Fourteen Day Weather Forecast

The latest fourteen day weather forecast for the United Kingdom

Tuesday 21st February 2017

SIGNIFICANT WEATHER: Strong Winds (NW and W). Heavy Precipitation (NW).

SUMMARY: Locally heavy rain and showers to the N and W, but bright spells and showers to the S and E.

SYNOPTIC SITUATION: Low pressure moves into the NW of the U.K. as high pressure persists to the SW and S, producing a generally unsettled W’ly airflow over much of the country.

WINDS: SW or W moderate or fresh, strong in the NW and W.

WEATHER: Mostly cloudy over many areas as a band of rain and showers spreads eastwards across the W, locally heavy in the NW. More showery further S and E however, with some bright spells developing at times in between the light showers or spells of rain.

TEMPERATURE: Well above average.

CONFIDENCE OF FORECAST: High – 90%

Wednesday 22nd February 2017

SIGNIFICANT WEATHER: Gales (N and E). Wintry Precipitation (N Hills).

SUMMARY: Generally unsettled as rain and showers move through, wintry over N hills.

SYNOPTIC SITUATION: Low pressure gradually tracks eastwards to the NE of the U.K., introducing a cool and unsettled NW’ly airflow across many areas.

WINDS: NW or W moderate or fresh, strong or gale force in the N and E.

WEATHER: Rain and showers spread southwards across many areas during the day, heaviest and most frequent across Ireland while turning wintry over high ground in the N. Drier and brighter spells develop at times though, especially further E.

TEMPERATURE: Well above average, cooler in the N with risk of overnight frost.

CONFIDENCE OF FORECAST: Medium to high – 80%

Thursday 23rd February 2017

SIGNIFICANT WEATHER: Gales (Many Areas). Heavy Precipitation (NW). Wintry Precipitation (N Hills). Ice (N).

SUMMARY: Unsettled with widespread rain, heavy at times and wintry across high ground, accompanied by gales.

SYNOPTIC SITUATION: A complex area of low pressure continues to track eastwards across the N and NE of the U.K., sustaining an unsettled NW’ly airflow over most areas.

WINDS: NW or W fresh or strong, locally gale force.

WEATHER: Overcast with widespread rain and showers, locally heavy in the NW and turning wintry over N hills. More showery towards the S though, with perhaps some dry and bright spells developing during the day.

TEMPERATURE: Above average, cooler to the N with overnight frost or patchy ice.

CONFIDENCE OF FORECAST: Medium to high – 70%

Friday 24th February 2017

SIGNIFICANT WEATHER: Strong Winds (NE and E). Wintry Precipitation (N Hills).

SUMMARY: Showers move through during the day, especially further N and W, but with plenty of sunshine to the S.

SYNOPTIC SITUATION: High pressure builds into the SW and S of the U.K. as low pressure clears over Scandinavia, but another depression approaches from the W, introducing a more W’ly airflow.

WINDS: SW or NW moderate or fresh, locally strong in the NE and E.

WEATHER: Cloudy as showers or spells of rain move through during the day, most frequently in the N and W, and turning wintry over high ground. Dry and sunny spells develop between the showers though, with the best of the sunshine in Central and S areas.

TEMPERATURE: Just above average, with the risk of frost to the N and E overnight.

CONFIDENCE OF FORECAST: Medium – 60%

Saturday 25th February 2017

SIGNIFICANT WEATHER: Gales (W). Heavy Precipitation (NW). Wintry Precipitation (N Hills).

SUMMARY: Rain spreads eastwards during the day, heavy in the NW, while more showery to the SE.

SYNOPTIC SITUATION: Low pressure becomes dominant to the NW of the U.K., as high pressure declines to the S and SE, producing an unsettled SW’ly airflow across many areas.

WINDS: SW or S fresh or strong, gale force in the W.

WEATHER: Overcast with rain and showers spreading eastwards across most areas during the day, heavy in the NW and turning wintry over higher ground. More showery to the S and E though with some bright spells developing, especially to the SE.

TEMPERATURE: Above average.

CONFIDENCE OF FORECAST: Medium – 55%

Sunday 26th February 2017

SIGNIFICANT WEATHER: Strong Winds (NW).

SUMMARY: Rain and showers move across the country, though with brief spells of drier weather further S.

SYNOPTIC SITUATION: Low pressure remains to the NW of the U.K., pushing frontal troughs eastwards across the country in a generally SW’ly airflow, though with high pressure building in between the troughs.

WINDS: W or SW moderate or fresh, light to the SE, locally strong in the NW.

WEATHER: Showers clear eastwards as further rain and showers move into the W, heaviest and most frequent along windward coasts. Some drier and brighter spells develop between the showers though, especially in the S.

TEMPERATURE: Well above average.

CONFIDENCE OF FORECAST: Medium – 50%

Mon 27th Feb to Wed 1st Mar 2017

SIGNIFICANT WEATHER: Strong Winds (NW).

SUMMARY: Rain or showers continue to move through, interspersed with drier and brighter spells in the E.

SYNOPTIC SITUATION: Low pressure persists to the NW of the U.K., with several fronts moving eastwards across the country, as high pressure to the S extends ridges between fronts, sustaining a generally SW’ly airflow.

WINDS: SW moderate or fresh, locally strong to the NW.

WEATHER: Further spells of rain and showers will spread eastwards through the period, heaviest and most frequent and heavier across the W and NW. Some drier and brighter spells may develop at times between showers, with the best of these likely to the E and SE.

TEMPERATURE: Well above average.

CONFIDENCE OF FORECAST: Low to medium – 45%

Thu 2nd to Mon 6th March 2017

SIGNIFICANT WEATHER: Nil.

SUMMARY: Changeable through the period, with showers or spells of rain followed by drier and brighter spells.

SYNOPTIC SITUATION: Low pressure remains to the N and NW of the U.K. as high pressure persists further S, maintaining a generally SW’ly airflow as a succession of troughs and ridges move across many areas.

WINDS: SW light or moderate, fresh in the N.

WEATHER: Generally changeable through the period, but with outbreaks of rain and showers continuing to spread eastwards across most areas, most frequently in the W and NW. Drier and brighter spells develop at times however, but especially to the S and SE.

TEMPERATURE: Above average.

CONFIDENCE OF FORECAST: Low – 35%

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