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UK 5 day weather forecast


Cold with freezing fog patches tonight.

This Evening and Tonight:

Early evening cloud and patchy rain over eastern and southern England gradually becomes confined to the far southeast of England. Elsewhere, mostly dry but also cold with some frost and likely some fog and freezing fog patches about by dawn.


Most areas fine and dry once early fog patches clear. Fog may linger for much of the day in a few spots though and far southeast England likely stays cloudier.

Outlook for Friday to Sunday:

Rain will affect the far northwest. Elsewhere, dry with sunny spells and overnight frost and fog. The fog will be slow to clear in places and perhaps linger throughout.


UK long range weather forecast

Into the end of November and the start of December a high pressure system looks to maintain settled conditions across the south of the UK, with outbreaks of rain and strong winds likely, but not restricted to, northern and western regions. Temperatures near normal with overnight frosts and some mist and fog in places. The confidence for how this high pressure system then develops into the early December is low, with solutions showing equal likelihood for settled and unsettled weather to develop. Most confidence can be placed in that the south is likely to continue to see the majority of fine and settled conditions, and the north and west seeing the worst of any unsettled conditions.


The confidence for the outlook into December is low, but the general trend suggests typical early winter weather with periods of persistent rain and showery interludes. Overall the best of the driest and brightest weather in the south and east. Frost and fog patches are likely during any settled spells, and any wintry precipitation is likely in cooler and more unsettled spells over high ground of the north and northwest. There is a risk of gales, with the strongest winds being seen to the north and northwest.


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