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UK 5 day weather forecast


Changeable theme returning for the rest of the week.

This Evening and Tonight:

Most parts starting dry, although rain or sleet affecting Shetland. Cloud, rain and strengthening winds reaching western parts after midnight. An early frost in the north and east otherwise mild.


Cloud and rain extending to all parts by midday and becoming windy around coasts. Brighter with showers during the afternoon in Northern Ireland. Mild in the west, elsewhere rather cold.

Outlook for Wednesday to Friday:

Unsettled with showers or longer spells of rain interspersed with drier interludes. Potential for some very strong winds in the south Friday. Mild throughout, especially for parts of the southeast.


UK long range weather forecast

Cloudy for most with showers on Saturday, possibly merging into longer periods of rain. The best of any brightness is likely to be in the southwest but here too there will likely be showers, perhaps heavy with a risk of thunder. Winds light to moderate, perhaps strong in the far north and around some coasts in the southwest. As we move further into April we are likely to see a gradual trend toward more settled conditions with perhaps the greater chance of drier conditions across the north, albeit with some overnight frost. Further south, there is a higher likelihood of further wet weather at times. Overall, temperatures probably averaging out to be close to normal.


Likely a continuation of the trend toward more settled conditions, with rain-bearing weather systems more likely to affect southern areas from time to time. However, most areas are likely to see some spells of dry weather, with potential for frost and some fog overnight, this most likely in the north. A possibility of strong winds at times, with temperatures generally close to average for the time of year.


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