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

Light Rain

4°C 39°F 0°C 32°F Southerly
8km/h 5mph

Light Cloud

3°C 37°F 0°C 32°F West North Westerly
13km/h 8mph

Thick Cloud

2°C 36°F -1°C 30°F North Westerly
8km/h 5mph

Sunny Intervals

2°C 36°F -3°C 27°F North Westerly
8km/h 5mph

Sunny Intervals

2°C 36°F -2°C 28°F South Westerly
6km/h 4mph



Sunrise 08:18 Sunset 15:58

Last updated 16:04

Weather forecast details for Friday 26 December. Each column contains hourly forecast details for weather conditions, temperature, wind speed, wind direction, humidity, visibility and pressure.
Time 1700 hours1800 hours1900 hours2000 hours2100 hours2200 hours2300 hours0000 hours
0100 hours0200 hours0300 hours0400 hours0500 hours           
Weather Conditions Heavy Rain Heavy Snow Heavy Snow Sleet Sleet Heavy Snow Light Snow Light Snow Light Snow Light Snow Light Snow Light Snow Light Cloud            
Temperature (°C/°F) 2°C 36°F 1°C 34°F 1°C 34°F 1°C 34°F 1°C 34°F 0°C 32°F 1°C 34°F 1°C 34°F 1°C 34°F 1°C 34°F 1°C 34°F 1°C 34°F 1°C 34°F            
Wind Speed (mph/km/h) 18km/h 11mph South Easterly 16km/h 10mph East South Easterly 16km/h 10mph East South Easterly 16km/h 10mph Easterly 16km/h 10mph East North Easterly 14km/h 9mph North Easterly 18km/h 11mph North North Easterly 19km/h 12mph North North Easterly 21km/h 13mph Northerly 19km/h 12mph Northerly 19km/h 12mph Northerly 18km/h 11mph North North Westerly 18km/h 11mph North North Westerly            
Wind Direction SE ESE ESE E ENE NE NNE NNE N N N NNW NNW            
Humidity 95% 98% 99% 99% 99% 99% 98% 96% 98% 98% 97% 96% 92%            
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) P VP VP VP VP VP VP P P P P M M            
Pressure (Millibars) 1015 1013 1011 1010 1008 1008 1008 1008 1008 1009 1009 1010 1010            

West Midlands

Forecast Summary

  • Today

    A bright, frosty start to Boxing Day with patchy freezing fog at first. Becoming cloudy through the morning with rain spreading northeast across the region from the early afternoon giving some snow, possibly to low levels.

  • Tonight

    Rain turning to sleet and snow, probably giving local accumulations, especially on high ground. Rain and snow then clearing southeast in the early hours with icy conditions developing afterwards.

Environmental Summary

UV: 1

UK Range: 1-7

Pollution: Low

UK Range: Low to Very High

Met Office Warnings Issued For: West Midlands Conurbation

  1. Yellow early warning of snow

    1100 on Fri 26 December
    0600 on Sat 27 December
    Updated 26 December at 08:24 Active


    An area of rain, sleet and snow is expected to spread eastwards across the area during Boxing Day before clearing during the evening and overnight. Some uncertainty surrounds how much snow will occur, but several centimetres of snow is likely even at low levels, especially in a swathe through Wales and the Midlands, where there is the potential for an amber warning. As precipitation clears, roads could turn very icy.

    The public should be aware of the potential for disruption from snow. Please watch for updates to this warning, especially if travelling.

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 15:00, Friday 26 December

Heavy Rain

4°C 39°F

16km/h 10mph Southerly

Humidity: 92%

Visibility: Moderate

Pressure: 1020mb, Falling

Observation station: Coleshill

(Lat: 52.48 | Lon: -1.689)

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