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UK 5 day weather forecast


Many areas dry, some sunshine but patchy night fog.

This Evening and Tonight:

Any showery rain in the southeast clearing, then many areas dry. Rather cloudy but some clear spells, these allowing chilly conditions and patchy fog in some southern districts. Northern Britain breezier, the far north of Scotland windy with occasional rain.


Many southern and central areas dry with some spells of sunshine once any patchy fog clears. Northern Britain cloudier and quite windy, with occasional rain in the far north.

Outlook for Wednesday to Friday:

Cloud and outbreaks of rain in the northwest, heavy with stronger winds on Friday. Further southeast, some showers will develop at first with sunny spells developing once early fog clears.


UK long range weather forecast

Rain and strong winds are likely at times, especially in northern and western parts during Saturday and spread to most areas by the end of the weekend followed by colder, showery weather. Next week it may become drier and more settled again with some sunshine but also overnight fog patches, which could be slow to clear by day. However, Atlantic fronts could still bring further rain and strong winds across western parts of UK at times. There will probably be some marked variations in temperature across the UK but more often below average in the north and above average in the south. However, the more settled spells could bring colder conditions more widely at times, accompanied by night frosts.


There is significant uncertainty through this period. However, the second week of November may become more settled and dry for many areas with a some sunny spells. Any spells of rain are more likely in southern and southwestern areas. Temperatures will probably be a little below average with overnight frosts and fog patches likely, which could persist well into the mornings. Further spells of unsettled, windy conditions with some rain or showers are expected to become more likely towards the middle of the month


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