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

    Regional forecast for Dumfries, Galloway, Lothian & Borders

    Sunny spells and showers, rain in the afternoon.

    Today:

    A mostly dry morning with sunny spells and just a few showers, these mainly over hills. Cloud gradually increases from the west in the afternoon with outbreaks of rain spreading east from mid afternoon. Maximum Temperature 15 °C.

    Tonight:

    A cloudy start to the evening with outbreaks of rain. However, soon turning dry with clear spells developing. A few showers are possible towards the end of the night. Minimum Temperature 3 °C.

    Tuesday:

    A bright day with sunny spells and a few well scattered showers. Perhaps turning cloudier in the evening with some patchy rain in the south. Maximum Temperature 14 °C.

    Outlook for Wednesday to Friday:

    Scattered showers with fresh winds at times. Showers often heavy with a risk of hail and thunder, particularly Wednesday and Thursday. Winds easing on Friday. Turning progressively cooler.

    Updated at: 0426 on Mon 23 Apr 2018

    UK forecast for the next 5 days

    Unsettled this week, and cooler than recent days for many.

    Today:

    A mainly fine start with bright spells, although a little rain is possible over northern hills. Outbreaks of rain will arrive from the west during the day, reaching all but southeast England by late evening, with heavy bursts for some.

    Tonight:

    Clear spells and showers across Northern Ireland and Scotland. Turning drier by the morning in northern England, but rain continuing for many across the rest of England and Wales.

    Tuesday:

    Sunshine and showers for northern Ireland, Scotland and northern England, but turning cloudier later. A grey and wet day across England and Wales. Feeling cool.

    Outlook for Wednesday to Friday:

    Sunshine and showers, which will be frequent and heavy for many with a risk of hail and thunder. Lighter and less frequent in the south. Winds easing by Friday.

    Updated at: 0356 on Mon 23 Apr 2018

    Outlook for the UK over the next 6-30 days

    UK Outlook for Friday 27 Apr 2018 to Sunday 6 May 2018:

    Sunny spells and showers are likely on Friday with some showers heavy with a risk of hail and thunder, especially in the north. Similar conditions are likely on Saturday, but there is a chance of some longer spells of rain developing from the west or northwest. There is also a risk of some snow over Scottish Mountains. It will be generally rather cold with some overnight frost possible in the north. Into the start of May conditions will be generally changeable and windy at times. There will be some drier, sunnier spells, these most likely in the north and northwest. Temperatures will be near or just below average, with only a small chance of warmer conditions.

    Updated at: 1223 on Sun 22 Apr 2018

    UK Outlook for Monday 7 May 2018 to Monday 21 May 2018:

    There will be generally mixed conditions through May, with some dry spells as well as more changeable periods with rain or showers occurring more widely. There is low confidence in detail, but a more settled spell may develop for a time in early May, especially in the northwest and there are some signs of a generally drier, settled period in the second half of the month. Temperatures are likely to be around average, but with the risk of some cooler northerly winds at times, although there is a greater chance of above average temperatures into the second half of the month.

    Updated at: 1223 on Sun 22 Apr 2018

    Location Details

    Edinburgh

    Location: 55.9533, -3.1868

    Altitude: 60.0 m above mean sea level

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