UK Today

Staying cloudy near the east coast. Warm sunshine developing elsewhere.

A dull start for all but the far south and west. Low cloud, mist and patchy drizzle will slowly break up, becoming confined to northeastern Britain. Brighter elsewhere, with warm sunny spells. Rain for parts of northeast Scotland at times.

Map of the United Kingdom


Londonderry - Sunny
Ullapool - Sunny Intervals
Scrabster - Thick Cloud
Aberystwyth - Sunny
Newcastle upon Tyne - Thick Cloud
Norwich - Light Cloud
Braemar - Thick Cloud
Northampton - Light Cloud
Oban - Sunny
Plymouth - Sunny Intervals
Southampton - Light Cloud
17°C 63°F Belfast
Cardiff 22°C 72°F
14°C 57°F Edinburgh
23°C 73°F London
Manchester 20°C 68°F
23°C 73°F St Helier
Lerwick 15°C 59°F

UK Forecast Video

UK Forecast Last updated 08:39, Wednesday 17 Sep

Features & Analysis

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The first half of September has been exceptionally dry across much of the UK, according to provisional statistics from the Met Office.

Weather for the week ahead

Darren Bett takes a look at the weather patterns likely to influence the UK over the next ten days.

Severe weather round-up

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UK Cold Spots

  1. 1 Omagh 9°C 48°F
  2. 2 Portree 11°C 52°F
  3. 3 Bedford 13°C 55°F
  4. 4 Church Lawford 13°C 55°F
  5. 5 Buxton 13°C 55°F

UK Hot Spots

  1. 1 Herstmonceux 25°C 77°F
  2. 2 Cheltenham 22°C 72°F
  3. 3 Harlow 22°C 72°F
  4. 4 Runcorn 21°C 70°F
  5. 5 Rhyl 21°C 70°F

Temperatures are for the next 24 hours

BBC Weather in association with the Met Office

All times are BST (Europe/London, GMT+0100) unless otherwise stated