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UK weather forecast

UK forecast map

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

Belfast Light shower night 5 °C
Glasgow Cloudy 2 °C
Newcastle Upon Tyne Clear night 2 °C
Wick (Highland) Partly cloudy night 2 °C
Lerwick Light rain 6 °C
Brighton Partly cloudy night 5 °C
Kendal Heavy rain 3 °C
Newtown (Powys) Partly cloudy night 2 °C
London Partly cloudy night 4 °C
Tiree Cloudy 7 °C
Southampton Overcast 5 °C
  • UK 5 days
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UK forecast for the next 5 days

Headline:

Scattered showers, some wintry, and clear spells.

This Evening and Tonight:

A mix of clear spells and showers overnight, with showers wintry in places. Strong winds will affect western and later northern areas. Frost, ice and patchy freezing fog may form, especially under any clear skies.

Friday:

After starting cloudy in some areas, Friday will be a cold day with plenty of sunshine. However, brisk northerly winds will bring a scattering of showers to windward coasts throughout.

Outlook for Saturday to Monday:

Mostly bright, cold on Saturday with showers in west. Turning milder, wet and windy Sunday. Fine for many Monday, but rather cloudy and windy: patchy rain, mainly north and west.

Updated: 15:29 on Thu 14 Dec 2017 GMT

Outlook for the UK over the next 6-30 days

UK Outlook for Tuesday 19 Dec 2017 to Thursday 28 Dec 2017:

In the run up to Christmas the UK should see temperatures return near to or above average for the time of year, with a north-south split developing by around the 21st Dec. In northern parts of the UK the weather is likely to be changeable with strong winds, rain or showers, at times; as well as drier, brighter interludes. Across the south of the UK it will be drier and more settled, although probably rather cloudy. Any rain will only be a brief interruption and any breaks in the cloud cover will give foggy or frosty overnight conditions. Around Christmas Eve the north-south split should begin to break down with unsettled, often windy, conditions developing thereafter, with any snow most likely across the north of the UK.

UK Outlook for Friday 29 Dec 2017 to Friday 12 Jan 2018:

Through the last days of December it is likely to be unsettled and often windy across much of the UK. Temperatures will be near to or below average and snow is likely, at times, especially across northern parts of the country. Through the first half of January a gradual reduction in the frequency of Atlantic westerlies seems most likely, this will be coupled with an increase in the frequency of colder and drier periods, although confidence is low at this stage. Milder, wetter, and windier spells should become more short-lived during this period with the colder and drier spells of weather bringing an increased likelihood of overnight frost and fog, as well as some snow, wintry showers, and below-average temperatures.

Updated: 15:29 on Thu 14 Dec 2017 GMT

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