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

Thick Cloud

12°C 54°F 10°C 50°F South Westerly
Wind Speed 40 km/h 25 mph

Heavy Rain

11°C 52°F 8°C 46°F South Westerly
Wind Speed 31 km/h 19 mph

Light Cloud

9°C 48°F 5°C 41°F West South Westerly
Wind Speed 14 km/h 9 mph


9°C 48°F 8°C 46°F South Westerly
Wind Speed 24 km/h 15 mph

Heavy Rain Shower

10°C 50°F 6°C 43°F West South Westerly
Wind Speed 47 km/h 29 mph



Sunrise 08:07 Sunset 15:54

Last updated 07:33

Weather forecast details for Tuesday 1 December. Each column contains hourly forecast details for weather conditions, temperature, wind speed, wind direction, humidity, visibility and pressure.
Time 0900 hours1200 hours1500 hours1800 hours2100 hours0000 hours
0300 hours 
Weather Conditions Heavy Rain Thick Cloud Thick Cloud Thick Cloud Light Rain Light Rain Thick Cloud  
Temperature (°C/°F) 11°C 52°F 11°C 52°F 11°C 52°F 11°C 52°F 11°C 52°F 10°C 50°F 11°C 52°F  
Wind Speed (mph/km/h) Wind Gusts 66 km/h 41 mph South Westerly Wind Gusts 68 km/h 42 mph South Westerly Wind Gusts 69 km/h 43 mph South Westerly Wind Speed 34 km/h 21 mph South Westerly Wind Speed 29 km/h 18 mph South South Westerly Wind Speed 31 km/h 19 mph South South Westerly Wind Speed 32 km/h 20 mph South South Westerly  
Wind Direction SW SW SW SW SSW SSW SSW  
Humidity 95% 90% 90% 89% 87% 83% 83%  
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) MVGVGVGGVGVG 
Pressure (Millibars) 1014 1014 1015 1016 1017 1016 1014  

North West England

Forecast Summary

  • Today

    A dull, wet start as widespread rain pushes north-eastwards this morning, turning heavy on western coasts and higher ground. Drier weather will develop by the afternoon with drizzly outbreaks for some. Staying windy but feeling more mild than yesterday.

  • Tonight

    Patches of rain and drizzle will continue overnight, once again turning heavy over the Pennines where there will be extensive hill fog.

Environmental Summary

UV: 1

UK Range: 1-8

Pollution: Low

UK Range: Low to Very High

Met Office Warnings Issued For: Lancashire

  1. Yellow warning of rain

    1200 on Mon 30 November
    1200 on Tue 1 December
    Updated 30 November at 11:34 Active


    The rain currently falling over much of Wales and northern England is expected to persist through the rest of today and into Tuesday morning, although the rain will ease for a time overnight over northern England. Highest rainfall totals are expected to be across high ground. With the ground saturated over much of this region, rivers are expected to rise in response.

    This is a further update to the warning issued yesterday, to realign the areas currently considered most at risk, and to adjust the expected amounts and timings. Please be aware of the potential for disruption from flooding.

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

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Observed at 07:00, Tuesday 1 December

Heavy Rain

5°C 41°F

Wind Speed 24 km/h 15 mph East South Easterly

Humidity: 99%

Visibility: Poor

Pressure: 1015mb, Falling

Observation station: Walney Island

(Lat: 54.117 | Lon: -3.25)

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