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  • Sunny intervals 30 °C

    19 °C

  • Sunny intervals 28 °C

    21 °C

  • Cloudy 28 °C

    19 °C

  • Sunny day 30 °C

    20 °C

  • Light shower day 29 °C

    18 °C

  • Cloudy 25 °C

    16 °C

  • Sunny intervals 25 °C

    17 °C

Monday (Monday 23 July 2018)
Now 14:00 15:00 16:00 17:00 18:00 19:00 20:00 21:00 22:00 23:00
Warnings
Sunny intervals Sunny intervals Sunny intervals Cloudy Cloudy Sunny intervals Sunny day Sunny day Clear night Clear night Clear night
<5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5%
Temperature (°C)
29 ° 29 ° 30 ° 30 ° 30 ° 29 ° 29 ° 28 ° 26 ° 25 ° 24 °
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Feels like temperature (°C)
29 ° 29 ° 30 ° 30 ° 29 ° 28 ° 28 ° 27 ° 25 ° 24 ° 23 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
SW 7 10 WSW 6 10 SW 6 11 SW 7 12 SW 9 15 SW 10 18 SW 10 18 SW 9 17 SW 8 15 SW 8 14 SW 7 13
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
G G G G G VG VG VG VG VG VG
Humidity
43% 42% 40% 39% 39% 40% 42% 44% 49% 54% 59%
UV index
7 6 5 3 3 2 1 1
Sunrise: 05:11 Sunset: 21:03 Moon phase: Waxing gibbous Air pollution: 3 Pollen: L
Tuesday (Tuesday 24 July 2018)
00:00 01:00 02:00 03:00 04:00 05:00 06:00 07:00 08:00 09:00 10:00 11:00 12:00 13:00 14:00 15:00 16:00 17:00 18:00 19:00 20:00 21:00 22:00 23:00
Warnings
Clear night Clear night Clear night Clear night Clear night Clear night Sunny day Sunny day Sunny day Sunny day Sunny day Sunny day Sunny intervals Sunny intervals Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Sunny intervals Sunny intervals Cloudy Partly cloudy night Partly cloudy night Partly cloudy night
<5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% 10% 10% <5% <5% <5% 10% <5% <5% <5%
Temperature (°C)
23 ° 22 ° 21 ° 20 ° 20 ° 20 ° 20 ° 20 ° 21 ° 22 ° 23 ° 24 ° 25 ° 26 ° 26 ° 27 ° 27 ° 27 ° 27 ° 27 ° 27 ° 26 ° 25 ° 25 °
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Feels like temperature (°C)
22 ° 21 ° 21 ° 20 ° 20 ° 20 ° 20 ° 20 ° 21 ° 22 ° 23 ° 24 ° 25 ° 26 ° 26 ° 26 ° 27 ° 27 ° 27 ° 27 ° 27 ° 26 ° 25 ° 25 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
SW 7 12 SW 6 11 SW 7 12 SW 6 11 WSW 6 10 WSW 5 9 WSW 5 9 WSW 5 9 W 5 9 W 5 9 WSW 5 9 WSW 5 10 WSW 6 11 WSW 6 12 WSW 7 14 SW 7 14 WSW 7 13 SW 7 13 SW 6 12 WSW 6 12 WSW 6 11 WSW 5 10 W 5 9 W 4 8
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
VG VG VG G G G G G G G G G G G G G G G VG VG VG VG VG VG
Humidity
63% 68% 73% 78% 81% 82% 82% 79% 74% 69% 64% 58% 53% 50% 47% 46% 44% 44% 44% 44% 46% 49% 52% 54%
UV index
1 1 2 3 5 5 6 7 6 5 4 3 2 1 1
Sunrise: 05:12 Sunset: 21:01 Moon phase: Waxing gibbous Air pollution: 4 Pollen: L
Wednesday (Wednesday 25 July 2018)
00:00 01:00 04:00 07:00 10:00 13:00 16:00 19:00 22:00
Warnings
Partly cloudy night Partly cloudy night Partly cloudy night Sunny intervals Sunny intervals Cloudy Sunny intervals Cloudy Cloudy
<5% <5% 40% 40% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10%
Temperature (°C)
24 ° 23 ° 22 ° 21 ° 24 ° 26 ° 28 ° 28 ° 24 °
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Feels like temperature (°C)
24 ° 24 ° 23 ° 22 ° 24 ° 26 ° 27 ° 27 ° 24 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
W 4 8 W 4 8 WNW 3 5 W 3 6 W 3 9 W 6 14 W 6 16 WSW 5 13 WNW 6 13
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
VG VG G G VG G VG VG VG
Humidity
56% 59% 67% 72% 62% 50% 42% 38% 44%
UV index
1 4 7 4 1
Sunrise: 05:13 Sunset: 21:00 Moon phase: Waxing gibbous Air pollution: 6 Pollen: L
Thursday (Thursday 26 July 2018)
01:00 04:00 07:00 10:00 13:00 16:00 19:00 22:00
Warnings
Clear night Clear night Sunny day Sunny day Sunny day Sunny intervals Sunny intervals Clear night
