UK Today

Blustery showers for many. Driest and brightest in the southeast.

Windy in places with showers or more prolonged rain in the north and west, locally heavy. Breezy elsewhere with isolated showers, but the best of the dry and bright weather towards the southeast, with some warm sunny spells.

Map of the United Kingdom


Londonderry - Sunny
Ullapool - Light Rain Shower
Scrabster - Sunny Intervals
Aberystwyth - Heavy Rain
Newcastle upon Tyne - Sunny Intervals
Norwich - Sunny Intervals
Braemar - Heavy Rain
Northampton - Light Rain
Oban - Light Rain
Plymouth - Light Rain
Southampton - Light Cloud
18°C 64°F Belfast
Cardiff 17°C 63°F
15°C 59°F Edinburgh
19°C 66°F London
Manchester 16°C 61°F
18°C 64°F St Helier
Lerwick 14°C 57°F

UK Forecast Video

UK Forecast Last updated 16:05, Friday 29 Aug

Features & Analysis

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NI has stormiest winter in 143 years

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UK Cold Spots

  1. 1 Aviemore 10°C 50°F
  2. 2 Newtown 12°C 54°F
  3. 3 Huddersfield 13°C 55°F
  4. 4 Porthmadog 14°C 57°F
  5. 5 Huntingdon 14°C 57°F

UK Hot Spots

  1. 1 Great Yarmouth 21°C 70°F
  2. 2 Margate 20°C 68°F
  3. 3 Wimbledon 20°C 68°F
  4. 4 Horsham 19°C 66°F
  5. 5 Doncaster 19°C 66°F

Temperatures are for the next 24 hours

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