Weather and climate change
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UK 5 day weather forecast
Dry for many. Becoming colder by Sunday.
This Evening and Tonight:
Outbreaks of rain and drizzle for parts of the west but only small amount of rain. Cloudy for many but eastern and southern England seeing some breaks.
Dry but cloudy for much of England and Wales. Rain moving across Northern Ireland and Scotland during the day, weakening as it continues southeast overnight. Becoming colder in the north.
Outlook for Sunday to Tuesday:
Many areas dry and sunny weather, although cold overnight with a widespread frost. Cloudier, windier and milder across the north, with some rain at times for the far northwest.
UK long range weather forecast
On Wednesday, a band of cloud and outbreaks of light rain or drizzle in central areas at first, moving northwards later. A clearer and colder day in the south, with sunny spells, however isolated fog or freezing fog here initially. Ending the week, a southeast and northwest split is predicted, with high pressure in the southeast and low in the northwest. This would likely lead to dry weather and sunny spells in the southeast, with cloud and outbreaks of rain and drizzle in the northwest, also a risk of coastal gales here. This pattern is predicted to continue further into the period, with dry and settled weather for many parts of the UK much of the time. Temperatures rather mild in the north but closer to average in the south.
During the period, generally settled weather conditions are expected across the UK. Frontal systems bringing rain and strong winds are expected in the northwest, perhaps spreading further into the southeast at times, although much of the south and southeast may stay largely dry. Temperatures overall will be above normal, with a small chance of colder conditions.