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High pressure holding on in the south


[Published 06:40 06/02/2023]

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High pressure keeps it mostly dry in southern and central regions during the coming days. The north has more changeable weather and it become very windy through Wednesday. In the longer term computer models are suggesting the possibility of an early taste of spring. (If you would like to browse the website without adverts until the end of the year and contribute to its ongoing development you can do so by making a donation of £20 or more via PayPal, see below).

Tuesday starts with outbreaks of rain in the far north west. Elsewhere it is dry and there has been a widespread frost in southern and central Britain.

Through the day outbreaks of rain fade away as they push down across Scotland and Northern Ireland. England and Wales remain dry with sunny periods in southern and central counties. Winds strengthen in the far north west later on.

Temperatures range from 5C (41F) to 9C (48F). See the rain radar for the latest view.

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UK Met Office UKV, rain and snow, 15:00 Tuesday, 7th February

Tonight a widespread frost returns in southern and central counties. Patchy freezing fog is also forms. In the north cloudier skies keep it less cold.

Tomorrow it remains dry and bright in England and Wales. After a frosty start temperatures won't be too far off the average in the afternoon, but they quickly dip again in the evening. Scotland and Northern Ireland have more cloud and later on a band of rain and hill pushes southeastwards. Gales or severe gales develop and over the mountains blizzard conditions are possible.

UK Met Office UKV, temperatures, 15:00 Wednesday, 8th February

Becoming mild for the weekend

During Thursday a band of rain weakens and fragments as it pushes down into southern Britain. Much of the north stays dry and bright, although wintry showers continue in Scotland. Temperatures slightly below average in the north and close to it in the south.

Friday is expected to be quite mild and overcast. Patchy outbreaks of rain mostly affect the north and west.

Saturday is looking dry and mild in most of the UK. However, in Scotland there could be patchy spells of rain.

GFS chart 1
GFS, surface pressure and precipitation, 15:00 Saturday, 11th February

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