<5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5%
Temperature (°C)
21 ° 20 ° 20 ° 24 ° 28 ° 29 ° 29 ° 25 °
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Feels like temperature (°C)
21 ° 20 ° 20 ° 24 ° 27 ° 29 ° 28 ° 25 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
WNW 4 9 W 3 7 WNW 2 6 ESE 3 10 S 6 15 SSW 7 17 S 8 18 S 6 13
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG
Humidity
54% 62% 65% 55% 42% 34% 37% 50%
UV index
1 5 7 4 1
Sunrise: 05:15 Sunset: 20:58 Moon phase: Waxing gibbous Air pollution: 4 Pollen: L
Friday (Friday 27 July 2018)
01:00 04:00 07:00 10:00 13:00 16:00 19:00 22:00
Warnings
Clear night Light shower night Light shower day Sunny intervals Cloudy Light shower day Light shower day Light shower night
10% 30% 30% 10% 10% 30% 30% 40%
Temperature (°C)
23 ° 21 ° 21 ° 23 ° 27 ° 28 ° 27 ° 24 °
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Feels like temperature (°C)
22 ° 21 ° 21 ° 23 ° 26 ° 27 ° 25 ° 23 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
SSW 5 11 S 4 9 S 4 8 SSW 5 12 SSW 7 18 SW 8 19 WSW 9 19 W 7 14
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG
Humidity
58% 66% 66% 55% 45% 42% 42% 50%
UV index
1 4 6 4 1
Sunrise: 05:16 Sunset: 20:57 Moon phase: Full Air pollution: 4 Pollen: L
Saturday (Saturday 28 July 2018)
01:00 04:00 07:00 10:00 13:00 16:00 19:00 22:00
Warnings
Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Sunny intervals Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Clear night
10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10%
Temperature (°C)
21 ° 19 ° 18 ° 20 ° 23 ° 24 ° 24 ° 21 °
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Feels like temperature (°C)
20 ° 18 ° 18 ° 19 ° 21 ° 23 ° 23 ° 20 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
W 7 14 W 6 12 WSW 7 14 W 7 16 W 8 18 W 8 19 W 7 16 W 7 15
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG
Humidity
59% 71% 76% 60% 46% 39% 38% 55%
UV index
1 4 6 3 1
Sunrise: 05:18 Sunset: 20:56 Moon phase: Full
Sunday (Sunday 29 July 2018)
01:00 04:00 07:00 10:00 13:00 16:00 19:00 22:00
Warnings
Clear night Clear night Sunny day Cloudy Sunny intervals Cloudy Sunny intervals Partly cloudy night
<5% <5% <5% 10% <5% 10% <5% <5%
Temperature (°C)
19 ° 17 ° 17 ° 20 ° 23 ° 24 ° 24 ° 21 °
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Feels like temperature (°C)
18 ° 17 ° 16 ° 18 ° 21 ° 22 ° 22 ° 20 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
SE 6 12 W 5 11 W 5 11 S 7 16 SSW 9 21 SSW 9 21 SSW 10 20 SSW 8 16
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG
Humidity
66% 70% 72% 61% 48% 46% 47% 58%
UV index
1 4 5 3 1
Sunrise: 05:19 Sunset: 20:54 Moon phase: Full
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Updated:
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 Sunny intervals 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 Cloudy 52.569 -0.239
Swindon Sunny day 51.556 -1.778
York Cloudy 53.962 -1.079
Aberdeen Cloudy 57.15 -2.093
Pembroke Cloudy 51.673 -4.908
Ullapool Sunny day 57.896 -5.16
Inverness Sunny intervals 57.478 -4.223
Kendal Light rain 54.328 -2.745
Londonderry (Derry) Heavy rain 54.995 -7.323
Newtown (Powys) Cloudy 52.512 -3.312
Fort William Sunny intervals 56.82 -5.104
Belfast Light rain 54.596 -5.93
Caernarfon Overcast 53.139 -4.273
Camborne Sunny intervals 50.212 -5.294
Cardiff Cloudy 51.481 -3.178
Dumfries Cloudy 55.071 -3.604
Edinburgh Cloudy 55.953 -3.187
Lerwick Cloudy 60.154 -1.143
London Sunny intervals 51.508 -0.125
Newcastle Upon Tyne Light shower day 54.978 -1.616
Pitlochry Cloudy 56.705 -3.728
Southampton Sunny day 50.909 -1.403
Stornoway Cloudy 58.211 -6.384
Wick (Highland) Cloudy 58.439 -3.092
  • Regional
  • UK 5 days
  • UK 6-30 days

