UK Today

Wet and windy in the far northwest. Largely fine elsewhere.

Rather cloudy to start, but much of the UK will be dry with sunny spells developing across much of England and Wales. Persistent, locally heavy, rain continuing across northwest Scotland. Windy with severe gales in the northwest. Staying mild.

Map of the United Kingdom


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

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UK Forecast Last updated 07:48, Friday 6 Mar

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UK Cold Spots

  1. 1 Holmer Green 4°C 39°F
  2. 2 Herstmonceux 5°C 41°F
  3. 3 Heathrow 5°C 41°F
  4. 4 Burton Upon Trent 7°C 45°F
  5. 5 Rossett 8°C 46°F

UK Hot Spots

  1. 1 Heathrow 12°C 54°F
  2. 2 Houghton Hall 10°C 50°F
  3. 3 Doncaster 10°C 50°F
  4. 4 Chesterfield 10°C 50°F
  5. 5 Great Malvern 10°C 50°F

Temperatures are for the next 24 hours

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