UK Today

Dry with sunny spells for many. Rain into southwest later.

After a chilly start, it will be a dry and bright day for most with sunny spells, but cloud will thicken in the southwest as outbreaks of rain and strengthening winds spread slowly northeastwards. Some warm sunshine towards the east.

Map of the United Kingdom


Londonderry - Sunny
Ullapool - Sunny
Scrabster - Sunny
Aberystwyth - Sunny Intervals
Newcastle upon Tyne - Light Cloud
Norwich - Light Cloud
Braemar - Sunny
Northampton - Sunny
Oban - Sunny
Plymouth - Thick Cloud
Southampton - Light Cloud
15°C 59°F Belfast
Cardiff 15°C 59°F
12°C 54°F Edinburgh
18°C 64°F London
Manchester 15°C 59°F
18°C 64°F St Helier
Lerwick 13°C 55°F

UK Forecast Video

UK Forecast Last updated 08:44, Wednesday 27 Aug

Features & Analysis

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Guatemala declares drought emergency

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UK Cold Spots

  1. 1 Aviemore 6°C 43°F
  2. 2 Elgin 10°C 50°F
  3. 3 Aberfeldy 11°C 52°F
  4. 4 Dunfermline 11°C 52°F
  5. 5 Portree 11°C 52°F

UK Hot Spots

  1. 1 Anglesey 21°C 70°F
  2. 2 Wimbledon 20°C 68°F
  3. 3 Wattisham 19°C 66°F
  4. 4 Glasgow 19°C 66°F
  5. 5 Sanquhar 18°C 64°F

Temperatures are for the next 24 hours

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