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Unsettled at times and feeling cool for most by Wednesday.

Showery rain, heavy at times, affecting much of northern Scotland and Northern Ireland. Elsewhere some warm sunny periods and showers, these also locally heavy and thundery, especially across east and southeast England and northeast Scotland. Becoming breezy for most.

Map of the United Kingdom

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Londonderry - Light Cloud
Ullapool - Heavy Rain
Scrabster - Light Rain
Aberystwyth - Heavy Rain Shower
Newcastle upon Tyne - Light Cloud
Norwich - Heavy Rain
Braemar - Light Cloud
Northampton - Sunny Intervals
Oban - Thick Cloud
Plymouth - Sunny Intervals
Southampton - Light Cloud
17°C 63°F Belfast
Cardiff 18°C 64°F
19°C 66°F Edinburgh
20°C 68°F London
Manchester 17°C 63°F
18°C 64°F St Helier
Lerwick 11°C 52°F

UK Forecast Video

UK Forecast Last updated 07:59, Tuesday 7 Jul

Features & Analysis

Weather for the week ahead

A mixed picture as we head towards the middle of July with rain for some and sunshine for others. Matt Taylor explains.

'More hot summers' for parts of UK

Scorching summers such as the one in 2003 look set to become more common in England and Wales, a study suggests.

Europe heat and thunderstorms

The mercury levels have been rising in Europe as an extreme heatwave continues across the continent.

UK Cold Spots

  1. 1 Aviemore 8°C 46°F
  2. 2 Lhanbryde 10°C 50°F
  3. 3 Houghton Hall 11°C 52°F
  4. 4 Newton Stewart 12°C 54°F
  5. 5 Hawick 12°C 54°F

UK Hot Spots

  1. 1 Manston 24°C 75°F
  2. 2 Abingdon 21°C 70°F
  3. 3 Willington 20°C 68°F
  4. 4 Montrose 20°C 68°F
  5. 5 Middlesbrough 20°C 68°F

Temperatures are for the next 24 hours

BBC Weather in association with the Met Office

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