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

    Regional forecast for London & South East England

    Hot with sunny spells, muggy overnight.

    Today:

    Dry with plenty of bright or hot sunny spells, but low cloud or fog patches could affect southern coasts during the day, where it will feel little cooler. Maximum Temperature 32 °C.

    Tonight:

    Warm and humid with plenty of clear spells at first. It will become cloudier through the early hours but staying dry throughout. Minimum Temperature 18 °C.

    Tuesday:

    A bright and mainly dry day, with long sunny spells. Some isolated heavy showers or thunderstorms may develop later in the afternoon and evening, Maximum Temperature 32 °C.

    Outlook for Wednesday to Friday:

    Mainly dry with bright or sunny spells, but heavy showers or thunderstorms are possible in the afternoon periods. Hot or very hot throughout but fresher towards the coasts.

    Updated at: 0311 on Mon 23 Jul 2018

    UK forecast for the next 5 days

    Cloud and rain in north and west. Hot sunshine elsewhere.

    Today:

    A band of cloud and rain across Scotland and Northern Ireland will continue to edge southeastwards, with fresher conditions following. Risk of isolated thundery showers for Wales and northern England, but staying dry with plenty of hot sunshine elsewhere.

    Tonight:

    Cloud and rain over southern Scotland and Northern Ireland will slowly edge into northwestern parts of England and Wales. Some showers far northwest Scotland. Dry with clear spells elsewhere.

    Tuesday:

    A weakening band of showery rain will edge southeastwards into Wales and northern England. Fresher with showers in northwest. Mainly dry with hot sunshine elsewhere, especially in the southeast.

    Outlook for Wednesday to Friday:

    Mostly dry with plenty of sunshine Wednesday. Some rain in the north and west Thursday, with increasing risk of thunderstorms on Friday. Very warm or hot for most, especially southeast.

    Updated at: 0416 on Mon 23 Jul 2018

    Outlook for the UK over the next 6-30 days

    UK Outlook for Saturday 28 Jul 2018 to Monday 6 Aug 2018:

    Through the weekend a good deal of dry weather is expected with some sunny spells. However at times it will be cloudier and windier in the west and northwest with some outbreaks of rain. In the east warm weather is expected but there is also a risk of some showers or thunderstorms at times. Through the rest of the period there'll be some fine weather, but occasional rain in the west will likely spread to other parts at times, and there's an ongoing risk of thunderstorms, particularly across central and southeast England. Feeling warm across the UK, but fresher than recent days this weekend, however further hot or very hot conditions may return later on. Temperatures will be closer to average in the west in spells of breezy, wet weather.

    Updated at: 1318 on Mon 23 Jul 2018

    UK Outlook for Tuesday 7 Aug 2018 to Tuesday 21 Aug 2018:

    Throughout this period it seems most likely that the weather pattern will change only very slowly. Western and southern areas will often be dry, sunny and very warm, but with the risk of some cloudier periods with rain at times, or heavy showers and thunderstorms. Further north and east drier and more settled conditions are expected to be more dominant, although with the ongoing risk of heavy showers and thunderstorms breaking out at times. Temperatures remaining widely above average for most, with further spells of very warm or hot conditions probable, and possible very hot conditions at times, especially in the southeast.

    Updated at: 1318 on Mon 23 Jul 2018

    Location Details

    City of London

    Location: 51.5102, -0.0837

    Altitude: 10.0 m above mean sea level

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