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UK 5 day weather forecast

Headline:

Some warm sunshine for many.

Today:

Dry with warm sunny spells for most after early fog patches clear by mid-morning. Scattered showers across southeast England; and patchy rain spreading across some northwest, especially west and north of Scotland. Windy in the far north.

Tonight:

Cloud and patchy light rain sinking southeast into central Britain but still plenty of dry weather with clear spells and some fog patches.

Tuesday:

Variable cloud with warm sunny spells for most. Some early fog patches clearing by mid-morning. Thicker cloud and outbreaks of rain reaching the far northwest accompanied by coastal gales.

Outlook for Wednesday to Friday:

Periods of rain, locally heavy, affecting many northern and northwestern areas during this period. Mostly dry and bright in the south. Strong winds across the north, especially Wednesday and Thursday.

Updated:

UK long range weather forecast

Friday look to be widely unsettled, with much of the UK receiving showers or longer spells of rain, as well as windy conditions. Northwestern areas will likely see the heaviest rain and coastal gales. The south will see the best conditions with good sunny spells. From the weekend onwards, a very general northwest to southeast split to our weather is likely to develop. The northwest is expected to see the most of any unsettled conditions: outbreaks of rain, possibly heavy at times, and strong winds, possibly coastal gales. Drier and sunnier weather looks more likely across the southeast, though unsettled weather in the northwest could still spread here at times. Temperatures generally near or slightly below average, but may slightly rise towards the end of this period.

Updated:

Current signals, although quite weak, suggest that higher pressure is expected over the southeast during this period, giving generally settled conditions here and to eastern parts. Conversely, low pressure will tend to lie to the northwest of the UK, bringing more in the way of rain and stronger winds to northern and western areas, with a low risk of stormy conditions. This more unsettled weather could occasionally spread further towards the southeast. Temperatures are more likely to be above average through this period.

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