UK Today

Unsettled at times and feeling cool for most by Wednesday.

Showery rain, heavy at times, affecting much of northern Scotland and Northern Ireland. Elsewhere some warm sunny periods and showers, these also locally heavy and thundery, especially across east and southeast England and northeast Scotland. Becoming breezy for most.

Map of the United Kingdom


Londonderry - Thick Cloud
Ullapool - Heavy Rain
Scrabster - Light Rain
Aberystwyth - Thick Cloud
Newcastle upon Tyne - Thick Cloud
Norwich - Sunny Intervals
Braemar - Thick Cloud
Northampton - Thick Cloud
Oban - Light Rain
Plymouth - Light Cloud
Southampton - Heavy Rain
15°C 59°F Belfast
Cardiff 16°C 61°F
16°C 61°F Edinburgh
18°C 64°F London
Manchester 16°C 61°F
17°C 63°F St Helier
Lerwick 11°C 52°F

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UK Forecast Last updated 23:18, Monday 6 Jul

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UK Cold Spots

  1. 1 Aviemore 8°C 46°F
  2. 2 Leebotten 10°C 50°F
  3. 3 Boscombe Down 12°C 54°F
  4. 4 Dowlais 12°C 54°F
  5. 5 Clwydyfagwyr 12°C 54°F

UK Hot Spots

  1. 1 Manston 24°C 75°F
  2. 2 Wrentham 22°C 72°F
  3. 3 Hoddesdon 22°C 72°F
  4. 4 Berinsfield 21°C 70°F
  5. 5 Taunton 20°C 68°F

Temperatures are for the next 24 hours

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