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  • Sunny intervals 22 °C

    17 °C

  • Sunny intervals 24 °C

    15 °C

  • Sunny intervals 22 °C

    14 °C

  • Cloudy 18 °C

    13 °C

  • Cloudy 18 °C

    13 °C

  • Cloudy 18 °C

    13 °C

  • Cloudy 18 °C

    13 °C

Saturday (Saturday 26 May 2018)
Now 18:00 19:00 20:00 21:00 22:00 23:00
Warnings
Sunny day Cloudy Sunny intervals Cloudy Light shower night Cloudy Partly cloudy night
<5% <5% <5% <5% 40% 10% <5%
Temperature (°C)
22 ° 22 ° 21 ° 21 ° 20 ° 19 ° 19 °
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Feels like temperature (°C)
18 ° 18 ° 18 ° 17 ° 16 ° 16 ° 16 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
NE 17 31 NE 17 36 NE 17 35 NE 17 36 ENE 16 33 ENE 16 31 ENE 14 25
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
G G G G G G G
Humidity
66% 64% 60% 61% 65% 71% 75%
UV index
3 2 1 1
Sunrise: 04:52 Sunset: 20:53 Moon phase: Waxing gibbous Air pollution: 4 Pollen: M
Sunday (Sunday 27 May 2018)
00:00 01:00 02:00 03:00 04:00 05:00 06:00 07:00 08:00 09:00 10:00 11:00 12:00 13:00 14:00 15:00 16:00 17:00 18:00 19:00 20:00 21:00 22:00 23:00
Warnings
Partly cloudy night Clear night Clear night Clear night Clear night Sunny day Sunny intervals Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Sunny intervals Sunny day Sunny day Sunny day Sunny day Sunny intervals Sunny intervals Sunny intervals Sunny intervals Cloudy Partly cloudy night Partly cloudy night Partly cloudy night
<5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% 10% 10% 10% 10% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% 10% 10% <5% <5% <5%
Temperature (°C)
19 ° 18 ° 18 ° 18 ° 18 ° 17 ° 18 ° 18 ° 18 ° 18 ° 19 ° 19 ° 20 ° 22 ° 22 ° 23 ° 23 ° 23 ° 22 ° 21 ° 20 ° 19 ° 18 ° 18 °
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Feels like temperature (°C)
17 ° 17 ° 17 ° 17 ° 17 ° 16 ° 17 ° 17 ° 17 ° 17 ° 17 ° 19 ° 20 ° 21 ° 22 ° 23 ° 22 ° 22 ° 22 ° 20 ° 18 ° 17 ° 17 ° 18 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
NE 13 23 NE 13 22 ENE 12 21 ENE 11 19 ENE 10 18 ENE 10 18 ENE 9 17 ENE 9 14 ENE 9 14 ENE 10 17 ENE 11 18 ENE 9 14 ENE 8 13 ENE 8 13 ENE 8 13 ENE 8 13 ENE 9 16 NE 8 13 NE 8 13 NE 10 15 NE 9 16 ENE 10 16 NE 9 15 NE 7 14
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
G G G G G G G G G G G G G G G G G G G G G G G G
Humidity
78% 80% 82% 83% 84% 86% 86% 84% 84% 83% 83% 81% 78% 74% 70% 68% 68% 68% 70% 73% 76% 77% 79% 81%
UV index
1 1 1 2 3 4 5 6 6 5 4 3 3 2 1 1
Sunrise: 04:51 Sunset: 20:55 Moon phase: Waxing gibbous Air pollution: 4 Pollen: M
Monday (Monday 28 May 2018)
00:00 01:00 04:00 07:00 10:00 13:00 16:00 19:00 22:00
Warnings
Clear night Clear night Partly cloudy night Sunny intervals Sunny day Sunny day Sunny intervals Cloudy Cloudy
<5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% 10%
Temperature (°C)
18 ° 17 ° 15 ° 16 ° 19 ° 20 ° 21 ° 20 ° 16 °
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Feels like temperature (°C)
17 ° 17 ° 15 ° 16 ° 19 ° 20 ° 21 ° 19 ° 15 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
ENE 7 12 NNW 6 9 WNW 4 9 WNW 4 8 S 5 10 SE 5 12 ENE 7 13 NE 8 16 NE 8 14
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
G G M M G G VG VG M
Humidity
84% 87% 93% 94% 82% 78% 70% 75% 92%
UV index
1 5 7 4 1
Sunrise: 04:50 Sunset: 20:56 Moon phase: Waxing gibbous Air pollution: 3 Pollen: M
Tuesday (Tuesday 29 May 2018)
01:00 04:00 07:00 10:00 13:00 16:00 19:00 22:00
Warnings
Cloudy Mist Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy
10% 20% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10%
Temperature (°C)
14 ° 14 ° 14 ° 16 ° 18 ° 18 ° 16 ° 14 °
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Feels like temperature (°C)
