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Turning dry and bright for many. Feeling pleasant in sunshine.

Cold and bright start for many, with showers in the north and west of the country at first. Showers will gradually clear through the day leaving everywhere fine. Winds will ease, making it feel reasonably pleasant in the sunshine.

Map of the United Kingdom


Londonderry - Light Cloud
Ullapool - Sunny Intervals
Scrabster - Sunny
Aberystwyth - Sunny
Newcastle upon Tyne - Sunny Intervals
Norwich - Sunny Intervals
Braemar - Sunny
Northampton - Sunny
Oban - Sunny Intervals
Plymouth - Sunny
Southampton - Sunny
8°C 46°F Belfast
Cardiff 9°C 48°F
7°C 45°F Edinburgh
10°C 50°F London
Manchester 8°C 46°F
8°C 46°F St Helier
Lerwick 5°C 41°F

UK Forecast Video

UK Forecast Last updated 12:39, Wednesday 4 Mar

Features & Analysis

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UK Cold Spots

  1. 1 Benson -3°C 27°F
  2. 2 Llysdinam 0°C 32°F
  3. 3 Chalgrove 0°C 32°F
  4. 4 Bournemouth 1°C 34°F
  5. 5 Maidenhead 1°C 34°F

UK Hot Spots

  1. 1 Wisbech 10°C 50°F
  2. 2 Aldershot 9°C 48°F
  3. 3 Gilberdyke 9°C 48°F
  4. 4 Barnstaple 9°C 48°F
  5. 5 Basildon 9°C 48°F

Temperatures are for the next 24 hours

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