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    Forecast summary

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

    Regional forecast for Wales

    Staying cloudy for many today, but brighter in the southeast.

    Today:

    A cloudy start across Wales with outbreaks of drizzle in places. Gradually turning drier, but staying largely cloudy for many with patchy mist and fog around the coast. Brighter skies are likely in the southeast, where it will feel warm. Maximum Temperature 24 °C.

    Tonight:

    A cloudy night for all with patch drizzle along western coasts. Low cloud will give mist and fog over some hills. Staying mild and muggy. Minimum Temperature 14 °C.

    Tuesday:

    Cloud clearing through the morning, followed by a dry, sunny and hot day with plenty of strong sunshine. However, some low cloud may linger on far western coasts. Maximum Temperature 30 °C.

    Outlook for Wednesday to Friday:

    Largely dry with sunny spells, but a few thunderstorms are possible at times. Very warm and humid at first and mild overnight, but a little fresher by Friday.

    Updated at: 0230 on Mon 22 Jul 2019

    UK forecast for the next 5 days

    Heavy rain in western Scotland. Turning dry and warm elsewhere.

    Today:

    A cloudy start with rain in northern areas. Rain becoming confined to western Scotland through the morning. Dry elsewhere with sunny spells, but cloudier around western coasts and hills. Very warm and humid for many. Breezy in the north.

    Tonight:

    Outbreaks of rain in northwest Scotland and some drizzle along Irish Sea coasts, but largely dry elsewhere. Low cloud and fog developing across southern areas.

    Tuesday:

    Low cloud and fog clearing to allow plenty of sunshine across England and Wales. Cloudier in the far northwest. Very warm for many, hot and humid in the south.

    Outlook for Wednesday to Friday:

    Sunshine at first but with the risk of isolated thunderstorms. Hot and humid for many. Showery rain will spread eastwards later in the week, introducing fresher conditions from the west.

    Updated at: 0228 on Mon 22 Jul 2019

    Outlook for the UK over the next 6-30 days

    UK Outlook for Friday 26 Jul 2019 to Sunday 4 Aug 2019:

    Overnight rain and thunderstorms will clear eastwards on Friday, to sunny spells and occasional showers. The showers will mainly be in the west, with a low risk of thunderstorms, and they will introduce fresher conditions. It will be breezy in the north, with further cloud and rain from the southwest later. Into the weekend, confidence falls low, but fresher conditions will be the most probable. A northwest to southeast split will be the most likely scenario. The northwest is likely to see further spells of rain and strong winds at times, with temperatures near or a little below average. The south and southeast are likely to see drier weather, and here it could still be warm into the start of August.

    Updated at: 1138 on Sun 21 Jul 2019

    UK Outlook for Monday 5 Aug 2019 to Monday 19 Aug 2019:

    As we move into early August, the final month of the meteorological summer, confidence is low in the forecast with no one single weather pattern looking to dominate. It is most likely that low pressure to the north and northwest of the UK will give further rise to showers or longer spells of rain in the northwest, with the better chance of drier weather in the southeast. Temperatures will likely be above average, perhaps mostly in western and southern areas. However, confidence falls as we head through August.

    Updated at: 1138 on Sun 21 Jul 2019

    Location Details

    Cardiff

    Location: 51.4812, -3.1778

    Altitude: 11.0 m above mean sea level

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