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    Forecast summary

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

    Regional forecast for East of England

    Occasional rain moving south today. Drier and brighter later. Colder.

    Today:

    Rather cloudy and murky start, with some patchy rain and drizzle. However, a band of occasional rain will move southwards during the afternoon, weakening as it does so. Turning drier with some brighter spells developing later. Feeling colder. Maximum Temperature 6 °C.

    Tonight:

    Overnight will be largely dry with clear spells, and perhaps a few isolated showers along the coast. Colder than previous night with a widespread frost. Minimum Temperature 1 °C.

    Friday:

    After a cold and frosty start, it will be largely dry with sunny spells. Chance of a few isolated showers. Feeling cold, but offset by sunshine and light winds. Maximum Temperature 5 °C.

    Outlook for Saturday to Monday:

    Staying largely fine and dry with sunny spells Saturday. Light winds. Similar conditions on Sunday. Cold and frosty nights to come. Dry start on Monday, some rain possible later.

    Updated at: 0207 on Thu 4 Mar 2021

    UK forecast for the next 5 days

    Turning brighter and more settled.

    Today:

    Mostly cloudy start, with early fog over parts of England and Wales slowly clearing. Northern and eastern UK then becoming brighter and breezy with temperatures a few degrees higher than the last few days. Many other areas remaining fairly cloudy.

    Tonight:

    Cloud and patchy rain over parts of southern UK clearing. Isolated wintry showers in the north and east. Otherwise dry with clear periods and a widespread air frost.

    Friday:

    A cold and frosty start. Patchy cloud and sunny intervals for most, with a chance of an afternoon shower across central parts. Best of sunshine across Scotland and west Wales.

    Outlook for Saturday to Monday:

    Fine and settled to start the weekend with sharp frost overnight. Cloudier conditions and outbreaks of rain developing over Scotland and Northern Ireland before spreading erratically southeastwards.

    Updated at: 0205 on Thu 4 Mar 2021

    Outlook for the UK over the next 6-30 days

    UK Outlook for Tuesday 9 Mar 2021 to Thursday 18 Mar 2021:

    Outbreaks of heavier rain will make their way in from the west on Tuesday, as a trend towards more unsettled conditions widely across the UK is likely next week. Further spells of rain and showers will continue spreading in from the west, with some snow possible on high ground in northern parts of the country. However, there may also be some drier and brighter interludes at times. Throughout this period there is an ongoing potential for windy conditions, with the strongest winds most likely to occur in the west and northwest of the UK. Temperatures are expected to trend close to average, although some overnight frosts are still possible, mainly in northern parts of the country.

    Updated at: 1233 on Thu 4 Mar 2021

    UK Outlook for Friday 19 Mar 2021 to Friday 2 Apr 2021:

    During the middle of March unsettled conditions look likely to continue across the UK, with spells of rain and showers but also some drier and brighter interludes at times especially in the south. Into the latter part of March unsettled conditions perhaps becoming more confined to the north and west with the south and east seeing more settled conditions. Temperatures are most likely to remain near to or slightly above average, with any colder intervals from the north short lived.

    Updated at: 1234 on Thu 4 Mar 2021

    Location Details

    Ipswich

    Location: 52.0563, 1.1499

    Altitude: 6.0 m above mean sea level

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