Settings
Language
Daily forecast
Day Weather Maximum Day Temperature Minimum Night Temperature Wind Direction and Speed
Saturday

Light Cloud

4°C 39°F 0°C 32°F West North Westerly
11km/h 7mph
Sunday

Light Rain

4°C 39°F -2°C 28°F North North Westerly
37km/h 23mph
Monday

Light Cloud

3°C 37°F -2°C 28°F North Westerly
19km/h 12mph
Tuesday

Light Cloud

4°C 39°F 0°C 32°F Northerly
14km/h 9mph
Wednesday

Sunny Intervals

4°C 39°F 0°C 32°F Northerly
24km/h 15mph

IN ASSOCIATION WITH

Forecast

Sunrise 07:35 Sunset 16:44

Last updated 13:12

Weather forecast details for Saturday 31 January. Each column contains hourly forecast details for weather conditions, temperature, wind speed, wind direction, humidity, visibility and pressure.
Time 1500 hours1800 hours2100 hours0000 hours
Sun
0300 hours   
Weather Conditions Light Cloud Heavy Rain Light Cloud Partly Cloudy Partly Cloudy    
Temperature (°C/°F) 3°C 37°F 2°C 36°F 2°C 36°F 1°C 34°F 1°C 34°F    
Wind Speed (mph/km/h) 18km/h 11mph North Westerly 26km/h 16mph North Westerly 31km/h 19mph North Westerly 29km/h 18mph North Westerly 27km/h 17mph West North Westerly    
Wind Direction NW NW NW NW WNW    
Humidity 87% 90% 82% 77% 82%    
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) G M G G VG    
Pressure (Millibars) 984 986 988 990 991    

London and South East England

Forecast Summary

  • Today

    A cold day with outbreaks of rain and sleet, with snow on hills where a slight covering is possible. Perhaps just the odd brighter interval, mainly in the west.

  • Tonight

    Cold with further wintry showers, mainly affecting Kent where some snow may settle on the North Downs especially. Mainly dry with patchy frost elsewhere.

Environmental Summary

UV: 1

UK Range: 1-7

Pollution: Low

UK Range: Low to Very High

Met Office Warnings Issued For: Kent

  1. Yellow warning of snow

    From:
    1300 on Sat 31 January
    To:
    1200 on Sun 1 February
    Updated 31 January at 10:50 Active

    Warning

    Snow and strong winds will affect parts of northern and then eastern Britain later on Saturday and into Sunday. Heavy snow will affect upland parts of northern Scotland from Saturday afternoon, with accumulations of over 25 cm on some high level routes. At lower levels, there will be a mix of rain, sleet and snow, though snow accumulations of 2-5 cm are possible in places, mainly inland above 150 m. Northerly winds gusting 60-70 mph will give rise to drifting snow and blizzard conditions. Conditions will improve slowly overnight, but further snow showers are likely, even on low ground.

    Other eastern areas will see occasional snow showers on Saturday before more persistent rain, sleet and snow spreads southwards overnight, with potential for 2-3 cm of snow at low levels, and 5-10 cm over northern hills where again blizzard conditions are possible.Icy patches are likely throughout the warning area.

    The public should be aware of the risk of disruption due to snow and ice.

  2. Yellow warning of ice

    From:
    1300 on Sat 31 January
    To:
    1200 on Sun 1 February
    Updated 31 January at 10:50 Active

    Warning

    Snow and strong winds will affect parts of northern and then eastern Britain later on Saturday and into Sunday. Heavy snow will affect upland parts of northern Scotland from Saturday afternoon, with accumulations of over 25 cm on some high level routes. At lower levels, there will be a mix of rain, sleet and snow, though snow accumulations of 2-5 cm are possible in places, mainly inland above 150 m. Northerly winds gusting 60-70 mph will give rise to drifting snow and blizzard conditions. Conditions will improve slowly overnight, but further snow showers are likely, even on low ground.

    Other eastern areas will see occasional snow showers on Saturday before more persistent rain, sleet and snow spreads southwards overnight, with potential for 2-3 cm of snow at low levels, and 5-10 cm over northern hills where again blizzard conditions are possible.Icy patches are likely throughout the warning area.

    The public should be aware of the risk of disruption due to snow and ice.

  3. Yellow warning of snow

    From:
    1400 on Sat 31 January
    To:
    1200 on Sun 1 February
    Updated 31 January at 13:15

    Warning

    Sleet and snow showers will continue to affect many area during Saturday and into Sunday. These will be most frequent across northern and Western Scotland, Northern Ireland, West Wales and Devon and Cornwall. Other areas will be largely dry until a more organised area of light snow moves southwards during the early hours of Sunday morning. Accumulations of 1-2 cm are possible, with perhaps 5 cm on some high ground, mainly in the north and west. Icy patches are likely. Strong winds will also gust to around 60 mph along exposed northern and western coasts.

    The public should be aware of the risk of disruption due to snow and icy roads.

