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Wednesday

Light Rain Shower

9°C 48°F -1°C 30°F Westerly
32km/h 20mph
Thursday

Sunny Intervals

3°C 37°F -1°C 30°F Westerly
26km/h 16mph
Friday

Sunny Intervals

5°C 41°F 0°C 32°F West North Westerly
27km/h 17mph
Saturday

Light Rain

6°C 43°F 0°C 32°F North North Westerly
27km/h 17mph
Sunday

Light Cloud

5°C 41°F -1°C 30°F North North Westerly
34km/h 21mph

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Sunrise 08:04 Sunset 16:36

Last updated 14:12

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 1800 hours2100 hours0000 hours
Thu
0300 hours    
Weather Conditions Light Snow Heavy Snow Heavy Snow Light Snow     
Temperature (°C/°F) 2°C 36°F 1°C 34°F 1°C 34°F 1°C 34°F     
Wind Speed (mph/km/h) 39km/h 24mph Westerly 32km/h 20mph Westerly 37km/h 23mph Westerly 32km/h 20mph Westerly     
Wind Direction W W W W     
Humidity 74% 92% 88% 84%     
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) VG VP M M     
Pressure (Millibars) 992 989 985 983     

North East England

Forecast Summary

  • Today

    Cloudy initially with outbreaks of rain and snow over hills. Soon becoming brighter with sunny spells developing but turning much colder with scattered snow showers. Strong, blustery winds will exacerbate the cold feel.

  • Tonight

    Cold and windy with occasional snow showers and icy stretches forming on untreated surfaces. Significant snow accumulations are likely in places by the end of the night, particularly over hills.

Environmental Summary

UV: 1

UK Range: 1-7

Pollution: Low

UK Range: Low to Very High

Met Office Warnings Issued For: Durham

  1. Yellow warning of snow

    From:
    1130 on Wed 28 January
    To:
    2355 on Thu 29 January
    Updated 28 January at 11:24 Active

    Warning

    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.

  2. Amber warning of snow

    From:
    1700 on Wed 28 January
    To:
    1100 on Thu 29 January
    Updated 28 January at 10:47

    Warning

    Snow showers will become widespread and heavier across Scotland, Northern Ireland and northern England during Wednesday evening and will continue through the night into Thursday morning. Snow amounts will be very variable but over 5 cm will accumulate at lower levels in places with over 15 cm on high ground. Strong and gusty winds will lead to drifting and blizzard conditions at times, especially over higher routes.

    The public should be prepared for travel disruption and hazardous driving conditions.

  3. Yellow early warning of snow

    From:
    0015 on Sun 1 February
    To:
    2345 on Sun 1 February
    Updated 28 January at 13:00

    Alert

    Further snow showers will affect parts of Scotland and Northern Ireland on Sunday leading to some locally large accumulations and the showers may spread along eastern and western coasts of England and Wales. The showers will be associated with strong winds so drifting and temporary blizzard conditions are possible as well as icy stretches. The public should be aware of the potential for disruption from these conditions. This alert is likely to be updated in the coming days.

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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Observations

Observed at 14:00, Wednesday 28 January

Light Rain Shower

2°C 36°F

31km/h 19mph Westerly

Humidity: 94%

Visibility: Poor

Pressure: 990mb, Falling

Observation station: Albemarle

(Lat: 55.02 | Lon: -1.88)

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