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UK forecast map

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

Cardiff Partly cloudy night 1 °C
Fort William Light rain 5 °C
Pembroke Overcast 8 °C
Tiree Heavy rain 9 °C
Birmingham Partly cloudy night 1 °C
Newcastle Upon Tyne Partly cloudy night -1 °C
Edinburgh Cloudy 4 °C
Southampton Partly cloudy night 2 °C
Glasgow Overcast 3 °C
Camborne Cloudy 8 °C
Belfast Heavy rain 7 °C
  • UK 5 days
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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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