Week ahead - April 15, 2024
Drier weather ahead
After a mixed start

Issued: 0900 Monday 15th April 2024
Duty forecaster: Dr. Simon Keeling

A cold and changeable start, then becoming drier and sunnier

A chilly start to this week with some rain in northern areas. Higher pressure starting to build in the south and this heralds a change in conditions. By the end of the week and into the weekend high pressure becomes established and whilst there could be some showers in the east, most areas wil become dry with sunshine. Warmer too in the west where the best sunshine will be.

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Thursday 18/4/24
A ridge of high pressure affects most of England, Wales and Irland on Thursday. The best sunshine in central and southern areas but increasing cloud in the north of this region, staying dry. For Scotland cloud will be thickening as a front approaches. This brings rain, most in the north and west with coastal and hills fog. The rain arrives in more eastern and southern areas of Scotland in the afternoon. Temperatures around 9 to 13C.

Friday 19/3/24
High pressure southwest of Ireland on Friday with low pressure in theNorth SEa. A front brings some thicker cloud through England, Wales and Ireland and some patchy rain. This breaks though with sunny spells developing. Most sunshine in northern England and Scotland with scattered showers in northern and eastern Scotland. Highs at 9C in northern Scotland, 15C in southern England.

Saturday 20/4/24
High pressure slowly builds over the British Isles on Saturday. Some cloud and rain from a weak front in the far north of Scotland. Most areas will be dry and bright with sunny spells, although always some cloud around, especially in northern areas. Highs at 12 to 16C.


Sunday 21/4/24
High pressure remains on Sunday. The flow turning more northeast and this brings more cloud to central and eastern Scotland and eastern England. A risk of some spots of rain and showers here too. More western areas should be brighter with sunny spells. Highs at 11C on eastern coasts, 19C in the west.


Monday 22/4/24
High pressure over Scotland on Monday. The flow turning more easterly. Central and eastern areas seeing more coud and a chance of a few showers. The best sunshine in the west where it will be warm. Highs at 20C here but nearer 8 C in northern and eastern Scotland, generally 11 to 13C.

Tuesday 23/4/24
High pressure remains on Tuesday. More fair weather and dry in many areas. Always the risk of a shower in the east due to the northeast wind. Best sunshine in the west. Highs at 11 to 19C.

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Week Ahead
General Remarks
Tu, 16.04. various clouds, heavy rain  - 12° 90%
We, 17.04. cloudy, rain 10° - 10° 85%
Th, 18.04. various clouds  - 13° 80%
Fr, 19.04. various clouds  - 15° 75%
Sa, 20.04. various clouds 12° - 16° 70%
Su, 21.04. various clouds 11° - 19° 65%
Mo, 22.04. various clouds, heavy rain  - 13° 65%
Tu, 23.04. various clouds, rain 11° - 19° 60%
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