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Thursday

Sleet

3°C 37°F 2°C 36°F Westerly
37km/h 23mph
Friday

Sunny Intervals

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

Light Rain Shower

5°C 41°F 1°C 34°F North North Westerly
37km/h 23mph
Sunday

Sunny

4°C 39°F 0°C 32°F North North Westerly
37km/h 23mph
Monday

Light Cloud

4°C 39°F 0°C 32°F North Westerly
18km/h 11mph

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Sunrise 08:09 Sunset 16:47

Last updated 05:03

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.
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Weather Conditions Light Rain Sleet Light Cloud Light Rain Shower Sleet Light Snow Heavy Snow Heavy Snow Sleet Light Rain Sunny Intervals Light Cloud Light Cloud Light Cloud Light Cloud Thick Cloud Light Rain Shower Light Rain Shower Light Rain Thick Cloud Light Rain Light Cloud Light Rain Shower Partly Cloudy
Temperature (°C/°F) 2°C 36°F 2°C 36°F 2°C 36°F 2°C 36°F 2°C 36°F 2°C 36°F 1°C 34°F 2°C 36°F 2°C 36°F 3°C 37°F 3°C 37°F 3°C 37°F 2°C 36°F 2°C 36°F 3°C 37°F 3°C 37°F 3°C 37°F 3°C 37°F 3°C 37°F 3°C 37°F 3°C 37°F 3°C 37°F 4°C 39°F 4°C 39°F
Wind Speed (mph/km/h) 48km/h 30mph Westerly 48km/h 30mph Westerly 43km/h 27mph Westerly 43km/h 27mph West South Westerly 47km/h 29mph Westerly 45km/h 28mph Westerly 37km/h 23mph Westerly 29km/h 18mph West North Westerly 31km/h 19mph West North Westerly 34km/h 21mph West North Westerly 35km/h 22mph West North Westerly 35km/h 22mph West North Westerly 32km/h 20mph West North Westerly 32km/h 20mph West North Westerly 32km/h 20mph West North Westerly 32km/h 20mph West North Westerly 31km/h 19mph Westerly 29km/h 18mph West North Westerly 32km/h 20mph Westerly 31km/h 19mph Westerly 31km/h 19mph West North Westerly 29km/h 18mph West North Westerly 31km/h 19mph North Westerly 29km/h 18mph North Westerly
Wind Direction W W W WSW W W W WNW WNW WNW WNW WNW WNW WNW WNW WNW W WNW W W WNW WNW NW NW
Humidity 88% 87% 85% 88% 86% 91% 97% 96% 97% 93% 86% 82% 92% 90% 90% 93% 91% 93% 92% 92% 92% 93% 91% 90%
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) M VG E E M M G VG P VG E E VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG G VG VG VG
Pressure (Millibars) 982 981 979 978 977 976 976 975 975 974 974 974 974 974 973 973 972 971 971 970 970 970 971 972

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: Cumbria

  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 Active

    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.

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 05:00, Thursday 29 January

Thick Cloud

2°C 36°F

55km/h 34mph Westerly

Humidity: 90%

Visibility: Very Good

Pressure: 984mb, Falling

Observation station: St Bees Head

(Lat: 54.517 | Lon: -3.6)

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