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Cold and windy with sunny spells and further wintry showers.

Another cold day with sunny spells and further wintry showers, mainly in the north and west. Snow will increasingly become confined to the hills of the northwest through the day. Drier in the southeast, with winds easing in the east.

Map of the United Kingdom


Londonderry - Light Rain Shower
Ullapool - Light Cloud
Scrabster - Light Rain Shower
Aberystwyth - Light Rain Shower
Newcastle upon Tyne - Sunny Intervals
Norwich - Heavy Rain
Braemar - Sunny Intervals
Northampton - Sleet Shower
Oban - Heavy Snow
Plymouth - Light Rain Shower
Southampton - Heavy Rain Shower
3°C 37°F Belfast
Cardiff 3°C 37°F
2°C 36°F Edinburgh
5°C 41°F London
Manchester 3°C 37°F
7°C 45°F St Helier
Lerwick 3°C 37°F

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UK Cold Spots

  1. 1 Aviemore -6°C 21°F
  2. 2 Wattisham -3°C 27°F
  3. 3 Kirknewton -2°C 28°F
  4. 4 Charing -2°C 28°F
  5. 5 Alnwick -2°C 28°F

UK Hot Spots

  1. 1 Isles of Scilly Airport 9°C 48°F
  2. 2 Tavistock 6°C 43°F
  3. 3 Hoddesdon 6°C 43°F
  4. 4 Shoeburyness 6°C 43°F
  5. 5 Wrentham 5°C 41°F

Temperatures are for the next 24 hours

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