Met Office forecast for Manchester as region placed under amber cold weather warning by government

The temperatures are set to drop across Manchester this week in a January cold snap.
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An icy cold week is on the cards for Manchester, with temperatures set to drop as low as 3 or 4C. The cold conditions come as the region was placed under an amber cold weather warning by the UK government.

The warning is in place for the whole of North West England, with other areas of the country including the West Midlands also under the same warning. The cold temperatures are set to reflect this warning being imposed on the area. 

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According to the Met Office, today will see temperatures not get above 7C but there will be a 'feels like' temperature of around 4C, A cloudy day is in store, which could feel gloomy at times.

The rest of the week looks set to be cloudy, leading to a slight rise in the temperature across Greater Manchester. There will be a high of 6C on January 12 and 14, with a top temperature of 5C on January 13.

Conditions next week are set to drop even lower, with Monday January 15 set to be sunny but a very cold 3C. The week will continue in a similar way, with the temperature down at 3C.

The cold weather warning is currently in place until Friday, January 12. Heading into the weekend, you can expect to have temperatures of around 5/6C across Manchester, with a lowest ‘feels like’ temperature of 1C. 

Met Office forecast Manchester January 11-15

January will continue to be cold across the regionJanuary will continue to be cold across the region
January will continue to be cold across the region

January 11

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Dry and mostly cloudy for many places with a few brighter interludes, mainly across Cumbria and the coast. Feeling chilly, but temperatures quite close to average with light winds. Maximum temperature 7C.

Remaining dry this evening and overnight with clear spells, mostly in the west. Cold underneath the clearest skies with a frost developing and some fog patches. Minimum temperature -2C.

January 12

After a chilly start, any fog patches soon lifting to leave a dry day with variable amounts of cloud and sunny intervals. Temperatures near to average with light winds. Maximum temperature 5C.

Turning cloudier through Saturday with some showery rain pushing southwards. Showers, perhaps wintry on Sunday followed by drier and brighter skies on Monday but breezier. Feeling colder again.

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