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London & South East England regional forecast

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London Clear night 51.508 -0.125
Staines Clear night 51.431 -0.514
Basingstoke Clear night 51.262 -1.092
Reading Clear night 51.452 -0.972
Newbury Clear night 51.401 -1.322
Wembley Clear night 51.55 -0.303
Canterbury Clear night 51.28 1.081
Margate Clear night 51.389 1.389
Dover Clear night 51.126 1.318
Brighton Clear night 50.822 -0.136
Hastings Clear night 50.854 0.575
Chichester Clear night 50.837 -0.773
Reigate Clear night 51.238 -0.203
Crawley Clear night 51.115 -0.191
Oxford Clear night 51.751 -1.254
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Southampton Clear night 7 °C
Shanklin Clear night 9 °C
Sandwich Clear night 8 °C
Portchester Clear night 7 °C
New Romney Clear night 6 °C
Seaford Clear night 7 °C
Port Lympne Clear night 6 °C
The Pines St. Margaret's At Cliffe Clear night 9 °C
Deal Clear night 10 °C
Lyndhurst Clear night 6 °C
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Regional Forecast for London & South East England

Headline:

Long sunny spells on Monday. Feeling cool.

Today:

Any mist or fog patches will quickly clear, leading to a fine and dry day with plenty of sunshine. Feeling rather cool despite some light winds. Maximum temperature 15 °C.

Tonight:

Clear skies across most of the region overnight leading to the odd mist patch and a grass frost in prone rural locations. Light or calm winds everywhere. Minimum temperature 2 °C.

Tuesday:

Any rural mist patches will be short-lived, a dry day across the region with long sunny periods and slightly warmer than Monday. Perhaps a little more cloud during the afternoon. Maximum temperature 17 °C.

Outlook for Wednesday to Friday:

Wednesday and Thursday will be fine and dry with long clear or sunny spells. Milder than earlier in the week. More cloud on Friday, though still mostly dry.

Updated: 02:03 on Mon 24 Sep 2018 BST

UK forecast for the next 5 days

Headline:

A fine day for many with sunny spells.

Today:

After a chilly start, it will be a bright and sunny day for most. Scattered showers will spread across the northern half of the UK, but elsewhere it will stay dry.

Tonight:

Showers becoming confined to northwest Scotland and staying dry elsewhere. Temperatures will drop quickly under clear skies, with frost or fog possible in rural areas by morning.

Tuesday:

Tuesday will be another fine day across the southern half of the UK. However, in the north it will turn wet and windy later, with gales in the far north.

Outlook for Wednesday to Friday:

Windy in the north on Wednesday and Thursday with outbreaks of rain; fine and dry elsewhere. Largely fine and dry on Friday and partly cloudy. Morning fog patches in south.

Updated: 01:04 on Mon 24 Sep 2018 BST

Outlook for the UK over the next 6-30 days

UK Outlook for Friday 28 Sep 2018 to Sunday 7 Oct 2018:

Through the remainder of September the weather should stay largely settled with long spells of sunshine and generally light winds. Northern and northwestern areas may be more changeable at times, with stronger winds and some outbreaks of rain, which may occasionally extend a little further south and east. Overnight, there will the risk of some mist and fog patches, especially in the south although it should remain mostly dry here. By day it will be warm for many, but some nights will be chilly with patchy frost possible. Into early October, many areas are likely to remain mostly settled, but it is likely to turn generally colder. Southern parts are likely to see the driest weather, but some wet and windy weather is possible in the north.

UK Outlook for Monday 8 Oct 2018 to Monday 22 Oct 2018:

Generally settled and drier conditions are likely to dominate across many parts of the UK during the beginning of this period, particularly across the south. This should bring a good deal of sunshine with any wet and windy weather, likely to be mostly confined to the north. Long nights will lead to a greater chance of fog and patchy frost, but the days will often be mild. Towards the middle of the month, there is considerable uncertainty in the forecast, with the chance that it may turn more unsettled across all parts, although this is most likely to be across the north. Temperatures are likely to be near normal to locally warm at times, but overall colder than normal.

Updated: 01:04 on Mon 24 Sep 2018 BST

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