Weather forecast - Friday 31 March 2017
Feels Like: 6°C
Feels Like: 7°C
Feels Like: 6°C
Feels Like: 4°C
South South East
wind gusts 40.2 mph
The clouds will bring rain showers all morning in Wigan. Clouds will be very heavy during the second half of the day.
5°C / 10°C
4°C / 10°C
4°C / 12°C
6°C / 11°C
3°C / 9°C
2°C / 10°C
3°C / 10°C
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Wigan is a part of Greater Manchester, 16 miles west northwest of Manchester. The weather is often cloudy and temperatures are rarely above 20°C. It is a rainy region, but only light rain. As for every town in Greater Manchester, Wigan's climate is maritime, with mild winters and cool summers. The maximum temperature in July can reach 33°C, but is usually around 22°C. Wigan is the headquarters of the Greater Manchester combined authority, a top administrative body for Greater Manchester.
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Situated on the River Douglas in Greater Manchester in the North West of England, Wigan is a town with a population of 81,203. In the past, the town was a major mill town and coal mining district. Today, Wigan is home to the largest food manufacturing facility in Europe belonging to H. J. Heinz. Some attractions in the town include Mab’s Cross, the war memorial, and Mesnes Park. Wigan has a maritime climate with mild winters and cool summers. The average high temperatures in summer are around 19°C but temperatures can sometimes reach much higher. In winter, they are about 6°C with lows near 1°C. Rainfall occurs throughout the year.