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Cold and windy with further sleet or snow showers.

Wintry showers for many, hail and thunder possible. Some sunny spells in between, though staying largely cloudy towards the southeast. More persistent bands of sleet or snow over Scotland. Cold and windy with gales in the west, locally severe.

Map of the United Kingdom


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

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UK Cold Spots

  1. 1 Finnart -4°C 25°F
  2. 2 Nottingham 0°C 32°F
  3. 3 Harlow 0°C 32°F
  4. 4 Kimbolton 0°C 32°F
  5. 5 Reading University Whiteknights 0°C 32°F

UK Hot Spots

  1. 1 Isles of Scilly Airport 8°C 46°F
  2. 2 Salisbury 5°C 41°F
  3. 3 South Newington 5°C 41°F
  4. 4 Shrewsbury 5°C 41°F
  5. 5 Lhanbryde 4°C 39°F

Temperatures are for the next 24 hours

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