Liverpool weather forecast: warm week ahead as Met Office predicts record breaking temperature
Liverpool is set to be graced with mainly dry and bright weather over the next few days - as the Met Office predicts recording breaking temperatures.
A new study, published by the Met Office, has revealed a very strong likelihood that one of the next five years will be the warmest on record globally, beating the current record year of 2016. The chance of at least one of the next five year’s exceeding 1.5°C above pre-industrial levels is now about 50:50 (48%).
So far the study is proving correct, as the weather forecast for Merseyside is dry and bright, with warm temperatures particularly in the sunshine. It may get cloudy this afternoon and into the evening, but overnight is expected to be dry.
Tomorrow, on Friday, May 13, it's set to be a bright day with sunny spells in the afternoon. It might be breezy, however there will still be highs of 19C.
Over the weekend we may enjoy highs of 20C, as there will be warm Saturday with 'long lived' sunny spells. It will be cloudier at times on Sunday and Monday, perhaps with the odd shower, although still some warm sunny spells.
Dr Leon Hermanson, of the Met Office, who led the report on the potentially record breaking temperatures said: "Our latest climate predictions show that continued global temperature rise will continue, with an even chance that one of the years between 2022 and 2026 will exceed 1.5°C above pre-industrial levels. A single year of exceedance above 1.5°C does not mean we have breached the iconic threshold of the Paris Agreement, but it does reveal that we are edging ever closer to a situation where 1.5°C could be exceeded for an extended period."
The BBC outlook reads: "Saturday will be a largely dry day with plenty of warm sunshine throughout the day. Sunday will start cloudy for many with isolated showers possible. Turning drier in the afternoon with sunny spells developing. A dry start to the day on Monday with variable cloud. The cloud will thicken in the afternoon and a band of rain will arrive in the evening."
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