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UK Overnight

Mild with rain in clearing south, then colder with showers.

Cloudy across the south with rain continuing, mainly affecting western parts. This clearing southeastwards, allowing clearer, colder conditions in the north to spread to all but the far southeast of England by morning. Blustery showers giving snow on northern hills.

Map of the United Kingdom

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Londonderry - Heavy Rain
Ullapool - Heavy Rain Shower
Scrabster - Heavy Rain Shower
Aberystwyth - Heavy Rain
Newcastle upon Tyne - Partly Cloudy
Norwich - Light Cloud
Braemar - Partly Cloudy
Northampton - Light Rain Shower
Oban - Light Rain Shower
Plymouth - Thick Cloud
Southampton - Thick Cloud
8°C 46°F Belfast
Cardiff 12°C 54°F
8°C 46°F Edinburgh
12°C 54°F London
Manchester 12°C 54°F
12°C 54°F St Helier
Lerwick 5°C 41°F

UK Forecast Video

UK Forecast Last updated 17:37, Thursday 18 Dec

Features & Analysis

Solstice weekend ahead

The Earth is reaching the turning point as the solstice arrives

'Ice pancakes' form on River Dee

Ice pancake formations, more commonly seen in the Antarctic, have been photographed on the River Dee in Aberdeenshire.

How likely is snow at Christmas?

Find out why Christmas used to be whiter and what’s in store for us this year

UK Cold Spots

  1. 1 Braemar -1°C 30°F
  2. 2 Durness 1°C 34°F
  3. 3 Armagh 3°C 37°F
  4. 4 Kilmarnock 3°C 37°F
  5. 5 Glasgow 3°C 37°F

UK Hot Spots

  1. 1 Folkestone 12°C 54°F
  2. 2 Boscombe Down 10°C 50°F
  3. 3 Guildford 10°C 50°F
  4. 4 Hertford 9°C 48°F
  5. 5 Tiree 8°C 46°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