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UK 5 day weather forecast


Colder, windy with sunshine and showers, some wintry in north.


A much colder day with a band of rain across central and south-western parts clearing south-east this morning. Showers then mainly in western and northern areas, and wintry over some northern hills. Windy with gales near North Sea coasts.


Showers for northern and western areas, whilst eastern and southern areas will have fewer showers and more in the way of clear spells. Remaining breezy.


Showers affecting northern and western parts with some getting across to the east at times. Southern areas mostly dry with best of sunshine. Breezy at first but winds easing later.

Outlook for Saturday to Monday:

Mostly dry on Saturday but rain moving in to the northwest, spreading across on most parts Sunday before clearing leaving a mix of sunshine and showers. Likely thundery in places.


UK long range weather forecast

Sunshine and scattered showers to start to the period on Monday, these showers will be mostly widespread and heavy in the northwest. More organised showers potentially developing in the southwest. Winds will be moderate to fresh for most. Showers continuing in the west on Tuesday before more prolonged, organised rain arrives. Temperatures trending upwards through the first few days of this period before they remain just above average. The rest of October will be dominated by weather arriving from the Atlantic. Often unsettled and windy, with outbreaks of rain. Wettest in the north and west. Briefer dry interludes. Driest conditions likely across south and southeastern areas. Winds lighter here, with risk of overnight fog at times.


To start the period remaining unsettled as before, but from early to mid-November increasing chance of settled weather but confidence of this is very low. Temperatures are likely to be warmer than average for most. Perhaps some colder spells and an increasing chance of frost and fog towards the end of this period but confidence of this is very low.


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