UK forecast for the next 5 days
Becoming colder from tomorrow afternoon.
This Evening and Tonight:
Most of the UK will have a cloudy, mild and breezy night, with a little drizzle here and there. Heavier rain over Northern Ireland and northwest Scotland will give way to colder weather and showers late in the night.
Rain will move southeastwards across England and Wales, including heavy bursts. Colder weather will follow from the northwest, bringing sunshine and showers, falling as snow over northern hills.
Outlook for Thursday to Saturday:
A frosty start to Thursday followed by wintry showers north and east. Friday starting frosty and perhaps icy. Rain and hill snow west, lingering into Saturday. Dry and cold east.
Outlook for the UK over the next 6-30 days
UK Outlook for Sunday 20 Jan 2019 to Tuesday 29 Jan 2019:
Sunday will be cold across the UK, but for many it will be dry; brightest in the southeast. Some light rain or sleet is possible in the southwest at first; then a band of rain, sleet and snow is likely to spread across the northwest later, moving erratically southeast. Overnight frost and freezing fog patches are likely overnight into Monday. Cold weather is likely to continue through mid-week, remaining unsettled and at times windy with fronts spreading southeast across the UK bringing rain, sleet and snow. Snow is most likely over north and eastern areas and over high ground. Similar cold conditions are likely to remain in place until the end of the period, interspersed with brighter showery spells, although these could also be wintry. Overnight frosts will remain likely.
UK Outlook for Wednesday 30 Jan 2019 to Wednesday 13 Feb 2019:
Cold but changeable conditions will be in place at the start of the extended outlook with spells of strong winds and rain, turning to snow at times. Overnight frosts are likely and snow, mainly over higher ground in the north, but with an increased risk to lower levels. The details of any disruptive snow remains uncertain. Milder, wetter interludes are possible, most likely in the south but with these comes an increased risk of snow and ice further north.