Cloud building from the west

[Updated 06:40 21/01/2022]

Slight frost in the moorland sunrise. Posted by toppiker60

Much of the UK has a cold, bright and frosty start to Friday, but cloudier skies will be moving in from the west. Despite that, most places stay dry and the predominantly settled theme is set to continue well into next week.

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Slight frost in the moorland sunrise. Posted by toppiker60 View the full size picture.

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Friday starts with a sharp frost in much of England and Wales. It's milder across most of Northern Ireland and Scotland with rain in the far north.

Through the day there patchy outbreaks of rain affect northern and western Scotland. Elsewhere it remains dry and there will be sunny spells this morning in central and eastern areas. However, cloudier skies in the west steadily spread eastwards.

Temperatures range from 4C (39F) to 8C (48F). See the rain and lightning radar for the latest view.

UKV, temperatures, 15:00, Friday, 21st January

Tonight outbreaks of rain spread further across the north west of the UK. In northern Scotland there could be some heavy ones later. Other areas stay dry and although cloudier skies mean it won't be as cold as during recent nights there could still be a touch of frost in places.

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Tomorrow it is likely to be mainly overcast, with the best of any brighter spells in the east. In the west drizzle is possible and in the western half of Scotland more persistent outbreaks of rain push in. Milder than recently, especially in the north and west.

UKV, rain and snow, 15:00 Saturday, 22nd January

Settled weather continues

Sunday should be mainly dry. However, patchy outbreaks of rain push into northern and western Scotland. Temperatures generally close to the norm.

During Monday and Tuesday there is an ongoing risk of rain in Scotland and possibly Northern Ireland. In England and Wales the dry period continues.

Through the middle part of next week high pressure continues to bring settled weather. There is possibility of fog and patchy frost in the southern half of the UK.

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GFS, surface pressure and precipitation, 15:00 Wednesday, 26th January

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