UK Plaintext Forecasts

Issued by the Met Office on 2019-07-17 at 04:00:00

East Midlands

Dry with warm sunny spells, cloudier later, some showery rain.


A dry morning with sunny spells and feeling very warm. The sunshine becoming increasing hazy as cloud increases from the west into the afternoon with some showery rain reaching the north later. Maximum Temperature 25C.


Cloudier overnight with some showery rain, the showers become increasingly confined to the east as drier conditions reach the west later. Feeling rather warm. Minimum Temperature 14C.


Morning cloud and lingering showers in the east, clear away east. Otherwise, generally dry with warm sunny spells and a gentle breeze. Maximum Temperature 23C.

Outlook for Friday to Sunday

Friday, probably a dry start, but turning wet and possibly windy later. Saturday, overnight rain clearing to sunshine and heavy, thundery showers. Sunday, sunny spells and scattered showers.

UK Outlook for Sunday 21 Jul 2019 to Tuesday 30 Jul 2019

Sunday will bring a mixture of sunshine and showers across northern Britain, with largely dry conditions to close out the weekend in the south. Into the start of next week, low pressure is most likely to be close to northwest Britain, bringing stronger winds and occasionally heavy rain. Further southeast, it should be mostly dry with the potential to tap into very warm air drifting north out of Europe. Towards midweek, the wetter and somewhat cooler weather in the northwest looks to push further southeast, displacing the warmth and sunshine here. By the end of the month, a more widely changeable pattern looks most likely, with the wettest weather most likely further to the northwest, and sunshine more prevalent in the southeast.

UK Outlook for Wednesday 31 Jul 2019 to Wednesday 14 Aug 2019

As we move into August, the final month of the meteorological summer, confidence is low in the forecast with no one single weather pattern looking to dominate. As is often the case in summer, this could well mean plenty of fine, dry weather, interspersed with occasional thundery outbreaks, leading to marked local variations in rainfall. Temperatures are likely to pan out above average, perhaps more especially in the south and west.



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