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  • Cloudy 19 °C

    13 °C

  • Sunny intervals 17 °C

    11 °C

  • Light rain 15 °C

    12 °C

  • Heavy rain 15 °C

    6 °C

  • Sunny day 14 °C

    7 °C

  • Sunny day 15 °C

    11 °C

  • Sunny day 16 °C

    9 °C

Thursday (Thursday 20 September 2018)
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Warnings
Sunny intervals Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Sunny intervals Overcast Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy
<5% 10% 10% <5% <5% 10% <5% 10% 10% 10% <5% <5% 10% 10% 10%
Temperature (°C)
18 ° 18 ° 18 ° 18 ° 19 ° 18 ° 19 ° 18 ° 19 ° 19 ° 19 ° 19 ° 19 ° 19 ° 19 °
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Feels like temperature (°C)
14 ° 14 ° 13 ° 14 ° 14 ° 14 ° 14 ° 15 ° 15 ° 15 ° 15 ° 15 ° 14 ° 14 ° 13 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
SW 19 31 SW 23 35 SW 24 37 SW 23 36 SW 23 36 SSW 22 34 SSW 21 32 SSW 19 30 SSW 20 34 SSW 20 34 SSW 19 33 SSW 20 35 SSW 23 40 SSW 25 41 SSW 26 43
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
G G G G G G G G VG VG VG VG VG VG VG
Humidity
81% 82% 78% 78% 78% 81% 79% 81% 79% 79% 79% 76% 74% 74% 76%
UV index
1 2 2 3 3 2 2 1 1 1
Sunrise: 06:38 Sunset: 18:59 Moon phase: First quarter Air pollution: 2
Friday (Friday 21 September 2018)
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Warnings
Cloudy Light rain Light rain Heavy shower night Heavy shower night Light shower night Light shower night Light shower day Light shower day Sunny day Sunny day Sunny day Sunny day Sunny day Sunny intervals Cloudy Sunny intervals Sunny intervals Sunny day Clear night Clear night Clear night Clear night Clear night
10% 50% 60% 80% 70% 30% 30% 30% 30% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% 10% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5%
Temperature (°C)
19 ° 18 ° 18 ° 18 ° 18 ° 16 ° 14 ° 13 ° 13 ° 13 ° 13 ° 15 ° 15 ° 16 ° 16 ° 16 ° 16 ° 16 ° 16 ° 15 ° 14 ° 14 ° 13 ° 13 °
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Feels like temperature (°C)
13 ° 12 ° 12 ° 11 ° 10 ° 11 ° 10 ° 9 ° 9 ° 9 ° 9 ° 10 ° 10 ° 10 ° 11 ° 10 ° 11 ° 11 ° 11 ° 11 ° 11 ° 10 ° 10 ° 10 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
SSW 28 45 SSW 30 48 SSW 31 50 SSW 33 53 SW 35 57 WSW 26 45 WSW 23 41 W 21 37 W 22 37 W 22 37 W 23 38 W 24 40 W 24 41 WSW 25 42 WSW 25 43 WSW 26 43 WSW 26 44 W 24 40 W 21 36 W 19 33 W 18 32 W 17 30 W 16 28 W 14 25
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
VG VG G M M VG E E E E E E E E E E VG E E E E VG VG VG
Humidity
78% 81% 84% 86% 86% 79% 74% 72% 68% 61% 55% 48% 45% 41% 41% 44% 44% 47% 50% 53% 57% 61% 66% 69%
UV index
1 1 2 3 3 3 4 3 2 1 1 1
Sunrise: 06:39 Sunset: 18:57 Moon phase: Waxing gibbous Air pollution: 2
Saturday (Saturday 22 September 2018)
00:00 01:00 04:00 07:00 10:00 13:00 16:00 19:00 22:00
Warnings
Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Heavy rain Heavy rain Light rain
<5% <5% <5% 10% 10% 20% 80% 80% 60%
Temperature (°C)
12 ° 12 ° 11 ° 11 ° 13 ° 14 ° 13 ° 13 ° 13 °
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Feels like temperature (°C)
10 ° 9 ° 9 ° 9 ° 11 ° 12 ° 12 ° 11 ° 11 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
W 13 23 W 12 23 W 11 19 W 10 17 W 10 18 WSW 11 19 SSW 9 15 S 11 17 SSE 13 20
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
VG VG VG VG VG VG M M M
Humidity
73% 76% 79% 79% 70% 66% 77% 89% 92%
UV index
1 2 2 1
Sunrise: 06:41 Sunset: 18:55 Moon phase: Waxing gibbous Air pollution: 2
Sunday (Sunday 23 September 2018)
01:00 04:00 07:00 10:00 13:00 16:00 19:00 22:00
Warnings
Light rain Light rain Heavy rain Heavy rain Heavy rain Heavy shower day Light shower night Clear night
60% 50% 80% 80% 80% 60% 30% <5%
Temperature (°C)
13 ° 14 ° 13 ° 14 ° 13 ° 12 ° 10 ° 9 °
