UK Overnight

Mild with rain in clearing south, then colder with showers.

Cloudy across the south with rain continuing, mainly affecting western parts. This clearing southeastwards, allowing clearer, colder conditions in the north to spread to all but the far southeast of England by morning. Blustery showers giving snow on northern hills.

Map of the United Kingdom


Londonderry - Heavy Rain
Ullapool - Heavy Rain Shower
Scrabster - Sleet Shower
Aberystwyth - Light Rain
Newcastle upon Tyne - Clear Sky
Norwich - Thick Cloud
Braemar - Light Cloud
Northampton - Light Rain
Oban - Heavy Rain Shower
Plymouth - Heavy Rain
Southampton - Heavy Rain
6°C 43°F Belfast
Cardiff 11°C 52°F
5°C 41°F Edinburgh
12°C 54°F London
Manchester 9°C 48°F
12°C 54°F St Helier
Lerwick 4°C 39°F

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UK Cold Spots

  1. 1 Braemar 0°C 32°F
  2. 2 Kirkconnel 2°C 36°F
  3. 3 Tiree 3°C 37°F
  4. 4 Cheadle 4°C 39°F
  5. 5 Llysdinam 4°C 39°F

UK Hot Spots

  1. 1 Newhaven 12°C 54°F
  2. 2 Ashford 11°C 52°F
  3. 3 Hertford 10°C 50°F
  4. 4 Bracknell 10°C 50°F
  5. 5 Histon 8°C 46°F

Temperatures are for the next 24 hours

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