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East of England regional forecast

East of England forecast map

Clacton-on-Sea Sunny intervals 51.789 1.155
Royston (Hertfordshire) Heavy shower day 52.052 -0.019
Wymondham Light shower day 52.569 1.117
Sudbury Light shower day 52.041 0.728
Beccles Thunder shower day 52.459 1.568
Braintree Sunny intervals 51.88 0.553
Gayton Heavy shower day 52.743 0.563
North Walsham Heavy rain 52.822 1.388
Wells-next-the-Sea Heavy rain 52.954 0.851
Norwich Light shower day 52.63 1.299
Newmarket Light shower day 52.245 0.41
Thetford Cloudy 52.413 0.753
Welwyn Garden City Cloudy 51.803 -0.207
Watford (Hertfordshire) Cloudy 51.656 -0.389
Southend-on-Sea Sunny intervals 51.541 0.713
Cambridge Light shower day 52.208 0.124
Peterborough Cloudy 52.569 -0.239
Bedford Sunny intervals 52.134 -0.461
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Bacton Heavy shower day 17 °C
Chorleywood Sunny intervals 17 °C
Bradenham Light rain 16 °C
Manningtree Sunny intervals 19 °C
Waresley Sunny intervals 17 °C
Cromer Light rain 15 °C
Great Hormead Light shower day 16 °C
Bedford Sunny intervals 17 °C
Great Yarmouth Heavy shower day 18 °C
Hoddesdon Cloudy 18 °C
St Neots Sunny intervals 17 °C
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  • UK 5 days
  • UK 6-30 days

Regional Forecast for East of England


Mostly dry and bright although much cooler on Monday.

This Evening and Tonight:

Rain will clear the east coast early in the evening, with late sunny spells, particularly in the west. It will remain dry with clear spells overnight, though turning cooler than recent nights. Minimum temperature 7 °C.


Dry with sunny spells, although it will feel much cooler than of late with a moderate westerly breeze. It will turn cloudier through the evening with patchy rain arriving. Maximum temperature 16 °C.

Outlook for Tuesday to Thursday:

Rather cloudy Tuesday with rain at times turning more persistent later. Sunshine and showers on Wednesday. Drier Thursday, though still a few showers likely. Cooler generally, and breezy at times.

Updated: 13:37 on Sun 22 Apr 2018 BST

UK forecast for the next 5 days


Turning cooler and more unsettled over the next few days.

This Evening and Tonight:

Southern England and south Wales will be mostly dry with clear spells. Elsewhere showery outbreaks of rain will ease and become confined to the high ground. It will be generally breezy for all, and feel notably fresher in the southeast.


Mostly dry with a little rain over high ground in the north at first. There will be some sunny spells, especially in the southeast. Rain arriving from the west later.

Outlook for Tuesday to Thursday:

Rain crossing many central and southern areas on Tuesday. Otherwise the period will be dominated by a mix of sunshine and showers. Sometimes breezy and noticeably cooler than of late.

Updated: 15:00 on Sun 22 Apr 2018 BST

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.

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: 15:00 on Sun 22 Apr 2018 BST

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