Issued: Saturday 14th May 2022
Duty forecaster: Alexi Venerus
May remains consistent with continuing with a drier trend, though next week will elevate those rainfall totals for many with frequent heavy showers and rain moving in. There does look to be a progression and transition, albeit gradual, move towards a more unsettled scene as we head through the first half of June.
*16/5/22 - 23/5/22*
High pressure to the east.
Broad deep low pressure over the North Atlantic.
Warm to very warm temperatures due to a southerly flow.
Largely unsettled with the risk of thunderstorms.
*23/5/22 - 30/5/22*
High pressure moves over the North Atlantic.
Low pressure over Scandinavia.
A more westerly flow.
A cooler week with temperatures pull back to around average.
A drier week though with the risk of showery rain at times.
*30/5/22 - 6/6/22*
Weak high pressure moves more over the British Isles.
A general westerly wind flow.
Staying overall drier though with showery rain in the north and west.
Temperatures around or slightly above average.
*6/5/22 - 13/5/22*
A trough moves over the UK.
Higher pressure over the North Atlantic.
A more unsettled week of weather.
Rain to affect particularly the north.
Tending to be drier further west and southwest.
A cooler week with temperatures around or below average.
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