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    Forecast summary

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

    Regional forecast for Northern Ireland

    Mainly dry, bright morning. Cloudy, wet afternoon.

    Today:

    Mainly dry, bright this morning with any low cloud and mist soon clearing. However, thickening cloud and outbreaks of rain will affect all parts this afternoon. The rain will be heavy for a short time, clearing from west this evening. Maximum Temperature 17 °C.

    Tonight:

    Mostly cloudy, misty and mild overnight with scattered showers following to all parts. The showers will be heavy at times and most frequent over Down and Antrim. Minimum Temperature 12 °C.

    Tuesday:

    A cloudy, misty start with still some heavy showers in the east. Showers will become fewer and lighter during the day, also becoming brighter and warm with some afternoon sunshine. Maximum Temperature 20 °C.

    Outlook for Wednesday to Friday:

    Sunny spells on Wednesday with a few light showers. More persistent rain on Wednesday night then a return to sunshine and some heavy showers on Thursday and Friday. Turning cooler.

    Updated at: 0354 on Mon 23 Sep 2019

    UK forecast for the next 5 days

    An unsettled week with some very heavy rain possible Tuesday

    Today:

    Rain and showers in the northeast gradually moving away leaving a fine day with good sunny spells for many, particularly in the southeast. Clouding over in the southwest with rain arriving from mid morning, then moving northeastwards.

    Tonight:

    Rain, strengthening winds and low cloud will push across the UK from the southwest. The rain may become very heavy in the west and south later in the night. Mild.

    Tuesday:

    Wet across much of the UK, particularly England and Wales where heavy rain and thunderstorms are possible along with gusty winds. Northern Ireland and northwest Scotland seeing the best conditions.

    Outlook for Wednesday to Friday:

    Rain or showers easing from the west on Wednesday. A further band of rain spreading east across all parts through Thursday, clearing to sunshine and showers by Friday. Often breezy.

    Updated at: 0323 on Mon 23 Sep 2019

    Outlook for the UK over the next 6-30 days

    UK Outlook for Saturday 28 Sep 2019 to Monday 7 Oct 2019:

    The unsettled conditions looks set to continue this weekend with a mixture of sunny spells and showers for most. The showers will be heaviest and most frequent across northern and western parts. However, there is the risk of heavy rain and strong winds arriving into the southwest later on Saturday and into Sunday. The unsettled weather looks set to remain as we go into early October, with further wet and windy weather likely to affect mainly northern and western parts of the UK, with the risk of gales at times. However, southern and eastern parts could see some drier and brighter periods, with the risk of overnight fog. Temperatures are likely to be near or a little above the average, but cooler in the wind and rain at times.

    Updated at: 1357 on Mon 23 Sep 2019

    UK Outlook for Tuesday 8 Oct 2019 to Tuesday 22 Oct 2019:

    Confidence in the forecast remains low through this period. However, towards the middle of October we may see spells of fine and settled weather becoming more widespread, particularly in the south and east of the UK. These would bring bright days, but with the increasing risk of overnight fog and probably some frost. However, it is more likely that we will see a north/south split, with northern and western parts of the country continuing to see rain at times, and this might spread across the rest of the country as we go through October. Temperatures are likely to be close to the average, but with settled weather, some warmer days and cooler nights are likely.

    Updated at: 1357 on Mon 23 Sep 2019

    Location Details

    George Best Belfast City Airport

    Location: 54.6249, -5.8704

    Altitude: 4.0 m above mean sea level

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