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

Heavy Rain

13°C 55°F 8°C 46°F West North Westerly
Wind Speed 24 km/h 15 mph

Light Rain Shower

13°C 55°F 7°C 45°F West South Westerly
Wind Speed 8 km/h 5 mph

Light Cloud

14°C 57°F 9°C 48°F South South Easterly
Wind Speed 10 km/h 6 mph

Light Cloud

13°C 55°F 10°C 50°F East South Easterly
Wind Speed 18 km/h 11 mph

Light Cloud

12°C 54°F 8°C 46°F East South Easterly
Wind Speed 16 km/h 10 mph



Sunrise 07:22 Sunset 18:33

Last updated 06:13

Weather forecast details for Wednesday 7 October. Each column contains hourly forecast details for weather conditions, temperature, wind speed, wind direction, humidity, visibility and pressure.
Time 1000 hours1300 hours1600 hours1900 hours2200 hours0100 hours
0400 hours 
Weather Conditions Heavy Rain Heavy Rain Light Cloud Partly Cloudy Partly Cloudy Light Cloud Partly Cloudy  
Temperature (°C/°F) 12°C 54°F 11°C 52°F 11°C 52°F 11°C 52°F 10°C 50°F 10°C 50°F 9°C 48°F  
Wind Speed (mph/km/h) Wind Speed 19 km/h 12 mph West North Westerly Wind Speed 24 km/h 15 mph West North Westerly Wind Speed 21 km/h 13 mph West North Westerly Wind Speed 18 km/h 11 mph West North Westerly Wind Speed 13 km/h 8 mph West North Westerly Wind Speed 8 km/h 5 mph West North Westerly Wind Speed 5 km/h 3 mph Westerly  
Wind Direction WNW WNW WNW WNW WNW WNW W  
Humidity 96% 92% 81% 73% 78% 87% 90%  
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) MGVGVGVGGG 
Pressure (Millibars) 1005 1008 1010 1012 1014 1015 1016  

North West England

Forecast Summary

  • Today

    There will be a few outbreaks of heavy rain this morning but it will become drier from the west by early afternoon with some late spells of sunshine possible before dusk. It will feel fresh in a northwesterly breeze.

  • Tonight

    It will be mostly dry overnight with clear spells, light winds and the odd fog patch. A light shower is possible, mainly in coastal areas. Chilly.

Environmental Summary

UV: 1

UK Range: 1-8

Pollution: Low

UK Range: Low to Very High

Met Office Warnings Issued For: Blackburn with Darwen

  1. Yellow warning of rain

    0000 on Wed 7 October
    1600 on Wed 7 October
    Updated 6 October at 10:38 Active


    Further slow-moving bands of heavy rain are likely to continue into Wednesday; again it will be a minority of places which see the larger totals, but where it occurs, there is the risk of localised minor flooding.

    The public should be aware of the risk of minor disruption to travel due to localised surface water 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

Issued by the Met Office

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Observed at 06:00, Wednesday 7 October

Thick Cloud

12°C 54°F

Wind Speed 3 km/h 2 mph Westerly

Humidity: 100%

Visibility: Good

Pressure: 1002mb, Rising

Observation station: Crosby

(Lat: 53.497 | Lon: -3.056)

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