Regional Forecast for London & South East England

Headline:

Hot with sunny spells, muggy overnight.

Today:

Dry with plenty of bright or hot sunny spells, but low cloud or fog patches could affect southern coasts during the day, where it will feel little cooler. Maximum temperature 32 °C.

Tonight:

Warm and humid with plenty of clear spells at first. It will become cloudier through the early hours but staying dry throughout. Minimum temperature 18 °C.

Tuesday:

A bright and mainly dry day, with long sunny spells. Some isolated heavy showers or thunderstorms may develop later in the afternoon and evening, Maximum temperature 32 °C.

Outlook for Wednesday to Friday:

Mainly dry with bright or sunny spells, but heavy showers or thunderstorms are possible in the afternoon periods. Hot or very hot throughout but fresher towards the coasts.

Updated: 02:11 on Mon 23 Jul 2018 BST

UK forecast for the next 5 days

Headline:

Cloud and rain in north and west. Hot sunshine elsewhere.

Today:

A band of cloud and rain across Scotland and Northern Ireland will continue to edge southeastwards, with fresher conditions following. Risk of isolated thundery showers for Wales and northern England, but staying dry with plenty of hot sunshine elsewhere.

Tonight:

Cloud and rain over southern Scotland and Northern Ireland will slowly edge into northwestern parts of England and Wales. Some showers far northwest Scotland. Dry with clear spells elsewhere.

Tuesday:

A weakening band of showery rain will edge southeastwards into Wales and northern England. Fresher with showers in northwest. Mainly dry with hot sunshine elsewhere, especially in the southeast.

Outlook for Wednesday to Friday:

Mostly dry with plenty of sunshine Wednesday. Some rain in the north and west Thursday, with increasing risk of thunderstorms on Friday. Very warm or hot for most, especially southeast.

Updated: 03:16 on Mon 23 Jul 2018 BST

Outlook for the UK over the next 6-30 days

UK Outlook for Saturday 28 Jul 2018 to Monday 6 Aug 2018:

Through the weekend a good deal of dry weather is expected with some sunny spells. However at times it will be cloudier and windier in the west and northwest with some outbreaks of rain. In the east warm weather is expected but there is also a risk of some showers or thunderstorms at times. Through the rest of the period there'll be some fine weather, but occasional rain in the west will likely spread to other parts at times, and there's an ongoing risk of thunderstorms, particularly across central and southeast England. Feeling warm across the UK, but fresher than recent days this weekend, however further hot or very hot conditions may return later on. Temperatures will be closer to average in the west in spells of breezy, wet weather.

UK Outlook for Tuesday 7 Aug 2018 to Tuesday 21 Aug 2018:

Throughout this period it seems most likely that the weather pattern will change only very slowly. Western and southern areas will often be dry, sunny and very warm, but with the risk of some cloudier periods with rain at times, or heavy showers and thunderstorms. Further north and east drier and more settled conditions are expected to be more dominant, although with the ongoing risk of heavy showers and thunderstorms breaking out at times. Temperatures remaining widely above average for most, with further spells of very warm or hot conditions probable, and possible very hot conditions at times, especially in the southeast.

Updated: 03:16 on Mon 23 Jul 2018 BST

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