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Tiree Light shower day 56.497 -6.887
Birmingham Light rain 52.486 -1.889
Glasgow Cloudy 55.864 -4.25
Manchester Heavy rain 53.479 -2.247
Brighton Heavy rain 50.822 -0.136
Dover Heavy shower day 51.126 1.318
Exeter Heavy rain 50.718 -3.533
Lincoln Light rain 53.23 -0.539
Norwich Heavy rain 52.63 1.299
Peterborough Heavy rain 52.569 -0.239
Swindon Heavy rain 51.556 -1.778
York Heavy rain 53.962 -1.079
Aberdeen Sunny intervals 57.15 -2.093
Pembroke Cloudy 51.673 -4.908
Ullapool Sunny intervals 57.896 -5.16
Inverness Light rain 57.478 -4.223
Kendal Heavy rain 54.328 -2.745
Londonderry (Derry) Heavy shower day 54.995 -7.323
Newtown (Powys) Light shower day 52.512 -3.312
Fort William Light shower day 56.82 -5.104
Belfast Light shower day 54.596 -5.93
Caernarfon Sunny intervals 53.139 -4.273
Camborne Cloudy 50.212 -5.294
Cardiff Light shower day 51.481 -3.178
Dumfries Heavy shower day 55.071 -3.604
Edinburgh Heavy shower day 55.953 -3.187
Lerwick Cloudy 60.154 -1.143
London Light shower day 51.508 -0.125
Newcastle Upon Tyne Cloudy 54.978 -1.616
Pitlochry Cloudy 56.705 -3.728
Southampton Cloudy 50.909 -1.403
Stornoway Heavy shower day 58.211 -6.384
Wick (Highland) Cloudy 58.439 -3.092
Met Office
14:00, Wed

Latest forecasts

Stornoway Heavy shower day 3 °C
Exeter Heavy rain 9 °C
London Light shower day 8 °C
Wick (Highland) Cloudy 2 °C
Southampton Cloudy 9 °C
Pembroke Cloudy 8 °C
Dover Heavy shower day 8 °C
Manchester Heavy rain 6 °C
Tiree Light shower day 4 °C
Edinburgh Heavy shower day 3 °C
Newcastle Upon Tyne Cloudy 5 °C
  • UK 5 days
  • UK 6-30 days

UK forecast for the next 5 days

Headline:

Windy with heavy, blustery showers.

Today:

Early icy patches in central and eastern parts, otherwise windy with frequent, heavy and blustery showers, spreading to all parts. Showers falling as rain for most, but increasingly turning wintry in the northwest later. Some brighter spells in between.

Tonight:

Frequent wintry showers in the north and west, with some organised spells of squally rain, sleet and mostly hill snow. Windy with gales in the southwest. Patchy frost and ice.

Thursday:

Sunshine and wintry showers, with some longer spells of rain, sleet and hill snow at times. Staying windy in the south, but winds easing further north. Feeling cold.

Outlook for Friday to Sunday:

Turning colder on Friday with plenty of sunshine, but northerly winds will bring showers around windward coasts. Mostly dry and frosty on Saturday. Rain arriving from the northwest during Sunday.

Updated: 01:45 on Wed 13 Dec 2017 GMT

Outlook for the UK over the next 6-30 days

UK Outlook for Monday 18 Dec 2017 to Wednesday 27 Dec 2017:

Monday should be a dry and bright day across the country, however cloud and outbreaks of rain could spread across the north overnight and into Tuesday morning. Tuesday will probably stay dry and fine in the south though. Temperatures are likely to vary around normal in southern parts, but it could turn milder across the north Through the rest of the period, milder but unsettled conditions are likely persist in northern parts with bands of rain and hill snow interspersed by drier interludes. It may become very windy at times later next week with gales or severe gales in places. Further south it is more likely that largely settled conditions will dominate with overnight frosts and a risk of fog. However, brief wet and cloudy spells are possible here too.

UK Outlook for Thursday 28 Dec 2017 to Thursday 11 Jan 2018:

Generally changeable conditions are likely to extend further south through the end of December. Bands of rain are likely to move across the UK, interspersed with brighter showery conditions. Showers are likely to turn wintry at times, particularly in the north. It will often be windy with temperatures varying around normal. As we head into the start of January there is large uncertainty. However, a generally more settled spell of weather could become established. This would likely bring a mixture of colder and drier conditions with brief interludes of milder, wetter and windier weather. Snow is likely at times, especially in northern and central parts of the UK, as well as an increased likelihood of overnight frosts.

Updated: 01:45 on Wed 13 Dec 2017 GMT

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