Weather and climate change
UK 5 day weather forecast
Some showers or rain but turning drier in south Friday.
This Evening and Tonight:
Windy in the north with scattered showers, some heavy in the south and east for a time but mainly in northwest later. Rain, possibly quite heavy in palces, moving east across rest of England, before drying up in the west.
Early rain across southeast England, perhaps heavy for some, soon clearing, then much of England and Wales seeing warm sunny spells. Sunshine and scattered showers for Northern and Scotland, breezy.
Outlook for Saturday to Monday:
Sunshine and showers Saturday, showers locally heavy in the north, though mainly dry southeast. Cloud and rain, some heavy, spreading northeast across the UK through Sunday and Monday. Warm nights.
UK long range weather forecast
The very start of this period will see most areas experiencing rather cloudy conditions and perhaps some rain or drizzle spreading from the southwest. The east and southeast are more likely to be drier on Tuesday, with stronger winds and showers in the north and northwest. From then, there looks to be a change to more settled conditions with the best of any sunshine in the southeast. A northwest/southeast temperature split may also develop, whereby cooler polar air will characterise the north, with the south experiencing warmer air from the continent. By the end of this period, fine, dry weather is likely to prevail for many. Light winds are likely with plenty of sunshine, and temperatures generally warm or locally very warm.
After generally settled weather for the end of August, September brings more widely unsettled conditions across the UK. The weather may continue to become more changeable through the early weeks, seeing average conditions for this time of year. Temperatures are likely to be warm, and to remain warm throughout this period.
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