Weather and climate change
UK 5 day weather forecast
Warm in southeast but turning wet and windy in west.
Sunny spells for many and becoming very warm in southeastern areas. However cloud and rain across Northern Ireland will become more widespread and heavier across the west and then the north, with possible squally, gusty winds and a cooler feel.
Wet, windy weather in parts of the north and west clearing although further showery rain into northwestern areas later. Thundery showers cross some southeastern areas at first. Clearer skies otherwise.
Rain across Scotland clearing. Many parts fine, warm in the southeast. Clouding up in northwestern UK with stronger winds and patchy rain, while late thunderstorms are possible across southeastern areas.
Outlook for Thursday to Saturday:
Thundery rain clearing the east early Thursday then most places fresher with a mix of sunshine and showers, these mainly in the north and west.
UK long range weather forecast
At the start of this period a northwest/southeast divide is most likely, with moderate winds and scattered showers at times in the northwest. Elsewhere, plenty of fine and dry weather, although there is a risk of some thicker cloud and showers, perhaps thundery, pushing into the far south and southwest at times. The changeable and unsettled weather is likely to continue into the start of the following week. More settled patterns and overall drier conditions probable towards the end of the month. Still some showers or longer spells of rain in places, but probably a reasonable amount of fine, dry weather. Temperatures looking to be near average for most throughout, although some warmer spells are possible at times, particularly in the east and southeast.
There is a trend towards more settled patterns and overall drier conditions for the beginning of this period. This will generally lead to fine and dry weather across much of the UK, but some showers or longer spells of rain are still possible in places. Temperatures will probably be above average at first but may become nearer to average through mid-June, with some warm spells remaining possible.
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