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UK 5 day weather forecast


Rain in the northwest. Mild and dry in the southeast.

This Evening and Tonight:

Further rain and drizzle in the northwest of the UK, cooler for northwest Scotland where there will be heavy blustery showers and coastal gales. Some low cloud, and mist returning for western and southern coasts. Clearer in the east.


Patchy low cloud should clear quickly in the south. A weak band of rain moves southeastwards, clearing by dusk. Showers in the northwest, locally heavy with thunder. Turning cooler.

Outlook for Sunday to Tuesday:

Generally bright, breezy and cooler on Sunday. Showers in the northwest, spreading to all parts on Monday. A notably cooler feel as temperatures drop to average for April.


UK long range weather forecast

Winds from the north or northwest are expected to affect the UK at the start of this period. Some showers or longer spells of rain are likely at times, these heaviest across the north and northwest. Conversely, many parts of the the south and southeast are likely to remain mainly dry. Temperatures are expected to mostly be below normal. Through the latter part of this period a build of pressure will probably occur, meaning more in the way of dry weather across the UK as a whole. Some rain is still possible at times, if this develops it is more likely to affect the northwest. Temperatures will probably return to closer to normal, perhaps slightly above in places.


Towards the end of April, high pressure will probably be close to the UK with a good deal of dry weather for many areas. Moving into May, these settled conditions will probably move northwards, with the driest weather across the northwest of the UK. If any more unsettled conditions develop these are more likely to affect south with a risk of some heavy rain or showers. Temperatures will probably be close to average overall, with warm days but some colder nights.


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