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Tuesday

Light Rain

8°C 46°F 2°C 36°F Westerly
Wind Speed 43 km/h 27 mph
Wednesday

Heavy Rain

7°C 45°F 4°C 39°F Westerly
Wind Speed 29 km/h 18 mph
Thursday

Light Cloud

7°C 45°F 5°C 41°F Westerly
Wind Speed 10 km/h 6 mph
Friday

Thick Cloud

8°C 46°F 5°C 41°F North Westerly
Wind Speed 24 km/h 15 mph
Saturday

Light Cloud

10°C 50°F 5°C 41°F North Westerly
Wind Speed 21 km/h 13 mph

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Sunrise 06:46 Sunset 19:41

Last updated 12:05

Weather forecast details for Tuesday 31 March. Each column contains hourly forecast details for weather conditions, temperature, wind speed, wind direction, humidity, visibility and pressure.
Time 1600 hours1900 hours2200 hours0100 hours
Wed
0400 hours   
Weather Conditions Light Rain Shower Light Cloud Light Cloud Light Rain Shower Light Cloud    
Temperature (°C/°F) 6°C 43°F 5°C 41°F 4°C 39°F 3°C 37°F 4°C 39°F    
Wind Speed (mph/km/h) Wind Gusts 74 km/h 46 mph West North Westerly Wind Gusts 69 km/h 43 mph West North Westerly Wind Speed 34 km/h 21 mph West North Westerly Wind Speed 31 km/h 19 mph West North Westerly Wind Speed 29 km/h 18 mph West North Westerly    
Wind Direction WNW WNW WNW WNW WNW    
Humidity 58% 66% 67% 78% 74%    
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) VG E E E VG    
Pressure (Millibars) 1010 1012 1015 1017 1020    

North West England

Forecast Summary

  • Today

    Windy, with gales, occasionally severe along the coast. Chilly, with sunny intervals and scattered showers. These could include hail, sleet and snow at times, although any accumulations limited to hills.

  • Tonight

    Winds only gradually easing overnight, with further gales likely. Showers continuing, with further localised accumulations of snow possible across the hills. Feeling cold, especially in the brisk winds.

Environmental Summary

UV: 2

UK Range: 1-7

Pollution: Low

UK Range: Low to Very High

Pollen: Low

UK Range: Low to Very High

Met Office Warnings Issued For: Greater Manchester

  1. Yellow warning of wind

    From:
    0845 on Tue 31 March
    To:
    1900 on Tue 31 March
    Updated 31 March at 08:41 Active

    Warning

    Northwesterly gales will continue for parts of southern and western Scotland, and for much of Northern Ireland, northern and eastern England and north Wales during Tuesday. Gusts of 50-60 mph will occur in places, particularly in association with squally showers, and with isolated gusts to around 70 mph in exposed locations in southwest Scotland and along some coastal stretches of Northern Ireland.

    This warning is an update, removing much of southern England and Wales, where winds peaked overnight, and will be a little less strong today.The public should be aware of the risk of localised damage, for example to trees, and for minor disruption to travel.

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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UK Forecast Last updated 23:40, Monday 30 Mar

Observations

Observed at 13:00, Tuesday 31 March

Sunny Intervals

6°C 43°F

Wind Speed 40 km/h 25 mph West North Westerly

Humidity: 90%

Visibility: Good

Pressure: 1007mb, Rising

Observation station: Leek, Thorncliffe

(Lat: 53.4065 | Lon: -2.1574)

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