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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

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Londonderry - Sunny Intervals
Ullapool - Heavy Rain Shower
Scrabster - Light Cloud
Aberystwyth - Sunny Intervals
Newcastle upon Tyne - Sunny
Norwich - Sunny
Braemar - Heavy Rain Shower
Northampton - Sunny
Oban - Thick Cloud
Plymouth - Light Cloud
Southampton - Light Cloud
7°C 45°F Belfast
Cardiff 9°C 48°F
6°C 43°F Edinburgh
10°C 50°F London
Manchester 8°C 46°F
10°C 50°F St Helier
Lerwick 6°C 43°F

UK Forecast Video

UK Forecast Last updated 12:24, Saturday 20 Dec

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UK Cold Spots

  1. 1 Braemar 0°C 32°F
  2. 2 Shawbury 3°C 37°F
  3. 3 Craibstone 3°C 37°F
  4. 4 Shoeburyness 4°C 39°F
  5. 5 Bognor Regis 4°C 39°F

UK Hot Spots

  1. 1 Penzance 10°C 50°F
  2. 2 Southend-on-Sea 8°C 46°F
  3. 3 Hilton 8°C 46°F
  4. 4 Newcastle upon Tyne 7°C 45°F
  5. 5 Rugby 7°C 45°F

Temperatures are for the next 24 hours

BBC Weather in association with the Met Office

All times are GMT (Europe/London, GMT+0000) unless otherwise stated