Issued: 0900 Wednesday 1st June 2022
Duty forecaster: Alexi Venerus
Sunshine and showers though longer spells of rain in the south on Sunday into Monday
Mixed weather over the Jubilee celebratory long weekend; scattered showers but also sunshine, though longer spells of rain across south and southeastern counties of England on Sunday. Drier and brighter further north. Next week sees largely dry conditions for southern and eastern areas though Atlantic lower pressure affecting western regions.
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High pressure across the northern half of the country will bring a largely dry and fine day here. Expect some cloud in the east at first perhaps producing some light rain/drizzle for some. Otherwise there will be plenty of sunshine about across Scotland, Northern Ireland, northern parts of Ireland as well as northern England. More cloud about further south where there is a continued risk for some thundery, heavy showers to reach far southern English, Welsh and Irish counties through the day. A cooler breeze will affect eastern areas but warm elsewhere with highs at 17 to 21C.
High pressure slides further north on Sunday. Staying mostly dry with good sunny spells across Scotland into northern England, much of Northern Ireland and Ireland. The low pressure further south continues to bring more cloud with outbreaks of rain affecting southern and southeastern counties of England pushing also across parts of Wales. Rain will be heavy and persistent in places. The cloud and rain here will keep temperatures back through many parts of England to around 14 to 16C though elsewhere in the sunshine highs will reach 17 to 21C.
The low pressure in the south gradually slides east into the North Sea on Monday. Expect cloud and outbreaks of rain to affect many regions across southern and central England though clearing from the west as the day progresses. Feeling cooler here too. Largely dry with sunny spells across Scotland into northern England, Northern Ireland and Ireland. Highs at 14 to 19C.
A brief ridge of higher pressure across much of the country will keep conditions largely dry with some sunny spells about. Cloudier across Ireland and Northern Ireland with some possible patchy rain moving in here. A few scattered showers developing across central into southern England too. A warmer day for all with highs at 16 to 22C.
Atlantic low pressure moves in bringing cloud for many across the country and rain pushing across Ireland, Northern Ireland with some showery rain reaching Wales and southwest England. Drier further north and east where sunny spells will last longest. Highs at 17 to 22C.
Cloud with outbreaks of rain continue to affect much of Ireland, Northern Ireland into Scotland and western parts of the UK on Thursday. Drier and warmer further south and southeast. Highs at 17 to 23C.