London & South East England weather

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London & South East England weather forecast


Dry and bright but cold.


A frosty start for all, any fog patches may prove stubborn to clear. Plenty of long sunny spells developing throughout the morning and afternoon, perhaps hazy toward dusk. Winds remaining light but feeling rather cold. Maximum temperature 6 °C.


Fog my redevelop in the east before cloud thickens in the evening. A band of rain and strengthening winds arriving overnight. Feeling rather cold. Minimum temperature 1 °C.


Cloudy throughout as a band of rain progresses eastward. Rain may be heavy at times, especially over hills. Very windy. Milder than recent. Maximum temperature 8 °C.

Outlook for Friday to Sunday:

Windy and unsettled throughout. Drier to start Friday and Sunday, with rain or showers arriving from the west later each day. Wet Saturday morning, perhaps brighter later.


UK long range weather forecast

This period is likely to often be unsettled with areas of low pressure tracking northeastwards close to or over the UK. This means bands of rain moving in from the west or southwest, interspersed with brighter showery conditions. As such, the wettest weather is likely to be across western high ground, though all parts could see some heavy rain at times. There is a greater than normal likelihood of periods of very windy weather too. Potential for a drier spell of weather to develop for a time around mid-month, particularly in the south, with frost and fog more prevalent. Overall, a relatively mild period for the UK, with above average temperatures more likely than not, especially so in the south and west.


Most likely to be unsettled with further bands of rain crossing the UK with brighter conditions and showers in between. The wettest and windiest conditions are most likely in the west and northwest. The chance of a colder spell of weather, with hazard such as snow and ice, does increase later in December and into the New Year period. However, conditions are more likely to remain generally mild and wet.


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