A wet start to Wednesday across many central and northern areas with some rain or showers at times, gradually clearing while a weak band of increasingly patchy rain moves southwards across England and Wales and this introducing cooler and fresher conditions here, filtering down from the north. Drier and brighter through the afternoon but with showery weather possible in the north. Highs 13C to 21C, highest in the far south-east.
Many areas will have a dry night on Wednesday night with the exception of a few showers continuing across some northern areas of the UK. It will be a cool and fresh night, this particularly noticeable across more southern areas of the UK after warm nights over the last few days. Lows 3C to 9C, lowest in the countryside across the north.
High pressure is forecast to build into the UK, from the west, through the course of the day. Some scattered showers are possible across parts of the north and east but many areas will become dry with some decent spells of sunshine through the day, these best in the west. A cool and fresh day mind despite the sunny weather and a cool or rather chilly night to follow. Highs 12C to 18C, highest across south-east England.
Much of the UK will be dry into Friday as the high pressure continues to build from the west through the and this bringing a settled end to the working week. Bright or sunny spells are forecast, perhaps prolonged at times and it will be pleasantly warm through the afternoon but this after a chilly start to the day. Near or slightly below average temperatures. Highs 12C to 18C.