UK Today

Staying cloudy near the east coast. Warm sunshine developing elsewhere.

A dull start for all but the far south and west. Low cloud, mist and patchy drizzle will slowly break up, becoming confined to northeastern Britain. Brighter elsewhere, with warm sunny spells. Rain for parts of northeast Scotland at times.

Map of the United Kingdom


Londonderry - Light Cloud
Ullapool - Light Cloud
Scrabster - Light Cloud
Aberystwyth - Sunny
Newcastle upon Tyne - Thick Cloud
Norwich - Light Cloud
Braemar - Light Cloud
Northampton - Sunny Intervals
Oban - Sunny
Plymouth - Light Cloud
Southampton - Sunny Intervals
17°C 63°F Belfast
Cardiff 21°C 70°F
14°C 57°F Edinburgh
22°C 72°F London
Manchester 20°C 68°F
23°C 73°F St Helier
Lerwick 15°C 59°F

UK Forecast Video

UK Forecast Last updated 08:39, Wednesday 17 Sep

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UK Cold Spots

  1. 1 Omagh 9°C 48°F
  2. 2 Newton Stewart 12°C 54°F
  3. 3 Boulmer 12°C 54°F
  4. 4 Elgin 13°C 55°F
  5. 5 Hereford 13°C 55°F

UK Hot Spots

  1. 1 Herstmonceux 25°C 77°F
  2. 2 Yeovilton 23°C 73°F
  3. 3 Abingdon 22°C 72°F
  4. 4 Par 21°C 70°F
  5. 5 Tunbridge Wells 21°C 70°F

Temperatures are for the next 24 hours

BBC Weather in association with the Met Office

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