Unsettled weather continues this week


[Published 06:45 27/03/2023]

Spring blossom. Posted by Brian Gaze

The week starts with dry and rather cold conditions. However, the theme for the coming days is an unsettled one with showers and longer spells of rain. Temperatures recover, although there is a chance of it turning colder again next weekend. (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).

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Monday starts dry across the UK. There has been a widespread frost and in the north temperatures have plunged to -7C (19F).

Through the day it remains dry in the vast majority of the UK, although near to the east coast there could be a few wintry showers. Sunny spells develop widely early on; however, cloud builds from the southwest this afternoon.  

Rather cold. Temperatures range from 5C (41F) in Scotland to 11C (52F) in south western England. See the rain radar for the latest view.

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UK Met Office UKV, rain and snow, 15:00 Monday, 27th March

Tonight a band of rain pushes across Northern Ireland and into western Britain. Over high ground in the north a period of snow is likely. Central and eastern counties remain dry and frost forms quite widely. 

Tomorrow the main area of wet weather steadily clears eastwards, but further spells of patchy rain affect the north west. Rather cold in the north and east, milder in the south and west.

UK Met Office UKV, rain and snow, 15:00 Tuesday, 28th March

Unsettled weather continues

Through Wednesday wet and windy weather spreads northeastwards across much of the UK. The rain will be heavy in the north and west, although in central and south eastern England amounts may not be great. Generally milder than recently and in eastern England temperatures could reach 15C (59F) if sunny intervals develop.

Thursday starts with showers in places. Through the day longer spells of rain push up from the southwest. It also become windy in the south and west.

Friday sees the unsettled them continue. At the moment it looks as though rain will be pushing southwards with brighter and showery conditions returning in the north. Temperatures close to the norm in the south and a little below it in the north. 

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GFS, surface pressure and precipitation, 15:00 Friday, 31st March

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