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Saturday   (27 August 2016)
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Monday   (29 August 2016)
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Tuesday   (30 August 2016)
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Wednesday   (31 August 2016)
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Friday   (02 September 2016)
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Issued at: 0100 on Sat 27 Aug 2016

Forecast summary

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

Regional forecast for Wales

Dry tonight and much of Saturday, heavy rain later.

This Evening and Tonight:

This evening will be dry with some good sunny spells before dusk. This will lead to a dry night with clear skies, although it may turn misty in some rural spots. Minimum Temperature 9 °C.

Saturday:

Saturday morning will start dry with sunny spells. It will become cloudier during the day, with outbreaks of heavy rain spreading into much of Wales by the evening. Maximum Temperature 21 °C.

Outlook for Sunday to Tuesday:

Showers on Sunday could become become heavy and thundery in places. Rather cloudy on Monday with a few showers. Cloudy on Tuesday with a little rain in the west.

Updated at: 1431 on Fri 26 Aug 2016

UK forecast for the next 5 days

Mainly dry tonight, heavy rain across England and Wales Saturday.

This Evening and Tonight:

Showers across northern Scotland this evening will die out overnight. Elsewhere it will be a dry night with largely clear skies, although some patchy fog may form in eastern England. Risk of thundery showers in the south be morning,

Saturday:

Showery rain will push northwards across much of England and Wales and will become heavy, and thundery in places. Further north it will be mainly dry with sunny spells.

Outlook for Sunday to Tuesday:

Showers on Sunday, heavy and thundery in places. Rather cloudy on Monday with a few showers. Sunny spells in the east on Tuesday, but patchy rain in the west.

Updated at: 1426 on Fri 26 Aug 2016

Outlook for the UK over the next 6-30 days

UK Outlook for Wednesday 31 Aug 2016 to Friday 9 Sep 2016:

A band of rain will move southeastwards across the country on Wednesday. There is a risk of thundery showers breaking out ahead of the rain across central and southeastern parts of England. Brighter but showery weather will follow into the northwest, but southern and eastern parts are likely to become mainly dry. The weather through the rest of the period is likely to be changeable with showers or longer spells of rain, interspersed by some dry and brighter periods. The wettest and windiest weather is likely to occur in the north and west, although there is a low risk of thundery showers affecting the south at times. Temperatures will be generally near or a little above normal, although there is the chance of some warmer spells, especially in the southeast.

Updated at: 1204 on Fri 26 Aug 2016

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

There is some doubt in the detail of the forecast for this period, but the most likely scenario is for westerly or southwesterly winds to dominate. This will bring changeable weather, with showers or longer spells of rain interspersed by some dry and bright periods. The heaviest and most persistent rain is expected to occur in the north and west, where it could also be windy at times. The best of the brighter weather probably occurring in the south and east. A trend towards drier and more settled conditions looks more possible during the second half of September. Temperatures through this period are likely to be generally above average, with any colder spells being transient.

Updated at: 1204 on Fri 26 Aug 2016

Weather map

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Weather forecast map for Pen Y Fan

Pen Y Fan Pen Y Fan – Clear night 51.8839 -3.4375
Swansea Swansea – Clear night 51.621 -3.9424
Cardiff Cardiff – Clear night 51.4812 -3.1778
Hereford Hereford – Clear night 52.056 -2.7146
Newtown (Powys) Newtown (Powys) – Clear night 52.5118 -3.3118
Aberystwyth Aberystwyth – Clear night 52.415 -4.0817
Barnstaple Barnstaple – Clear night 51.0777 -4.0571
Pembroke Pembroke – Clear night 51.6731 -4.9084
Yeovil Yeovil – Clear night 50.9416 -2.632
Swindon Swindon – Clear night 51.5556 -1.7784
Birmingham Birmingham – Clear night 52.4859 -1.889
Exeter Exeter – Clear night 50.7179 -3.5327
Wrexham Wrexham – Clear night 53.0428 -2.9911
Banbury Banbury – Clear night 52.0625 -1.3383
Caernarfon Caernarfon – Clear night 53.1393 -4.2727
Stoke-on-Trent Stoke-on-Trent – Clear night 53.0024 -2.178
Plymouth Plymouth – Cloudy 50.3713 -4.1348
Reading Reading – Clear night 51.4523 -0.9724
Southampton Southampton – Clear night 50.9093 -1.403
Milton Keynes Milton Keynes – Clear night 52.0382 -0.7555

Location Details

Pen Y Fan

Location: 51.8839, -3.4375

Altitude: 886.0 m above mean sea level

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