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South West England regional forecast

South West England forecast map

Exeter Overcast 50.718 -3.533
Camborne Cloudy 50.212 -5.294
Lyme Regis Overcast 50.725 -2.935
Wadebridge Heavy rain 50.516 -4.835
Bristol Cloudy 51.454 -2.587
Bath Cloudy 51.375 -2.358
Dartmouth Heavy shower night 50.352 -3.578
Plymouth Heavy rain 50.371 -4.135
Launceston Heavy rain 50.64 -4.357
Tavistock Heavy rain 50.551 -4.141
Taunton Cloudy 51.015 -3.106
Barnstaple Cloudy 51.078 -4.057
Minehead Cloudy 51.204 -3.48
Bude Light rain 50.826 -4.543
Bournemouth Cloudy 50.719 -1.879
Chulmleigh Light rain 50.913 -3.868
Devizes Cloudy 51.349 -1.993
Gillingham (Dorset) Cloudy 51.036 -2.276
Dorchester Overcast 50.714 -2.438
Met Office
  • Regional
  • UK 5 days
  • UK 6-30 days

Regional Forecast for South West England


Often cloudy with some rain in the west.

This Evening and Tonight:

Outbreaks of rain will spread into Cornwall and Devon overnight, with perhaps some heavier bursts in the far west at first. In the east it should remain largely dry, with some clear spells in places. Minimum temperature 3 °C.


Cornwall and Devon will be largely cloudy with occasional rain and drizzle. Further east however it should stay mostly dry with some bright or sunny spells. Maximum temperature 11 °C.

Outlook for Thursday to Saturday:

Often dry on Thursday and Friday but cloudy with rain in the southwest at times, and overnight frosts. Wet and windy on Saturday with rain preceded by some hill snow.

Updated: 14:58 on Tue 11 Dec 2018 GMT

UK forecast for the next 5 days


Often cloudy, with some rain in the west. Brighter Wednesday.

This Evening and Tonight:

Outbreaks of rain, possibly heavy at times, will spread into far western parts. Elsewhere it will be rather cloudy for many, but some clear skies in the east will allow a local frost and patchy fog to develop by morning.


Cloudy with further outbreaks of rain in the far west, perhaps heavy in places. Drier and brighter towards the east with sunny periods developing, but isolated showers near eastern coasts.

Outlook for Thursday to Saturday:

Often dry on Thursday and Friday but cloudy at times with the odd shower, and overnight frosts becoming widespread. Wet and windy Saturday with possibly snow in north and east.

Updated: 14:56 on Tue 11 Dec 2018 GMT

Outlook for the UK over the next 6-30 days

UK Outlook for Sunday 16 Dec 2018 to Tuesday 25 Dec 2018:

The middle of the month is likely to remain changeable with a mix of blustery showers and longer spells of rain, and a risk of severe gales at times. Temperatures however will return to near normal for the time of year, with the south and west becoming rather mild at times, although some colder air may move into the north at times to give the risk of some hill snow. Heading into the Christmas week and the most likely scenario is for a continuation of the changeable theme, with some further spells of wind and rain, but interspersed by some brighter but showery weather. Temperatures on the whole look likely to remain around normal, although turning briefly mild in any wet and windy spells, but cooler in any drier interludes.

UK Outlook for Wednesday 26 Dec 2018 to Wednesday 9 Jan 2019:

The end of 2018 is likely to remain fairly changeable with showers or longer spells of rain, possibly wintry over higher ground. Temperatures look likely to be around normal for the time of year. However, as we head into the New Year, there is the chance of high pressure becoming established close to the UK. This would bring drier and colder weather, but also an increasing chance of some snow showers and nighttime frosts.

Updated: 14:56 on Tue 11 Dec 2018 GMT

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