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UK 5 day weather forecast

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Warm in south, showers in north, some rain in between.

Today:

Rain across central UK will slowly edge southwards with some heavier bursts. Brighter to the north with a few showers and easing winds. Warm, sunny periods in the south, though some parts turning cloudier later.

Tonight:

Mild with light rain edging southwards across England and Wales, though some parts of the south remaining dry with clear spells. Chilly further north and blustery showers for northern Scotland.

Monday:

Perhaps a bright start in the far south and southeast, otherwise cloudy with light rain for most southern parts. Windy further north with scattered showers, heavy in the far north.

Outlook for Tuesday to Thursday:

Chilly start on Tuesday, mostly fine although some rain in the far north. Cloudy with some patchy rain in the north on Wednesday and Thursday, drier and brighter further south.

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UK long range weather forecast

Dry and bright weather is expected to dominate on Thursday and Friday. Daytime temperatures are likely to be warm for most, and perhaps very warm in the southeast. There could be chilly nights though, with overnight fog patches. Any wet and windy weather will be confined to the far northwest. Over the weekend, cooler, unsettled weather will move in from the west, continuing into the start of next week. The situation beyond next Tuesday is uncertain, but the most likely situation is for southeastern UK to stay fairly dry, with warm daytime temperatures. Low night temperatures are likely, bringing an increased chance of mist, fog or even frost. Meanwhile, the northwest of the UK is more likely to keep stronger winds with heavier rain at times, and lower daytime temperatures.

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Confidence remains low for the end of September and into October, and a number of different weather scenarios are possible. However the most likely situation is for southeastern UK to stay on the dry side of average, with daytime temperatures fairly warm for the time of year. Low temperatures are likely during many of the nights, bringing an increased chance of mist, fog and ground frost. Meanwhile, the northwest of the UK is more likely to keep stronger winds with heavier rain at times, and lower daytime temperatures.

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