UK Today

Plenty of sunshine but feeling cold, with showers in places.

A cold and frosty start, then staying largely dry with plenty of sunshine. However there will be some showers in the west, with rain sleet and hill snow slowly moving southwards across Scotland.

Map of the United Kingdom


Londonderry - Light Cloud
Ullapool - Sunny
Scrabster - Light Cloud
Aberystwyth - Sunny Intervals
Newcastle upon Tyne - Sunny
Norwich - Sunny Intervals
Braemar - Sleet
Northampton - Sunny
Oban - Light Cloud
Plymouth - Light Cloud
Southampton - Sunny
3°C 37°F Belfast
Cardiff 4°C 39°F
2°C 36°F Edinburgh
3°C 37°F London
Manchester 4°C 39°F
6°C 43°F St Helier
Lerwick 5°C 41°F

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UK Forecast Video

UK Forecast Last updated 08:12, Thursday 11 Feb

UK Cold Spots

  1. 1 Leeming -3°C 27°F
  2. 2 Bishop Auckland -2°C 28°F
  3. 3 Richhill -1°C 30°F
  4. 4 Barnsley 0°C 32°F
  5. 5 Staffin 1°C 34°F

UK Hot Spots

  1. 1 Teignmouth 9°C 48°F
  2. 2 Rhyl 8°C 46°F
  3. 3 Gravesend 7°C 45°F
  4. 4 Penrith 5°C 41°F
  5. 5 Rochdale 5°C 41°F

Temperatures are for the next 24 hours

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