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

Heavy Snow

1°C 34°F -1°C 30°F Westerly
31km/h 19mph

Light Rain

3°C 37°F -2°C 28°F West North Westerly
24km/h 15mph

Light Rain Shower

3°C 37°F -2°C 28°F North North Westerly
23km/h 14mph


2°C 36°F -3°C 27°F North Westerly
29km/h 18mph

Light Cloud

1°C 34°F -2°C 28°F West North Westerly
11km/h 7mph



Sunrise 08:01 Sunset 16:45

Last updated 08:09

Weather forecast details for Thursday 29 January. 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 Snow Shower Heavy Snow Light Snow Heavy Snow Light Snow Shower Light Snow   
Temperature (°C/°F) 0°C 32°F 0°C 32°F 0°C 32°F 0°C 32°F 0°C 32°F -1°C 30°F   
Wind Speed (mph/km/h) 31km/h 19mph Westerly 29km/h 18mph West North Westerly 24km/h 15mph North Westerly 26km/h 16mph West North Westerly 21km/h 13mph West South Westerly 13km/h 8mph West South Westerly   
Wind Direction W WNW NW WNW WSW WSW   
Humidity 88% 94% 95% 95% 90% 95%   
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) G VP P VP G P   
Pressure (Millibars) 977 975 975 975 973 972   

North West England

Forecast Summary

  • Today

    Another cold and windy day with sunny spells and further snow showers. However, these showers will likely fall as sleet near the coasts and the snow will become increasingly confined to the hills later in the day.

  • Tonight

    Cold with wintry showers at first. Outbreaks of rain, sleet and hill snow will move southwards from midnight, easing later. Remaining windy with a significant wind chill and frost likely.

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 08:00, Thursday 29 January

Light Rain

0°C 32°F

21km/h 13mph Westerly

Humidity: 99%

Visibility: Very Good

Pressure: 982mb, Falling

Observation station: Crosby

(Lat: 53.497 | Lon: -3.056)

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