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UK 5 day weather forecast


Dry and clear overnight, then sunshine and showers

This Evening and Tonight:

Remaining rain clearing away from Scotland and southeast England, leaving many areas clear and rather chilly. A few fog patches possible in the north and east. Showers in parts of the west will tend to turn heavier after midnight.


Sunshine at times for most, especially in the north and east. However showers will become more frequent and heavier, mainly in parts of the south and west, perhaps with thunder.

Outlook for Friday to Sunday:

Sunshine and showers, or longer spells of rain, particularly frequent around western coasts where often windy too. Overnight fog becoming increasingly prevalent. Feeling cool in the wind and rain.


UK long range weather forecast

Monday should see sunny spells with easing winds and isolated showers, some of which could be heavy. Looking ahead, the unsettled theme is set to continue for a brief period in the northwest with blustery showers and longer spells of rain. There should then be some longer episodes of more settled weather with bright and sunny spells mainly in the central, southern and eastern areas of the UK. The fine conditions should spread into the northwest towards the end of October. Temperatures should remain around average for this time of the year, which means there could be potential for overnight frost or fog on clear nights, but it may feel milder in any sunshine during the day.


The end of October looks to be largely settled and dry for most areas with a mixture of cloud and sunshine. Any spells of rain are likely to be confined to the far northwest. Clear conditions at night may allow temperatures to fall a little below average with overnight frosts and fog patches likely. During November, there is a chance of more unsettled conditions with some rain or showers possible at times, however there is high uncertainty this far ahead.


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