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

Light Rain Shower

3°C 37°F 1°C 34°F Westerly
26km/h 16mph

Light Cloud

5°C 41°F 1°C 34°F West North Westerly
26km/h 16mph

Heavy Rain

7°C 45°F 4°C 39°F West South Westerly
24km/h 15mph

Light Cloud

8°C 46°F 5°C 41°F South Westerly
23km/h 14mph

Light Cloud

11°C 52°F 5°C 41°F South South Westerly
26km/h 16mph



Sunrise 06:54 Sunset 17:50

Last updated 11:13

Weather forecast details for Tuesday 3 March. Each column contains hourly forecast details for weather conditions, temperature, wind speed, wind direction, humidity, visibility and pressure.
Time 1200 hours1500 hours1800 hours2100 hours0000 hours
0300 hours  
Weather Conditions Light Rain Shower Light Rain Shower Light Snow Light Cloud Light Cloud Heavy Rain   
Temperature (°C/°F) 3°C 37°F 3°C 37°F 1°C 34°F 3°C 37°F 2°C 36°F 2°C 36°F   
Wind Speed (mph/km/h) 26km/h 16mph Westerly 32km/h 20mph Westerly 31km/h 19mph West South Westerly 29km/h 18mph Westerly 32km/h 20mph Westerly 32km/h 20mph Westerly   
Wind Direction W W WSW W W W   
Humidity 79% 68% 91% 89% 86% 89%   
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) VG E VP VG G M   
Pressure (Millibars) 1011 1012 1013 1015 1017 1019   

North West England

Forecast Summary

  • Today

    Frosty start for many. A mixture of sunshine and showers, heavy and thundery at times will affect the whole region. Showers Showers are likely to be wintry over the hills, with some snowfall accumulations. Staying windy, with gales in exposure.

  • Tonight

    Staying windy with showers continuing overnight to give snowfall over the hills and to lower levels too, although gradually easing by dawn. Ice patches developing on untreated surfaces.

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 ice

    1800 on Tue 3 March
    1000 on Wed 4 March
    Updated 3 March at 10:20


    Following showers of a wintry mix during Tuesday, icy stretches are expected to form on untreated surfaces on Tuesday evening and last into Wednesday morning's rush hour. In addition, further showers are likely overnight which may lead to wash-off of salt. These showers will be wintry over high ground, giving further local snow accumulations of some 2-5 cm above around 400 m though nearer 250 m over northern Scotland.

    The public should be aware of the risk of tricky traveling conditions in places.

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 10:00, Tuesday 3 March

Light Snow Shower

2°C 36°F

23km/h 14mph Westerly

Humidity: 80%

Visibility: Good

Pressure: 1009mb, Rising

Observation station: Crosby

(Lat: 53.497 | Lon: -3.056)

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