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Rain for eastern parts, sunshine and showers elsewhere. Breezy.

Mixture of cloud, bright spells and scattered showers, these lighter and less frequent for southern areas. A cloudier picture further north, with persistent rain affecting eastern coastal sites. Staying windy, especially in the east. Feeling rather cool for early September.

Map of the United Kingdom

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Londonderry - Thick Cloud
Ullapool - Thick Cloud
Scrabster - Light Cloud
Aberystwyth - Light Cloud
Newcastle upon Tyne - Thick Cloud
Norwich - Light Rain
Braemar - Mist
Northampton - Light Cloud
Oban - Thick Cloud
Plymouth - Thick Cloud
Southampton - Light Cloud
14°C 57°F Belfast
Cardiff 16°C 61°F
13°C 55°F Edinburgh
16°C 61°F London
Manchester 13°C 55°F
16°C 61°F St Helier
Lerwick 13°C 55°F

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UK Cold Spots

  1. 1 Bowling 7°C 45°F
  2. 2 Uckfield 10°C 50°F
  3. 3 Welshpool 11°C 52°F
  4. 4 Llanilar 11°C 52°F
  5. 5 Runcorn 11°C 52°F

UK Hot Spots

  1. 1 Shoreham-by-Sea 18°C 64°F
  2. 2 Jersey Airport 17°C 63°F
  3. 3 Ditton 16°C 61°F
  4. 4 Spalding 14°C 57°F
  5. 5 Tenby 14°C 57°F

Temperatures are for the next 24 hours

BBC Weather in association with the Met Office

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