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UK 5 day weather forecast
Mostly cloudy and misty tonight.
This Evening and Tonight:
Cloudy and misty across central and many southern areas, with some rain across parts of northern England. Clear spells in far south with patchy fog later. Clearer skies across Scotland with a frost and a few freezing fog patches.
Dull and misty for many, although sunny spells across north-eastern Scotland and some sunshine also possible over parts of west Wales and southwest England. Rain into far north-west later.
Outlook for Monday to Wednesday:
Cloudy with rain for most on Monday, but turning brighter, drier and cooler on Tuesday, especially in E, ahead of rain and showers moving south-east Wednesday. Mild initially, turning colder.
UK long range weather forecast
High pressure and generally settled weather will likely give way to wetter, and at times windier, conditions through the first week of December. Outbreaks of rain are likely in most areas, notably northern areas at first, and perhaps more southern areas into the weekend. Gales may also develop, these most likely for exposed western areas. Later in the period it may well turn more settled, though colder, with a return of night frost and fog. Some showers are likely too, these perhaps wintry at times in the north. Temperatures may start off near normal, though often feeling colder in windier and wetter spells. Below normal temperatures are then slightly more likely for later in the period.
Despite some mixed signals, the general trend suggests typical early winter weather with periods of persistent rain and showery interludes. Cloudy and blustery conditions are still likely in the east at first. Overall, the best of the driest and brightest weather is in the south and east. Frost and fog patches are likely during any settled spells, and any wintry precipitation is likely in colder and more unsettled spells over high ground of the north and northwest. Conditions in the southwest are likely to turn more settled through the month. There is a risk of gales, with the strongest winds being seen to the north and northwest.