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UK weather forecast

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Tiree Cloudy 56.497 -6.887
Birmingham Sunny day 52.486 -1.889
Glasgow Cloudy 55.864 -4.25
Manchester Sunny intervals 53.479 -2.247
Brighton Sunny day 50.822 -0.136
Dover Sunny day 51.126 1.318
Exeter Sunny intervals 50.718 -3.533
Lincoln Sunny day 53.23 -0.539
Norwich Sunny intervals 52.63 1.299
Peterborough Sunny day 52.569 -0.239
Swindon Sunny day 51.556 -1.778
York Sunny day 53.962 -1.079
Aberdeen Sunny day 57.15 -2.093
Pembroke Cloudy 51.673 -4.908
Ullapool Cloudy 57.896 -5.16
Inverness Cloudy 57.478 -4.223
Kendal Cloudy 54.328 -2.745
Londonderry (Derry) Cloudy 54.995 -7.323
Newtown (Powys) Cloudy 52.512 -3.312
Fort William Cloudy 56.82 -5.104
Belfast Cloudy 54.596 -5.93
Caernarfon Sunny intervals 53.139 -4.273
Camborne Cloudy 50.212 -5.294
Cardiff Cloudy 51.481 -3.178
Dumfries Cloudy 55.071 -3.604
Edinburgh Sunny day 55.953 -3.187
Lerwick Cloudy 60.154 -1.143
London Sunny day 51.508 -0.125
Newcastle Upon Tyne Sunny intervals 54.978 -1.616
Pitlochry Overcast 56.705 -3.728
Southampton Sunny day 50.909 -1.403
Stornoway Cloudy 58.211 -6.384
Wick (Highland) Sunny day 58.439 -3.092
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Edinburgh Sunny intervals 3 °C
Manchester Sunny day 5 °C
Lincoln Sunny day 5 °C
Lerwick Cloudy 7 °C
Caernarfon Sunny day 8 °C
Wick (Highland) Sunny day 5 °C
Belfast Cloudy 5 °C
Kendal Cloudy 5 °C
Stornoway Cloudy 8 °C
Newcastle Upon Tyne Sunny day 4 °C
Southampton Sunny day 7 °C
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UK forecast for the next 5 days

Headline:

Mostly fine today. Turning windy in west with some rain.

Today:

After a locally frosty and foggy start many areas will be dry on Monday with sunny spells. However, cloud will increase from the west, with wet and windy weather developing across Northern Ireland, and later west Wales and western England.

Tonight:

Monday night will be mild, but rather cloudy and windy, with severe gales in the west. Patchy rain in the north and west, which will become heavier and persistent later.

Tuesday:

Tuesday morning looks mostly dry in the southeast. However, wet and windy weather will move east across the British Isles. Brighter, showery, less windy conditions then follow into the west.

Outlook for Wednesday to Friday:

Sunshine and showers on Wednesday and Thursday. Strong winds, especially in the south. Some rain could reach many areas from the southwest on Friday, although Scotland may remain more settled.

Updated: 01:09 on Mon 17 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: 01:09 on Mon 17 Dec 2018 GMT

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