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Fresher but a lot of dry weather

[Updated 07:00 30/06/2019]

Fair weather

Yesterday was the hottest day of the year so far with temperatures reaching 34C (93.2F) in London. Fresher conditions are now returning from the west but the next few days continue to bring mainly dry weather to the south. In the north there is a greater risk of rain. Towards next weekend the continental heat could begin to return....READ IN FULL

Sunday starts with showery rain in the north west. Elsewhere it is dry. The rest of the day brings sunny spells to southern and central areas. The north has cloudier skies and further showery spells of rain which could be heavy at times.

Temperatures will be lower than yesterday's but in the south it will still be warm. Values range from 16C (61F) in the north west to 26C (78F) in the south east. See the rain radar for the latest view.

Arpege forecast chart 1

Meteo France Arpege, cloud cover, 16:00 BST Sun 30th June

Tonight rain continues at times in the north west. Other parts of the country remain dry with variable amounts of cloud.

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Summer forecast Issued 01/06/2019

Tomorrow showery rain continues in the north and it pushes a little further south. Southern and much of central Britain should be dry. The best of the sunshine is expected to be in the south. Temperatures dip a little on today's peaking at about 23C (73F) in the south.

Arpege forecast chart 2

Meteo France Arpege, temperatures, 16:00 BST Mon 1st July

Warming up again later

During Tuesday showers continue in the north and it will be quite cool for early July. The south be mostly dry with sunny spells. Temperatures remain close to the average but in the sun it feels warm.

Through the rest of the week it is expected to be dry with a good amount of sunshine in the south. There is also a growing signal for it to warm up again. Some model runs showing temperatures pushing up into the upper 20Cs by next weekend. The north it is likely to be more changeable early on but later on it could turn warmer there too.

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GFS 500hPa heights and MSLP, 16:00 BST Thu 4th July

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After a very warm or hot start temperatures fall back towards the average. A good deal of settled weather is shown. View latest GEFS.


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