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Barbecue Saturday in the south

[Updated 07:10 01/06/2019]


The meteorological summer starts warm and sunny in the south today but it's more mixed in the north. The TWO forecast covering June, July and August will be online later today. Those of you who are subscribed to our new web push notification service will be the first to know about it....READ IN FULL

Saturday begins with light rain in the north west of the UK. Elsewhere it is dry. The rest of the day will be fine in southern and central regions. Cloud amounts vary but warm sunny spells develop. The north remains cloudier with patchy outbreaks of rain. It will also be quite windy in Scotland.

Temperatures range from 15C (59F) in northern Scotland to 26C (78F) in the south east and East Anglia. See the rain radar for the latest view.

Arpege forecast chart 1

Meteo France Arpege, temperatures, 16:00 BST Sat 1st June

Tonight persistent outbreaks of rain push across Northern Ireland and northern Britain. Other areas remain dry and very mild.

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Tomorrow it starts bright in central and eastern England but cloud amounts increase. There is a possibility of isolated thundery showers breaking out in East Anglia and the south east during the afternoon. Elsewhere showery spells of rain are likely and in the north they could be heavy. Wales and south western England later on.

Arpege forecast chart 2

Meteo France Arpege, rain, 16:00 BST Sun 2nd June

Changeable outlook for early summer

On Monday northern and western counties have showers. Elsewhere it will be fine but cooler than recently, although it stays rather warm in central and eastern England.

During Tuesday heavy showers are expected in much of the UK. The south east and East Anglia may hang on to mainly dry and quite warm weather.  

Showery and rather cool conditions continue for the rest of the week. There are tentative signs of it turning drier as we head towards the middle of June.

GFS forecast 500hPa heights and pressure

GFS 500hPa heights and pressure, 16:00 BST Tue 4th June

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16 day GEFS ensembles at a glance

After a warm start it turns cooler and changeable. There is a relatively weak signal for drier and warmer weather to return through the middle third of June. View latest GEFS.


Cooler with rain in places


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