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


8°C 46°F 1°C 34°F Westerly
43km/h 27mph


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

Light Rain

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

Light Rain Shower

5°C 41°F 2°C 36°F North North Westerly
29km/h 18mph


4°C 39°F 1°C 34°F North North Westerly
34km/h 21mph



Sunrise 08:04 Sunset 16:46

Last updated 20:09

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 0000 hours0300 hours      
Weather Conditions Light Rain Shower Thick Cloud       
Temperature (°C/°F) 3°C 37°F 2°C 36°F       
Wind Speed (mph/km/h) 43km/h 27mph Westerly 42km/h 26mph Westerly       
Wind Direction W W       
Humidity 81% 82%       
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) E G       
Pressure (Millibars) 992 989       

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: Lancashire

  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.

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 20:00, Wednesday 28 January

Heavy Rain Shower

5°C 41°F

60km/h 37mph Westerly

Humidity: 76%

Visibility: Moderate

Pressure: 996mb, Falling

Observation station: Crosby

(Lat: 53.497 | Lon: -3.056)

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