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Tiree Sunny intervals 56.497 -6.887
Birmingham Sunny day 52.486 -1.889
Glasgow Sunny intervals 55.864 -4.25
Manchester Sunny intervals 53.479 -2.247
Brighton Sunny intervals 50.822 -0.136
Dover Cloudy 51.126 1.318
Exeter Sunny day 50.718 -3.533
Lincoln Cloudy 53.23 -0.539
Norwich Cloudy 52.63 1.299
Peterborough Cloudy 52.569 -0.239
Swindon Sunny day 51.556 -1.778
York Light shower day 53.962 -1.079
Aberdeen Sunny day 57.15 -2.093
Pembroke Sunny day 51.673 -4.908
Ullapool Light rain 57.896 -5.16
Inverness Cloudy 57.478 -4.223
Kendal Sunny intervals 54.328 -2.745
Londonderry (Derry) Sunny intervals 54.995 -7.323
Newtown (Powys) Sunny 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 Sunny intervals 50.212 -5.294
Cardiff Sunny intervals 51.481 -3.178
Dumfries Sunny day 55.071 -3.604
Edinburgh Cloudy 55.953 -3.187
Lerwick Sunny intervals 60.154 -1.143
London Sunny intervals 51.508 -0.125
Newcastle Upon Tyne Cloudy 54.978 -1.616
Pitlochry Sunny intervals 56.705 -3.728
Southampton Sunny intervals 50.909 -1.403
Stornoway Cloudy 58.211 -6.384
Wick (Highland) Sunny intervals 58.439 -3.092
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Pitlochry Sunny intervals 14 °C
Kendal Sunny intervals 15 °C
Belfast Light shower day 16 °C
Dumfries Sunny day 15 °C
Stornoway Cloudy 13 °C
Ullapool Light rain 13 °C
Caernarfon Sunny intervals 16 °C
Peterborough Cloudy 18 °C
Birmingham Sunny day 18 °C
Newcastle Upon Tyne Cloudy 16 °C
Tiree Sunny intervals 14 °C
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UK forecast for the next 5 days

Headline:

A cool night with showers in the northwest.

This Evening and Tonight:

Dry, clear and cool for most but showers will affect northern and western parts and these will be heavy at times across the far northwest. Turning cloudier in Northern Ireland and the far west of Scotland by dawn with rain.

Friday:

Generally dry in the south and east on Friday, although becoming cloudier with time. Windy across northern parts with outbreaks of rain and drizzle, especially around western coasts and hills.

Outlook for Saturday to Monday:

Often cloudy and windy, with patchy rain occasionally particularly in the north and west. Heavier rain is likely for a time on Sunday. Drier, warm and humid in the southeast.

Updated: 16:11 on Thu 16 Aug 2018 BST

Outlook for the UK over the next 6-30 days

UK Outlook for Tuesday 21 Aug 2018 to Thursday 30 Aug 2018:

On Tuesday northwestern areas will be cloudy and windy with outbreaks of rain, but with clearer conditions reaching the far northwest later. Elsewhere it will be drier with bright spells, and it will be warm and humid in the southeast. By Wednesday some rain may reach southern areas, but clearer weather should spread from the northwest by the end of the day. 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 Friday 31 Aug 2018 to Friday 14 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. Into 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: 16:11 on Thu 16 Aug 2018 BST

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