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  • Tue Tuesday
    23°C 14°C
    Sunny day
  • Wed Wednesday
    22°C 14°C
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  • Thu Thursday
    22°C 15°C
    Cloudy
  • Fri Friday
    20°C 14°C
    Light shower day
  • Sat Saturday
    20°C 12°C
    Heavy shower day
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Sunrise: 05:36 Sunset: 21:04 Moon phase: Waxing crescent 3 Daily air quality index*
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Sunrise: 05:38 Sunset: 21:02 Moon phase: Waxing crescent 2 Daily air quality index*
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Sunrise: 05:39 Sunset: 21:01 Moon phase: Waxing crescent 2 Daily air quality index*
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Sunrise: 05:42 Sunset: 20:58 Moon phase: First quarter -999 Daily air quality index*
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Issued at: 0200 on Tue 29 Jul 2014

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Forecast Summary

  • Regional
  • UK 5 days
  • UK 6-30 days

Regional forecast for South West England

Mainly fine and dry with increasing amounts of cloud.

Today:

After some morning sunshine, it will turn increasingly cloudy across the north and west. Though most places will remain dry, the odd spot of mainly light rain is possible. Eastern areas will tend to generally stay dry and bright throughout. Maximum Temperature 24C.

Tonight:

The fragmenting band of cloud will soon clear southeastwards to leave a fine and dry night with clear spells and light winds. Minimum Temperature 14C.

Wednesday:

A mainly fine and dry day once again with some good sunny spells, especially at first. Still feeling warm in the sunshine with relatively light winds. Maximum Temperature 24C.

Outlook for Thursday to Saturday:

Sunny spells and a few showers on Thursday. Becoming increasingly unsettled from Friday with scattered showers, some heavy with a risk of thunder. Feeling warm, however, in any sunnier spells.

Issued at: 0500 on Tue 29 Jul 2014

UK forecast for the next 5 days

Mainly fine. Some rain in the north and west.

Today:

Eastern and southern England remaining fine, dry and warm with plenty of sunny spells. Generally cloudier further north and west with some fragmenting patchy rain moving slowly southeastwards through the day. Scattered showers moving into the far northwest later.

Tonight:

Remaining breezy in the northwest with further showers. The band of fragmenting cloud gradually clearing southeastwards to leave a fine and dry night elsewhere with clear spells and light winds.

Wednesday:

Most places fine and dry with sunny spells, Still breezy in the northwest with scattered showers, most frequent across parts of Northern Ireland, northern England and southern Scotland.

Outlook for Thursday to Saturday:

Showers in the north and west on Thursday, elsewhere generally fine and dry. Turning increasingly unsettled through Friday and Saturday across all areas with sunny spells and scattered heavy showers.

Issued at: 0500 on Tue 29 Jul 2014

Outlook for the UK over the next 6-30 days

UK Outlook for Saturday 2 Aug 2014 to Monday 11 Aug 2014:

Changeable this weekend with showers and or more prolonged periods of rain affecting most areas. On Saturday, rain, occasionally heavy and perhaps thundery, will clear away eastwards, with brighter conditions but also scattered showers then following. Further showers on Sunday with a chance of more persistent rain reaching some western areas later. The unsettled theme then continues into next week, conditions perhaps turning breezier then, with a risk of gales in some exposed western parts. The unsettled theme is likely to continue until the end of the period, although there may be more in the way of drier and brighter conditions developing across the south and east later. Temperatures should be generally near normal for the time of year, although perhaps on the warm side towards the south and east.

UK Outlook for Tuesday 12 Aug 2014 to Tuesday 26 Aug 2014:

With no particularly strong signals regarding weather patterns over the UK during mid-August, conditions are more likely than not to be close to climatology. As such most regions can expect to see periods of fine weather with some sunshine interspersed by occasional spells of more changeable conditions with showers or rain. Northern parts are perhaps most likely to see the most frequent bouts of unsettled weather leaving southern parts with the most prolonged fine spells. Daytime temperatures are then likely to often be above average during fine spells.

Issued at: 0500 on Tue 29 Jul 2014

Weather Map

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Exeter Clear night 50.7179 -3.5327
Barnstaple Clear night 51.0777 -4.0571
Plymouth Clear night 50.3713 -4.1348
Yeovil Clear night 50.9416 -2.632
Cardiff Clear night 51.4812 -3.1778
Swansea Clear night 51.621 -3.9424
Camborne Clear night 50.2122 -5.2937
Pembroke Clear night 51.6731 -4.9084
Southampton Cloudy 50.9093 -1.403
Swindon Clear night 51.5556 -1.7784
Hereford Clear night 52.056 -2.7146
Aberystwyth Clear night 52.415 -4.0817
Jersey Clear night 49.2079 -2.1955
Reading Partly cloudy night 51.4523 -0.9724
Newtown (Powys) Clear night 52.5118 -3.3118
Banbury Partly cloudy night 52.0625 -1.3383
Birmingham Clear night 52.4859 -1.889
Brighton Light rain 50.822 -0.1356
Milton Keynes Clear night 52.0382 -0.7555
London Light rain 51.5081 -0.1248

Location Details

Exeter

Location: 50.7179, -3.5327

Altitude: 7m above mean sea level

Exeter information

The city of Exeter is located in south-west England in the county of Devon. Settled on the river Exe, it has a population of approximately 120,000 and acts as Devon County Council’s administrative centre with excellent national and international transport links.

The city’s motto, semper fidelis (‘always loyal’) is said to have been adopted in the late 16th century when Queen Elizabeth I gave thanks to its citizens for putting up a monetary gift with which the English built ships to defeat the Spanish Armada. Before the Industrial Revolution gave rise to the rapid growth of other cities, Exeter was vital to the country’s trade, with its fertile land and accessible waterways allowing for a huge industry at the time. Exeter is now better known for its reputation in the service sector, with a 2001 study naming the city as one of the most profitable locations in the UK from which to start a business.

Given its healthy transport links to other regions of England, supported by Exeter airport serving a variety of British and European destinations, it’s no surprise that Exeter also enjoys a thriving tourist trade. Along with its proximity to the rural treasures on Devon and Cornwall, Exeter is well-known for its status as a Fairtrade Town, having pledged to promote its lifestyle and products. Along with the great retail facilities, all of the above is what makes Exeter an ideal base for holidaymakers from which to explore their surroundings.

The Exeter Rowing Regatta is a very popular event during the summer and supporters from all over the south-west come to Exeter Quay to see the finest boat racers in competition. Located close to seaside restaurants and an outdoor market, it’s an ideal way to spend a summer’s day — the quayside also has many souvenir shops and even the odd antique dealer.

If you’re interested in seeing the sights of Exeter’s landmarks then a Red Coat Guided Tour is highly recommended. This approximately 90-minute walking tour will show off all the unique features of Exeter’s history as well as providing tourists with spoken histories of events gone by. It’s a great way to spend time in the town.

Visitors are also attracted to Exeter Racecourse, which plays host to some of Britain’s finest thoroughbreds, as well as St James Park, the home of Exeter FC.