UK Today

Cloudy with showers in the northwest. Dry and bright elsewhere.

Northern Ireland, much of Scotland, and parts of northern England will be rather cloudy with occasional showers, and more persistent rain in the far northwest. Elsewhere, after a chilly start, fog will slowly clear, leaving plenty of sunny spells.

Map of the United Kingdom


Londonderry - Sunny Intervals
Ullapool - Light Cloud
Scrabster - Light Cloud
Aberystwyth - Sunny Intervals
Newcastle upon Tyne - Sunny
Norwich - Sunny
Braemar - Light Cloud
Northampton - Sunny
Oban - Light Cloud
Plymouth - Sunny Intervals
Southampton - Sunny
16°C 61°F Belfast
Cardiff 15°C 59°F
14°C 57°F Edinburgh
16°C 61°F London
Manchester 16°C 61°F
16°C 61°F St Helier
Lerwick 12°C 54°F

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UK Forecast Last updated 12:24, Friday 9 Oct

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UK Cold Spots

  1. 1 South Newington 4°C 39°F
  2. 2 Sudbury 7°C 45°F
  3. 3 Worcester 8°C 46°F
  4. 4 Gainsborough 8°C 46°F
  5. 5 Kendal 8°C 46°F

UK Hot Spots

  1. 1 Herstmonceux 17°C 63°F
  2. 2 Gilberdyke 16°C 61°F
  3. 3 Horsham 16°C 61°F
  4. 4 Tenby 15°C 59°F
  5. 5 Alves 14°C 57°F

Temperatures are for the next 24 hours

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