UK Today

Cloudy with showers in the northwest. Dry and bright elsewhere.

Northern Ireland, much of Scotland, and parts of northern England will be rather cloudy with occasional showers, and more persistent rain in the far northwest. Elsewhere, after a chilly start, fog will slowly clear, leaving plenty of sunny spells.

Map of the United Kingdom


Londonderry - Light Cloud
Ullapool - Partly Cloudy
Scrabster - Partly Cloudy
Aberystwyth - Light Cloud
Newcastle upon Tyne - Partly Cloudy
Norwich - Clear Sky
Braemar - Partly Cloudy
Northampton - Clear Sky
Oban - Light Cloud
Plymouth - Clear Sky
Southampton - Clear Sky
11°C 52°F Belfast
Cardiff 9°C 48°F
8°C 46°F Edinburgh
9°C 48°F London
Manchester 9°C 48°F
9°C 48°F St Helier
Lerwick 11°C 52°F

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UK Cold Spots

  1. 1 South Newington 4°C 39°F
  2. 2 Pershore 6°C 43°F
  3. 3 Bury St Edmunds 8°C 46°F
  4. 4 Abingdon 8°C 46°F
  5. 5 Stansted 8°C 46°F

UK Hot Spots

  1. 1 Church Lawford 17°C 63°F
  2. 2 Houghton Hall 16°C 61°F
  3. 3 Bishops Lydeard 15°C 59°F
  4. 4 Kingsthorne 14°C 57°F
  5. 5 Aberdeen 13°C 55°F

Temperatures are for the next 24 hours

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All times are BST (Europe/London, GMT+0100) unless otherwise stated