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Tiree Partly cloudy night 56.497 -6.887
Birmingham Clear night 52.486 -1.889
Glasgow Partly cloudy night 55.864 -4.25
Manchester Heavy snow 53.479 -2.247
Brighton Clear night 50.822 -0.136
Dover Clear night 51.126 1.318
Exeter Clear night 50.718 -3.533
Lincoln Clear night 53.23 -0.539
Norwich Partly cloudy night 52.63 1.299
Peterborough Clear night 52.569 -0.239
Swindon Clear night 51.556 -1.778
York Clear night 53.962 -1.079
Aberdeen Clear night 57.15 -2.093
Pembroke Partly cloudy night 51.673 -4.908
Ullapool Light snow shower night 57.896 -5.16
Inverness Clear night 57.478 -4.223
Kendal Light snow 54.328 -2.745
Londonderry (Derry) Heavy shower night 54.995 -7.323
Newtown (Powys) Partly cloudy night 52.512 -3.312
Fort William Cloudy 56.82 -5.104
Belfast Clear night 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 Cloudy 55.071 -3.604
Edinburgh Clear night 55.953 -3.187
Lerwick Light snow shower night 60.154 -1.143
London Clear night 51.508 -0.125
Newcastle Upon Tyne Partly cloudy night 54.978 -1.616
Pitlochry Partly cloudy night 56.705 -3.728
Southampton Clear night 50.909 -1.403
Stornoway Heavy shower night 58.211 -6.384
Wick (Highland) Partly cloudy night 58.439 -3.092
Met Office
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Pitlochry Partly cloudy night -1 °C
Stornoway Heavy shower night 1 °C
Pembroke Partly cloudy night 4 °C
Camborne Cloudy 6 °C
Birmingham Clear night 0 °C
Cardiff Partly cloudy night 1 °C
Peterborough Clear night 0 °C
Tiree Partly cloudy night 4 °C
Dumfries Cloudy 0 °C
Manchester Heavy snow 0 °C
Brighton Clear night 1 °C
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UK forecast for the next 5 days

Headline:

A cold start to the weekend, but milder next week.

Today:

Most will be dry with sunny spells, after a frosty, locally icy start. A few wintry showers across northern Scotland and perhaps North Sea coasts at first. Showery rain will move from Northern Ireland in to Wales and western England.

Tonight:

Generally fairly cloudy across the west, with patchy rain and less cold than recent nights. Some frost again further to the east, and a risk of freezing fog by dawn.

Sunday:

Frost and fog will slowly lift, then dry and bright for a time. Occasionally heavy rain in the northwest will move southeast, along with milder, but windier conditions.

Outlook for Monday to Wednesday:

Turning milder for all parts, though with a good deal of cloud. Fog will likely affect western hills and perhaps develop overnight across parts of the south.

Updated: 01:23 on Sat 16 Dec 2017 GMT

Outlook for the UK over the next 6-30 days

UK Outlook for Wednesday 20 Dec 2017 to Friday 29 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 will 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 Saturday 30 Dec 2017 to Saturday 13 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: 01:23 on Sat 16 Dec 2017 GMT

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