Issued: Saturday 11th March 2023
Duty forecaster: Alexi Venerus
On and off cooler trend through the next few weeks. The beginning of April also looks mixed, though signs of an improvement later in the Easter period.
*13/3/23 - 19/3/23*
Unsettled with a trough over the UK.
Staying cold in the north throughout with overnight frosts.
Comparatively milder further south, though Tuesday into Wednesday looks chilly for all.
Heavy showers and longer spells of rain, wintry in the north and over higher ground.
*20/3/23 - 26/3/23*
A weak ridge of high pressure builds in at times from the Azores.
An improved week of weather for all.
More chance of consecutive drier days.
Better daytime highs though perhaps still for many temperatures slightly below average.
Less of a risk for overnight frosts though the far north still prone.
*27/3/23 - 3/4/23*
Turning back more mixed as lower pressure develops.
Risk of rain and or showers expected daily for some.
Temperatures perhaps pull back again to feeling cooler.
Risk of some precipitation to be wintry, particularly over higher ground and in the north.
*3/4/23 - 9/4/23*
Staying mixed with lower pressure still close by the country, out in the Atlantic.
High pressure building through the week over Scandinavia.
A mixed week of weather with showers and rain at times, more towards the west.
Drier further east across the UK.
A colder easterly wind could set up later though low confidence in this at this stage.
Otherwise average temperatures to be expected.
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