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Day Weather Maximum Day Temperature Minimum Night Temperature Wind Direction and Speed

Sleet Shower

6°C 43°F 0°C 32°F Westerly
51km/h 32mph


3°C 37°F 2°C 36°F West North Westerly
34km/h 21mph


5°C 41°F 2°C 36°F North Westerly
27km/h 17mph


5°C 41°F 2°C 36°F Northerly
26km/h 16mph


4°C 39°F 2°C 36°F North North Westerly
34km/h 21mph



Sunrise 08:11 Sunset 16:44

Last updated 16:09

Weather forecast details for Wednesday 28 January. Each column contains hourly forecast details for weather conditions, temperature, wind speed, wind direction, humidity, visibility and pressure.
Time 1800 hours2100 hours0000 hours
0300 hours    
Weather Conditions Light Rain Shower Light Rain Shower Light Rain Shower Sleet Shower     
Temperature (°C/°F) 2°C 36°F 2°C 36°F 2°C 36°F 2°C 36°F     
Wind Speed (mph/km/h) 48km/h 30mph Westerly 51km/h 32mph West South Westerly 51km/h 32mph Westerly 48km/h 30mph Westerly     
Wind Direction W WSW W W     
Humidity 87% 83% 84% 85%     
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) VG G VG VG     
Pressure (Millibars) 994 991 988 985     

North West England

Forecast Summary

  • This Evening and Tonight

    A windy night with frequent snow showers pushing in from the Irish Sea giving accumulations to lower levels in places and more widely over higher ground. Clearer spells will allow frost and icy stretches to develop, especially away from coasts.

Environmental Summary

UV: 1

UK Range: 1-7

Pollution: Low

UK Range: Low to Very High

Met Office Warnings Issued For: Cumbria

  1. Yellow warning of snow

    1130 on Wed 28 January
    2355 on Thu 29 January
    Updated 28 January at 11:24 Active


    Showers of snow across parts of Scotland and Northern Ireland on Wednesday morning will extend to parts of northern England and Wales by evening, then continue overnight and into Thursday.

    Over Scotland, Northern Ireland and parts of northern England 5 cm or more may fall even at some lower levels, with more than 15 cm possible over higher ground. See separate amber warning for main risk areas. Over Wales only 1-3 cm is likely in places at low levels with 5-10 cm possible over higher ground. Strong, gusty winds will lead to drifting and temporary blizzard conditions over high ground, while icy surfaces and lightning pose additional risks in some areas.This is an update to the warning issued on Monday to extend the warning a little further south into parts of Wales.

    The public should be aware of the potential for disruption to travel.

  2. Amber warning of snow

    1700 on Wed 28 January
    1100 on Thu 29 January
    Updated 28 January at 10:47


    Snow showers will become widespread and heavier across Scotland, Northern Ireland and northern England during Wednesday evening and will continue through the night into Thursday morning. Snow amounts will be very variable but over 5 cm will accumulate at lower levels in places with over 15 cm on high ground. Strong and gusty winds will lead to drifting and blizzard conditions at times, especially over higher routes.

    The public should be prepared for travel disruption and hazardous driving conditions.

A list of all UK Warnings can be found on our More UK Weather page.

Weather Warnings Key

  • Red: Take action
  • Amber: Be prepared
  • Yellow: Be aware

Issued by the Met Office

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Observed at 15:00, Wednesday 28 January

Thick Cloud

3°C 37°F

71km/h 44mph Westerly

Humidity: 88%

Visibility: Good

Pressure: 995mb, Falling

Observation station: St Bees Head

(Lat: 54.517 | Lon: -3.6)

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