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UK 5 day weather forecast


Fine but chilly for most. Some rain for Scotland.

This Evening and Tonight:

Many areas dry, cold and frosty with a mixture of cloud and clear spells. Thicker cloud over parts of Scotland with some rain in the north and west.


England and Wales dry with some sunny spells. Northern Ireland and Scotland cloudier with some rain mainly for west and north Scotland, particularly later.

Outlook for Monday to Wednesday:

Settled initially albeit often rather cloudy, with light winds and some patchy rain for some. Rather cold with pockets of overnight frost. Turning unsettled Wednesday with rain and strengthening winds.


UK long range weather forecast

Remaining unsettled for most on Thursday with frequent blustery showers, winds could reach severe gale around some coasts with gales also possible inland. The unsettled theme is then likely to remain through the following weekend with further spells of rain and showers, with some snow possible on high ground in northern parts of the country. Into the following week, there may be a more settled, drier and brighter interlude for at least southern areas. Thereafter conditions look mixed or changeable with further potential for rain and strong winds, with these most likely across the west and northwest of the UK. Temperatures are expected to trend close to average with overnight frosts still possible, especially during settled interludes.


Into the latter part of March, unsettled conditions are likely to be increasingly confined to the north and west of the UK, with the south and east probably seeing more settled conditions. Into the beginning of April, there is a chance that the settled conditions will become more widespread to bring some drier spells of weather for most. Temperatures are most likely to remain near to or slightly above average, with any colder or cooler intervals short-lived.


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