13 ° 12 ° 12 ° 14 ° 16 ° 16 ° 15 ° 13 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
NNE 10 17 NNE 11 19 NNE 13 22 NE 13 24 NE 12 23 NE 12 22 NNE 11 20 NE 10 17
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
M P M VG VG VG VG G
Humidity
94% 95% 94% 85% 81% 81% 86% 93%
UV index
1 4 6 3 1
Sunrise: 04:49 Sunset: 20:57 Moon phase: Full Air pollution: 3 Pollen: M
Wednesday (Wednesday 30 May 2018)
01:00 04:00 07:00 10:00 13:00 16:00 19:00 22:00
Warnings
Light shower night Light rain Overcast Overcast Cloudy Sunny intervals Sunny intervals Cloudy
40% 40% 20% 20% 10% <5% <5% 10%
Temperature (°C)
14 ° 13 ° 14 ° 16 ° 17 ° 18 ° 16 ° 14 °
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Feels like temperature (°C)
12 ° 12 ° 13 ° 15 ° 16 ° 17 ° 16 ° 13 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
NNE 9 15 N 8 14 NNE 8 14 ENE 8 16 N 8 17 E 8 17 ESE 8 14 SSE 7 12
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
G G G G VG VG VG G
Humidity
96% 97% 95% 90% 82% 78% 83% 92%
UV index
1 4 6 3 1
Sunrise: 04:48 Sunset: 20:58 Moon phase: Full Air pollution: 3 Pollen: M
Thursday (Thursday 31 May 2018)
01:00 04:00 07:00 10:00 13:00 16:00 19:00 22:00
Warnings
Cloudy Cloudy Overcast Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy
10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10%
Temperature (°C)
13 ° 13 ° 14 ° 16 ° 18 ° 18 ° 17 ° 15 °
Show detail
Feels like temperature (°C)
12 ° 12 ° 13 ° 15 ° 17 ° 17 ° 16 ° 14 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
NNE 7 12 NNW 7 12 NW 8 13 WNW 8 15 NNE 8 17 E 9 17 ESE 8 14 ENE 7 12
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
G G G G VG VG VG G
Humidity
95% 95% 93% 86% 78% 75% 81% 91%
UV index
1 4 6 3 1
Sunrise: 04:47 Sunset: 20:59 Moon phase: Full
Friday (Friday 1 June 2018)
01:00 04:00 07:00 10:00 13:00 16:00 19:00 22:00
Warnings
Partly cloudy night Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Partly cloudy night
10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10%
Temperature (°C)
14 ° 14 ° 14 ° 16 ° 17 ° 17 ° 16 ° 15 °
Show detail
Feels like temperature (°C)
13 ° 13 ° 13 ° 15 ° 16 ° 16 ° 15 ° 13 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
WNW 7 11 W 7 12 WNW 8 14 WNW 9 16 WNW 9 18 S 9 17 WNW 9 15 WNW 8 13
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
G G G VG VG VG VG G
Humidity
94% 94% 92% 85% 77% 76% 80% 88%
UV index
1 3 5 3 1
Sunrise: 04:46 Sunset: 21:00 Moon phase: Waning gibbous
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Updated:
Tiree Cloudy 56.497 -6.887
Birmingham Sunny day 52.486 -1.889
Glasgow Sunny day 55.864 -4.25
Manchester Cloudy 53.479 -2.247
Brighton Thunder shower day 50.822 -0.136
Dover Sunny intervals 51.126 1.318
Exeter Thunder 50.718 -3.533
Lincoln Sunny day 53.23 -0.539
Norwich Sunny day 52.63 1.299
Peterborough Sunny day 52.569 -0.239
Swindon Sunny intervals 51.556 -1.778
York Sunny day 53.962 -1.079
Aberdeen Sunny intervals 57.15 -2.093
Pembroke Cloudy 51.673 -4.908
Ullapool Sunny day 57.896 -5.16
Inverness Sunny intervals 57.478 -4.223
Kendal Sunny intervals 54.328 -2.745
Londonderry (Derry) Sunny intervals 54.995 -7.323
Newtown (Powys) Sunny intervals 52.512 -3.312
Fort William Sunny day 56.82 -5.104
Belfast Cloudy 54.596 -5.93
Caernarfon Sunny intervals 53.139 -4.273
Camborne Heavy rain 50.212 -5.294
Cardiff Cloudy 51.481 -3.178
Dumfries Sunny day 55.071 -3.604
Edinburgh Sunny day 55.953 -3.187
Lerwick Sunny day 60.154 -1.143
London Sunny day 51.508 -0.125
Newcastle Upon Tyne Sunny day 54.978 -1.616
Pitlochry Sunny day 56.705 -3.728
Southampton Sunny day 50.909 -1.403
Stornoway Sunny day 58.211 -6.384
Wick (Highland) Overcast 58.439 -3.092
  • Regional
  • UK 5 days
  • UK 6-30 days

