Heavy rain and potential thunder is expected to hit London for the first day of the Easter weekend – here’s an hour-by-hour forecast.

Today’s weather in London is expected to be a mix of heavy spells of rain and sunny intervals as people gear up to mark the first day of the long Easter weekend.

The weather is expected to begin breezy with the risk of rain showers throughout the morning, with some turning heavy at times, with a potential for some breaks of thunder and hail.

By early afternoon the weather is expected to become more overcast, leading to some drier intervals throughout the afternoon, with the risk of rain from around 3pm until 4pm.

The weather is expected to remain dry for the remainder of the day, becoming clearer by the evening, with temperatures reaching highs of 13 degrees.

Overnight the weather is expected to remain dry with long clear spells, with some frost and fog likely to develop by dawn.

Here’s the hour-by-hour weather forecast for tomorrow:

  • 10am - Heavy rain
  • 11am - Heavy rain
  • 12pm - Overcast
  • 1pm - Overcast
  • 2pm - Sunny intervals
  • 3pm - Heavy shower
  • 4pm - Heavy shower
  • 5pm - Sunny intervals
  • 6pm - Sunny intervals
  • 7pm - Partly cloudy
  • 8pm - Partly cloudy
  • 9pm - Clear
  • 10pm - Clear
  • 11pm - Clear

The Met Office forecast in full:


Breezy and rather cloudy during the morning, with showery rain punctuated by some heavier bursts with a risk of hail and thunder.

Gradually becoming drier and brighter later.

Near-normal temperatures.

Maximum temperature 13 °C.


Largely dry overnight with long clear spells. Light winds allowing a slight grass frost to develop, perhaps with some mist or fog patches towards dawn. Minimum temperature 1 °C.