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London & South East England regional forecast

London & South East England forecast map

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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London Gatwick Airport Clear night 15 °C
High Wycombe Clear night 14 °C
Lydd Clear night 15 °C
Kemsing Clear night 14 °C
Standon Clear night 16 °C
New Addington Clear night 14 °C
Waterperry Clear night 14 °C
Chesham (Buckinghamshire) Clear night 12 °C
Thornhill (Southampton) Clear night 16 °C
Freshwater Clear night 17 °C
Didcot Clear night 15 °C
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Regional Forecast for London & South East England


Mostly dry, warm and sunny, but isolated afternoon showers possible.

This Evening and Tonight:

Any showers in southern areas at first will quickly ease. Then, it will be dry with clear spells and mostly light northeasterly winds. Some mist and low may spread into northern areas later. Winds light to moderate from the northeast. Minimum temperature 8 °C.


A mainly dry day with plenty of sunshine. Showery rain may spread into the east late afternoon and evening. Warm or very warm inland, but cooler on the east coast. Maximum temperature 24 °C.

Outlook for Thursday to Saturday:

Cloudier through this period with some rain or showers at times, locally heavy and with a risk of thunder. Also some warm, drier and brighter spells. Fresh northeasterly winds.

Updated: 14:29 on Tue 22 May 2018 BST

UK forecast for the next 5 days


Showers easing tonight, with plenty of sunshine tomorrow.

This Evening and Tonight:

Any showers in the south will ease this evening. Low cloud, mist and fog in the northeast will spread inland, down towards southeast and central England. Elsewhere it will stay dry and clear though.


The low cloud, mist and fog will quickly become confined to coasts. Many will see a fine and dry day though, with plenty of very warm sunshine.

Outlook for Thursday to Saturday:

It will stay very warm and sunny for most, but with the risk of thunderstorms. Overnight patchy mist and fog will be possible, and the east coast will be cooler.

Updated: 15:02 on Tue 22 May 2018 BST

Outlook for the UK over the next 6-30 days

UK Outlook for Sunday 27 May 2018 to Tuesday 5 Jun 2018:

The Bank Holiday weekend will be mostly fine and sunny, after any early mist and fog has cleared. Scattered thunderstorms could affect southern and central areas at times however, with mist and low cloud possibly affecting the east coast. It will very warm or hot in the south and west, but often much cooler near eastern coasts. There will also be a brisk easterly wind across southern areas. Similar conditions will prevail into next week, but some longer spells of heavy, thundery rain may move northwards into central parts. Into the beginning of June confidence is low, but it will most likely remain overall drier and warmer than average. However there will be an increasing chance of more unsettled, cooler conditions developing.

UK Outlook for Wednesday 6 Jun 2018 to Wednesday 20 Jun 2018:

For the beginning of June there is low confidence in the type of weather pattern expected across the UK. Conditions are likely to become generally more unsettled as we head towards the middle of the month, with periods of rain or showers being more frequent and widespread. There will still be some more settled spells at times, these most likely in the south and southeast. Temperatures will probably be near or slightly above normal, but there is continued potential for further very warm spells.

Updated: 15:02 on Tue 22 May 2018 BST

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