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

Light Cloud

9°C 48°F 1°C 34°F Westerly
47km/h 29mph


4°C 39°F 3°C 37°F Westerly
39km/h 24mph

Heavy Rain

6°C 43°F 3°C 37°F North Westerly
27km/h 17mph

Light Rain Shower

5°C 41°F 3°C 37°F North North Westerly
31km/h 19mph


4°C 39°F 2°C 36°F North North Westerly
35km/h 22mph



Sunrise 08:04 Sunset 16:47

Last updated 00:08

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 0300 hours       
Weather Conditions Light Rain        
Temperature (°C/°F) 3°C 37°F        
Wind Speed (mph/km/h) 43km/h 27mph Westerly        
Wind Direction W        
Humidity 79%        
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) VG        
Pressure (Millibars) 990        

North West England

Forecast Summary

  • Tonight

    Windy night with frequent sleet and snow showers pushing in from the Irish Sea giving accumulations, especially over higher ground. Clear spells allowing frost, away from coasts, and icy stretches.

Environmental Summary

UV: 1

UK Range: 1-7

Pollution: Low

UK Range: Low to Very High

Met Office Warnings Issued For: Merseyside

  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 00:00, Thursday 29 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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