UK Today

Cold and bright for many, becoming unsettled into the weekend.

A frosty start, particularly in the north where there is an ice risk too, then largely sunny and cold. Showers move south across Northern Ireland, northern England and Wales, wintry over hills, although becoming lighter and scattered by the afternoon.

Map of the United Kingdom


Londonderry - Heavy Rain Shower
Ullapool - Partly Cloudy
Scrabster - Light Rain Shower
Aberystwyth - Partly Cloudy
Newcastle upon Tyne - Light Cloud
Norwich - Partly Cloudy
Braemar - Clear Sky
Northampton - Clear Sky
Oban - Light Cloud
Plymouth - Light Cloud
Southampton - Partly Cloudy
4°C 39°F Belfast
Cardiff 4°C 39°F
4°C 39°F Edinburgh
5°C 41°F London
Manchester 6°C 43°F
8°C 46°F St Helier
Lerwick 2°C 36°F

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UK Cold Spots

  1. 1 Braemar -3°C 27°F
  2. 2 Llysdinam 0°C 32°F
  3. 3 Ashford 0°C 32°F
  4. 4 Barnet 1°C 34°F
  5. 5 Basingstoke 1°C 34°F

UK Hot Spots

  1. 1 Isles of Scilly Airport 10°C 50°F
  2. 2 Rhyl 8°C 46°F
  3. 3 Horsham 7°C 45°F
  4. 4 Scunthorpe 6°C 43°F
  5. 5 Port Glasgow 6°C 43°F

Temperatures are for the next 24 hours

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All times are GMT (Europe/London, GMT+0000) unless otherwise stated