What is the Weather forecast in Birmingham today: what is Met Office prediction for 12 October 2022?

Here is the weather forecast for today in Birmingham

Summer is now here, and across the country people have experienced warmer than expected temperatures.

Being out and about enjoying Birmingham is easier to do in good weather, so to keep you up to date with the latest weather events, here’s the outlook for October 12 in the city.

What is the weather like today?

With plenty of cloud around, temperatures look set to be no higher than the early teens throughout the day.

We should see a peak of around 13C during the afternoon.

The risk of rain will be higher this morning but should ease later in the day.

Tomorrow (October 13) will be much cloudier but hopefully warmer, with temperatures firmly below the 15C mark.

Sunrise today in Birmingham was at 7.27am, and the sun will set over the region at approximately 6.20pm.

There will be a low pollen count in Birmingham today.

What is the Met Office outlook for the week? 

Below is the outlook for today, tonight and the week ahead across the West Midlands region.

Today:

Mostly a dry start, though a chance of a few spots of rain here and there. Cloud will continue to thicken as further outbreaks of rain arrive by afternoon. Rain will mostly be light and sporadic. Breezy at times. Maximum temperature 15 °C.

Tonight:

Cloud and outbreaks of rain likely lingering overnight. Skies will start to clear from the northwest during the early hours, leaving a risk of some patchy mist in prone spots. Minimum temperature 6 °C.

Thursday:

Any early mist will soon clear, leaving spells of sunshine for many through the day, before rain arrives from the northwest through the evening and overnight. Winds picking up later. Maximum temperature 16 °C.

Outlook for Friday to Sunday:

Friday will bring sunny spells interspersed with showers, with heavier downpours possible on Saturday and Sunday. Breezy at times.

What is the Met Office long range forecast?

The Met Office have issued their long range weather forecast for the period from October 15 to 24.

At the start of this period, we can expect to see clear or sunny spells and showers, perhaps heavy and potentially thundery at times. Unsettled weather can be expected to dominate through this time, with a succession of frontal systems expected to cross the UK as we move through October, bringing spells of rain to all areas.

Some drier, brighter, and showery periods can be expected in between the passing of frontal systems. The northwest is likely to see the greatest rainfall, whereas the southeast will remain drier on average.

Temperatures generally near normal throughout this period, though some chilly nights are possible. Strong winds can be expected in association with frontal systems, with the risk of coastal gales.