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UK 5 day weather forecast


Most areas wet and windy on Saturday.

This Evening and Tonight:

A chilly end to the day with daytime showers dying out. Wet and windy weather then reaches southwest England late evening and then spreads into Northern Ireland, Wales and much of England overnight. Touch of frost in the north.


Early wet and windy weather over Wales, Northern Ireland and England spreading into the rest of the UK. Some heavy rain, especially Wales. Northern Ireland and southeastern England drier later.

Outlook for Sunday to Tuesday:

Bright with showers on Sunday. Very warm in the southeast. Sunshine and showers, heavy in places, on Monday and Tuesday, Breezy in the west and southwest at times.


UK long range weather forecast

A mixture of sunny spells and scattered showers are likely on Wednesday, with heavy and possible thundery downpours in the far north. A more organised band of rain may approach from the southwest later in the day. Remaining showery for the rest of the week with the chance of a brief settled spell from the west into Friday. The unsettled theme then continues through the remainder of this period, with longer spells of rain and showers in between, the clearest conditions are most likely in the north. It's likely to be breezy at times; especially around coastal areas, where gales may occur. Temperatures will be near to or slightly below average, though overnight frosts becoming unlikely.


Confidence remains low for this period with weather conditions typical for Spring. A mixture of sunny spells and showers is likely, especially at first, with areas in the south experiencing the most settled and dry conditions through this period. Towards the north and northwest there is an increased chance of unsettled weather as longer spells of rain and strong winds arrive from the Atlantic at times. Temperatures likely to be around average.


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