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UK 5 day weather forecast


Fine for most but continuing night frosts.

This Evening and Tonight:

Scattered showers in the southeast and south of England soon dying out. Clear periods for many with widespread frost, quite sharp in places, and a few fog patches developing. The far northwest breezier, cloudier and less cold.


Dry with sunny spells and light winds helping temperatures recover quite well, so feeling pleasant enough by afternoon. Windy in far northwest, a little rain possible across the Outer Hebrides.

Outlook for Saturday to Monday:

Fine and dry for much of England and Wales with overnight frost and a few early fog patches. Scotland and Northern Ireland cloudier with rain at times. Mild nights here.


UK long range weather forecast

Cloud with outbreaks of increasingly light and fragmenting rain will continue to move south-eastwards across England and Wales during Tuesday. Rain likely to decay before reaching the far southeast where conditions will remain largely dry. During the middle of next week high pressure will become dominant again, with conditions turning drier and brighter, though with the chance of a few showers. Thereafter, widely settled conditions look likely to persist with all areas mainly dry with sunny spells and a chance of morning fog patches. Likely turning warmer, but overnight frosts are still possible in rural areas though not as widespread as this week. There is still potential for rain and strong winds to occur at times towards the northwest with the possibility of these unsettled conditions briefly spreading southeast.


Mixed weather patterns, typical of spring are most likely through the end of April and into May. Overall, fine and dry weather is expected to be most dominant, with fair-weather cloud and plenty of sunny spells. However, all areas are likely to see some showers or perhaps some longer spells of rain at times. Temperatures are likely to be close to average for the time of year, with the possibility of warmer spells at times.


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