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    Forecast summary

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

    Regional forecast for East of England

    Rather cloudy with isolated heavy showers later.

    Today:

    Dry and bright start with sunny spells, then clouding over by late morning, with a chance of a few spots of rain. Some brightness developing, but a heavy shower is possible later in the afternoon and evening. Winds staying light. Maximum Temperature 20C.

    Tonight:

    Turning dry overnight and cloudy for most parts. Some clear spells developing later in the night, mainly across more northern areas, and here temperatures will be lowest. Winds remaining light. Minimum Temperature 8C.

    Saturday:

    Saturday dry with some sunny spells. Patchy cloud developing by afternoon, and feeling quite pleasant across western areas, but feeling much cooler further east, especially near coasts with onshore breezes. Maximum Temperature 18C.

    Outlook for Sunday to Tuesday:

    Sunday starting bright then clouding over with rain, before clearing slowly southeastwards during the afternoon. On Monday and Tuesday sunny spells and staying mainly dry, with a noticeable, cool breeze.

    Updated at: 0204 on Fri 22 May 2015

    UK forecast for the next 5 days

    Cloudy with some patchy rain, but brightening from the north.

    Today:

    A cloudy start in the north with patchy rain, becoming increasingly dry and bright. Cloudy in the south and west with some patchy rain. Some warm sunny spells towards the southeast with a risk of a few heavy showers later.

    Tonight:

    Remaining patchy light rain and showers will clear the southeast tonight. Elsewhere will be dry with light winds and clear spells, leading to a chilly night for many.

    Saturday:

    A fine, chilly start followed by a dry day with sunny spells for many and feeling pleasantly warm in the sunshine. However, rain will arrive in the northwest later.

    Outlook for Sunday to Tuesday:

    Rain spreading southeast across all parts through Sunday, with cooler, brighter conditions following. Mainly dry on Monday, but some showers in the east. Cloud and some rain moves south-eastwards Tuesday.

    Updated at: 0330 on Fri 22 May 2015

    Outlook for the UK over the next 6-30 days

    UK Outlook for Tuesday 26 May 2015 to Thursday 4 Jun 2015:

    It looks to be rather cloudy at times on Tuesday, although some spells of sunshine are likely to develop during the day. A few showers are possible, most of these in the north and east, with south-western parts likely to stay mostly dry. Wednesday looks to turn somewhat cloudier, with a some rain spreading in from the northwest for a time. The rest of the outlook period is generally expected to remain rather unsettled, with showers or some longer spells of rain, especially for north-western areas. The best of the drier and brighter conditions are expected in the south of the UK. Temperatures are likely to remain rather below average generally, perhaps increasing to nearer average later.

    UK Outlook for Friday 5 Jun 2015 to Friday 19 Jun 2015:

    There is considerable uncertainty in the likely weather type through to the middle of June. Overall a rather mixed picture is likely and it will probably be rather unsettled in the first part of June, especially in the northwest. There is a weak signal for higher pressure to become established across northern areas as we go further into June which would lead to drier conditions in the north and perhaps more unsettled in the south. There is also uncertainty with regards to the overall temperature pattern, but the most likely scenario is a slight warming through the month, in line with climatic trends. The warming trend perhaps more noticeable for northern areas.

    Updated at: 1204 on Thu 21 May 2015

    Location Details

    Ipswich

    Location: 52.0563, 1.1499

    Altitude: 6m above mean sea level

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