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Bright for all with sunny spells and some showery rain.

Many places dry with long sunny spells. The threat of showers continues in the north, heaviest and most frequent in the far northwest. Cloudier across parts of the south, with showery rain for some southern counties later.

Map of the United Kingdom


Londonderry - Light Cloud
Ullapool - Light Rain
Scrabster - Light Cloud
Aberystwyth - Light Cloud
Newcastle upon Tyne - Sunny Intervals
Norwich - Light Cloud
Braemar - Heavy Rain Shower
Northampton - Light Cloud
Oban - Heavy Rain Shower
Plymouth - Sunny Intervals
Southampton - Light Cloud
18°C 64°F Belfast
Cardiff 19°C 66°F
17°C 63°F Edinburgh
23°C 73°F London
Manchester 18°C 64°F
20°C 68°F St Helier
Lerwick 15°C 59°F

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UK Cold Spots

  1. 1 Shawbury 8°C 46°F
  2. 2 Aberdeen 11°C 52°F
  3. 3 Armagh 11°C 52°F
  4. 4 Middlesbrough 12°C 54°F
  5. 5 Aberporth 12°C 54°F

UK Hot Spots

  1. 1 Heathrow 23°C 73°F
  2. 2 Cambridge 22°C 72°F
  3. 3 Uckfield 21°C 70°F
  4. 4 Holymoorside 19°C 66°F
  5. 5 Holmer Green 19°C 66°F

Temperatures are for the next 24 hours

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