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UK 5 day weather forecast
Dry and fine for most.
This Evening and Tonight:
Good clear spells for England, Wales and east Scotland with some frost likely. Some fog developing in east England. Northern Ireland and west Scotland cloudier with a little light rain.
A fine and dry day for most with good sunshine. Cloudier over Northern Ireland and west Scotland with some, mostly light, rain.
Outlook for Tuesday to Thursday:
Fine and dry for much of the period though a little light rain possible on Tuesday in the north and perhaps further south on Wednesday. Overnight frost for some.
UK long range weather forecast
Generally fine and dry on Friday, with sunny spells and patchy fair-weather cloud. Some showers possible for the far northeast, accompanied by gusty winds; these winds are also expected for the far southwest where gale force gusts could be seen in exposed areas. For most of April, high pressure is expected to dominate, meaning most places will be dry and bright, with some morning fog patches in places where winds are light. After a dip in daytime temperatures at the start of the period, it will probably warm slightly by day, although overnight frosts remain probable in rural areas. The greatest potential for rain and stronger winds across the south and southwest, although confidence decreases into the beginning of May.
Mixed weather patterns, typical of spring are most likely through the first half of May. Overall, fine and dry weather is expected to be most dominant, with fair-weather cloud and plenty of sunny spells. However, all areas are likely to see some showers or perhaps some longer spells of rain at times, with these unsettled periods more likely than they were in April. Temperatures are likely to be close to the average for the time of year, with the possibility of some warmer spells.