Diurnal means a big temperature difference between day and night and we will see a perfect example of this, this coming Bank Holiday weekend.
Thursday will be a cooler day than recently and we can expect rain at times. This will push away south later allowing colder air to spread down from the north. A cold northeasterly breeze. Highs of 12’C.
Friday looks a reasonable day with a chilly start. Bright or sunny spells arriving during the day and it should remain dry. Feeling colder as winds are from a northerly direction. A cold night ahead with clear spells allowing for a widespread ground frost and an air frost in rural spots where we could see lows of -2’C so gardeners take note. Frosts in May aren’t common but always possible. Highs of 12’C.
The weekend promises a settled theme as high pressure will be in charge.
Saturday will be a decent day after that cold start. Sunny spells looks the order of the day and remaining dry. Light winds making it feel pleasant in the sunshine with highs at 14’C. A ground frost is possible overnight.
Sunday will see temperatures start to recover a little and it will remain dry with sunny spells. Possibly a little bit more in the way of cloud compared to Saturday. Highs of 16’C and again with light winds, feeling nice.
Bank Holiday Monday sees us hold on to the high pressure for another day so expect dry weather with warm bright spells. Highs of 18’C.
Looking ahead it looks like more unsettled weather with some rain will spread in from the west. To keep up-to-date with your local weather, follow @ChadWeather on Twitter.