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UK weather forecast

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

Glasgow Sunny intervals 5 °C
Lerwick Heavy rain 7 °C
Ullapool Cloudy 6 °C
Brighton Sunny intervals 8 °C
Newcastle Upon Tyne Sunny day 5 °C
Norwich Sunny day 5 °C
Southampton Sunny intervals 8 °C
Cardiff Sunny intervals 7 °C
Fort William Heavy shower day 5 °C
Kendal Cloudy 6 °C
Aberdeen Sunny day 4 °C
  • UK 5 days
  • UK 6-30 days

UK forecast for the next 5 days

Headline:

Less cold with sunshine and showers.

Today:

Early fog across central areas maybe slow to clear, otherwise less cold with sunshine and showers. Showers mainly in the west with a risk of hail and thunder. A more coherent band of showery rain crossing England and Wales later.

Tonight:

Band of showery rain clears to leave a mainly dry night with clear spells. A local frost will form with some icy patches possible. Wind strengthening in the west later.

Monday:

A chilly, dry and bright start. Then mostly dry with some sunny spells, especially in the east. Turning increasingly windy from the west with rain in the northwest later.

Outlook for Tuesday to Thursday:

Wet and windy on Tuesday, especially in the west. Sunny spells and blustery showers on thereafter, showers most frequent in the west with hail and thunder possible. Temperatures near normal.

Updated: 02:07 on Sun 16 Dec 2018 GMT

Outlook for the UK over the next 6-30 days

UK Outlook for Thursday 20 Dec 2018 to Saturday 29 Dec 2018:

Thursday should start showery, especially in the north and west, but the showers should die out through the day, and the brisk breeze in the south should ease too. Temperatures will be around normal, so some overnight frosts are likely. Further wet and windy weather is then expected to arrive from the west on Friday. It is then likely to remain mostly unsettled through the rest of the period with spells of rain and strong winds. The heaviest rain will be in the west with eastern parts staying generally drier. With the unsettled weather temperatures are likely to be around average, or a little above in the south. However, there is a small chance of a colder and showery spell developing during Christmas week.

UK Outlook for Sunday 30 Dec 2018 to Sunday 13 Jan 2019:

The start of this period is most likely to be unsettled with the continuation of wet and windy weather pushing in from the west. Through the first half of January there is an increasing likelihood for it to turn colder bringing the increased risk of winter hazards, especially frost and fog. Some snow is also likely with temperatures expected to fall below normal. However, there is uncertainty in the timing of this change to turn colder, and it could come before the end of December.

Updated: 02:07 on Sun 16 Dec 2018 GMT

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