This website uses cookies. Read about how we use cookies. OK

Week ahead - May 22, 2019
Rain and showers
Cooler for all

Issued: 0900 Wednesday 22nd May 2018
Duty forecaster: Dr. Simon Keeling

A mixed week with rain and showers, cool especially in the north

A mixed week ahead with rain and showers, most of the rain affecting more northern areas. Low pressure takes control for a time into the middle stages of next week and that brings heavier showers and stronger winds as well as cooler weather. Hints of pressure rising again later in the week which will allow the weather to settle down.

For the weather for the next few days click here

Saturday 25/5/19
Low pressure west of Scotland will be pushing fronts eastwards on Saturday. This brings cloud and periods of rain through Scotland and Ireland. Drier to the south with sunny spells. Feeling warm in southern areas. Highs at 12C in northern Scotland, 20 to 23C in much of southern England.

Sunday 26/5/19
An area of rain passing east through the UK and Ireland on Sunday. The rain is likely to be rather showery. Becoming brighter to the west with some showers, a few of them heavy. Temperatures at 12C in northern Scotland, 22C in southeast England.


Monday 27/5/19
Lower pressure to the west of Scotland on Monday. Showers affecting western areas, these more isolated to the east. The showers could merge to longer spells of rain in western Scotland and Ireland. Highs at 13 to 19C.


Tuesday 28/5/19
Low pressure dominates on Tuesday. Showers are likely to be more widespread and heavy, perhaps merging to longer spells of rain. A risk that the showers could be thundery at times. Highs at 10 to 18C.

Wednesday 29/5/19
Low pressure to the east on Wednesday. This brings a northwest flow with a mix of sunshine and showers, some of them heavy. Highs at 10C in northern Scotland, 21C in southern England.

Thursday 30/5/19
Pressure may build over the south of the country on Thursday bringing sunny spells and dry conditions. Lower pressure close to northern Scotland bringing some showers. Highs at 13 to 21C.

      1 2 3 4
5 6 7 8 9 10 11
12 13 14 15 16 17 18
19 20 21 22 23 24 25
26 27 28 29 30 31
Week Ahead
General Remarks
Th, 23.05. various clouds, light rain 10° - 21° 90%
Fr, 24.05. various clouds, light rain 12° - 23° 85%
Sa, 25.05. various clouds, light rain 12° - 23° 80%
Su, 26.05. cloudy, rain 12° - 22° 75%
Mo, 27.05. various clouds, rain 13° - 19° 70%
Tu, 28.05. various clouds, rain 10° - 18° 65%
We, 29.05. various clouds, heavy rain 10° - 21° 65%
Th, 30.05. various clouds, rain 13° - 21° 65%
transparent picture
Topics  [May 22, 2019]