Weather and climate change
UK 5 day weather forecast
Showery again today, though less so than recently.
Sunny spells and showers for many parts. Showers focussed across eastern areas by the afternoon where some may be heavy, whilst western parts become mostly dry. Windy and still rather cool in the northwest.
Showers dying out to leave clear spells for many. Turning chilly in the south with a few fog patches. Windy with further rain or showers in the northwest, some heavy.
Cool and windy with showers in the north, some heavy at first, tending to slowly ease. Mostly dry in the south with broken cloud and some warm sunny spells.
Outlook for Tuesday to Thursday:
Fine start for many, before rain, heavy for some northern hills, pushes east overnight Tuesday and into Wednesday. Thereafter, becoming mainly fine and warm away from the northwest.
UK long range weather forecast
High pressure likely to dominate through this period, bringing dry and generally settled conditions. Southern and eastern areas can expect the best of any fine and dry weather, with light winds, and warm or very warm temperatures. The north and northwest will experience cloudier conditions with mostly light rain, though some heavier outbreaks can't be ruled out in the far northwest, with moderate or fresh winds in the far north, and near normal temperatures. This generally settled regime persists for much of the remainder of the period, although cloud, showers, and some longer spells of rain may continue to affect northern areas at times, and some showers are possible across the south. Temperatures widely near or above average through this period, especially in the south where it may be warm.
Higher pressure is likely to continue bringing generally fine and settled weather throughout the rest of July, which may extend more widely across the UK. However, we may see some less settled weather for a time at the start of this period, with northern areas likely to continue seeing showers, these extending further south at times. Temperatures will be near or above normal, becoming warmer throughout July. We may see some very warm or hot temperatures, especially across the south.