As temperatures dip following a spate of storms across the UK, you might be wondering if Lancashire will see any snow this winter.

Whether you’re looking forward to some snow or you want to be as prepared as possible, there is a chance you might see some this month.

Here’s when parts of Lancashire can expect to see snow in January 2024.

When will it snow in Lancashire in January 2024?

The Met Office’s weather map shows that parts of Lancashire including Lancaster, Blackpool, Preston and Burnley could see snow in the next few days.

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Snow is predicted in these areas on Tuesday, January 16.

These areas will see between 0.5mm and 4cm of snow per hour and it’s thought that the snow will fall during the night from around 3am on Tuesday.

What does the Met Office’s forecast say about snow in Lancashire?

The Met Office’s weather forecast for the north west mentions “wintry” showers for Saturday, January 13 to Monday, January 15.

It says: “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.”

Will the UK get snow this winter?

The long weather forecast for the UK (January 15-24) from the Met Office says: “Often cloudy across clearing central and southern areas at first. Thereafter, turning colder from the North, with brisk northerly winds likely developing widely across of the UK, bringing a risk of snow showers, most frequent across the north. Temperatures remaining cold, and a marked wind chill especially in the north.

“There is risk of unsettled weather pushing in from the south through this period, which could lead to a band of snow and sleet where it meets the colder air across the country.

“Confidence is low with regards the timing of the arrival of any such disturbance, but there is an increasing risk of something potentially disruptive at some point in this period. Widespread frosts continue to be a feature by night, with a risk of ice in places.”