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  • Cloudy 18 °C

    9 °C

  • Sunny day 18 °C

    13 °C

  • Cloudy 19 °C

    12 °C

  • Sunny intervals 21 °C

    14 °C

  • Cloudy 20 °C

    13 °C

  • Sunny intervals 19 °C

    12 °C

  • Cloudy 20 °C

    14 °C

Thursday (Thursday 21 September 2017)
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Warnings
Sunny intervals Sunny intervals Cloudy Overcast Overcast Light rain Light rain Light rain Cloudy Cloudy Partly cloudy night Partly cloudy night Clear night
<5% <5% 10% 10% 10% 50% 50% 40% 10% 10% <5% <5% <5%
Temperature (°C)
17 ° 17 ° 18 ° 17 ° 17 ° 17 ° 16 ° 16 ° 15 ° 15 ° 15 ° 14 ° 14 °
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14 ° 15 ° 15 ° 15 ° 15 ° 15 ° 15 ° 14 ° 14 ° 14 ° 14 ° 14 ° 13 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) Expand
SSW 12 25 SSW 13 26 SSW 13 24 SSW 12 22 SSW 11 21 SSW 10 20 SSW 9 17 SSW 9 19 SW 8 16 SW 7 15 WSW 7 14 W 6 13 W 6 12
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
G G VG G G G G G G G G G G
Humidity Expand
66% 60% 60% 68% 74% 76% 80% 84% 85% 84% 79% 79% 80%
UV index Expand
2 3 3 2 2 1 1 1
Sunrise: 06:44 Sunset: 19:02 Moon phase: New Air pollution: 2
Friday (Friday 22 September 2017)
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Warnings
Clear night 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 day Sunny day Sunny intervals Sunny intervals Sunny intervals Sunny intervals Clear night Clear night Clear night Clear night Partly cloudy night
<5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5%
Temperature (°C)
13 ° 13 ° 12 ° 11 ° 11 ° 10 ° 9 ° 9 ° 10 ° 11 ° 12 ° 14 ° 15 ° 17 ° 17 ° 18 ° 18 ° 18 ° 17 ° 16 ° 15 ° 15 ° 14 ° 14 °
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Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) Expand
W 6 11 W 5 11 WNW 5 10 W 3 7 W 3 7 W 3 6 WSW 3 6 WSW 3 6 WSW 3 7 WSW 3 7 SW 3 7 SW 4 8 SW 5 11 SW 6 12 SW 6 13 SW 7 14 SW 7 15 SW 8 16 SW 8 15 SSW 8 15 SSW 7 14 SSW 6 13 SSW 6 12 SSW 5 11
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
G VG VG G G G G M M G G G VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG
Humidity Expand
80% 80% 78% 80% 82% 85% 87% 89% 87% 81% 74% 63% 54% 49% 47% 46% 44% 47% 52% 58% 62% 66% 69% 71%
UV index Expand
1 1 2 2 3 3 4 3 2 2 1 1
Sunrise: 06:46 Sunset: 19:00 Moon phase: New Air pollution: 2
Saturday (Saturday 23 September 2017)
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 Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Sunny intervals Partly cloudy night Cloudy
<5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5%
Temperature (°C)
14 ° 13 ° 13 ° 13 ° 16 ° 18 ° 19 ° 16 ° 14 °
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Feels like temperature (°C) Expand
13 ° 13 ° 13 ° 13 ° 14 ° 17 ° 17 ° 15 ° 13 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) Expand
SSW 5 11 SSW 4 11 S 4 10 SSE 4 10 SSE 7 14 SSE 6 14 SSE 7 15 SSE 6 12 ESE 6 12
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG
Humidity Expand
73% 74% 75% 77% 68% 54% 49% 55% 67%
UV index Expand
1 2 3 2
Sunrise: 06:47 Sunset: 18:57 Moon phase: New Air pollution: 2
Sunday (Sunday 24 September 2017)
01:00 04:00 07:00 10:00 13:00 16:00 19:00 22:00
Warnings
Cloudy Cloudy Sunny intervals Sunny intervals Sunny intervals Sunny intervals Cloudy Cloudy
<5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% 10% 10%
Temperature (°C)
13 ° 13 ° 12 ° 16 ° 20 ° 21 ° 18 ° 16 °
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Feels like temperature (°C) Expand
12 ° 12 ° 11 ° 15 ° 18 ° 19 ° 17 ° 15 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) Expand
