UK Overnight

Mostly dry, bright and chilly on Wednesday.

Showers, perhaps wintry on high ground, will continue across many areas. These tending to become more isolated with clear spells allowing temperatures to fall close to freezing for most. There may be some frost or ice in sheltered areas.

Map of the United Kingdom


Londonderry - Light Rain Shower
Ullapool - Thick Cloud
Scrabster - Light Cloud
Aberystwyth - Light Rain
Newcastle upon Tyne - Light Cloud
Norwich - Light Cloud
Braemar - Light Cloud
Northampton - Light Rain Shower
Oban - Partly Cloudy
Plymouth - Partly Cloudy
Southampton - Light Rain Shower
5°C 41°F Belfast
Cardiff 5°C 41°F
5°C 41°F Edinburgh
5°C 41°F London
Manchester 5°C 41°F
6°C 43°F St Helier
Lerwick 4°C 39°F

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UK Forecast Last updated 00:02, Wednesday 10 Feb

UK Cold Spots

  1. 1 Old Kilpatrick 0°C 32°F
  2. 2 St Andrews 2°C 36°F
  3. 3 Mallaig 3°C 37°F
  4. 4 Hertford 3°C 37°F
  5. 5 Swindon 3°C 37°F

UK Hot Spots

  1. 1 The Isle of Wight 9°C 48°F
  2. 2 Kingston upon Thames 8°C 46°F
  3. 3 Salcombe 7°C 45°F
  4. 4 Windsor 7°C 45°F
  5. 5 Clwydyfagwyr 5°C 41°F

Temperatures are for the next 24 hours

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