  4. Yellow warning of ice

    From:
    1400 on Sat 31 January
    To:
    1200 on Sun 1 February
    Updated 31 January at 13:15

    Warning

    Sleet and snow showers will continue to affect many area during Saturday and into Sunday. These will be most frequent across northern and Western Scotland, Northern Ireland, West Wales and Devon and Cornwall. Other areas will be largely dry until a more organised area of light snow moves southwards during the early hours of Sunday morning. Accumulations of 1-2 cm are possible, with perhaps 5 cm on some high ground, mainly in the north and west. Icy patches are likely. Strong winds will also gust to around 60 mph along exposed northern and western coasts.

    The public should be aware of the risk of disruption due to snow and icy roads.

  5. Yellow early warning of snow

    From:
    1500 on Sun 1 February
    To:
    2355 on Mon 2 February
    Updated 31 January at 11:36

    Alert

    Further snow showers will affect parts of Scotland and Northern Ireland, and eastern parts of England, later on Sunday and through the whole of Monday, leading to additional accumulations. The showers will be associated with strong winds, so drifting and temporary blizzard conditions are possible, as well as icy stretches. The public should be aware of the potential for disruption from these conditions.

    This is an update to the Alert issued on Friday to slightly modify the areas covered: Wales and southwestern England are now excluded, while the far southeast of England has been included. This is due to a reorientation of the areas covered in the southwest and southeast to mirror latest forecast probabilities.

  6. Yellow early warning of ice

    From:
    1500 on Sun 1 February
    To:
    2355 on Mon 2 February
    Updated 31 January at 11:36

    Alert

    Further snow showers will affect parts of Scotland and Northern Ireland, and eastern parts of England, later on Sunday and through the whole of Monday, leading to additional accumulations. The showers will be associated with strong winds, so drifting and temporary blizzard conditions are possible, as well as icy stretches. The public should be aware of the potential for disruption from these conditions.

    This is an update to the Alert issued on Friday to slightly modify the areas covered: Wales and southwestern England are now excluded, while the far southeast of England has been included. This is due to a reorientation of the areas covered in the southwest and southeast to mirror latest forecast probabilities.

  7. Yellow early warning of snow

    From:
    0005 on Tue 3 February
    To:
    2355 on Tue 3 February
    Updated 31 January at 12:02

    Alert

    Snow showers will continue to affect parts of Scotland, Northern Ireland and eastern England during Tuesday, giving icy patches in places. Accumulations of snow are possible in places, even to low levels. The public should be aware of the potential for disruption to travel.This is an update to the Alert issued on Friday to extend the areas covered to include Northern Ireland, western Scotland and parts of southeast England. This is due to a reorientation of the areas covered to mirror latest forecast probabilities.

  8. Yellow early warning of ice

    From:
    0005 on Tue 3 February
    To:
    2355 on Tue 3 February
    Updated 31 January at 12:02

    Alert

    Snow showers will continue to affect parts of Scotland, Northern Ireland and eastern England during Tuesday, giving icy patches in places. Accumulations of snow are possible in places, even to low levels. The public should be aware of the potential for disruption to travel.

    This is an update to the Alert issued on Friday to extend the areas covered to include Northern Ireland, western Scotland and parts of southeast England. This is due to a reorientation of the areas covered to mirror latest forecast probabilities.

  9. Yellow early warning of snow

    From:
    0005 on Wed 4 February
    To:
    2355 on Wed 4 February
    Updated 31 January at 12:17

    Alert

    Snow showers will continue to affect parts of Scotland, Northern Ireland and eastern England during Wednesday, giving icy patches in places. A band of more-organised sleet and snow is expected to reach northwestern areas later in the day. Accumulations of snow are possible in places, even to low levels. The public should be aware of the potential for disruption to travel.

  10. Yellow early warning of ice

    From:
    0005 on Wed 4 February
    To:
    2355 on Wed 4 February
    Updated 31 January at 12:17

    Alert

    Snow showers will continue to affect parts of Scotland, Northern Ireland and eastern England during Wednesday, giving icy patches in places. A band of more-organised sleet and snow is expected to reach northwestern areas later in the day. Accumulations of snow are possible in places, even to low levels. The public should be aware of the potential for disruption to travel.

A list of all UK Warnings can be found on our More UK Weather page.

Weather Warnings Key

  • Red: Take action
  • Amber: Be prepared
  • Yellow: Be aware

Issued by the Met Office

Share this page

RSS Feeds
Print

Forecast Video

BBC South East Today

BBC South East Today Forecast Last updated 20:56, Friday 30 Jan Forecast updated 7 days a week

UK

UK Forecast Last updated 12:08, Saturday 31 Jan

Observations

Observed at 13:00, Saturday 31 January

Not Available

3°C 37°F

18km/h 11mph North Westerly

Humidity: 90%

Visibility: N/A

Pressure: 983mb, Rising

Observation station: Langdon Bay

(Lat: 51.133 | Lon: 1.348)

BBC Weather in association with the Met Office

All times are GMT (Europe/London, GMT+0000) unless otherwise stated

Information given for most appropriate forecast location. See FAQs for details