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Watford (Hertfordshire)

  • Sunny day 6 °C 3 °C
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  • Heavy rain 9 °C 5 °C
  • Cloudy 9 °C 4 °C
  • Overcast 9 °C 7 °C
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Sunrise: 07:54 Sunset: 16:34 Moon phase: First quarter

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Forecast Summary

  • Regional
  • UK 5 days
  • UK 6-30 days

East of England

Headline:

Bright, chilly today. Rain, then showers overnight, turning very windy.

Today:

Bright or sunny spells and just a few showers this morning, these could be locally wintry. It will feel cold, and winds will be strong and gusty at times. Through the afternoon any showers tending to die away. Maximum temperature 5 °C.

Tonight:

Thickening cloud bringing a spell of heavy rain towards midnight. Turning more showery into the early hours with winds becoming very strong. Inland gales and severe coastal gales developing later. Minimum temperature 1 °C.

Thursday:

Early showery rain with very strong winds clearing, then chilly and breezy with a mixture of bright or sunny spells and scattered wintry showers. Maximum temperature 7 °C.

Outlook for Friday to Sunday:

Friday, cold and windy, with scattered wintry showers. Turning drier Saturday with winds easing. Widespread moderate frost overnight. Sunday, frosty start, then rain perhaps preceded by sleet, becoming windier, milder.

Updated: 00:47 on Wed 17 Jan 2018 GMT

UK forecast for the next 5 days

Headline:

Sunshine and wintry showers today. Rain, snow and gales tonight.

Today:

Cold and windy, with wintry showers slowly easing and snow becoming increasingly confined to the north. Plenty of sunny spells in southern and eastern parts, but turning cloudier from the west with strengthening winds, rain and hill snow by evening.

Tonight:

Gales, locally severe gales, especially around coasts and hills spreading across central and southern areas, with heavy rain. Also some snow for Northern Ireland, northern England and southern Scotland.

Thursday:

Gales will clear eastern England early on Thursday, leaving a cold and blustery day with sunny spells and scattered wintry showers, these most frequent in the north and west.

Outlook for Friday to Sunday:

Cold with wintry showers on Friday, heaviest in the northwest. A frosty start on Saturday, but mostly fine and sunny. Turning milder on Sunday, with rain preceded by snow.

Updated: 01:59 on Wed 17 Jan 2018 GMT

Outlook for the UK over the next 6-30 days

UK Outlook for Monday 22 Jan 2018 to Wednesday 31 Jan 2018:

Mainly dry and bright on Monday, although cloudier for southwestern parts later on Monday leading to a risk of rain and strong winds in the southwest by Tuesday. The latter half of the working week will see some rather unsettled weather with a rain band moving eastward on Wednesday followed by showers. Showers are likely to turn wintry in the north of the UK. There will be milder temperatures in the south on Wednesday, otherwise this period sees temperatures around average with limited overnight frosts. There remains quite a lot of uncertainty as we head into late January but the UK is likely to see a mixture of short-lived spells of rain and showers, with snow possible for some, followed by periods of colder, drier weather. Temperatures fluctuating around average.

UK Outlook for Thursday 1 Feb 2018 to Thursday 15 Feb 2018:

There is low confidence in the UK's weather through the first half of February. However, it is likely to be characterised by a mixture of short-lived spells of unsettled weather interspersed by showery periods and longer periods of more settled and drier weather. The unsettled spells will bring cloud and rain to parts of the UK and the showery periods may give snow in the north, especially over high ground. During the settled spells, it is likely to be cold with overnight frost and fog. Temperatures during this period will fluctuate around the average for the time of year.

Updated: 01:59 on Wed 17 Jan 2018 GMT

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