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

Heavy Rain

6°C 43°F 2°C 36°F South Westerly
Wind Speed 32 km/h 20 mph

Heavy Rain Shower

6°C 43°F 3°C 37°F West North Westerly
Wind Speed 34 km/h 21 mph

Heavy Rain Shower

5°C 41°F 5°C 41°F Westerly
Wind Speed 39 km/h 24 mph

Sunny Intervals

6°C 43°F 3°C 37°F West North Westerly
Wind Speed 21 km/h 13 mph

Heavy Rain

10°C 50°F 7°C 45°F South South Westerly
Wind Speed 31 km/h 19 mph



Sunrise 08:19 Sunset 16:28

Last updated 19:31

Weather forecast details for Wednesday 17 January. Each column contains hourly forecast details for weather conditions, temperature, wind speed, wind direction, humidity, visibility and pressure.
Time 2100 hours2200 hours2300 hours0000 hours
0100 hours0200 hours0300 hours0400 hours0500 hours               
Weather Conditions Heavy Rain Heavy Rain Heavy Rain Heavy Rain Light Cloud Partly Cloudy Thick Cloud Light Cloud Heavy Rain                
Temperature (°C/°F) 4°C 39°F 4°C 39°F 3°C 37°F 9°C 48°F 10°C 50°F 9°C 48°F 7°C 45°F 6°C 43°F 5°C 41°F                
Wind Speed (mph/km/h) Wind Speed 23 km/h 14 mph Southerly Wind Speed 21 km/h 13 mph South South Easterly Wind Speed 29 km/h 18 mph South South Easterly Wind Speed 34 km/h 21 mph West South Westerly Wind Gusts 82 km/h 51 mph West South Westerly Wind Gusts 90 km/h 56 mph West South Westerly Wind Gusts 101 km/h 63 mph Westerly Wind Gusts 89 km/h 55 mph West North Westerly Wind Gusts 74 km/h 46 mph West North Westerly                
Wind Direction S SSE SSE WSW WSW WSW W WNW WNW                
Humidity 92% 94% 93% 87% 76% 77% 81% 84% 85%                
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) MMVGMEEEEE               
Pressure (Millibars) 998 995 991 988 987 987 988 990 992                

North West England

Forecast Summary

  • This Evening and Tonight

    Cold and windy weather will continue this evening with some wintry showers, particularly over the hills. Rain will arrive later in the evening, with some snow to lower levels. Gales and severe gales over exposed coasts and hills overnight.

Environmental Summary

UV: 1

UK Range: 1-8

Pollution: Low

UK Range: Low to Very High

Met Office Warnings Issued For: Merseyside

  1. Yellow warning of wind

    0005 on Thu 18 January
    0900 on Thu 18 January
    Updated 17 January at 09:54


    Strong winds will affect parts of the UK early on Thursday. The strongest winds are expected to transfer eastwards across the warning area before clearing by mid morning.

    Road, rail and ferry services may be affected, with longer journey times and cancellations. There is also a possibility that some bridges may close. Power cuts may occur, with the potential to affect other services, such as mobile phone coverage. Injuries and danger to life from flying debris are possible, along with some damage to buildings.In addition, large waves are expected to affect some western coasts with beach material being thrown onto sea fronts, coastal roads and properties.

    This is an update to the warning, shrinking the yellow area and also the validity period.

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 19:00, Wednesday 17 January

Light Rain Shower

6°C 43°F

Wind Speed 35 km/h 22 mph West South Westerly

Humidity: 85%

Visibility: Good

Pressure: 1002mb, Falling

Observation station: Crosby

(Lat: 53.497 | Lon: -3.056)

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