Regional Forecast for London & South East England

Headline:

Morning rain and showers dying out. Some sunny spells developing.

This Evening and Tonight:

Fine, and largely sunny evening with any afternoon showers fading. However thundery downpours are then likely to spread north by midnight, with a risk of frequent lightning and hail. Remaining very warm and feeling muggy. Minimum temperature 15 °C.

Sunday:

Very warm, and humid. The best of the sunshine in the east where it could turn locally hot. However further thunderstorms are also likely, along with torrential downpours and hail. Maximum temperature 29 °C.

Outlook for Monday to Wednesday:

Often sunny, and very warm, perhaps hot, Monday. The odd thundery shower possible. Similar Tuesday, before heavy showers and thunderstorms spread north later. Sunny spells and further showers likely Wednesday.

Updated: 14:38 on Sat 26 May 2018 BST

UK forecast for the next 5 days

Headline:

Heavy thundery showers for some. Increasingly warm.

Today:

Showers across parts of Wales and southern England will be heavy at times, especially through the afternoon where thundery downpours could be torrential in places. Early showers in northern England easing. Scotland and Northern Ireland sunny and very warm.

Tonight:

Humid with sporadic heavy, thundery showers across parts of Wales and southern England could be torrential at times. Coastal mist along east coasts. Elsewhere fine and dry.

Sunday:

Hit-and-miss showers across some southern, central and western parts will be heavy and thundery in places. Very warm with sunny spells outside of showers. Low cloud affecting some southwest coasts.

Outlook for Monday to Wednesday:

Warm with a continued risk of thunderstorms predominately across the south and south west. Plenty of warm sunshine in the north and north west.

Updated: 02:55 on Sat 26 May 2018 BST

Outlook for the UK over the next 6-30 days

UK Outlook for Wednesday 30 May 2018 to Friday 8 Jun 2018:

Through the middle part of next week, there will be a good deal of dry, fine and sunny weather across the UK. Mist and low cloud will probably be less extensive across eastern coastal districts. There is also a risk of scattered thunderstorms across central and southern areas. It will stay very warm for most. For the rest of the period, there will be more fine and dry weather to come, with the best of the sunshine in the north and west. There is a continued threat of thundery showers, mainly across central and southern areas, and the far west could see cloud and rain at times. After a very warm start, temperatures are likely to fall but probably staying slightly above average.

UK Outlook for Saturday 9 Jun 2018 to Saturday 23 Jun 2018:

Confidence remains low through June, however there are signs that it may become more widely changeable across the UK. This will bring more frequent spells of rain or showers. However there are likely to be drier and more settled periods for most areas too, particularly from mid June onwards. Temperatures are likely to be near or slightly above average on the whole, with the potential for some warmer spells, more probable towards the end of the period.

Updated: 02:55 on Sat 26 May 2018 BST

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Folkestone

Location
51.081, 1.171
Altitude
40 m above mean sea level

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