North West England Weather Forecast

The latest weather forecast from the Met Office for North West England. Avoid traffic and travel disruption caused by bad weather.

Weather Forecast Summary: Headline:

Rain in the morning, sunshine in the afternoon.

Weather Forecast for Today:

Early rain will include heavy bursts during rush hour, particularly in Cumbria and Lancashire. As the rain and cloud clears to the east, brighter, fresher weather will spread in from the coast by the start of the afternoon. Maximum Temperature 20C.

Weather for Tonight:

There will be plenty of sunshine in the evening and much of the night will be dry. Some showers are likely at the end of the night. Minimum Temperature 13C.

Weather Outlook for Thursday:

Early showers will soon clear for most of us, perhaps persisting in the far north. The rest of the day will be rather cloudy, with sunny spells near the coast. Maximum Temperature 21C.

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Outlook for Friday to Sunday:

After early cloud and drizzle clears, Friday will be mostly dry and bright. Sunny spells are likely over the weekend too, with a few showers at times.

UK Outlook for Sunday 27 Aug 2017 to Tuesday 5 Sep 2017:

Sunday will probably become changeable again, with heavy showers or longer spells of rain arriving, particularly in the north and west. However, parts of the southeast are likely to stay mainly dry with some sunny spells. It will be windy at times, especially in the north. On Monday a band of cloud and rain may sink southwards across the country, with brighter conditions following on behind. Into the following week, there remains a lot of uncertainty, although we could continue to see spells of wet and windy weather, particularly in the northwest. It will be drier in general across the southeast, although there is a risk of some thundery showers here at times. Temperatures will probably be near normal, though perhaps rather warm at times in the south.

UK Outlook for Wednesday 6 Sep 2017 to Wednesday 20 Sep 2017:

During this period, we are most likely to see changeable weather conditions featuring across the United Kingdom. However, there will be some dry and fine weather at times too. On balance spells of rain and strong winds are likely to dominate in the north and west, with drier and brighter weather more common in the south and east. Temperatures will probably remain close to normal for the time of year in most parts, though they may become warm or very warm at times in the south which may generate some thunderstorms.

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