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Sunrise: 06:41 Sunset: 18:54 Moon phase: Waning crescent 2 Daily air quality index*
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Sunrise: 06:43 Sunset: 18:52 Moon phase: Waning crescent 3 Daily air quality index*
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Sunrise: 06:44 Sunset: 18:49 Moon phase: New 3 Daily air quality index*
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Sunrise: 06:46 Sunset: 18:47 Moon phase: New 2 Daily air quality index*
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Sunrise: 06:47 Sunset: 18:45 Moon phase: New 3 Daily air quality index*
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Issued at: 1200 on Mon 22 Sep 2014

* Daily index representing the background and regional air quality for a chosen location. Air pollution levels close to roads in urban areas may be higher. For more information please visit our Daily Air Quality Index page.

Forecast Summary

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

Regional forecast for London & South East England

Dry with sunny spells today. Clear spells and chilly tonight.

Today:

A fine and dry day with some good sunny spells. After a chilly start it will feel quite pleasant in the sunshine and light winds by the afternoon. Maximum Temperature 19C.

Tonight:

It will be dry with clear spells and light winds. Becoming chilly again, with some mist patches likely to form. Minimum Temperature 5C.

Tuesday:

After a chilly start, dry for most places with sunny spells and feeling pleasantly warm. Cloud spreading to the north of the region by evening, with some outbreaks of rain. Maximum Temperature 19C.

Outlook for Wednesday to Friday:

Wednesday, cloudy with showery rain, but brighter, drier, breezy conditions following by afternoon. Thursday and Friday, mostly cloudy and dry, with some bright or sunny intervals possible. Winds decreasing.

Issued at: 0500 on Mon 22 Sep 2014

UK forecast for the next 5 days

Dry and fine for most, but rain in far northwest.

Today:

A cold start this morning, with a few localised mist and fog patches, then dry and fine for most once again. However rain will edge across northwest Scotland, then into Northern Ireland and the rest of Scotland into the evening.

Tonight:

The cloud and rain will continue to push southeastwards overnight, possibly just about reaching northern parts of northern England by dawn. Elsewhere, dry, clear and cold once again.

Tuesday:

The band of cloud and occasional rain will continue southwards, across the rest of northern England and north Wales by evening. Largely dry and fine either side.

Outlook for Wednesday to Friday:

Cloud and rain clearing southwards on Wednesday with the odd shower following. Largely cloudy on Thursday and Friday with outbreaks of rain or drizzle for many. Breezy throughout, especially Thursday.

Issued at: 0500 on Mon 22 Sep 2014

Outlook for the UK over the next 6-30 days

UK Outlook for Saturday 27 Sep 2014 to Monday 6 Oct 2014:

Fairly cloudy at first, though some sunny intervals developing for central, southern and eastern parts of the UK. Outbreaks of rain are expected for northern and western areas, more persistent for parts of Scotland and Northern Ireland, although clearer, showery weather should follow for a time. It will be quite windy here too. Temperatures generally near or a little above normal. Into the following week, the north and west are likely to remain the windiest and most unsettled parts of the UK, with the best of the weather further south and east. However, a little rain is to be expected here at times. Temperatures should be a little above normal for most. This general northwest-southeast split in the weather is then likely to continue into the start of October.

UK Outlook for Tuesday 7 Oct 2014 to Tuesday 21 Oct 2014:

The broadly northwest-southeast split in weather conditions expected to become established for late September and early October is then showing signs of persisting into mid-October. This pattern would leave southern, central and eastern parts tending to see the best of the weather with conditions often fine and dry. Occasional bouts of rain should still be expected, and mist and fog patches may be a problem during morning rush hours but under fine weather it should feel pleasant. Further northwest, conditions are likely to be more unsettled with more frequent outbreaks of rain, perhaps accompanied by strong winds, temperatures here then often closer to average or perhaps even just below at times.

Issued at: 0500 on Mon 22 Sep 2014

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Folkestone Sunny day 51.0809 1.1711
Rochester Sunny intervals 51.3875 0.5084
Brighton Sunny day 50.822 -0.1356
London Sunny day 51.5081 -0.1248
Ipswich Sunny day 52.0563 1.1499
Cambridge Sunny day 52.2075 0.124
Reading Sunny day 51.4523 -0.9724
Milton Keynes Sunny day 52.0382 -0.7555
Norwich Sunny intervals 52.6305 1.2991
Southampton Sunny day 50.9093 -1.403
Peterborough Sunny day 52.569 -0.2388
Banbury Sunny day 52.0625 -1.3383
Swindon Sunny day 51.5556 -1.7784
Boston Sunny day 52.9786 -0.0249
Birmingham Sunny day 52.4859 -1.889
Nottingham Sunny day 52.9545 -1.1565
Lincoln Sunny day 53.2304 -0.539
Yeovil Sunny intervals 50.9416 -2.632
Hereford Sunny day 52.056 -2.7146
Cardiff Sunny day 51.4812 -3.1778

Location Details

Folkestone

Location: 51.0809, 1.1711

Altitude: 40m above mean sea level

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