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Issued at: 0900 on Thu 25 Aug 2016

Forecast summary

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

Regional forecast for Wales

Outbreaks of showery rain, possibly heavy and thundery at times.

Today:

Mostly dry this morning with an increasing risk of further rain and thunderstorms developing as the afternoon goes on. It will feel pleasantly warm in any bright or sunny interludes. Maximum Temperature 21 °C.

Tonight:

Outbreaks of showery rain, perhaps thundery, will clear away eastwards during the evening to leave a dry night, with clear spells developing. Feeling cooler and fresher than recent nights. Minimum Temperature 11 °C.

Friday:

Friday will be fine and dry with sunny spells. It will feel fresher than of late, although in the sunshine it will feel pleasantly warm, with light winds. Maximum Temperature 22 °C.

Outlook for Saturday to Monday:

Heavy and perhaps thundery rain moving northwards during Saturday, which may be slow to clear during Sunday. Brighter and fresher with a few scattered showers Monday. Warm in the sunshine.

Updated at: 0434 on Thu 25 Aug 2016

UK forecast for the next 5 days

Very warm in the south, with rain and thunderstorms developing

Today:

Becoming mostly dry this morning then thundery showers developing during the afternoon. Less hot than Wednesday in the southeast of England but still very warm. Sunny spells and showers in the northwest.

Tonight:

Thundery rain will clear eastwards across England and Wales tonight. Meanwhile, showery rain, heavy at times, will affect parts of Northern Ireland and western Scotland. Dry with clear spells elsewhere.

Friday:

Early showers clearing the southeast, then mostly dry with sunny spells for most. Some heavy showers in the northwest. Warm in the southeast.

Outlook for Saturday to Monday:

Heavy and perhaps thundery rain moving northwards on Saturday, becoming warm and humid. Rain clearing eastwards Sunday. Brighter and fresher with some scattered showers on Monday. Warm in the sunshine.

Updated at: 0422 on Thu 25 Aug 2016

Outlook for the UK over the next 6-30 days

UK Outlook for Monday 29 Aug 2016 to Wednesday 7 Sep 2016:

Bank Holiday Monday is likely to see showers across much of the country, with most of these in the north and east. It should become drier through the day, but with more rain likely from the west overnight. Rain is possible across many areas next Tuesday, with the south east probably staying dry throughout. It is likely to be breezy in places with a fresher feel to the temperatures, but still warm in the sunshine. The rest of the period is looking unsettled, with bands of rain, some stronger winds in the north, but some drier interludes, especially in the south and south east. Temperatures on the whole may be around normal, but possibly warmer in the south.

Updated at: 1215 on Wed 24 Aug 2016

UK Outlook for Thursday 8 Sep 2016 to Thursday 22 Sep 2016:

A generally changeable pattern of weather through the outlook period, with the north and west of the country seeing the wettest and windiest conditions, with a risk of gales at times.. Drier and more settled conditions in the south and east, but still with a chance of rain. Temperatures are expected to be around normal for the time of year, although slightly warmer in the south east.

Updated at: 1215 on Wed 24 Aug 2016

Weather map

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Weather forecast map for Cardiff

Cardiff Cardiff – Cloudy 51.4878 -3.1873
Swansea Swansea – Cloudy 51.621 -3.9424
Hereford Hereford – Overcast 52.056 -2.7146
Yeovil Yeovil – Cloudy 50.9416 -2.632
Barnstaple Barnstaple – Sunny intervals 51.0777 -4.0571
Exeter Exeter – Cloudy 50.7179 -3.5327
Swindon Swindon – Sunny intervals 51.5556 -1.7784
Newtown (Powys) Newtown (Powys) – Overcast 52.5118 -3.3118
Aberystwyth Aberystwyth – Cloudy 52.415 -4.0817
Pembroke Pembroke – Cloudy 51.6731 -4.9084
Southampton Southampton – Sunny intervals 50.9093 -1.403
Plymouth Plymouth – Sunny intervals 50.3713 -4.1348
Birmingham Birmingham – Overcast 52.4859 -1.889
Banbury Banbury – Sunny intervals 52.0625 -1.3383
Reading Reading – Cloudy 51.4523 -0.9724
Wrexham Wrexham – Overcast 53.0428 -2.9911
Milton Keynes Milton Keynes – Cloudy 52.0382 -0.7555
Stoke-on-Trent Stoke-on-Trent – Overcast 53.0024 -2.178
Caernarfon Caernarfon – Cloudy 53.1393 -4.2727

Location Details

Cardiff

Location: 51.4878, -3.1873

Altitude: 0.0 m above mean sea level

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