UK Forecast- August 18, 2018
Clammy and dull
Rain & drizzle north/west
Persistent rain for southern Scotland and northern England in the morning, fading to drizzle and breaking up, but staying dull and damp. Extensive very low cloud, with fog over hills and around coasts in the south-west. Largely dry for the Midlands and south-east England, but rare sun. The far north of Scotland escapes largely dry. Mostly cloudy with patchy drizzle for Ireland. A brisk southwesterly breeze, strongest near the English Channel. Generally humid, highs 18 to 24C.
Damp air resides across the country, with murky skies. Widespread hill fog, and coastal fog toward the south-west. A little light rain or drizzle, but amounts small. Central-eastern England will be generally dry, with some cloud breaks. A light westerly breeze, although still fresh around southern coasts. Temperatures not dropping below a humid 15 to 18C for most, although Scotland & far north of England nearer 10 to 12C, locally cooler some Highland glens.
High pressure lies to the south-west. A slack westerly flow across the British Isles. Weak fronts bring a lot of cloud and patchy rain or drizzle, mostly affecting the west. Murky with low cloud over hills in most of western Britain, also Ireland, some fog to low levels around coasts. Brightest skies toward the east & south, with some sunshine. Light winds. Highs 15 to 18C north & west, but a humid 22 to 26C for central and south-eastern England.
A slack southwesterly pattern into midweek. High pressure influences the south. Weak fronts lie to the north of Scotland. Mostly cloudy skies for the north & west. Patchy drizzly rain in the west, but rain may become more persistent for Northern Ireland and western Scotland. Generally dry toward the south & east, with occasional sun. A light west to southwesterly breeze. Humid in the south with highs 23 to 27C, but fresh in the north-west, nearer 15 to 18C.