London & South East England weather

London & South East England weather forecast


Dry, warm sunshine developing for many after a cloudy start.


Early low cloud burning back towards the coast. Warm sunshine developing more widely than on Wednesday, though cloud perhaps staying persistent across parts of east Kent. Staying breezy along southern coasts. Maximum temperature 21 °C.


Cloud spreading inland from the coast overnight, although this cloud should be thinner with more breaks compared to previous nights. Remaining rather breezy along the coast. Minimum temperature 8 °C.


Low cloud soon breaking and clearing from most areas leaving a fine and dry day with plenty of warm sunshine. Perhaps some low cloud still affecting cooler coastal areas. Maximum temperature 21 °C.

Outlook for Saturday to Monday:

Little change with coastal low cloud spreading westwards overnight, then burning back to the coast to give warm sunshine by day. Feeling cooler beneath persistent cloud, most likely along coasts.


UK long range weather forecast

The start of this period will maintain predominantly settled conditions, with plenty of fine, dry weather and the best of the sunshine in the west. Cloudier conditions, with occasional patches of drizzle are possible, where onshore winds persist, in northern and eastern areas. Through the rest of this period, high pressure is expected to dominate in the north, meaning the mostly dry weather should continue. Meanwhile, lower pressure looks to develops to the south of the UK, bringing an increasing risk of rain, showers or thunderstorms to southern areas at times. Brisk winds in the south and near some eastern coasts at first should ease, meaning it should feel a little warmer here compared to many recent days, otherwise temperatures generally look to be near or above average throughout.


During the period, the confidence is low. High pressure, with settled conditions is expected to dominate in the north, though low pressure, with unsettled conditions are possible in the south at times. This will bring a risk of thundery showers or rain in southern areas, whilst drier conditions are more likely in the north. Temperatures overall will be near or above normal throughout the period.


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