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    Forecast summary

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

    Regional forecast for North West England

    Wintry showers and sunny spells. Cold.

    Today:

    Another frosty start with further wintry showers, heavy at times and some sunny spells. Snow falling over higher ground with a potential of reaching lower levels too. Cold. Maximum Temperature 3 °C.

    Tonight:

    A few wintry showers will continue during the evening and overnight. Clear skies at times with light winds allowing a frost and some icy patches to develop. Minimum Temperature -3 °C.

    Sunday:

    A largely dry day for most on Sunday with some sunny spells. Wintry showers will affect the south of the region during the afternoon. Another cold day with light winds. Maximum Temperature 3 °C.

    Outlook for Monday to Wednesday:

    Wintry showers in the north on Monday, dry elsewhere. A cold start Tuesday before rain and hill snow arrives later. Milder on Wednesday with further rain by the evening.

    Updated at: 0156 on Sat 23 Jan 2021

    UK forecast for the next 5 days

    Cold and wintry.

    Today:

    Wintry showers across northwestern areas extending to parts of central and southeast England later, some settling snow in places. Sunny spells elsewhere, though the odd freezing fog patch may be slow to clear. Cold, with widespread frost early and late.

    Tonight:

    Wintry showers becoming confined to the northwest. Clear skies for many with a sharp frost and a few freezing fog patches. Rain, sleet and snow reaching southwestern parts later.

    Sunday:

    Sleet and snow moving northeastwards across parts of England, Wales and perhaps Northern Ireland, accumulations in places. Sunny spells in the north, though further wintry showers for the northwest. Cold.

    Outlook for Monday to Wednesday:

    Fine and cold on Monday. A band of rain, sleet and snow then spreads erratically northeast through Tuesday and into Wednesday. Milder weather follows from the southwest; colder in Scotland.

    Updated at: 0158 on Sat 23 Jan 2021

    Outlook for the UK over the next 6-30 days

    UK Outlook for Wednesday 27 Jan 2021 to Friday 5 Feb 2021:

    Unsettled conditions look likely to dominate for this period, with low pressure across the UK. This should bringing changeable weather to most of the country, with periods of rain, showers, and strong winds at times. While westerly and southwesterly winds are expected to be dominant for most of the period, occasional northerly winds are possible, brining a chance of snowfall, likely confined to the far north. Milder conditions in generally may start to spread across most of the UK at points during most of this period. Towards the end of the period, we may see high pressure bringing a higher than average chance of cold weather with wintry outbreaks. However, there is a chance of drier than average conditions, which would bring increased frost and fog risks.

    Updated at: 1328 on Fri 22 Jan 2021

    UK Outlook for Saturday 6 Feb 2021 to Saturday 20 Feb 2021:

    Confidence is low for this period, but current signals indicate a possible high pressure system around or near the UK during this period. This would likely bring cold northerly winds, producing colder than average temperatures and wintry outbreaks. The second half of February is likely to have a mixture of weather types, with periods of wet, windy and milder weather interspersed with drier, calmer, colder periods.

    Updated at: 1431 on Fri 22 Jan 2021

    Location Details

    Standish

    Location: 53.5866, -2.6646

    Altitude: 109.0 m above mean sea level

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