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Issued at: 1200 on Wed 24 Aug 2016

Forecast summary

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

Regional forecast for London & South East England

Another hot and mainly dry day. Thundery showers possible later.

Today:

Any mist soon clearing, then mainly dry with sunny spells, and turning hot inland again, with channel coasts cooler. Turning cloudier in the west with outbreaks of showery rain. Maximum Temperature 32 °C.

Tonight:

Rain may affect some areas for a time, but it should be a dry end to the night for much of the region, with winds remaining light, mostly northerly. Minimum Temperature 20 °C.

Thursday:

Outbreaks of showery rain are likely to affect the area, perhaps turning heavy and thundery. Some drier and brighter spells too. Winds staying light. Maximum Temperature 26 °C.

Outlook for Friday to Sunday:

Friday looks mainly dry with sunny spells, once early rain clears Kent. Possible early rain Saturday morning, followed by fine weather with sunny spells. Sunshine and possible showers for Sunday.

Updated at: 0420 on Wed 24 Aug 2016

UK forecast for the next 5 days

Mostly dry with sunny spells. Hot in the southeast.

Today:

Predominately dry with a fair amount of sunshine. Feeling pleasantly warm for most, with another hot day in prospect for East Anglia and southeast England. Turning cloudier with some showery rain in the south later.

Tonight:

Rather cloudy across England and Wales with outbreaks of showery rain, perhaps heavy and thundery. Very warm and muggy in the southeast. Mostly dry with clear spells in the northwest.

Thursday:

Cloudy with showery outbreaks of rain across England and Wales, perhaps heavy and thundery. Very warm in the far southeast. Brighter and fresher with scattered showers in the northwest.

Outlook for Friday to Sunday:

Mainly fine on Friday, with scattered showers in the northwest. Heavy, thundery downpours moving north on Saturday, becoming warmer. Persistent rain across the north Sunday, fresher with heavy showers elsewhere.

Updated at: 0230 on Wed 24 Aug 2016

Outlook for the UK over the next 6-30 days

UK Outlook for Monday 29 Aug 2016 to Wednesday 7 Sep 2016:

Bank Holiday Monday is likely to see showers across much of the country, with most of these in the north and east. It should become drier through the day, but with more rain likely from the west overnight. Rain is possible across many areas next Tuesday, with the south east probably staying dry throughout. It is likely to be breezy in places with a fresher feel to the temperatures, but still warm in the sunshine. The rest of the period is looking unsettled, with bands of rain, some stronger winds in the north, but some drier interludes, especially in the south and south east. Temperatures on the whole may be around normal, but possibly warmer in the south.

Updated at: 1215 on Wed 24 Aug 2016

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

A generally changeable pattern of weather through the outlook period, with the north and west of the country seeing the wettest and windiest conditions, with a risk of gales at times.. Drier and more settled conditions in the south and east, but still with a chance of rain. Temperatures are expected to be around normal for the time of year, although slightly warmer in the south east.

Updated at: 1215 on Wed 24 Aug 2016

Weather map

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Weather forecast map for Folkestone

Folkestone Folkestone – Sunny day 51.0809 1.1711
Rochester Rochester – Sunny day 51.3875 0.5084
Brighton Brighton – Sunny day 50.822 -0.1356
London London – Sunny day 51.5081 -0.1248
Ipswich Ipswich – Sunny day 52.0563 1.1499
Cambridge Cambridge – Sunny day 52.2075 0.124
Reading Reading – Sunny day 51.4523 -0.9724
Milton Keynes Milton Keynes – Sunny day 52.0382 -0.7555
Norwich Norwich – Sunny day 52.6305 1.2991
Southampton Southampton – Sunny day 50.9093 -1.403
Peterborough Peterborough – Sunny day 52.569 -0.2388
Banbury Banbury – Sunny day 52.0625 -1.3383
Swindon Swindon – Sunny day 51.5556 -1.7784
Boston Boston – Sunny day 52.9786 -0.0249
Birmingham Birmingham – Sunny day 52.4859 -1.889
Nottingham Nottingham – Sunny day 52.9545 -1.1565
Lincoln Lincoln – Sunny day 53.2304 -0.539
Yeovil Yeovil – Sunny day 50.9416 -2.632
Hereford Hereford – Sunny intervals 52.056 -2.7146

Location Details

Folkestone

Location: 51.0809, 1.1711

Altitude: 40.0 m above mean sea level

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