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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 Sunny intervals 50.725 -2.935
Wadebridge Cloudy 50.516 -4.835
Bristol Sunny intervals 51.454 -2.587
Bath Sunny intervals 51.375 -2.358
Dartmouth Sunny intervals 50.352 -3.578
Plymouth Sunny day 50.371 -4.135
Launceston Sunny intervals 50.64 -4.357
Tavistock Cloudy 50.551 -4.141
Taunton Cloudy 51.015 -3.106
Barnstaple Cloudy 51.078 -4.057
Minehead Cloudy 51.204 -3.48
Bude Sunny intervals 50.826 -4.543
Bournemouth Sunny day 50.719 -1.879
Chulmleigh Cloudy 50.913 -3.868
Devizes Sunny intervals 51.349 -1.993
Gillingham (Dorset) Sunny intervals 51.036 -2.276
Dorchester Sunny intervals 50.714 -2.438
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Bristol Sunny intervals 15 °C
Trenear Cloudy 15 °C
St Agnes Cloudy 15 °C
Westbury Court Garden Sunny intervals 15 °C
South Petherton Sunny intervals 16 °C
Crediton Cloudy 16 °C
Plymtree Cloudy 15 °C
Wells Sunny intervals 15 °C
North Molton Cloudy 14 °C
Stockwood Sunny intervals 15 °C
St George Sunny intervals 15 °C
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Regional Forecast for South West England


Dry and sunny this morning. Cloudier later.


After a chilly start, there will be plenty of sunshine during the morning. It will tend to cloud over during the afternoon though, particularly in Devon and Cornwall but the whole region will stay dry. Maximum temperature 20 °C.


Skies will cloud over this evening and some patchy drizzle will develop over the Moors later. However, it will stay warmer than last night. Minimum temperature 15 °C.


Saturday will be cloudy and rather humid, with a few spots of drizzle, mainly in the west. Warm sunny spells will develop in the east of the region. Maximum temperature 23 °C.

Outlook for Sunday to Tuesday:

For the most part the coming days will be dry, warm and humid with a fair amount of cloud.

Updated: 01:29 on Fri 17 Aug 2018 BST

UK forecast for the next 5 days


The northwest wet and windy, the southeast dry and bright.


Scotland, Northern Ireland, north Wales and northern England will be windy, with outbreaks of rain and drizzle affecting western coasts and hills. After a sunny morning, the south and east will tend to cloud over during the afternoon.


Northern parts will stay windy overnight. Rain will ease in northern Scotland but continue in Northern Ireland, southern Scotland and northern England. The south will stay mostly dry and cloudy.


The north will be windy, with patchy rain. Further south, winds will be much lighter, with a fair amount of warm sunshine, though patchy rain may affect western hills.

Outlook for Sunday to Tuesday:

Heavy rain is likely in the north on Sunday. Lighter rain is possible on Monday and Tuesday too but the south will stay mainly dry, warm and rather humid throughout.

Updated: 01:27 on Fri 17 Aug 2018 BST

Outlook for the UK over the next 6-30 days

UK Outlook for Tuesday 21 Aug 2018 to Thursday 30 Aug 2018:

On Tuesday northwestern areas will be cloudy and windy with outbreaks of rain, but with clearer conditions reaching the far northwest later. Elsewhere it will be drier with bright spells, and it will be warm and humid in the southeast. By Wednesday some rain may reach southern areas, but clearer weather should spread from the northwest by the end of the day. Through the rest of the week and weekend there will probably be a good deal of dry, bright or sunny weather, especially in the south, while the far west and northwest will have some thicker cloud and rain at times. This weather pattern is quite likely to continue through the rest of the period, with temperatures probably around normal, but perhaps rather cool in the north and northwest

UK Outlook for Friday 31 Aug 2018 to Friday 14 Sep 2018:

During this period it looks likely that the weather pattern will only change slowly. Areas of high pressure and associated settled weather are likely to dominate across the south and southeast, bringing generally dry and bright weather here. More changeable conditions with outbreaks of rain and strong winds are likely across the north and northwest, perhaps extending southeastwards at times. Into September, confidence in the forecast decreases. However, we will probably see longer dry and settled spells at times, these perhaps becoming more dominant than previously in the north and northwest. Temperatures by day are likely to be generally warmer than average, but there will an increasing chance of chillier nights.

Updated: 01:27 on Fri 17 Aug 2018 BST

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