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Mostly cloudy, mild and mainly dry. Some brightness in places.
Mainly dry during evening with best of clear spells in east. Cloud increasing from the west overnight, bringing some patchy rain to western areas before dawn. Southwest winds freshening. Minimum temperature 6 °C.
It will be a mostly cloudy and dry day though a little patchy drizzle is likely over southwestern hills. A few sunny intervals along the Antrim coast. Mild but breezy. Maximum temperature 10 °C.
Rainband crossing from west Sunday, with sunshine, showers following later, these heavy in northwest. Monday and Tuesday unsettled with strong winds and showers which turn wintry to relatively low levels.
At the start of the period, there will be rain spreading across the north, with some hill snow at times. Potential for some gales in the northwest. Breezy with showers in the south, with the brightest weather mostly in the east. Continuing through the period, a mobile westerly pattern will lead to some changeable weather. Spells of rain and strong winds, with possible gales, will continue across the UK. There could also be some brighter and colder periods at times, with some lighter showers. Any snow during the period will be confined to the northerly hills. Temperatures will fluctuate from mild to cold. Towards the end of the period, the changeable weather will continue, but a northwest-southeast split will begin to develop.
Early February will see the northwest-southeast split continuing, with the northwest seeing the unsettled weather, with the southeast remaining drier. Into the middle of the month, it is likely to trend to more anticyclonic conditions, with drier weather across the south and southeast, eventually spreading northwestwards. The north will continue to be at risk of outbreaks of rain and stronger winds at times. Overnight fog and frosts will be likely, and these could be persistent at times. Temperatures around normal, and sometimes above. There could be large diurnal ranges in the more settled periods, given enough sunshine.