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  • Mon Monday 4th
    17°C 12°C
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  • Tue Tuesday 5th
    15°C 9°C
    Light shower day
  • Wed Wednesday 6th
    12°C 7°C
    Heavy shower day
  • Thu Thursday 7th
    14°C 6°C
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  • Fri Friday 8th
    14°C 7°C
    Cloudy
Monday (04 May 2015)
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Issued at: 0700 on Mon 04 May 2015

Forecast summary

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

Regional forecast for East of England

Mainly fine. Cloud and patchy rain arriving during Monday evening.

Today:

Mainly fine with sunny spells and lighter winds. This sunshine will become hazy later, with cloud thickening and winds strengthening later ahead of evening rain. Maximum Temperature 19C.

Tonight:

Rain turning persistent and heavy and accompanied by strong winds. Rain mostly clearing and turning more showery by the end of the night, with winds decreasing somewhat. Minimum Temperature 10C.

Tuesday:

Turning mainly dry for many places with bright or sunny spells. A few blustery showers are expected, these mainly in the morning. Winds will be noticeably strong and gusty. Maximum Temperature 18C.

Outlook for Wednesday to Friday:

Wednesday will remain very windy with sunny spells and scattered heavy showers, with a chance of thunder. Brighter, drier and less windy on Thursday and probably bright for Friday.

Updated at: 0427 on Mon 04 May 2015

UK forecast for the next 5 days

Drier and brighter today. Turning wet from the south tonight.

Today:

A largely fine and dry day with plenty of sunny spells. Heavy rain across Scotland will clear northeastwards and some showers will linger across Northern Ireland. Cloud will thicken in southern England, with occasional rain later.

Tonight:

The rain will track north with heavy pulses, affecting all parts, getting to the south of Scotland by dawn. With thick cloud and heavy rain it will be mild though.

Tuesday:

The rain band will slow across northern Scotland with sunny spells developing elsewhere. Winds will strengthen from the south with a risk of gales and some blustery showers.

Outlook for Wednesday to Friday:

Windy with heavy, possibly thundery showers on Wednesday. Thursday will be drier with fewer showers, and light rain will move into the far north and south Friday.

Updated at: 0431 on Mon 04 May 2015

Outlook for the UK over the next 6-30 days

UK Outlook for Friday 8 May 2015 to Sunday 17 May 2015:

A few showers in the north at first on Friday, these soon dying away leaving a dry and settled day for most, however thicker cloud and some outbreaks of rain are expected in the far southwest later, this probably spreading north on Saturday, perhaps bringing some rain to northwestern parts, with more settled weather developing in the south and east. It may become unsettled again in the north the following week with occasional outbreaks of rain, and strong winds. Drier, brighter conditions are expected further south, although there is considerable uncertainty regarding the extent of these conditions at present. Temperatures will likely be average for most areas, perhaps slightly above in the southeast, although temperatures in the north should be below average at first, giving a risk of overnight frost.

UK Outlook for Monday 18 May 2015 to Monday 1 Jun 2015:

Overall conditions will be fairly mixed during this period, with most areas experiencing spells of fine and bright weather interspersed with more changeable conditions. The most unsettled conditions are likely to be across northern and northwestern areas at first. The best of the settled weather being more likely in the in the south and southeast. Towards the end of the month drier conditions may become more prevalent across northern areas. Temperatures are likely to be near average for most areas, with spells of more settled weather likely to be accompanied by higher daytime temperatures, especially in the south at first. Some chilly evenings are also likely, perhaps with isolated overnight frost, most likely in rural northern areas.

Updated at: 1321 on Sun 03 May 2015

Weather map

Mon 0800

Weather forecast map for Watford (Hertfordshire)

Watford (Hertfordshire) Watford (Hertfordshire) – Cloudy 51.6561 -0.3888
Reading Reading – Sunny intervals 51.4523 -0.9724
Milton Keynes Milton Keynes – Sunny day 52.0382 -0.7555
Rochester Rochester – Sunny day 51.3875 0.5084
Cambridge Cambridge – Sunny intervals 52.2075 0.124
Banbury Banbury – Sunny day 52.0625 -1.3383
Brighton Brighton – Sunny intervals 50.822 -0.1356
Swindon Swindon – Sunny intervals 51.5556 -1.7784
Peterborough Peterborough – Sunny day 52.569 -0.2388
Southampton Southampton – Sunny day 50.9093 -1.403
Ipswich Ipswich – Sunny day 52.0563 1.1499
Dover Dover – Sunny intervals 51.1259 1.3179
Birmingham Birmingham – Cloudy 52.4859 -1.889
Boston Boston – Sunny day 52.9786 -0.0249
Nottingham Nottingham – Sunny day 52.9545 -1.1565
Norwich Norwich – Sunny intervals 52.6305 1.2991
Hereford Hereford – Sunny day 52.056 -2.7146
Yeovil Yeovil – Sunny intervals 50.9416 -2.632
Lincoln Lincoln – Sunny intervals 53.2304 -0.539
Stoke-on-Trent Stoke-on-Trent – Sunny day 53.0024 -2.178

Location Details

Watford (Hertfordshire)

Location: 51.6561, -0.3888

Altitude: 63m above mean sea level

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