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UK 5 day weather forecast


Sunny spells and showers, some heavy and thundery later.


Outbreaks of rain becoming slow moving across northern Scotland and Shetland where winds will also be gusty. Elsewhere after a bright start, showers developing widely, these becoming heavy and perhaps thundery during the afternoon. Remaining on the cool side.


More persistent rain across Shetland slow to clear north. Showers continuing to affect most areas, but becoming less frequent across parts of Scotland. Chilly under longer clear spells.


After a chilly start for some, Saturday promises a day of sunny spells and showers, these locally heavy, with a continued risk of thunder, Still feeling rather cool.

Outlook for Sunday to Tuesday:

Sunny spells and scattered showers on Sunday and Monday, these locally heavy, but some places staying dry. Tuesday mainly dry for all. Feeling warm in the sunshine with winds easing.


UK long range weather forecast

It is most probable that initially fine conditions will prevail for most, with more changeable conditions with cloud and some rain being confined to the far north and northwest, temperatures will likely be close to or slightly above average. Although even during this time, a few daytime showers could pop up in places. However, there is a slight chance of an alternative scenario that initially an area of cloud could edge northwestwards from Europe and bring a few days of thundery rain and fairly hot / humid conditions to the southeast. Into the last week of June, warmer than average conditions are more likely than cooler than average. Rainfall looks quite variable with an increased chance of drier conditions, at least in the south.


There is little sign for any one type of weather pattern to dominate during this period. As such, typical conditions for the UK are most probable with a mixture of weather types. All areas can expected to see some spells of drier, sunnier weather, but there will also be showers or longer spells of rain at times. Currently the only signals, weak as they are, hint that rain and showers will tend to be more biased towards the north and west, with any more prolonged drier interludes favouring the south. Temperatures are most likely to be close to or slightly above climatological average.


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