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UK 5 day weather forecast


Sunny spells and scattered showers for most. Breezy.


Rain across southeast England soon clearing this morning. A day of sunshine and scattered showers for most. Showers most frequent in the north and west, some heavy with a risk of thunder. A brisk breeze, particularly in the north.


Staying breezy with further showers, some heavy, in the north and west. Dry for most across central and eastern areas, with clear spells.


Another day of sunny spells and scattered showers. Some of the showers will be heavy, with a risk of thunder, especially in the north and west. The breeze easing later.

Outlook for Tuesday to Thursday:

Sunshine and showers on Tuesday. Similar on Wednesday, though the west may see more persistent rain later. Further rain in the north on Thursday, with the south drier and warmer.


UK long range weather forecast

Thursday will see further spells of rain and perhaps stronger winds affecting northern parts of the UK, with the south more likely to remain largely dry with sunny spells. The end of the week and into the weekend is uncertain at this stage, but will probably see the unsettled weather continuing, mainly across the north and northwest, with drier and brighter conditions elsewhere. Temperatures will recover to near or above average by day. During the remainder of the month high pressure is likely to remain close by to the southwest bringing periods of settled and warmer conditions, especially across southern areas, with perhaps the chance of some thundery showers moving up from the near continent. The north and northwest may see further spels of wet and windy weather at times.


Confidence remains rather low during this period. However, there are signs that high pressure will increasingly dominate the weather across the UK. Southern areas are most likely to see the driest and sunniest weather at first, perhaps with some lingering wet and potentially windy conditions affecting the north. However, longer spells of dry and sunny weather may occasionally develop across all parts. Temperatures are generally likely to be warmer than average, although there is little indication of anything exceptional at this time.


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