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    Forecast summary

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

    Regional forecast for North West England

    Sunny spells today but breezy and feeling cool.

    Today:

    After a cold and breezy start today, it will be fine with plenty of sunny spells and winds easing throughout the day. Feeling generally cool but pleasant in the sunshine. Maximum Temperature 14 °C.

    Tonight:

    Largely dry with clear skies tonight but some cloud moving in towards dawn. Another cold night with frost possible in rural areas. Minimum Temperature 1 °C.

    Monday:

    A dry start on Monday but with rain moving in through the morning. Cloudy for most of the day but some sunshine is likely in the north in the evening. Maximum Temperature 15 °C.

    Outlook for Tuesday to Thursday:

    Mostly dry with sunny spells on Tuesday. Turning increasingly unsettled and windy from Wednesday with rain, sometimes heavy, moving in. Similar on Thursday, with only brief dry interludes.

    Updated at: 0245 on Sun 27 Sep 2020

    UK forecast for the next 5 days

    Winds easing in the east. Otherwise some sunshine but chilly.

    Today:

    Dry for most with some good sunshine. Still some rain in the far east and still windy there, though winds beginning to ease later. Chilly for all.

    Tonight:

    Cloud spreading over in the northwest with some rain later in the night but milder than Saturday night. Central parts clear with some frost. Eastern areas cloudy but less windy.

    Monday:

    Some sunshine for many areas and feeling a little warmer for many. Some rain in the northwest, mostly light, moving into Wales and west England later.

    Outlook for Tuesday to Thursday:

    Rain clearing from the southeast on Tuesday leaving a bright day for most after patchy morning fog lifts. Turning increasingly unsettled through midweek with rain and strong winds developing.

    Updated at: 0242 on Sun 27 Sep 2020

    Outlook for the UK over the next 6-30 days

    UK Outlook for Wednesday 30 Sep 2020 to Friday 9 Oct 2020:

    An unsettled period, with plenty of showers and some occasional longer spells of rain across much of the country. Some drier and brighter spells are possible at times, which will most likely in southern and eastern areas. The heaviest and most prolonged spells of rain will be in the north and west to begin with but, with time, they are likely to become more widespread across the UK. It will be generally windy, with a risk of gales at times (potentially severe), particularly in northern and northwestern regions. Feeling cold through much of early October, especially where there is persistent rain and strong winds. Frost is possible at night in any calmer period, especially in northern Britain.

    Updated at: 1144 on Sat 26 Sep 2020

    UK Outlook for Saturday 10 Oct 2020 to Saturday 24 Oct 2020:

    A potential change in the weather is anticipated around the middle of October. Whilst further rain and strong winds are likely at times, spells of fine and dry weather could become more widespread and long-lived. At night, these calmer conditions could allow frost and fog to form more readily. At this time of year, there is potential for fog to linger well into the daytime. Overall, temperatures probably recovering close to the seasonal average for mid-October.

    Updated at: 1458 on Sat 26 Sep 2020

    Location Details

    Darwen

    Location: 53.6952, -2.4673

    Altitude: 161.0 m above mean sea level

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