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


Londonderry - Heavy Rain Shower
Ullapool - Light Rain
Scrabster - Partly Cloudy
Aberystwyth - Light Rain
Newcastle upon Tyne - Partly Cloudy
Norwich - Light Cloud
Braemar - Light Cloud
Northampton - Light Rain
Oban - Light Cloud
Plymouth - Light Rain
Southampton - Light Rain
7°C 45°F Belfast
Cardiff 12°C 54°F
6°C 43°F Edinburgh
12°C 54°F London
Manchester 10°C 50°F
12°C 54°F St Helier
Lerwick 4°C 39°F

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UK Forecast Last updated 17:37, Thursday 18 Dec

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UK Cold Spots

  1. 1 Aviemore 0°C 32°F
  2. 2 Sanquhar 2°C 36°F
  3. 3 Kirknewton 2°C 36°F
  4. 4 Tiree 3°C 37°F
  5. 5 Enniskillen 4°C 39°F

UK Hot Spots

  1. 1 Hove 12°C 54°F
  2. 2 Margate 11°C 52°F
  3. 3 Horsham 11°C 52°F
  4. 4 Isles of Scilly Airport 10°C 50°F
  5. 5 Bishops Lydeard 8°C 46°F

Temperatures are for the next 24 hours

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