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Regional forecast for Dumfries, Galloway, Lothian & Borders

Rain spreading east, but drier brighter later in the afternoon.


Some bright or sunny spells in the east, but cloud and outbreaks of rain soon arrives across Galloway spreading east. Drier, breezier condition with sunny spells arriving later in the afternoon. Warmer. Maximum Temperature 19 °C.


A dry evening and night with plenty of long clear spells. Some patchy cloud will form across Galloway by the very end of the night. Minimum Temperature 6 °C.


A dry day with sunny spells, with the best of the sunshine across the Borders. Light winds. Maximum Temperature 20 °C.

Outlook for Thursday to Saturday:

Cloudy Thursday with some rain in west, perhaps heavier later in the day. Cloudy with rain on Friday, this clearing on Saturday with some sunny spells and a few showers.

Updated at: 0602 on Tue 30 May 2017

UK forecast for the next 5 days

A cooler night. Fine, dry and sunny for many tomorrow.

This Evening and Tonight:

A mostly dry night with clear spells for many. It will be cooler and fresher than of late with a local grass frost in the north. Cloudier and milder in the south with patchy drizzle and some coastal fog possible.


After a cool start Wednesday will be largely dry and bright, with plenty of warm sunshine. Some cloud across southern parts, perhaps with the odd shower and some sunny spells.

Outlook for Thursday to Saturday:

Fine start, but rain in the NW moving slowly SE across the UK. Becoming very warm ahead of this, with risk of thunderstorms. Clearing to sunshine and showers by Saturday.

Updated at: 1506 on Tue 30 May 2017

Outlook for the UK over the next 6-30 days

UK Outlook for Sunday 4 Jun 2017 to Tuesday 13 Jun 2017:

There will be a mixture of sunshine and showers for most on Sunday, heaviest and most frequent in the northwest. Further cloud and outbreaks of rain are then likely from the southwest early next week, bringing wet and windy weather to most parts. The most unsettled conditions will probably be in the northwest, where gales are also possible. Through the rest of the period, a more changeable pattern is likely across the United Kingdom, with northern and western parts seeing spells of rain at times. Meanwhile, many southern and eastern parts should be drier and brighter, although some spells of rain possible here too. Windy at times, especially in the northwest. Temperatures are likely to be near normal generally, but perhaps warm at times in the south and east.

Updated at: 1349 on Tue 30 May 2017

UK Outlook for Wednesday 14 Jun 2017 to Wednesday 28 Jun 2017:

Confidence is low during this period, although we are likely to see the changeable pattern continuing across the United Kingdom, with a predominately west or southwesterly flow and near normal temperatures. The unsettled conditions most frequently affecting northern and western parts, but also further southeast at times too. By late June confidence remains low, although on balance we are likely to see a continuation of the changeable conditions for many, with temperatures remaining near the average. Some warmer spells remain possible in the south and southeast at times too.

Updated at: 1348 on Tue 30 May 2017