UK Today

Wet and windy in the far northwest. Largely fine elsewhere.

Rather cloudy to start, but much of the UK will be dry with sunny spells developing across much of England and Wales. Persistent, locally heavy, rain continuing across northwest Scotland. Windy with severe gales in the northwest. Staying mild.

Map of the United Kingdom


Londonderry - Light Cloud
Ullapool - Heavy Rain
Scrabster - Light Cloud
Aberystwyth - Sunny
Newcastle upon Tyne - Light Cloud
Norwich - Sunny
Braemar - Thick Cloud
Northampton - Sunny
Oban - Thick Cloud
Plymouth - Sunny Intervals
Southampton - Sunny
10°C 50°F Belfast
Cardiff 11°C 52°F
9°C 48°F Edinburgh
10°C 50°F London
Manchester 11°C 52°F
10°C 50°F St Helier
Lerwick 7°C 45°F

UK Forecast Video

UK Forecast Last updated 12:27, Friday 6 Mar

Features & Analysis

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Weather for the Week Ahead

A few more glimpses of spring-like sunshine this weekend but it's a north west/south east split as we move into next week.

The Foehn effect

John Hammond explains Foehn winds.

UK Cold Spots

  1. 1 Benson 4°C 39°F
  2. 2 Hoddesdon 6°C 43°F
  3. 3 Yiewsley 6°C 43°F
  4. 4 Margate 6°C 43°F
  5. 5 Worcester 7°C 45°F

UK Hot Spots

  1. 1 Hereford 14°C 57°F
  2. 2 Shawbury 13°C 55°F
  3. 3 Swindon 12°C 54°F
  4. 4 Hemel Hempstead 12°C 54°F
  5. 5 Aldershot 11°C 52°F

Temperatures are for the next 24 hours

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