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Turning dry and bright for many. Feeling pleasant in sunshine.

Cold and bright start for many, with showers in the north and west of the country at first. Showers will gradually clear through the day leaving everywhere fine. Winds will ease, making it feel reasonably pleasant in the sunshine.

Map of the United Kingdom


Londonderry - Light Cloud
Ullapool - Light Cloud
Scrabster - Partly Cloudy
Aberystwyth - Clear Sky
Newcastle upon Tyne - Clear Sky
Norwich - Partly Cloudy
Braemar - Partly Cloudy
Northampton - Clear Sky
Oban - Light Cloud
Plymouth - Clear Sky
Southampton - Light Cloud
8°C 46°F Belfast
Cardiff 8°C 46°F
7°C 45°F Edinburgh
9°C 48°F London
Manchester 7°C 45°F
7°C 45°F St Helier
Lerwick 4°C 39°F

UK Forecast Video

UK Forecast Last updated 12:39, Wednesday 4 Mar

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UK Cold Spots

  1. 1 Benson -3°C 27°F
  2. 2 Dorchester 0°C 32°F
  3. 3 Thetford 1°C 34°F
  4. 4 Guildford 1°C 34°F
  5. 5 Bodmin 1°C 34°F

UK Hot Spots

  1. 1 Kinloss 11°C 52°F
  2. 2 Colwyn Bay 9°C 48°F
  3. 3 Reigate 9°C 48°F
  4. 4 Melton Mowbray 8°C 46°F
  5. 5 Brymbo 7°C 45°F

Temperatures are for the next 24 hours

BBC Weather in association with the Met Office

All times are GMT (Europe/London, GMT+0000) unless otherwise stated