Met Office: Birmingham avoid weather warning but there is a chance of snow this week

The weather will continue to be miserable in Birmingham as a whole this week with the potential of some snow and hail.

The Christmas and New Year period has been a wet, damp and miserable time for the people of Birmingham, and the Met Office are predicting that to continue this week with the added bonus of a little snow too.

Despite avoiding a weather warning across a number of regions across the country for snow and sleet, Birmingham residents must prepare for a week that should also include some sunshine and rainfall.

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Here’s your weather forecast for Birmingham (West Midlands) this week

Today and Tonight (Tuesday)

The day will start off quite chilly and brisk due to some north-westerly winds, but conditions are to remain dry throughout the day.

Hail and snow showers could arise throughout the West Midlands overnight, with winds easing and frost emerging.

However, skies are expected to be largely sunny whilst becoming cloudier in the afternoon.

Lows of 1℃ and highs of 4℃ are expected.

Wednesday

Despite a rather chilly morning with temperatures of around 1℃ heading towards 10am, Birmingham is set for another dry and often sunny day.

Skies will begin the day cloudy before getting clearer and sunnier heading towards the early afternoon - highs of 4℃ have been forecast.

Frosty temperature levels are expected at night time, with lows of 0℃.

There is a risk of wintery showers in areas across the West Midlands, however.

Thursday

Thursday will be the week’s most miserable day as the Met Office predict Birmingham skies to be overcast.

Despite a frosty beginning to the day with lows of -1℃, temperatures are expected to become more mild with highs of 6℃ expected heading towards 9pm.

Experts are predicting that the early afternoon, around 3pm, will be the most likely period to have rainfall with an 80% chance of showers.

Friday

Friday will be partly cloudy before changing to sunnier intervals by the late morning.

Breezier temperatures continue to plummet, with chillier levels expected in the early hours of the day and heading towards night time.

There will be brief sunny periods in the early afternoon, but conditions will remain dry throughout the day.

Highs of 5℃ and lows of 1℃ have been forecast.

Saturday and Sunday

The weekend will start quite miserable on Saturday with the emergence of light rain and often cloudy skies.

Experts expect conditions to be quite damp for most of the day until around 9pm.

Temperatures for Saturday, however, are expected to be on the milder side with highs of 8℃ and lows of 4℃.

Whilst Sunday is expected to be dry and mild throughout most of the day, with a slight chance of rainfall between 6pm and 9pm at night.

Lows of 4℃ and highs of 7℃ have been forecast.