Slack pressure covers England & Wales, bringing a largely dry and bright day with light winds. A good amount of sunshine in central, south & eastern counties. Cloud building through day. Small chance of a shower in the afternoon. Thicker cloud across the north & west, bringing rain to western Scotland, fading into the afternoon. Coastal sea breezes in the south. A humid 26 to 28C in the south-east, 23C central areas, 17 to 20C north & west.
Most of Britain will be dry throughout the night, although patchy drizzle possible for western coasts and hills, particularly Scotland. Clear spells for central & eastern regions. Local mist patches in low-lying spots, but will soon clear after dawn. Rain develops across Ireland from the south-west, turning heavy in the early hours. Rather humid in the south & east, temperatures 13 to 16C. Lows nearer 9 to 12C in the north & west.
Low pressure to the north-west pushes fronts in from the Atlantic. Rain over Ireland will soon extend to western Britain, heaviest across the hills. By afternoon, patchy rain spreads east across northern England. Small amounts reaching the Midlands. South-east England stays dry and warm all day, although cloud will build from the west. A south-westerly breeze. Highs 18C in north-west, 23C Midlands, up to 26C in south-east.
A weakening cold front will move eastwards overnight, resulting in a cloudy start for the south-east, perhaps a few spots of rain. Sunny spells breaking through for many, and central & southern Britain will be largely dry all day. A scattering of showers in the north & west, pushing eastwards by afternoon. A light west to south-westerly breeze, strongest in far north. Highs 17 to 20C north; 23 to 25C Midlands & south.