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UK 5 day weather forecast


Cooler with showers in the northwest. Drier elsewhere.

This Evening and Tonight:

A dry evening for many with cloud and patchy rain soon clearing the far southeast. Showers continuing during the evening for Scotland, but becoming confined to coasts by dawn. Cooler than of late for all.


Dry and breezy for many in southern parts, whilst showers become more frequent and blustery across the north. Isolated thunder and hail continue. Feeling cold in strong winds.

Outlook for Monday to Wednesday:

Showers in the northwest, spreading to all parts on Monday. A notably cooler feel as temperatures drop to average for April. Turing drier on Tuesday but more rain for Wednesday.


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, though systems still likely reaching the south east on Thursday. Temperatures are expected to mostly be below normal edging toward average or just above into the new week. Through the weekend and into the new week a build of pressure will probably occur, meaning more in the way of dry weather across the UK as a whole. Some rain of light showers will still be possible at times, if these develop they will be more likely to affect the northwest.


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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