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Tiree Cloudy 56.497 -6.887
Birmingham Cloudy 52.486 -1.889
Glasgow Cloudy 55.864 -4.25
Manchester Cloudy 53.479 -2.247
Brighton Overcast 50.822 -0.136
Dover Cloudy 51.126 1.318
Exeter Sunny intervals 50.718 -3.533
Lincoln Cloudy 53.23 -0.539
Norwich Sunny intervals 52.63 1.299
Peterborough Cloudy 52.569 -0.239
Swindon Sunny intervals 51.556 -1.778
York Cloudy 53.962 -1.079
Aberdeen Overcast 57.15 -2.093
Pembroke Overcast 51.673 -4.908
Ullapool Sunny intervals 57.896 -5.16
Inverness Sunny intervals 57.478 -4.223
Kendal Cloudy 54.328 -2.745
Londonderry (Derry) Cloudy 54.995 -7.323
Newtown (Powys) Sunny day 52.512 -3.312
Fort William Sunny intervals 56.82 -5.104
Belfast Overcast 54.596 -5.93
Caernarfon Cloudy 53.139 -4.273
Camborne Cloudy 50.212 -5.294
Cardiff Cloudy 51.481 -3.178
Dumfries Cloudy 55.071 -3.604
Edinburgh Overcast 55.953 -3.187
Lerwick Cloudy 60.154 -1.143
London Overcast 51.508 -0.125
Newcastle Upon Tyne Mist 54.978 -1.616
Pitlochry Overcast 56.705 -3.728
Southampton Cloudy 50.909 -1.403
Stornoway Sunny intervals 58.211 -6.384
Wick (Highland) Cloudy 58.439 -3.092
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Dover Cloudy 18 °C
Exeter Sunny intervals 17 °C
Norwich Sunny intervals 18 °C
Lerwick Cloudy 10 °C
Manchester Cloudy 17 °C
Caernarfon Cloudy 16 °C
Dumfries Cloudy 16 °C
Kendal Cloudy 16 °C
Pembroke Overcast 16 °C
Londonderry (Derry) Cloudy 14 °C
Peterborough Cloudy 19 °C
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UK forecast for the next 5 days

Headline:

Warm and humid for many; turning fresher later this week.

Today:

A rather cloudy start for many with some drizzly outbreaks here and there. Most places will brighten up into the afternoon with some warm and sunny spells developing across England and Wales. Turning breezier in the northwest.

Tonight:

A mild and dry night across much of the UK, especially the southeast. Some drizzly outbreaks lingering across western and southwest parts. Becoming wet and windy in the northwest.

Wednesday:

A band of rain will move southeastwards across the UK on Wednesday, reaching southeast England for the evening. The rain will be heaviest in the northwest. Fresher conditions will follow.

Outlook for Thursday to Saturday:

Fresher, brighter weather on Thursday and Friday, with sunshine and blustery showers. Showers heaviest in north and east. Saturday, early rain in south will clear. Sunnier weather elsewhere will follow.

Updated: 01:49 on Tue 21 Aug 2018 BST

Outlook for the UK over the next 6-30 days

UK Outlook for Saturday 25 Aug 2018 to Monday 3 Sep 2018:

This weekend,, many places will have sunshine and showers. These showers will be heavy at times, with a risk of hail and thunder particularly in the north, with sunnier spells in the southeast. It will be windy at times, and some more persistent rain may arrive from the west later on Sunday. For Bank Holiday Monday, it is most likely to be unsettled in the northwest, with longer spells of rain and some strong winds. Drier and brighter conditions are generally likely in the south and east. This northwest, southeast split is then quite likely to continue. Temperatures will start rather cool, but they will recover to around the seasonal average, with perhaps warmer conditions at times in the southeast. Drier weather may become more widely established into early September.

UK Outlook for Tuesday 4 Sep 2018 to Tuesday 18 Sep 2018:

For the start of September it looks likely that the weather pattern will only change slowly. Areas of high pressure and associated settled weather will probably increasingly dominate, with some longer dry spells, particularly for northwestern areas compared to much of August. However there are also likely to be some more changeable weather at times in the north and northwest, with outbreaks of rain and strong winds, with these conditions perhaps extending southeastwards at times. Temperatures by day are likely to be generally warmer than average, especially for the southeastern half of the UK but generally nearer the seasonal average further northwest, and there will be an increasing chance of chillier nights anywhere, as would be expected going further into September.

Updated: 01:49 on Tue 21 Aug 2018 BST

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