Weather forecast Manchester today: what is the Met Office prediction for October 12 2022?

Here is how the weather looks for today
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The weather in Manchester is notorious for being often wet and gloomy, and now that summer is almost over we might be getting plenty more of this weather.

Some warmer weather has been on the cards recently, and to keep you up to date with the latest forecast in Manchester, here’s the weather outlook for today, October 12.

What will the weather be like in Manchester today?

Temperatures look set to remain in the low teens throughout the day, and the weather itself looks likley to be sunny at times.

The top temperature of 13C will be felt around much of the afternoon and could drop to as low as 10C by tonight.

The day will end with dry spells following some possible heavy showers in the mid afternoon into evening.

All in all, it looks likley to be a mixed bag of a day.

The temperature will remain steady throughout the evening and into the night, remaining slightly under 10C.

Tomorrow looks set to be much wetter colder once again, with a top temperature of just 14C.

North West Met Office forecast


Rain continues through the morning and into the afternoon, with heavier outbreaks across the Lake District and a fresh coastal breeze. By late afternoon winds easing and likely brightening up in the far northwest later on. Maximum temperature 15 °C.


Clear intervals continuing far north, however showers will drift into the south this evening. These clear fairly quickly leaving mostly clear skies, with patchy fog possible across Cheshire and Manchester. Minimum temperature 5 °C.


Early fog patches will soon clear, leaving spells of sunshine for many through the day, before rain arrives towards evening. Winds strengthening later. Maximum temperature 16 °C.

Outlook for Friday to Sunday:

Friday will bring sunny spells interspersed with showers, with heavier downpours possible on Saturday and Sunday. Breezy at times with fresh winds at the coast.

What is the Met Office long range forecast?

The Met Office have issued their long range weather forecast for the period from October 15 to 24.

At the start of this period, we can expect to see clear or sunny spells and showers, perhaps heavy and potentially thundery at times. Unsettled weather can be expected to dominate through this time, with a succession of frontal systems expected to cross the UK as we move through October, bringing spells of rain to all areas.

Some drier, brighter, and showery periods can be expected in between the passing of frontal systems. The northwest is likely to see the greatest rainfall, whereas the southeast will remain drier on average.

Temperatures generally near normal throughout this period, though some chilly nights are possible. Strong winds can be expected in association with frontal systems, with the risk of coastal gales.