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    • Regional
    • UK 5 days
    • UK 6-30 days

    Regional forecast for Northern Ireland

    Bright with showers on Thursday.

    This Evening and Tonight:

    Sunny intervals and the odd shower this evening. Eastern counties then dry with some clear spells overnight, but a few showers possible in the west. Minimum Temperature 11 °C.

    Thursday:

    A mainly dry, sunny start to the day. Showers over the west then developing further east by late morning, the showers could be heavy with hail and thunder. Drier later. Maximum Temperature 18 °C.

    Outlook for Friday to Sunday:

    Rather cloudy with some rain on Friday, brighter later, windy. Mainly dry on Saturday before rain spreads east on Saturday night. Rain at first on Sunday then mostly dry.

    Updated at: 1543 on Wed 15 Aug 2018

    UK forecast for the next 5 days

    Rain pushing southeastwards tonight, becoming cooler in the north.

    This Evening and Tonight:

    Rain will continue to push southeastwards, bringing heavy outbreaks to many, but it will remain dry in southeast England. Feeling cooler with some clear spells emerging across Scotland, Northern Ireland and northern England later, with scattered heavy showers moving in.

    Thursday:

    Heavy rain to start across parts of England and Wales, clearing to a fresher feel, with sunny spells. Some scattered, possibly thundery, showers, mainly in the north and west.

    Outlook for Friday to Sunday:

    Often rather cloudy and windy, with heavy rain at times, especially in the north and west. Drier and brighter in south and east. Feeling warmer in the southeast on Sunday.

    Updated at: 1604 on Wed 15 Aug 2018

    Outlook for the UK over the next 6-30 days

    UK Outlook for Monday 20 Aug 2018 to Wednesday 29 Aug 2018:

    Next week is expected to stay breezy across northern and western areas with occasional light rain or drizzle. Bright or sunny spells are more likely across central, southern and eastern areas and it will feel increasingly warm and humid across England and Wales. It may be very warm where there is prolonged sunshine. There will probably be a good deal of dry and bright weather in the south and east over the coming days, with only brief interludes of thicker cloud and rain. As a result, this part of the country may well stay very warm and humid. This pattern is quite likely to continue into the following week, with warm dry weather predominating, especially in the south, and longer spells of rain and wind more likely in the north.

    Updated at: 1305 on Wed 15 Aug 2018

    UK Outlook for Thursday 30 Aug 2018 to Thursday 13 Sep 2018:

    During this period it looks likely that the weather pattern will only change slowly. High pressure will tend to dominate with southern areas probably seeing the driest and brightest weather. Further outbreaks of rain and strong winds may move across the north, and perhaps sink southeastwards at times. Into September, confidence in the forecast decreases. However, we will probably see longer dry and settled spells at times, these perhaps becoming more dominant in the north and northwest. Temperatures by day are likely to be generally warmer than average, but there will an increasing chance of chillier nights.

    Updated at: 1305 on Wed 15 Aug 2018

    Location Details

    Belfast

    Location: 54.596, -5.9301

    Altitude: 13.0 m above mean sea level

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