UK Today

Sunny spells and showers for many. Breezy in the north.

Breezy with heavy showers across Scotland today. A band of showery rain over northern England and Wales will edge slowly south through the day. The southeast of England will be largely dry and warm with light winds.

Map of the United Kingdom


Londonderry - Heavy Rain Shower
Ullapool - Light Rain Shower
Scrabster - Sunny
Aberystwyth - Heavy Rain Shower
Newcastle upon Tyne - Sunny Intervals
Norwich - Sunny Intervals
Braemar - Light Cloud
Northampton - Sunny Intervals
Oban - Light Cloud
Plymouth - Light Cloud
Southampton - Sunny Intervals
12°C 54°F Belfast
Cardiff 15°C 59°F
13°C 55°F Edinburgh
16°C 61°F London
Manchester 14°C 57°F
16°C 61°F St Helier
Lerwick 12°C 54°F

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UK Cold Spots

  1. 1 Stornoway 6°C 43°F
  2. 2 Kirkconnel 9°C 48°F
  3. 3 Cunningsburgh 9°C 48°F
  4. 4 Yeovilton 10°C 50°F
  5. 5 Omagh 10°C 50°F

UK Hot Spots

  1. 1 Wattisham 23°C 73°F
  2. 2 Ditton 22°C 72°F
  3. 3 Boscombe Down 21°C 70°F
  4. 4 Castor 21°C 70°F
  5. 5 Church Lawford 20°C 68°F

Temperatures are for the next 24 hours

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