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  • UK 5 days
  • UK 6-30 days

UK forecast for the next 5 days

Largely fine, dry and staying very warm.

Today:

Any early mist and fog will burn back to the northeast coastline, leaving a fine, dry and warm day across much of the country. However locally heavy afternoon showers are likely in the southeast, perhaps with thunder.

Tonight:

Mostly dry and clear at first, however cloud will gradually spread into the far northwest bringing outbreaks of rain. Low cloud and mist will also return to some eastern parts.

Saturday:

Fine, dry and warm for most, especially central England.However cloud and rain will continue to move into northwestern parts, whilst the odd shower is also likely elsewhere.

Outlook for Sunday to Tuesday:

Cooler and cloudier Sunday with showery outbreaks of rain spreading south. Breezier. Mostly dry Monday and Tuesday in the south, with variable cloud and sunny spells. Northern parts staying unsettled.

Issued at: 0500 on Fri 25 Jul 2014

Outlook for the UK over the next 6-30 days

UK Outlook for Wednesday 30 Jul 2014 to Friday 8 Aug 2014:

Many parts will be dry and fine to start this period, although rain or showers look likely to affect the north where it will be cloudier and breezier, with isolated showers in the south. Temperatures should vary from around average in the north to above average in the south, where it may be locally very warm. The start of August looks likely to bring a transition towards less settled conditions, with rain or showers in the north becoming more widespread. However, it will remain on the warm side, especially across the south where the best of any drier, brighter weather is most probable. The weather looks broadly similar for the following week, although there are indications that drier, sunnier periods in the south may become more prevalent.

UK Outlook for Friday 8 Aug 2014 to Friday 22 Aug 2014:

The generally unsettled conditions look set to continue through the start of this period with more in the way of cloud and sporadic outbreaks of rain in the north, while the best of the drier, brighter spells will be in the south and east. Temperatures should remain above average for southeastern parts initially, but returning to near normal later. A return to more settled conditions in the south is looking likely towards the end of the period.

Issued at: 0500 on Fri 25 Jul 2014

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