Platinum Jubilee weather: Scorching 25C highs today for parties before thunderstorm risk

Platinum Jubilee climate: Scorching 25C highs in the present day for events earlier than thunderstorm threat

The Met Workplace is predicting a sizzling day with 25C highs for south coast of England because the UK continues its Jubilee celebrations however there’s a threat of rain and thunderstorms for Saturday

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UK climate: Met Workplace forecasts sunshine and showers

Brits having fun with the Platinum Jubilee celebrations may see one of many hottest days of the yr to this point with highs of 25C in the present day.

There’s additionally a chance of rain of rain, although, for a lot of the nation on Friday and over the weekend, the Met Workplace has mentioned.

After heavy rain and colder temperatures for the beginning of the week, the mercury has been rising and for the beginning of the lengthy financial institution vacation on Thursday there was loads of sunshine round.

It has additionally been a gentle evening going into Friday with some remoted showers in southern Scotland and the far north of England.

And through the day the mercury may hit 25C within the south in addition to 20C within the far north of Scotland in one of many warmest days of the yr to this point.

There’s a threat of heavy rain and thunderstorms on Saturday afternoon

The most popular day was 27.5C that was recorded at Heathrow airport on Might 17.

Met Workplace forecaster Annie Shuttleworth mentioned that there’s set to be loads of sunshine but additionally showers and thunderstorms.

“It has been a quite superb begin to the financial institution vacation weekend and there shall be loads extra of that climate to come back however there may be additionally going to be some rain to deal with for many of us over the approaching days,” she mentioned.

“Throughout the far north of Scotland turning drier than it has been by way of the day however we are going to see some low cloud pushing in throughout the Aberdeenshire coast. So on Friday morning just a little bit misty and murky right here however turning into fairly a superb morning.

There’s anticipated to be loads of sunshine on Friday with temperatures additionally hitting 20C in northern Scotland


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“Throughout the south as properly loads of superb and dry climate and throughout the north west of England, southern Scotland, turning a bit drier however comparatively cloudy particularly in comparison with Thursday.

“The warmest temperatures shall be reserved for the south coast with probably the most sheltered areas we are going to see highs of 24C and 25C.

“Throughout the japanese coast it will likely be a cooler day with a north easterly breeze and that north easterly breeze will drag some low cloud into Friday night so turning cloudier for a lot of japanese areas.”

The temperature has been rising through the week however the climate is much less predictable over the weekend


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For Saturday, Scotland is anticipated to have the most effective of the climate and within the south of England there’s a good likelihood of showers.

The rain anticipated to unfold north by way of the day “bringing a threat of thunderstorms on Saturday afternoon and night in southern and central areas.”

UK forecast for the subsequent 5 days

Scattered thundery showers central and western areas. Some sunshine.

As we speak:

Rain throughout Northern Eire, southern Scotland, northern England and Wales easing to get replaced by heavy showers throughout central and western elements. Sunshine between, greatest within the northwest and southeast. Cool and cloudy close to some North Sea coasts in any other case heat.


Showers, maybe heavy, persevering with throughout the southwest and maybe extending to different southern counties by morning. Elsewhere turning into dry with clear spells though remaining cloudy close to North Sea coasts.


Additional thundery showers prone to have an effect on elements of the south. Elsewhere sunny spells and turning into quite heat away from japanese coasts which can stay cool and quite cloudy at instances.

Outlook for Sunday to Tuesday:

Showers, typically heavy within the south, spreading north throughout England and Wales Sunday. Nice with sunny intervals elsewhere; heat in northwest Scotland particularly. Showers with sunny spells subsequent week.

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