What a superb spell of early-Spring weather we are experiencing and you need to fill your boots. Temperatures into the late-teens and plenty of sunny periods, but hazy due to the high pollution levels.
Everywhere is now beginning to dry out fast and after giving my garden its annual winter-is-over declutter, it was clear to see that it actually might need watering soon. With little rain on the horizon, it means after a soggy February, it will have been a very dry March.
Growers beware, temperatures are set to drop to below average values next week, a real shock for our gardens and plants after the warmth of this week.
UV levels are now creeping up and are around medium for a couple of hours at lunchtime. No sun-cream really needed yet, unless you’re out in it for several hours non-stop, late-morning to early-afternoon.
Thursday: Another cracking day. Warm to very warm for the time of year with widespread sunny spells. Some fair-weather cloud around. Light winds. Max 18°C
Friday: Continuing warm and sunny. Some cloud bubbling up into the day. Light winds. Max 18°C
Weekend: Grab that sunshine and make the most of it.
Saturday: Further sunny spells and warm with it too. Any morning-cloud burning off. Dry. Max 17°C
Sunday: Sunny spells but temperatures likely to be a notch or two lower. Max 15°C
Outlook: The high pressure that has dominated our weather will shift west and that move in location will allow more in the way of cloud to arrive. More importantly we will introduce a north-to-northeasterly airflow and at this time of the year that is still a very cold direction. Some of the air will be sourced from the Arctic. A lot of dry weather is still expected with the odd shower drifting in from the northeast. No snow expected, this will fall in the Scottish mountains though. By midweek we will see some ground-frosts return and daytime temperatures struggling to 7-9°C, a big change from this week.
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Forecast Issued: Wednesday the 23rd of March 2022 at 9:13pm
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