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

    Regional forecast for Dumfries, Galloway, Lothian & Borders

    A mostly dry day, but cloudier later with patchy rain.


    A mainly dry start with bright spells, these best over the Lothians and eastern Borders. Becoming cloudier in the afternoon from the west, with some patchy rain and low cloud reaching Galloway later, but staying dry further east. Maximum Temperature 22 °C.


    Low cloud with some patchy rain over Galloway will spread eastwards, with hill fog. Staying dry in the east. Then becoming generally cloudy overnight with patchy rain and drizzle. Minimum Temperature 12 °C.


    A cloudy start, with rain spreading from the southwest through the morning. Then a cloudy afternoon, with further rain, occasionally heavy in the west. Driest over the eastern Borders. Maximum Temperature 20 °C.

    Outlook for Monday to Wednesday:

    Monday and Tuesday look like a mixture of sunshine and sharp showers, perhaps longer spells of rain at times. Feeling cooler. Further rain spreading in from the west on Wednesday.

    Updated at: 0738 on Sat 23 Jul 2016

    UK forecast for the next 5 days

    Fine and warm for most. Rain in the west later.


    Cloud and outbreaks of rain will edge eastwards into western parts of the UK through the day. However, much of the country will remain fine, bar the odd isolated shower, with sunny spells. Feeling very warm where conditions are fine.


    Remaining rather cloudy across western parts with patchy drizzle. Clearer across Northern Ireland for a time, before rain arrives later. Elsewhere, largely dry with clear spells and remaining fairly humid.


    Cloud and outbreaks of rain and drizzle, heaviest in the northwest, will spread eastwards during the day. However, southeastern parts will be brighter with sunny spells and very warm temperatures.

    Outlook for Monday to Wednesday:

    Feeling fresher on Monday and Tuesday with sunny spells and showers; heaviest in the breezier north. Remaining showery on Wednesday with southern areas generally drier and becoming more humid again.

    Updated at: 0209 on Sat 23 Jul 2016

    Outlook for the UK over the next 6-30 days

    UK Outlook for Wednesday 27 Jul 2016 to Friday 5 Aug 2016:

    An unsettled look to the weather on Wednesday, with sunshine and showers. These conditions are then expected to continue into Thursday with a risk of gales in the northwest. Moving through Friday and into next weekend, it is likely there will be bands of rain, showers and some fresher periods. Northern parts should see most of the rain, along with a chance of gales. Further south, drier and brighter weather is expected. The following week is likely to see showers or longer spells of rain across the country, interspersed with some more settled and drier periods. Temperatures through the outlook period may be around or perhaps slightly below average. The cooler temperatures possibly in the north, but occasionally warm and humid in the south.

    Updated at: 1313 on Fri 22 Jul 2016

    UK Outlook for Saturday 6 Aug 2016 to Saturday 20 Aug 2016:

    The strongest signal is for the weather across the UK to be changeable from early through to mid-August. There are likely to be warm and settled periods, but also bands of rain, along with spells of sunshine and showers. Most of the rain is likely to be in the north and northwest, with the south and southeast expected to see more of the drier and settled conditions. Temperatures will probably average out around normal, with some warmer and cooler days likely.

    Updated at: 1314 on Fri 22 Jul 2016

    Location Details


    Location: 55.9715, -3.271

    Altitude: 45.0 m above mean sea level

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