UK Today

Wet and windy in the far northwest. Largely fine elsewhere.

Rather cloudy to start, but much of the UK will be dry with sunny spells developing across much of England and Wales. Persistent, locally heavy, rain continuing across northwest Scotland. Windy with severe gales in the northwest. Staying mild.

Map of the United Kingdom


Londonderry - Light Cloud
Ullapool - Heavy Rain
Scrabster - Light Cloud
Aberystwyth - Thick Cloud
Newcastle upon Tyne - Thick Cloud
Norwich - Light Cloud
Braemar - Thick Cloud
Northampton - Sunny Intervals
Oban - Thick Cloud
Plymouth - Sunny
Southampton - Sunny Intervals
9°C 48°F Belfast
Cardiff 9°C 48°F
8°C 46°F Edinburgh
10°C 50°F London
Manchester 8°C 46°F
8°C 46°F St Helier
Lerwick 7°C 45°F

UK Forecast Video

UK Forecast Last updated 07:48, Friday 6 Mar

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UK Cold Spots

  1. 1 Benson 4°C 39°F
  2. 2 Brize Norton 5°C 41°F
  3. 3 Southend-on-Sea 6°C 43°F
  4. 4 Tynemouth 7°C 45°F
  5. 5 Crewe 7°C 45°F

UK Hot Spots

  1. 1 Watchet 12°C 54°F
  2. 2 Gloucester 11°C 52°F
  3. 3 Bar Hill 10°C 50°F
  4. 4 Nottingham 9°C 48°F
  5. 5 Lazonby 8°C 46°F

Temperatures are for the next 24 hours

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