Shipwrights Way

Step-free walk/cycle path from Farnham to Portsmouth via East Hampshire / South Downs National Park

Hiking Weather

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Met Office Forecast

South East England

Hot and sunny at first, turning cooler early next week.


  • Any early mist or fog soon burning away from coastal areas leaving a dry, sunny and hot morning with light winds.
  • Staying sunny and dry into the afternoon, but perhaps a little cooler on the coast.
  • Maximum Temperature 35C.


  • Warm into the evening with some pleasant sunshine.
  • Dry and warm overnight for most, but cloudy and cooler with mist and fog maybe developing on northern coasts.
  • Minimum Temperature 19C.


  • Any coastal cloud soon burning away then a dry and sunny morning.
  • Staying sunny into the afternoon, but the sunshine a little hazier at times.
  • Hot away from the coast.
  • Maximum Temperature 35C.

Monday to Wednesday:

  • Very warm but slightly cloudier with some sunny spells Monday, with heavy and thundery showers.
  • Cloudy with some brighter spells Tuesday and Wednesday with heavy, possibly thundery showers.
  • Temperatures decreasing.

UK Day 6-7 and week 2

  • A generally unsettled start to the period for many with a risk of some prolonged heavy or thundery showers in the south and east.
  • In contrast, the north is expected to see more settled conditions with a fair amount of cloud.
  • The southwest may experience the best of any sunshine, while areas of more persistent yet lighter rain are likely in the northwest.
  • Into the weekend, periods of rain will alternate with drier and clearer weather.
  • Any prolonged rain is expected to occur across the northern parts.
  • Temperatures likely near normal at first, but becoming rather warm again further into the period, especially in the south.
  • Unsettled conditions will continue to dominate for most towards the end of the period.

UK Week 3 and 4

  • The conditions are likely to become generally more settled towards the end of August.
  • Moving into the start of September, the north and west may see periods of rain which could occasionally spread further south and east.
  • Some brighter and more settled periods are also expected, especially across the southern and eastern parts.
  • Temperatures are likely to trend above average with the chance of occasional very warm spells.

Met Office : South East England : 2022-08-13T02:03:48