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UK 5 day weather forecast


Sunny spells and scattered heavy showers.


Cloudy in the far north with some drizzle, else another day of sunshine and showers, these heavy in places with a risk of hail and thunder, particularly in central areas.


Variable cloud and clear spells, with many areas becoming mainly dry. However, showers likely to continue across parts of Scotland, central and southeast England.


Scattered heavy showers developing again during the day, particularly across central and eastern UK with hail and thunder likely. Drier conditions expected across the north and west by afternoon.

Outlook for Tuesday to Thursday:

Brighter spells and showers Tuesday, but cloudier in the north with rain. Many areas drier Wednesday. Wind and rain moving from the west on Thursday. Rather cool.


UK long range weather forecast

Unsettled conditions continuing, with scattered showers again developing across most areas. To start the period, these may be heavy, and at times wintry in the far north, especially over hills. Further into this period, it is likely to remain changeable with a mixture of sunshine and scattered showers, though heavy in places with a risk of thunder. Brief spells of more organised cloud, bringing rain and strong winds, remain possible, particularly in the south. Generally staying breezy throughout. While temperatures by night are likely to below average, frost is expected to be restricted to prone locations, especially where winds fall light. By day, temperatures are likely to be around or slightly below average, notably cool in the South but cold in the North.


Confidence is low for this period, typical of Spring and early Summer. It is likely for conditions to remain changeable with showers at first, but probably becoming more settled with an increasing likelihood of drier conditions for many places. Temperatures possibly recovering to nearer average but with more settled conditions bringing some warmer days, and some cooler nights remain possible.


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