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Tiree Partly cloudy night 56.497 -6.887
Birmingham Heavy rain 52.486 -1.889
Glasgow Cloudy 55.864 -4.25
Manchester Partly cloudy night 53.479 -2.247
Brighton Heavy shower night 50.822 -0.136
Dover Clear night 51.126 1.318
Exeter Cloudy 50.718 -3.533
Lincoln Cloudy 53.23 -0.539
Norwich Cloudy 52.63 1.299
Peterborough Partly cloudy night 52.569 -0.239
Swindon Cloudy 51.556 -1.778
York Sleet shower night 53.962 -1.079
Aberdeen Heavy rain 57.15 -2.093
Pembroke Heavy shower night 51.673 -4.908
Ullapool Light shower night 57.896 -5.16
Inverness Cloudy 57.478 -4.223
Kendal Clear night 54.328 -2.745
Londonderry (Derry) Light shower night 54.995 -7.323
Newtown (Powys) Light rain 52.512 -3.312
Fort William Light shower night 56.82 -5.104
Belfast Partly cloudy night 54.596 -5.93
Caernarfon Partly cloudy night 53.139 -4.273
Camborne Cloudy 50.212 -5.294
Cardiff Heavy shower night 51.481 -3.178
Dumfries Cloudy 55.071 -3.604
Edinburgh Overcast 55.953 -3.187
Lerwick Light shower night 60.154 -1.143
London Cloudy 51.508 -0.125
Newcastle Upon Tyne Heavy shower night 54.978 -1.616
Pitlochry Heavy rain 56.705 -3.728
Southampton Heavy shower night 50.909 -1.403
Stornoway Partly cloudy night 58.211 -6.384
Wick (Highland) Partly cloudy night 58.439 -3.092
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Cardiff Heavy shower night 5 °C
Southampton Heavy shower night 4 °C
Swindon Cloudy 4 °C
London Cloudy 3 °C
Camborne Cloudy 8 °C
Dover Clear night 3 °C
Birmingham Heavy rain 2 °C
Edinburgh Overcast 2 °C
Manchester Partly cloudy night 2 °C
Londonderry (Derry) Light shower night 6 °C
Newtown (Powys) Light rain 3 °C
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UK forecast for the next 5 days

Headline:

Brightening up with showers and some sunshine.

Today:

After starting cloudy with some outbreaks of rain and hill snow in some areas, Friday will be a chilly day with increasing amounts of sunshine. However, brisk northerly winds will bring a scattering of showers to windward coastal regions throughout.

Tonight:

Showers will continue across Scotland and in other coastal areas on Friday night, but elsewhere it will be largely dry and clear with a widespread frost developing.

Saturday:

A bright and cold on Saturday with showers in the north and west. Scattered showers, wintry on hills, will spread across Wales and some Central parts through the day.

Outlook for Sunday to Tuesday:

Wind and rain arriving from the northwest on Sunday. Often cloudy and much milder on Monday and Tuesday with patchy rain mainly in the north and west.

Updated: 01:55 on Fri 15 Dec 2017 GMT

Outlook for the UK over the next 6-30 days

UK Outlook for Tuesday 19 Dec 2017 to Thursday 28 Dec 2017:

In the run up to Christmas the UK should see temperatures return near to or above average for the time of year, with a north-south split developing by around the 21st Dec. In northern parts of the UK the weather is likely to be changeable with strong winds, rain or showers, at times; 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. Around Christmas Eve the north-south split should 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 Friday 29 Dec 2017 to Friday 12 Jan 2018:

Through the last days of December 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: 01:55 on Fri 15 Dec 2017 GMT

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