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Many places becoming dry. Cold with long sunny spells.

Dry with long sunny spells for most. Showers continuing in the north and west, most frequently across northern Scotland and with snow on hills here. The showers mostly die out by the afternoon. Cold in brisk northwesterly winds.

Map of the United Kingdom

18:00

Londonderry - Light Rain Shower
Ullapool - Heavy Rain Shower
Scrabster - Light Rain Shower
Aberystwyth - Light Cloud
Newcastle upon Tyne - Clear Sky
Norwich - Clear Sky
Braemar - Light Cloud
Northampton - Partly Cloudy
Oban - Light Cloud
Plymouth - Light Cloud
Southampton - Partly Cloudy
7°C 45°F Belfast
Cardiff 7°C 45°F
6°C 43°F Edinburgh
8°C 46°F London
Manchester 8°C 46°F
9°C 48°F St Helier
Lerwick 4°C 39°F

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UK Cold Spots

  1. 1 Aviemore 0°C 32°F
  2. 2 Rugby 4°C 39°F
  3. 3 Dorking 4°C 39°F
  4. 4 Abingdon 4°C 39°F
  5. 5 Leeming 4°C 39°F

UK Hot Spots

  1. 1 Stranraer 12°C 54°F
  2. 2 Bradford 11°C 52°F
  3. 3 Portreath 11°C 52°F
  4. 4 Scarborough 10°C 50°F
  5. 5 Stansted 9°C 48°F

Temperatures are for the next 24 hours

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