 6 10 WSW 5 10
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
G M M M M G M M
Humidity Expand
95% 97% 97% 96% 95% 94% 96% 97%
UV index Expand
1 1 1
Sunrise: 08:24 Sunset: 15:52 Moon phase: Waxing crescent Air pollution: 2
Friday (Friday 22 December 2017)
00:00 03:00 06:00 09:00 12:00 15:00 18:00 21:00
Warnings
Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Light rain Cloudy Cloudy Light rain Light rain
10% 10% 10% 40% 10% 20% 40% 50%
Temperature (°C)
6 ° 5 ° 5 ° 6 ° 7 ° 7 ° 7 ° 7 °
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Feels like temperature (°C) Expand
3 ° 3 ° 3 ° 3 ° 5 ° 5 ° 5 ° 5 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) Expand
W 6 12 WSW 6 11 WSW 5 10 SW 6 12 WSW 8 15 WSW 8 15 WSW 7 12 WSW 6 12
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
G G G G G G G G
Humidity Expand
95% 96% 96% 97% 93% 93% 95% 95%
UV index Expand
1 1 1
Sunrise: 08:25 Sunset: 15:52 Moon phase: Waxing crescent
Saturday (Saturday 23 December 2017)
00:00 03:00 06:00 09:00 12:00 15:00 18:00 21:00
Warnings
Light rain Light rain Light rain Light rain Light rain Overcast Overcast Cloudy
50% 50% 50% 50% 50% 40% 20% 20%
Temperature (°C)
7 ° 7 ° 8 ° 8 ° 10 ° 9 ° 9 ° 9 °
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Feels like temperature (°C) Expand
6 ° 6 ° 6 ° 7 ° 7 ° 7 ° 7 ° 7 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) Expand
SW 6 12 SW 6 12 SW 6 12 SW 7 14 WSW 9 18 WSW 9 17 SW 9 17 SW 9 18
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
G G G G G VG VG VG
Humidity Expand
95% 96% 96% 95% 93% 93% 93% 93%
UV index Expand
1 1 1
Sunrise: 08:25 Sunset: 15:53 Moon phase: Waxing crescent
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Met Office 11:00, Sun
Updated: 09:00 on Sun 17 Dec 2017 GMT
Tiree Sunny intervals 56.497 -6.887
Birmingham Heavy rain 52.486 -1.889
Glasgow Overcast 55.864 -4.25
Manchester Heavy rain 53.479 -2.247
Brighton Cloudy 50.822 -0.136
Dover Sunny day 51.126 1.318
Exeter Cloudy 50.718 -3.533
Lincoln Heavy shower day 53.23 -0.539
Norwich Cloudy 52.63 1.299
Peterborough Cloudy 52.569 -0.239
Swindon Light shower day 51.556 -1.778
York Heavy rain 53.962 -1.079
Aberdeen Light rain 57.15 -2.093
Pembroke Heavy rain 51.673 -4.908
Ullapool Light shower day 57.896 -5.16
Inverness Overcast 57.478 -4.223
Kendal Heavy rain 54.328 -2.745
Londonderry (Derry) Cloudy 54.995 -7.323
Newtown (Powys) Light rain 52.512 -3.312
Fort William Cloudy 56.82 -5.104
Belfast Cloudy 54.596 -5.93
Caernarfon Heavy rain 53.139 -4.273
Camborne Cloudy 50.212 -5.294
Cardiff Heavy shower day 51.481 -3.178
Dumfries Heavy rain 55.071 -3.604
Edinburgh Light shower day 55.953 -3.187
Lerwick Heavy rain 60.154 -1.143
London Cloudy 51.508 -0.125
Newcastle Upon Tyne Heavy rain 54.978 -1.616
Pitlochry Light rain 56.705 -3.728
Southampton Cloudy 50.909 -1.403
Stornoway Sunny day 58.211 -6.384
Wick (Highland) Heavy rain 58.439 -3.092
  • Regional
  • UK 5 days
  • UK 6-30 days

Regional Forecast for North West England

Headline:

Becoming milder, cloudy, and wet.

Today:

A dry start with patchy fog and some bright spells. Rain will then sweep southeastwards across all parts through the morning and afternoon, accompanied by brisk winds, but also milder conditions. Drier, brighter weather will follow for the late afternoon. Maximum temperature 10 °C.

Tonight:

It will be a dry night with light winds and patchy fog, low cloud, or frost forming locally by morning. Minimum temperature -2 °C.

Monday:

Chilly in places with a generally bright morning and some sunny spells through the afternoon. Fog or low cloud developing quite widely through the evening. Maximum temperature 8 °C.

Outlook for Tuesday to Thursday:

Tuesday will be mild and cloudy with patchy drizzle and fog over high ground. It will turn colder and clearer thereafter, with some mist and fog at times.

Updated: 02:58 on Sun 17 Dec 2017 GMT

UK forecast for the next 5 days

Headline:

A foggy or frosty start. Rain moving southeast. Clearer later.

Today:

A frosty start for many with slow-clearing mist and fog in the southeast. Cloud and rain across the northwest will move southeastwards to all parts with mostly dry, sunny weather following behind. Strong winds across northern Scotland will ease.

Tonight:

A dry but cold night with light winds and clear spells across most of the UK, allowing frost patches, fog, and low cloud to develop.

Monday:

A cold morning, then dry and bright day for many with light winds. Some cloud and rain in the northwest. Staying dry for many and turning foggy overnight, mainly southeast.

Outlook for Tuesday to Thursday:

Tuesday, slow-clearing fog in the southeast; otherwise mild and cloudy. A north-south split will develop thereafter: milder with patchy rain in the south; colder and brighter in the north.

Updated: 02:08 on Sun 17 Dec 2017 GMT

Outlook for the UK over the next 6-30 days

UK Outlook for Thursday 21 Dec 2017 to Saturday 30 Dec 2017:

In the run up to Christmas it is most probable that the UK should see temperatures return near to or above average for the time of year, with a north-south split developing. In northern parts of the UK the weather is likely to be changeable with strong winds and rain or showers; as well as drier, brighter interludes. Across the south of the UK it will be drier and more settled although probably rather cloudy. Any rain will only be a brief interruption and any breaks in the cloud cover could give foggy or frosty overnight conditions. Over the Christmas period the north-south split looks mostly likely to begin to break down with unsettled, often windy, conditions developing thereafter, with any snow most likely across the north of the UK.

UK Outlook for Sunday 31 Dec 2017 to Sunday 14 Jan 2018:

Through the final days of December, and perhaps the start of January, it is likely to be unsettled and often windy across much of the UK. Temperatures will be near to or below average and snow is likely, at times, especially across northern parts of the country. Through the first half of January a gradual reduction in the frequency of Atlantic westerlies seems most likely, this will be coupled with an increase in the frequency of colder and drier periods, although confidence is low at this stage. Milder, wetter, and windier spells should become more short-lived during this period with the colder and drier spells of weather bringing an increased likelihood of overnight frost and fog, as well as some snow, wintry showers, and below-average temperatures.

Updated: 02:08 on Sun 17 Dec 2017 GMT

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Atherton

Location
53.524, -2.491
Altitude
58.0 m above mean sea level

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