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

    Regional forecast for London & South East England

    Fine with sunshine.

    Today:

    Cool at first, perhaps with a touch of frost in prone rural spots, however it will soon warm up to a generally fine day with plenty of sunshine and light winds, the sun perhaps periodically hazy under high cloud. Maximum Temperature 18 °C.

    Tonight:

    Skies should remain largely clear overnight, which when coupled with light winds will allow temperatures to dip, perhaps leading to a touch of frost in one or two rural spots. Minimum Temperature 4 °C.

    Thursday:

    After another cool start a dry and sunny day should develop, with plenty of warm sunshine as winds also remain light. Maximum Temperature 19 °C.

    Outlook for Friday to Sunday:

    Increasingly warm, with fine and sunny days for most, the sun periodically turning hazy under high cloud. There is a chance of the warmth sparking thundery showers during weekend afternoons.

    Updated at: 0301 on Wed 4 May 2016

    UK forecast for the next 5 days

    Dry with sunny spells for most. Feeling warmer.

    Today:

    After a chilly start, most places will have a fine and dry day with plenty of warm sunshine. However, cloud and outbreaks of rain will slowly spread southeastwards across parts of Scotland and Northern Ireland as the day progresses.

    Tonight:

    Patchy rain will continue to spread south into northern England, with clear spells following and with some showers possible in the far northwest. Elsewhere will be dry with clear skies.

    Thursday:

    Most places will be fine and dry, with plenty of warm sunshine, albeit rather hazy at times. Thicker cloud with outbreaks of rain possible across the far northwest of Scotland.

    Outlook for Friday to Sunday:

    Fine and warm for most on Friday with the odd shower possible across northern Scotland. Staying warm into the weekend, but an increasing risk of some thundery showers developing.

    Updated at: 0238 on Wed 4 May 2016

    Outlook for the UK over the next 6-30 days

    UK Outlook for Monday 9 May 2016 to Wednesday 18 May 2016:

    Most parts will very warm with some good sunny spells on Monday and Tuesday, although some heavy and thundery showers may affect the southwest, with a small risk of these showers developing elsewhere. Fog in the North Sea may also come onshore onto eastern coasts at times. Through the second half of next week northern parts are likely to become mainly dry, although thundery showers, or longer spells of rain may affect the south at times. Sea fog could continue to affect some eastern coasts Mainly dry and settled weather is then expected through to the middle of May with above average temperatures at first, although temperatures could return to near normal later, with perhaps more changeable weather spreading into the northwest.

    Updated at: 1203 on Wed 4 May 2016

    UK Outlook for Thursday 19 May 2016 to Thursday 2 Jun 2016:

    There is some uncertainty through this period but the most likely scenario is for mainly dry weather with sunny spells to persist in the south and east. More changeable weather is expected in the north and west with showers or longer spells of rain, interspersed by some drier and brighter conditions. Temperatures are likely to be near normal, though perhaps becoming warm later towards the southeast.

    Updated at: 1203 on Wed 4 May 2016

    Location Details

    London

    Location: 51.5081, -0.1248

    Altitude: 11.0 m above mean sea level

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