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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 - Heavy Rain
Scrabster - Light Cloud
Aberystwyth - Thick Cloud
Newcastle upon Tyne - Light Cloud
Norwich - Sunny Intervals
Braemar - Fog
Northampton - Light Cloud
Oban - Light Rain
Plymouth - Sunny Intervals
Southampton - Sunny Intervals
9°C 48°F Belfast
Cardiff 8°C 46°F
8°C 46°F Edinburgh
9°C 48°F London
Manchester 7°C 45°F
9°C 48°F St Helier
Lerwick 8°C 46°F

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UK Cold Spots

  1. 1 Aviemore 2°C 36°F
  2. 2 Wattisham 4°C 39°F
  3. 3 Guernsey 5°C 41°F
  4. 4 Bath 5°C 41°F
  5. 5 Hawick 6°C 43°F

UK Hot Spots

  1. 1 Lossiemouth 11°C 52°F
  2. 2 Enniskillen 9°C 48°F
  3. 3 Hemel Hempstead 9°C 48°F
  4. 4 Burton Upon Trent 8°C 46°F
  5. 5 Rochdale 7°C 45°F

Temperatures are for the next 24 hours

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