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Largely dry with sunny spells. Rain in the far northwest.

Dry with bright or sunny spells for most. Patchy rain, mainly in the far northwest where it will turn heavier and more persistent later. Windy in the north with gales in the northwest. Milder than of late.

Map of the United Kingdom


Londonderry - Thick Cloud
Ullapool - Light Cloud
Scrabster - Light Cloud
Aberystwyth - Light Rain
Newcastle upon Tyne - Thick Cloud
Norwich - Sunny
Braemar - Thick Cloud
Northampton - Sunny Intervals
Oban - Thick Cloud
Plymouth - Sunny Intervals
Southampton - Sunny
7°C 45°F Belfast
Cardiff 4°C 39°F
7°C 45°F Edinburgh
2°C 36°F London
Manchester 5°C 41°F
5°C 41°F St Helier
Lerwick 7°C 45°F

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UK Cold Spots

  1. 1 Carrbridge 2°C 36°F
  2. 2 Llay 5°C 41°F
  3. 3 Shoeburyness 6°C 43°F
  4. 4 Croydon 6°C 43°F
  5. 5 Worcester 6°C 43°F

UK Hot Spots

  1. 1 Shoeburyness 11°C 52°F
  2. 2 Ashford 10°C 50°F
  3. 3 Wattisham 10°C 50°F
  4. 4 Horsham 9°C 48°F
  5. 5 Hertford 9°C 48°F

Temperatures are for the next 24 hours

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