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Tiree Sunny intervals 56.497 -6.887
Birmingham Cloudy 52.486 -1.889
Glasgow Light rain 55.864 -4.25
Manchester Overcast 53.479 -2.247
Brighton Cloudy 50.822 -0.136
Dover Cloudy 51.126 1.318
Exeter Cloudy 50.718 -3.533
Lincoln Cloudy 53.23 -0.539
Norwich Cloudy 52.63 1.299
Peterborough Cloudy 52.569 -0.239
Swindon Overcast 51.556 -1.778
York Cloudy 53.962 -1.079
Aberdeen Sunny intervals 57.15 -2.093
Pembroke Overcast 51.673 -4.908
Ullapool Light shower day 57.896 -5.16
Inverness Sunny day 57.478 -4.223
Kendal Overcast 54.328 -2.745
Londonderry (Derry) Light rain 54.995 -7.323
Newtown (Powys) Overcast 52.512 -3.312
Fort William Cloudy 56.82 -5.104
Belfast Light rain 54.596 -5.93
Caernarfon Cloudy 53.139 -4.273
Camborne Sunny intervals 50.212 -5.294
Cardiff Cloudy 51.481 -3.178
Dumfries Overcast 55.071 -3.604
Edinburgh Cloudy 55.953 -3.187
Lerwick Sunny intervals 60.154 -1.143
London Overcast 51.508 -0.125
Newcastle Upon Tyne Cloudy 54.978 -1.616
Pitlochry Sunny intervals 56.705 -3.728
Southampton Overcast 50.909 -1.403
Stornoway Sunny intervals 58.211 -6.384
Wick (Highland) Sunny intervals 58.439 -3.092
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Southampton Overcast 19 °C
Birmingham Cloudy 19 °C
Belfast Light rain 18 °C
Manchester Overcast 19 °C
Edinburgh Cloudy 16 °C
Dover Cloudy 19 °C
Tiree Sunny intervals 15 °C
Norwich Cloudy 20 °C
Aberdeen Sunny intervals 18 °C
London Overcast 20 °C
Newcastle Upon Tyne Cloudy 19 °C
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  • UK 6-30 days

UK forecast for the next 5 days

Headline:

Often rather humid, with some heavy rain for central areas.

Today:

Rather cloudy in the west with outbreaks of rain over parts of Northern Ireland, southern Scotland and northwest England in particular. Elsewhere, mostly dry with some sunny spells. Strong winds across northern Scotland easing, and humid across England and Wales.

Tonight:

Persistent and occasionally heavy rain initially developing across Northern Ireland, then southern Scotland, northwest England and north Wales later. Becoming windy in the southwest and through the Irish Sea.

Sunday:

Heavy rain will clear northern England and southern and eastern Scotland through the morning. Humid with some further drizzle at times across parts of the south. Sunniest across northern Scotland.

Outlook for Monday to Wednesday:

Humid for most parts, and becoming very warm in any sunshine, with warm nights too. Rain, mainly in the northwest, moving southeast by midweek, with fresher conditions following on.

Updated: 03:02 on Sat 18 Aug 2018 BST

Outlook for the UK over the next 6-30 days

UK Outlook for Wednesday 22 Aug 2018 to Friday 31 Aug 2018:

Cloud and rain will sink south on Wednesday across central areas of the UK. To the south, it could stay dry with some warm spells of sunshine. To the north, it will turn fresher with sunshine and showers. Rain will likely clear across the south by Thursday and it will fresher for all with sunny spells and heavy showers in the north. Through the rest of the week and weekend there will probably be a good deal of dry, bright or sunny weather, especially in the south, while the far west and northwest will have some thicker cloud and rain at times. This weather pattern is quite likely to continue through the rest of the period, with temperatures probably around normal, but perhaps rather cool in the north and northwest.

UK Outlook for Saturday 1 Sep 2018 to Saturday 15 Sep 2018:

During this period it looks likely that the weather pattern will only change slowly. Areas of high pressure and associated settled weather are likely to dominate across the south and southeast, bringing generally dry and bright weather here. More changeable conditions with outbreaks of rain and strong winds are likely across the north and northwest, perhaps extending southeastwards at times. Through September, confidence in the forecast decreases. However, we will probably see longer dry and settled spells at times, these perhaps becoming more dominant than previously in the north and northwest. Temperatures by day are likely to be generally warmer than average, but there will an increasing chance of chillier nights.

Updated: 03:02 on Sat 18 Aug 2018 BST

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