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Feels like temperature (°C)
11 ° 12 ° 11 ° 11 ° 10 ° 8 ° 7 ° 6 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
ESE 12 20 NE 12 18 NE 13 21 NW 15 27 NNW 19 34 NW 21 36 NW 19 32 NNW 17 28
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
G M M M M G G VG
Humidity
93% 94% 93% 89% 85% 79% 78% 79%
UV index
1 1 2 1
Sunrise: 06:42 Sunset: 18:52 Moon phase: Waxing gibbous Air pollution: 2
Monday (Monday 24 September 2018)
01:00 04:00 07:00 10:00 13:00 16:00 19:00 22:00
Warnings
Clear night Clear night Sunny day Sunny day Sunny day Sunny day Partly cloudy night Clear night
<5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5%
Temperature (°C)
8 ° 7 ° 6 ° 11 ° 14 ° 14 ° 12 ° 11 °
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Feels like temperature (°C)
5 ° 4 ° 3 ° 9 ° 12 ° 12 ° 10 ° 9 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
NNW 14 23 NNW 12 20 NW 10 17 NNW 11 20 NNW 10 21 N 11 20 N 8 13 NNE 8 13
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG
Humidity
83% 87% 89% 68% 49% 47% 68% 80%
UV index
1 2 4 1
Sunrise: 06:44 Sunset: 18:50 Moon phase: Waxing gibbous Air pollution: 2
Tuesday (Tuesday 25 September 2018)
01:00 04:00 07:00 10:00 13:00 16:00 19:00 22:00
Warnings
Clear night Clear night Sunny day Sunny day Sunny day Sunny day Clear night Clear night
<5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5%
Temperature (°C)
10 ° 9 ° 9 ° 13 ° 15 ° 15 ° 14 ° 14 °
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Feels like temperature (°C)
8 ° 7 ° 8 ° 12 ° 13 ° 13 ° 13 ° 13 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
N 7 12 NNE 7 11 NNE 6 11 NNE 7 12 ESE 7 16 ESE 7 15 ESE 8 13 ESE 8 14
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG
Humidity
84% 87% 89% 66% 52% 53% 74% 81%
UV index
1 2 3 1
Sunrise: 06:46 Sunset: 18:48 Moon phase: Full
Wednesday (Wednesday 26 September 2018)
01:00 04:00 07:00 10:00 13:00 16:00 19:00 22:00
Warnings
Clear night Clear night Sunny day Sunny day Sunny day Sunny day Clear night Clear night
<5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5%
Temperature (°C)
13 ° 13 ° 12 ° 14 ° 16 ° 16 ° 15 ° 14 °
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Feels like temperature (°C)
12 ° 11 ° 11 ° 13 ° 14 ° 14 ° 14 ° 13 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
ESE 9 15 ESE 8 14 SSE 7 12 SSE 8 14 SSE 8 17 SSE 8 16 SSE 7 12 SE 7 12
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG
Humidity
83% 85% 87% 64% 53% 55% 76% 82%
UV index
1 2 4 1
Sunrise: 06:47 Sunset: 18:45 Moon phase: Full
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Updated:
Tiree Sunny intervals 56.497 -6.887
Birmingham Cloudy 52.486 -1.889
Glasgow Sunny day 55.864 -4.25
Manchester Overcast 53.479 -2.247
Brighton Overcast 50.822 -0.136
Dover Cloudy 51.126 1.318
Exeter Light rain 50.718 -3.533
Lincoln Cloudy 53.23 -0.539
Norwich Light rain 52.63 1.299
Peterborough Heavy rain 52.569 -0.239
Swindon Heavy shower day 51.556 -1.778
York Cloudy 53.962 -1.079
Aberdeen Sunny day 57.15 -2.093
Pembroke Heavy rain 51.673 -4.908
Ullapool Light shower day 57.896 -5.16
Inverness Sunny day 57.478 -4.223
Kendal Sunny intervals 54.328 -2.745
Londonderry (Derry) Sunny intervals 54.995 -7.323
Newtown (Powys) Light shower day 52.512 -3.312
Fort William Light shower day 56.82 -5.104
Belfast Cloudy 54.596 -5.93
Caernarfon Cloudy 53.139 -4.273
Camborne Cloudy 50.212 -5.294
Cardiff Heavy rain 51.481 -3.178
Dumfries Cloudy 55.071 -3.604
Edinburgh Sunny day 55.953 -3.187
Lerwick Cloudy 60.154 -1.143
London Cloudy 51.508 -0.125
Newcastle Upon Tyne Sunny intervals 54.978 -1.616
Pitlochry Cloudy 56.705 -3.728
Southampton Cloudy 50.909 -1.403
Stornoway Heavy rain 58.211 -6.384
Wick (Highland) Cloudy 58.439 -3.092
  • Regional
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Regional Forecast for London & South East England

