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Staying cloudy near the east coast. Warm sunshine developing elsewhere.

A dull start for all but the far south and west. Low cloud, mist and patchy drizzle will slowly break up, becoming confined to northeastern Britain. Brighter elsewhere, with warm sunny spells. Rain for parts of northeast Scotland at times.

Map of the United Kingdom

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Londonderry - Light Cloud
Ullapool - Sunny Intervals
Scrabster - Thick Cloud
Aberystwyth - Sunny Intervals
Newcastle upon Tyne - Thick Cloud
Norwich - Light Cloud
Braemar - Light Cloud
Northampton - Sunny Intervals
Oban - Sunny
Plymouth - Light Cloud
Southampton - Sunny Intervals
17°C 63°F Belfast
Cardiff 22°C 72°F
14°C 57°F Edinburgh
22°C 72°F London
Manchester 20°C 68°F
22°C 72°F St Helier
Lerwick 14°C 57°F

UK Forecast Video

UK Forecast Last updated 08:39, Wednesday 17 Sep

Features & Analysis

Driest start to September since 1960

The first half of September has been exceptionally dry across much of the UK, according to provisional statistics from the Met Office.

Wildfires floods and waterspouts

Wildfires continue to rage in California while Arizona get a second lashing of rain and waterspout twist of the Florida coast

UK Cold Spots

  1. 1 Omagh 9°C 48°F
  2. 2 Mallaig 12°C 54°F
  3. 3 Benson 13°C 55°F
  4. 4 Shawbury 13°C 55°F
  5. 5 Penrith 13°C 55°F

UK Hot Spots

  1. 1 Herstmonceux 25°C 77°F
  2. 2 Dorking 22°C 72°F
  3. 3 Bath 22°C 72°F
  4. 4 Thetford 21°C 70°F
  5. 5 Aylesbury 21°C 70°F

Temperatures are for the next 24 hours

BBC Weather in association with the Met Office

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