Cooler air pushing southwards

[Updated 07:00 16/09/2020]

Fair weather in the Dunstable Downs. Posted by brian gaze

The south has another very warm day but cooler air will be pushing southwards across northern and then central regions. The next few days bring a good deal of dry and bright weather but temperatures won't be as high as they have been. Despite that it will become warm again in the south for the time of year.


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Wednesday starts with a few showers in the south east and drizzly conditions in southern Scotland. Elsewhere it is dry. Through the day drizzle and light rain in the north pushes southwards. Ahead of it warm sunny periods develop. Brighter and cooler conditions follow into northern areas.

Temperatures range from 15C (59F) in the north to 27C (81F) in the south. See the rain and lightning radar for the latest view.

Arpege forecast chart 1

Meteo France Arpege, temperatures, 16:00 BST Wed 16th September

Tonight the band of cloud and drizzle clears southwards to leave clear spells. It will be cooler than recently.


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Tomorrow is looking mainly dry and bright, although in the far north west thicker cloud could bring some patchy rain. Temperatures won't be as high as in recent days but in the south it still feels pleasantly warm.

Arpege forecast chart 2

Meteo France Arpege, cloud cover, 15:00 BST Thu 17th September

Mostly settled

During Friday there is a risk of rain in the far north. Other areas have a fine day. Temperatures push upwards again and to the south of London 27C (81F) could be reached.

The weekend is expected to be dry and sunny in northern regions. In the south there is a risk of showers developing by Sunday as an area of low pressure moves up from the southwest.  

The early part of next week should bring a good deal of warm sunshine to southern and central regions, although there is an ongoing chance of heavy showers. The north stays mainly dry and bright.

Later in the week more unsettled conditions may return to the north and west. The south and east could see some rain but they should remain mostly dry    

GFS chart 1

GFS, surface pressure and precipitation, 16:00 BST 19th September

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