Headline:

Largely dry Thursday, but turning windy, with rain overnight.

Today:

A dry, and fine start, although one or two outbreaks of rain are possible across northern parts during the morning. Some warm bright spells are likely through the day, however winds will also gradually strengthen, especially along English Channel coasts. Maximum temperature 22 °C.

Tonight:

Windy, with rain spreading east overnight. A spell of heavier rain and strong blustery winds then likely after midnight, before clearing to drier, but still windy conditions by dawn. Minimum temperature 10 °C.

Friday:

A blustery day, with the odd shower and strong westerly winds. Some sunny spells are likely between the showers, however it will be feeling rather cool. Maximum temperature 17 °C.

Outlook for Saturday to Monday:

Mostly dry but increasingly cloudy Saturday, although some rain possible along the south coast. Rain and strong winds likely Sunday. These easing to sunny spells Monday, but feeling rather cool.

Updated: 02:57 on Thu 20 Sep 2018 BST

UK forecast for the next 5 days

Headline:

Calmer in the north, but turning wet and windy elsewhere.

Today:

Winds in northern Scotland easing, leaving a calmer day with some sunshine and scattered heavy showers. Elsewhere, rain through Wales and central England becoming heavier and more widespread with strong winds developing in places. Dry and bright in southeast England.

Tonight:

Wet and potentially very windy for many areas overnight with gales and spells of heavy rain. Turning drier from the southwest later, but with scattered blustery showers.

Friday:

Rain and very strong winds will clear northeast Scotland through the morning. Thereafter, windy and feeling much cooler for all with sunshine and heavy, blustery showers.

Outlook for Saturday to Monday:

Starting dry on Saturday, but showery in the northeast and rain spreading east across the south. Central and southern areas potentially wet and very windy on Sunday. Brighter on Monday.

Updated: 03:06 on Thu 20 Sep 2018 BST

Outlook for the UK over the next 6-30 days

UK Outlook for Monday 24 Sep 2018 to Wednesday 3 Oct 2018:

Strong winds may persist in the far east or northeast on Monday morning, but otherwise a much quieter spell of weather is expected during Monday and Tuesday with a good deal of dry and bright weather across the UK. It is likely to be cool overnight with frost possible in some prone areas and fog is also expected in places. Despite some sunshine by day temperatures will overall be fairly cool. Through the rest of this period any wet and windy weather is likely to be confined to the northwest with drier, brighter conditions expected across the southeast which are likely to extend to all areas at times. There will still be some cool nights but by day temperatures may well be warm.

UK Outlook for Thursday 4 Oct 2018 to Thursday 18 Oct 2018:

Settled conditions are expected to dominate across much of the UK through the beginning of this period, bringing a good deal of dry and bright weather with any brief wet and windy spells likely to be confined to the northwest of the UK. Increasingly long nights gives a greater risk of patches of fog forming overnight and some places may also see some frost. Despite chilly nights, any sunshine by day will give a rather warm feel. Later on in this period there is considerable uncertainty in the forecast with a chance that some more unsettled weather may become established again.

Updated: 03:06 on Thu 20 Sep 2018 BST

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Altitude
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