Issued: 0930 Thursday 9th June 2022
Duty forecaster: Alexi Venerus
Rain and or showers to the north and west mostly, drier further south.
Lower pressure is never too far away from northern regions of the British Isles which brings the risk of frequent rain and or showers to northern and western areas. Higher pressure continues to ridge in across England seeing largely dry, fine and warmer conditions here throughout.
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Low pressure to the north of Scotland with a ridge of high pressure to the southwest on Sunday. Sunny spells but also frequent and heavy showers affecting north and west Scotland, western regions of Ireland, Northern Ireland as well as northwest England and west Wales. A few showers look likely to push eastwards into eastern regions of northern England and Scotland too. Mostly dry and fine elsewhere though one or two isolated showers could pass through. Highs at 23C in the sunshine in southeast England, 17C in Ireland and 14C in western Scotland.
A ridge of high pressure builds through the country during Monday. This brings fair weather with sunny spells. The risk of a few showery bursts of rain in northern and western Scotland, these turning more persistent later. Isolated showers affecting other western coasts and hills further north and west too. The best sunshine in the south and east where it will be dry. Highs at 14C in northern Scotland, 22C in southern England.
Pressure stays generally high on Tuesday. There will be sunny spells, the best in the east and south. Always more cloud in western areas, especially western Scotland and western Ireland. Mostly dry across the country, though western regions of Ireland, Northern Ireland and north and west Scotland will see outbreaks of rain move in. Highs at 24C in the southeast, 16C in northern Scotland.
High pressure ridging in across England, southeast Ireland and Wales continues to bring dry conditions with sunny spells here on Wednesday. However, further north closer to lower pressure, there will be more cloud cover with outbreaks of rain affecting mainly western areas but could push in across some eastern regions of Scotland. Highs at 15 to 23C.
High pressure still influencing drier conditions further south on Thursday, but likely to be cloudier further north and west where some showery rain is expected in the west. Highs at 15 to 22C.
Higher pressure may just build in more on Friday allowing for much of the country to stay settled and dry with good sunshine, though Ireland, Northern Ireland and western areas of Scotland are more likely to see cloud and some rain pushing across. Highs at 16 to 23C.