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    Forecast summary

    • Regional
    • UK 5 days
    • UK 6-30 days

    Regional forecast for North West England

    Feeling cold with brisk winds and frequent showers, some wintry.

    Today:

    A cold day, and feeling it in a brisk easterly wind. Some bright spells but plenty of showers pushing in from the east, some heavy and perhaps falling as mix of sleet and snow over the higher ground. Maximum Temperature 7 °C.

    Tonight:

    Staying breezing overnight with the showers continuing to pile in from the east, some still heavy and could be wintry over the hills. Minimum Temperature 0 °C.

    Wednesday:

    Blustery showers to start but turning drier and also brighter through the afternoon with some sunny breaks. Still feeling cold. Maximum Temperature 7 °C.

    Outlook for Thursday to Saturday:

    Cold but bright start on Thursday, otherwise often cloudy into the weekend with a few showers from the east. Some overnight frosts and ice, but gradually becoming less cold.

    Updated at: 0018 on Tue 20 Nov 2018

    UK forecast for the next 5 days

    Feeling cold with brisk winds and frequent showers, some wintry.

    Today:

    Frequent showers pushing in from the east, some wintry over the highest hills. Sunny spells in the west, driest and brightest weather for northwest Scotland. Feeling cold, especially in the brisk easterly winds with gales around English North Sea coasts.

    Tonight:

    Heaviest, most frequent showers across the east, parts of Northern Ireland and coastal counties of southern England. Frost and ice under clear spells in the far northwest and southern England.

    Wednesday:

    Further frequent showers, heaviest over northeast England, Scotland, parts of Northern Ireland and southwest England. Sunny spells elsewhere, mainly far northwest. Feeling cold, strongest winds in the north and west.

    Outlook for Thursday to Saturday:

    Showers, heaviest and most frequent towards the east, perhaps still wintry at first. Becoming less cold by Saturday, with further showers, some heavy in the southwest.

    Updated at: 0020 on Tue 20 Nov 2018

    Outlook for the UK over the next 6-30 days

    UK Outlook for Saturday 24 Nov 2018 to Monday 3 Dec 2018:

    Through the rest of November, skies will often be fairly cloudy, with the likelihood of some showers, which may bring hill snow to the north of the UK. There will be some sunny spells too, although the breeze will make for a marked wind chill at times, especially in the south and west at first where there may be gales in exposed areas. It will be staying on the chilly side, with patchy frost or ice likely at night. Into early December, there is a lot of uncertainty in the forecast, as there is the chance of either a short-lived milder spell with winds from the west, or perhaps seeing even colder conditions if the winds turn more northerly or northeasterly.

    Updated at: 1200 on Mon 19 Nov 2018

    UK Outlook for Tuesday 4 Dec 2018 to Tuesday 18 Dec 2018:

    Through this period, there may be a continuation of the cold and mainly settled conditions for much of the UK, with sunny spells and showers. However, there is a chance that during early December the weather pattern may change, with fronts moving in from the west across the Atlantic. This would bring longer spells of rain, interspersed with brighter, showery interludes, and it would also become less cold. However, even if the change does happen, it won't be long before we have more settled conditions again, perhaps by the middle of December. This would mean a return to the colder conditions, with overnight frost and fog more likely.

    Updated at: 1200 on Mon 19 Nov 2018

    Location Details

    Cockermouth

    Location: 54.6631, -3.3666

    Altitude: 44.0 m above mean sea level

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