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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 - Sunny
Ullapool - Sunny Intervals
Scrabster - Light Rain Shower
Aberystwyth - Sunny Intervals
Newcastle upon Tyne - Sunny
Norwich - Sunny
Braemar - Sunny
Northampton - Sunny Intervals
Oban - Heavy Rain Shower
Plymouth - Sunny
Southampton - Sunny
6°C 43°F Belfast
Cardiff 8°C 46°F
6°C 43°F Edinburgh
9°C 48°F London
Manchester 6°C 43°F
8°C 46°F St Helier
Lerwick 5°C 41°F

UK Forecast Video

UK Forecast Last updated 08:14, Wednesday 4 Mar

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UK Cold Spots

  1. 1 Benson -2°C 28°F
  2. 2 Hereford -1°C 30°F
  3. 3 Chelmsford 1°C 34°F
  4. 4 Colnbrook 1°C 34°F
  5. 5 Thetford 1°C 34°F

UK Hot Spots

  1. 1 Hereford 10°C 50°F
  2. 2 Ditton 9°C 48°F
  3. 3 Bar Hill 9°C 48°F
  4. 4 Bude 8°C 46°F
  5. 5 Montrose 8°C 46°F

Temperatures are for the next 24 hours

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