Cold air pushes southwards today

[Updated 07:20 19/01/2022]

Frost. Posted by DAllison

A weakening band of rain clears southwards today and colder Arctic air follows it. Wintry showers affect Scotland and a widespread frost develops tonight. Tomorrow will be mostly dry and chilly, but some wintry showers are likely in eastern coastal counties.

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Wednesday starts with a band of rain in northern England which marks the boundary between cold and relatively mild air masses. To the south it is dry, but are wintry showers to the north.

Through the morning the outbreaks of rain in the north become increasingly patchy as they clear away southwards. Brighter conditions follow, but there will be sleet or snow showers in Scotland.

Temperatures range from 3C (37F) in the north to 10C (50F) in the south. See the rain and lightning radar for the latest view.

UKV, rain and snow, 15:00, Wednesday, 19th January

Tonight wintry showers affect eastern counties. Elsewhere it will be dry and a widespread frost develops. Temperatures could dip to -6C (21F) in northern England. 

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Issued 18th January 2022


Tomorrow starts with a widespread frost. Most places have a dry, cold and bright day. However, wintry showers are likely in eastern coastal counties, but during the afternoon they become more isolated. A widespread frost returns overnight.

UKV, temperatures, 15:00 Thursday, 20th January

Settled weather continues

During Friday patchy spells of rain push into western Scotland. The rest of the UK stay dry and after a frosty start in much of the country temperatures struggle. It is likely to be cloudier than recently.

Through Saturday the risk of rain continue in northern and western Scotland. The rest of the country remains dry but mostly overcast. Sunday is expected to bring a carbon copy.

Through the early part of next week high pressure brings more settled weather. There is an ongoing possibility of frost and fog.

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GFS, surface pressure and precipitation, 15:00 Monday, 24th January

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