Thursday 26th May 2016 – Bank Holiday Monday 30th May 2016

Hi all,

Heatwave on the way? Nope. However, it is looking generally settled from the weekend so not a washout.

After a miserable Wednesday, we hang onto this set-up into the first half of Thursday with plenty of cloud around and some drizzle or light rain. Low-cloud over the hilltops too. It should be a little milder than yesterday and it will generally dry up into the evening. Max 14°C.

Bright spells around on Friday and feeling warm in any sunshine. The warmth might trigger an afternoon shower or two, otherwise dry. Max 17°C.

Another extended 3-day weekend :). Always nice and the weather is going to be reasonably well-behaved.

During Saturday high pressure will be sitting just to our north bringing settled conditions. Sunny spells and temperatures around average. With the sun strong at this time of the year it will feel pleasant enough. Don’t forget that sun-cream. Max 18°C.

Little change into Sunday. Bright or sunny spells and winds should generally be light. The reason we aren’t warming up into the hot category with this settled weather around, is because we have the wind coming from the north-east. Low risk of an isolated shower into the evening. Max 18°C.


Thundery downpours close by on Bank Holiday Monday as they develop towards our E and SE

The high pressure slips away slightly into Bank Holiday Monday but the likelihood is that we stay dry with sunny spells but just increase the shower-risk. Most of the showers will be in the east and south-east of the UK but we can’t rule out a heavy downpour, possibly thundery, later in the day. Max 19°C.

BH Temps

Maximum temperatures for Bank Holiday Monday – no heatwave

At the moment the rest of the week looks settled with high pressure close by. No heatwave yet, but certainly some pleasant conditions and a lot of dry weather. If winds turn to come from the south-east then we could import some warmer air from the Continent.

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Forecast issued at 14:30 on Wednesday the 25th of May 2016

Thanks for reading,

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