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

    Regional forecast for London & South East England

    Occasionally heavy rain easing overnight. Gales possible on coasts.

    This Evening and Tonight:

    A wet and windy evening, with heavy, persistent rain and gales possible along Channel coasts. Rain easing with skies clearing through the early hours but staying windy and turning colder. Minimum Temperature 4 °C.

    Thursday:

    Mainly dry and bright with sunny spells throughout the day, with any isolated showers along the south coast. Feeling cold throughout, especially in the strong winds, these easing later. Maximum Temperature 8 °C.

    Outlook for Friday to Sunday:

    Dry and bright Friday with winds continuing to ease. Unsettled through Saturday and Sunday with spells of rain and snow mixed with drier and brighter periods. Cold with overnight frosts.

    Updated at: 1517 on Wed 20 Jan 2021

    UK forecast for the next 5 days

    Heavy rain turning to showers, wintry for some.

    This Evening and Tonight:

    Heavy rain, turning to snow at times across northern England and southern Scotland, will gradually clear eastwards overnight. Otherwise a mix of clear spells and showers, with a risk of icy patches in the north. Windy, with coastal gales.

    Thursday:

    A drier and brighter day for many, with scattered showers, most frequent in the west. Northeastern Scotland cloudier with rain and snow at times. Windy in the north and east.

    Outlook for Friday to Sunday:

    Sunshine and showers, wintry in the north. Some rain and snow in the south and southwest on Saturday and Sunday. Cold with a widespread frost by night.

    Updated at: 1519 on Wed 20 Jan 2021

    Outlook for the UK over the next 6-30 days

    UK Outlook for Monday 25 Jan 2021 to Wednesday 3 Feb 2021:

    At the start of this period it will remain unsettled with north-westerly winds probable, bringing frequent showers and outbreaks of rain, particularly to the north and west. This will likely fall as snow over high ground and may at times to lower levels too. Windy, especially in the north. Further into this period unsettled conditions look most likely with low pressure dominant across the UK, bringing changeable weather with periods of rain, showers, and strong winds. Northerly winds are expected at times, increasing the risk of snowfall especially in the north but may also bring wintry hazards further south. In the south, milder interludes may occur bringing at or above average temperatures. Overall temperatures are likely to be rather cold in the north but close to average in the south.

    Updated at: 1225 on Wed 20 Jan 2021

    UK Outlook for Thursday 4 Feb 2021 to Thursday 18 Feb 2021:

    Confidence for this period is low, though low pressure is likely to be dominant at first with an increased chance of northerly winds. This will therefore increase the risk of snowfall especially in the north along with colder than average temperatures. Potentially bringing wintry hazards more widely. Through mid-February higher pressure may develop for a time which would bring drier conditions with an increased likelihood of fog and cold nights.

    Updated at: 1226 on Wed 20 Jan 2021

    Location Details

    London

    Location: 51.5081, -0.1248

    Altitude: 11.0 m above mean sea level

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