ESE 6 11 ESE 5 10 ESE 5 9 ESE 6 14 SE 8 18 SE 7 17 ESE 6 13 ESE 6 13
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG
Humidity Expand
77% 80% 87% 76% 56% 50% 64% 78%
UV index Expand
1 2 4 2
Sunrise: 06:49 Sunset: 18:55 Moon phase: New Air pollution: 3
Monday (Monday 25 September 2017)
01:00 04:00 07:00 10:00 13:00 16:00 19:00 22:00
Warnings
Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Sunny intervals Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy
10% 10% 20% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10%
Temperature (°C)
15 ° 14 ° 15 ° 16 ° 18 ° 20 ° 17 ° 15 °
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Feels like temperature (°C) Expand
14 ° 14 ° 14 ° 15 ° 18 ° 19 ° 16 ° 15 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) Expand
ESE 5 11 E 5 10 E 5 10 E 6 11 E 6 14 E 7 15 E 7 15 ENE 6 12
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
VG VG G G VG VG VG G
Humidity Expand
80% 86% 86% 83% 70% 61% 75% 86%
UV index Expand
1 1 3 1
Sunrise: 06:51 Sunset: 18:53 Moon phase: Waxing crescent Air pollution: 3
Tuesday (Tuesday 26 September 2017)
01:00 04:00 07:00 10:00 13:00 16:00 19:00 22:00
Warnings
Cloudy Cloudy Partly cloudy night Sunny intervals Sunny intervals Sunny intervals Partly cloudy night Partly cloudy night
10% 10% 10% <5% 10% <5% <5% <5%
Temperature (°C)
14 ° 13 ° 13 ° 16 ° 18 ° 19 ° 17 ° 15 °
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14 ° 13 ° 12 ° 15 ° 17 ° 17 ° 16 ° 14 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) Expand
E 5 10 E 5 9 E 5 9 ESE 7 14 SE 7 16 SE 7 16 SE 6 13 E 6 12
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
G G G VG VG VG VG VG
Humidity Expand
89% 94% 95% 85% 70% 65% 75% 85%
UV index Expand
2 3 1
Sunrise: 06:52 Sunset: 18:51 Moon phase: Waxing crescent
Wednesday (Wednesday 27 September 2017)
01:00 04:00 07:00 10:00 13:00 16:00 19:00 22:00
Warnings
Cloudy Cloudy Partly cloudy night Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy
10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10%
Temperature (°C)
14 ° 13 ° 13 ° 15 ° 19 ° 18 ° 17 ° 16 °
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13 ° 13 ° 12 ° 14 ° 17 ° 17 ° 16 ° 15 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) Expand
E 5 9 ESE 5 9 ESE 5 9 SE 6 12 SE 8 17 SSE 8 16 SE 7 14 SE 7 14
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
VG G G VG VG VG VG VG
Humidity Expand
90% 92% 94% 83% 65% 65% 71% 77%
UV index Expand
1 2 1
Sunrise: 06:54 Sunset: 18:48 Moon phase: Waxing crescent
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Updated 10:00 on Thu 21 Sep 2017 BST
Tiree Sunny day 56.497 -6.887
Birmingham Light rain 52.486 -1.889
Glasgow Cloudy 55.864 -4.25
Manchester Heavy rain 53.479 -2.247
Brighton Cloudy 50.822 -0.136
Dover Sunny intervals 51.126 1.318
Exeter Cloudy 50.718 -3.533
Lincoln Cloudy 53.23 -0.539
Norwich Sunny day 52.63 1.299
Peterborough Cloudy 52.569 -0.239
Swindon Light shower day 51.556 -1.778
York Heavy shower day 53.962 -1.079
Aberdeen Overcast 57.15 -2.093
Pembroke Cloudy 51.673 -4.908
Ullapool Heavy rain 57.896 -5.16
Inverness Heavy rain 57.478 -4.223
Kendal Light rain 54.328 -2.745
Londonderry (Derry) Sunny day 54.995 -7.323
Newtown (Powys) Overcast 52.512 -3.312
Fort William Overcast 56.82 -5.104
Belfast Cloudy 54.596 -5.93
Caernarfon Cloudy 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 Heavy rain 60.154 -1.143
London Sunny intervals 51.508 -0.125
Newcastle Upon Tyne Light rain 54.978 -1.616
Pitlochry Light shower day 56.705 -3.728
Southampton Cloudy 50.909 -1.403
Stornoway Sunny intervals 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:

