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Sunshine and scattered showers. Windy in the northeast.

Another day of sunshine and scattered showers, these turning heavy and thundery at times in the south. A cloudier picture further north, turning windy in the northeast of Scotland with gales on some exposed coasts. Feeling cooler than yesterday.

Map of the United Kingdom


Londonderry - Sunny Intervals
Ullapool - Light Rain
Scrabster - Heavy Rain
Aberystwyth - Thick Cloud
Newcastle upon Tyne - Light Cloud
Norwich - Sunny Intervals
Braemar - Light Rain Shower
Northampton - Sunny Intervals
Oban - Light Cloud
Plymouth - Sunny
Southampton - Light Cloud
13°C 55°F Belfast
Cardiff 16°C 61°F
14°C 57°F Edinburgh
18°C 64°F London
Manchester 16°C 61°F
16°C 61°F St Helier
Lerwick 12°C 54°F

UK Forecast Video

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Weather for the Week Ahead

There was some sunshine in August but on the whole, a cooler and wetter summer than average. Does September herald something warmer and drier?

UK Cold Spots

  1. 1 Benson 6°C 43°F
  2. 2 Omagh 8°C 46°F
  3. 3 Stadhampton 9°C 48°F
  4. 4 Penrhyn-Coch 10°C 50°F
  5. 5 Melton Mowbray 10°C 50°F

UK Hot Spots

  1. 1 Chelmsford 19°C 66°F
  2. 2 Doncaster 17°C 63°F
  3. 3 Leeds 16°C 61°F
  4. 4 Barnet 16°C 61°F
  5. 5 Chesterfield 16°C 61°F

Temperatures are for the next 24 hours

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