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 - Sunny Intervals
Newcastle upon Tyne - Thick Cloud
Norwich - Sunny Intervals
Braemar - Fog
Northampton - Sunny Intervals
Oban - Light Rain
Plymouth - Sunny Intervals
Southampton - Sunny
10°C 50°F Belfast
Cardiff 12°C 54°F
9°C 48°F Edinburgh
11°C 52°F London
Manchester 10°C 50°F
10°C 50°F St Helier
Lerwick 7°C 45°F

UK Forecast Video

UK Forecast Last updated 12:27, Friday 6 Mar

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UK Cold Spots

  1. 1 Boscombe Down 4°C 39°F
  2. 2 Buxton 5°C 41°F
  3. 3 Southend-on-Sea 6°C 43°F
  4. 4 Maidstone 6°C 43°F
  5. 5 Aberdeen 7°C 45°F

UK Hot Spots

  1. 1 Barnstaple 12°C 54°F
  2. 2 Banbury 10°C 50°F
  3. 3 Enniskillen 10°C 50°F
  4. 4 Alves 10°C 50°F
  5. 5 Skipton 9°C 48°F

Temperatures are for the next 24 hours

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