Sunny morning with rain edging eastwards. Cold and clear overnight.

Today:

Mostly dry and breezy with sunny spells through the morning, and gusty coastal winds. A band of cloud and rain will slowly edge into western counties by midday, continuing eastwards but perhaps not reaching Kent until dusk. Maximum temperature 19 °C.

Tonight:

The rain should eventually clear the east by midnight, leaving clear skies and light winds behind. Becoming quite cold with perhaps some mist and fog in places by dawn. Minimum temperature 4 °C.

Friday:

A chilly start with any isolated fog patches clearing. A dry and sunny morning, then cloud will thicken during the afternoon, especially across western areas, but likely remaining dry. Maximum temperature 18 °C.

Outlook for Saturday to Monday:

Perhaps cloudy initially Saturday, but dry, and soon becoming warm and sunny. Mostly dry and warm Sunday and Monday with sunny spells, but with an increasing chance of showers Monday.

Updated: 02:36 on Thu 21 Sep 2017 BST

UK forecast for the next 5 days

Headline:

Rain in the west moving east later.

Today:

Morning wind and rain in Scotland, Wales and western England will move eastwards, leaving brighter weather behind it later. Eastern England will be dry and bright all morning but become cloudier later. Northern Ireland will have sunshine and showers.

Tonight:

Rain in central England will move further east and then clear, leaving the UK with a mainly dry, clear and cold night. A few mist and fog patches will form.

Friday:

Morning mist patches may be slow to clear but it will become dry and bright in the east. Rain in Northern Ireland will move into Scotland, Wales and western England.

Outlook for Saturday to Monday:

Saturday will be bright and breezy for most, and windy in the northwest. Sunday and Monday are likely to be wet in the west, but largely dry in the east.

Updated: 04:13 on Thu 21 Sep 2017 BST

Outlook for the UK over the next 6-30 days

UK Outlook for Monday 25 Sep 2017 to Wednesday 4 Oct 2017:

Next week there will be plenty of dry weather, but there will be light rain for a time. It will be rather warm during the day time, but it is likely to be chilly at night with some mist or fog patches possible, which may last well into the morning on some days. The second half of the week will be more unsettled with wet and windy weather more likely in the northwest, with a risk of gales or perhaps severe gales. The best of the drier and brighter weather will be in the southeast. Into the start of October there is an increased chance of all parts seeing the unsettled conditions, with rain and stronger winds likely at times.

UK Outlook for Thursday 5 Oct 2017 to Thursday 19 Oct 2017:

Through early October there is considerable uncertainty in the forecast. It will be changeable, with the northwest likely to see more unsettled conditions with strong winds or gales possible, with perhaps more settled interludes in the southeast. Temperatures will be close to or slightly above normal. However, there will be some chilly nights with early morning mist and fog as well as an increased chance of frost, most likely in the north.

Updated: 04:13 on Thu 21 Sep 2017 BST

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