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UK weather forecast

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

Belfast Cloudy 6 °C
Londonderry (Derry) Heavy shower night 5 °C
Birmingham Heavy rain 6 °C
Wick (Highland) Cloudy 6 °C
London Heavy rain 8 °C
Tiree Light shower night 7 °C
Cardiff Heavy rain 7 °C
Brighton Heavy rain 9 °C
Edinburgh Cloudy 6 °C
Newcastle Upon Tyne Cloudy 5 °C
Kendal Overcast 6 °C
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UK forecast for the next 5 days

Headline:

Showery rain clearing then dry and chilly for many.

This Evening and Tonight:

A band of showery rain will clear eastwards overnight with many places becoming dry with clear spells. Isolated showers will affect western coasts during the early hours, elsewhere under clear skies some patchy frost and fog will develop by morning.

Monday:

A chilly, dry and bright start, then mostly dry in the east with some sunny spells. Occasional rain and strengthening winds will spread into the west for the afternoon.

Outlook for Tuesday to Thursday:

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

Updated: 14:50 on Sun 16 Dec 2018 GMT

Outlook for the UK over the next 6-30 days

UK Outlook for Friday 21 Dec 2018 to Sunday 30 Dec 2018:

Friday starts dry for most with patchy frost and fog, but cloud and rain already in the southwest will spread northeastwards through the day. Clearer, windy and showery conditions follow from the southwest later, these lasting into Saturday. Unsettled weather is likely to continue into the Christmas period, with further spells of rain possibly preceded by hill snow, and with strong winds at times. However during the last week of December there is a chance that the weather pattern will become slow-moving, with some more settled drier conditions developing, and with any rain increasingly confined to the north and west. Temperatures are likely to fluctuate around average, but turning colder should more settled conditions develop.

UK Outlook for Monday 31 Dec 2018 to Monday 14 Jan 2019:

Going into the New Year there is an increasing likelihood of the weather pattern becoming slow-moving or even "blocked", with Atlantic frontal systems held at bay by slow-moving areas of high pressure. This may result in more generally settled and cold weather conditions becoming established. This brings and increased risk of winter hazards, especially frost, and fog or freezing fog which may be slow to clear. When any frontal systems do push across the UK there will be an increased risk of snow. Temperatures are likely to be below normal, and often cold.

Updated: 14:50 on Sun 16 Dec 2018 GMT

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