UK Today

Largely dry, with just the odd shower in places.

Cold start, with frost or ice. The south of the UK will be cloudy with rain to begin. Fairly sunny conditions elsewhere, which will spread to the south by the afternoon. Wintry showers in Northern Scotland most of the day.

Map of the United Kingdom


Londonderry - Light Rain Shower
Ullapool - Light Cloud
Scrabster - Partly Cloudy
Aberystwyth - Partly Cloudy
Newcastle upon Tyne - Partly Cloudy
Norwich - Partly Cloudy
Braemar - Fog
Northampton - Light Rain
Oban - Partly Cloudy
Plymouth - Heavy Rain Shower
Southampton - Partly Cloudy
3°C 37°F Belfast
Cardiff 4°C 39°F
3°C 37°F Edinburgh
5°C 41°F London
Manchester 4°C 39°F
6°C 43°F St Helier
Lerwick 4°C 39°F

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UK Forecast Video

UK Forecast Last updated 00:02, Wednesday 10 Feb

UK Cold Spots

  1. 1 Benson -2°C 28°F
  2. 2 Reigate 0°C 32°F
  3. 3 Chelmsford 1°C 34°F
  4. 4 Craibstone 1°C 34°F
  5. 5 Shrewsbury 1°C 34°F

UK Hot Spots

  1. 1 Shoeburyness 9°C 48°F
  2. 2 Camborne 8°C 46°F
  3. 3 Carmarthen 8°C 46°F
  4. 4 Ditton 7°C 45°F
  5. 5 Great Yarmouth 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