Weather Forecast Today - Bolton - Friday 22nd September 2017
You would never have guessed. There are going to be light rain showers in Bolton today. The maximum temperature is going to be about 14° C (but it will feel like 13° C due to the wind chill factor).
The likelihood of rain is 95%. It is probably not the best day to put your washing out. Humidity will be approximately 70%.
The UV Index will be 2 (low). You can safely leave your suncream at home.
The visibility today will be good. You should be able to see places as far as 10 to 20 km away (6.2 to 12.4 miles). The wind speed at midday will be around 9 mph (gentle breeze). The wind direction will be south.
Weather Forecast Tonight - Bolton - Friday 22nd September 2017
It will be overcast in Bolton tonight. The minimum temperature is going to be 12° C (but it is going to feel like 11° C).
There is only a small chance of rain tonight (9 percent to be precise). Humidity will be around 95 %.
The wind speed tonight will be approximately 7 mph (light breeze), blowing south.
Weather Forecast Tomorrow - Bolton - Saturday 23rd September 2017
It will be overcast in Bolton tomorrow. The daytime temperature is forecast to peak at around 17° C (it will feel like 15° C).
There is only a small chance of rain tomorrow (10% to be precise). The humidity level tomorrow will be roughly 84%.
The UV Index should be around 2 (low).
The visibility tomorrow will be good. You should be able to see places as far as 10 to 20 km away (6.2 to 12.4 miles). The wind speed at midday should be approximately 9 mph (gentle breeze), blowing south.
5 Day Forecast For Bolton
A 5-day weather forecast for Bolton is shown in the table below.
Day Max Temp (° C)
Night Min Temp (° C)
Chance of Rain (%)
Wind Speed (mph)
Friday 22nd September - Day
Friday 22nd September - Night
Saturday 23rd September - Day
Saturday 23rd September - Night
Sunday 24th September - Day
Sunday 24th September - Night
Monday 25th September - Day
Monday 25th September - Night
Tuesday 26th September - Day
Tuesday 26th September - Night
Forecast - Location Details
The weather forecast for Bolton is based on data provided by the Met Office for the location shown on the map below. The weather in other areas of Bolton may vary slightly.
Things To Do And Places To Visit In Bolton Today
Based on the weather forecast for today, Friday 22nd September 2017, indoor activities will probably be most appropriate.
This is because the Met Office forecasts that at noon today in Bolton there will be light rain.
Suitable indoor attractions, things to do, places to visit, and activities in and around Bolton are listed below:
- Octagon Theatre - Producing theatre in Bolton town centre.
- The Valley - Leisure park with cinema, several restaurants, and a health club.
- Vue Cinema Bolton - 12-screen cinema at Middlebrook.
- Cineworld Bolton - Cinema at The Valley leisure park in Astley Bridge, Bolton.
- Bolton Steam Museum - Completely indoors. Combine your visit with a shopping trip to Morrisons. Check opening dates before visiting.
- Macron Stadium - Stadium of Bolton Wanderers FC. Tours available on certain days. Must be booked in advance.
- Bolton Museum, Art Gallery & Aquarium - Home to one of the largest collections of Egyptian artefacts outside London.
- Hollywood Bowl - Modern tenpin bowling centre at Middlebrook.
- Hall i’ th’ Wood - Historic house where Samuel Crompton invented the Spinning Mule
Historical Weather Data
Weather data is provided by the Met Office. Unfortunately, they do not currently have historical data for Bolton. The nearest Met Office climate station to Bolton with a complete set of historical data is Rochdale, approximately 10 miles from Bolton.
In the winter (December to March) the average maximum temperature is 6.7 °C (slightly warmer than the UK average of 6.6 °C but colder than the England average of 7.1 °C). The average minimum temperature is 1.1 °C. February is the coldest month of the year with an average minimum temperature of 1°C.
The warmest month is July with an average maximum temperature of 19.7 °C. In the summer months (June, July and August) the average maximum temperature is 19 °C, colder than the average for England (20.1 °C), but warmer than the UK average (18.6 °C).
The wettest months are October, November, December, and January. Average rainfall in a year is 1,118.6 mm, significantly higher than the average recorded in England (854.8 mm), but slightly lower than the UK average (1,154 mm).
The sunniest part of the year is the period from April to September. December is the darkest month with just 31.5 hours of sunshine.
Bolton (Rochdale) – Weather Averages 1981 – 2010
|Month||Rochdale Average Maximum Temperature (°C)||Rochdale Average Minimum Temperature (°C)||Rochdale Average Sunshine Hours||Rochdale Average Rainfall (mm)|
|Annual Average / Total||12.7||5.8||1,212.4||1,118.6|
England – Weather Averages 1981 – 2010
|Month||England Average Maximum Temperature (°C)||England Average Minimum Temperature (°C)||England Average Sunshine Hours||England Average Rainfall (mm)|
UK – Weather Averages 1981 – 2010
|Month||UK Average Maximum Temperature (°C)||UK Average Minimum Temperature (°C)||UK Average Sunshine Hours||UK Average Rainfall (mm)|