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

Lerwick Heavy rain 7 °C
Dover Sunny day 3 °C
Exeter Cloudy 8 °C
Peterborough Cloudy 2 °C
Norwich Cloudy 0 °C
Dumfries Heavy rain 7 °C
Pembroke Heavy rain 10 °C
Wick (Highland) Heavy rain 6 °C
Tiree Sunny intervals 9 °C
Stornoway Sunny day 7 °C
Belfast Cloudy 9 °C
  • UK 5 days
  • UK 6-30 days

UK forecast for the next 5 days

Headline:

A foggy or frosty start. Rain moving southeast. Clearer later.

Today:

A frosty start for many with slow-clearing mist and fog in the southeast. Cloud and rain across the northwest will move southeastwards to all parts with mostly dry, sunny weather following behind. Strong winds across northern Scotland will ease.

Tonight:

A dry but cold night with light winds and clear spells across most of the UK, allowing frost patches, fog, and low cloud to develop.

Monday:

A cold morning, then dry and bright day for many with light winds. Some cloud and rain in the northwest. Staying dry for many and turning foggy overnight, mainly southeast.

Outlook for Tuesday to Thursday:

Tuesday, slow-clearing fog in the southeast; otherwise mild and cloudy. A north-south split will develop thereafter: milder with patchy rain in the south; colder and brighter in the north.

Updated: 02:08 on Sun 17 Dec 2017 GMT

Outlook for the UK over the next 6-30 days

UK Outlook for Thursday 21 Dec 2017 to Saturday 30 Dec 2017:

In the run up to Christmas it is most probable that the UK should see temperatures return near to or above average for the time of year, with a north-south split developing. In northern parts of the UK the weather is likely to be changeable with strong winds and rain or showers; 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 could give foggy or frosty overnight conditions. Over the Christmas period the north-south split looks mostly likely to 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 Sunday 31 Dec 2017 to Sunday 14 Jan 2018:

Through the final days of December, and perhaps the start of January, 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: 02:08 on Sun 17 Dec 2017 GMT

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