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Many places becoming dry. Cold with long sunny spells.

Dry with long sunny spells for most. Showers continuing in the north and west, most frequently across northern Scotland and with snow on hills here. The showers mostly die out by the afternoon. Cold in brisk northwesterly winds.

Map of the United Kingdom


Londonderry - Heavy Rain Shower
Ullapool - Hail Shower
Scrabster - Clear Sky
Aberystwyth - Light Cloud
Newcastle upon Tyne - Sunny
Norwich - Sunny Intervals
Braemar - Light Rain
Northampton - Sunny Intervals
Oban - Partly Cloudy
Plymouth - Sunny
Southampton - Sunny
6°C 43°F Belfast
Cardiff 7°C 45°F
5°C 41°F Edinburgh
7°C 45°F London
Manchester 7°C 45°F
9°C 48°F St Helier
Lerwick 5°C 41°F

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UK Cold Spots

  1. 1 Braemar 0°C 32°F
  2. 2 Pershore 3°C 37°F
  3. 3 Gravesend 4°C 39°F
  4. 4 Hawick 4°C 39°F
  5. 5 Cheadle 4°C 39°F

UK Hot Spots

  1. 1 Truro 10°C 50°F
  2. 2 Burton Upon Trent 8°C 46°F
  3. 3 Armagh 7°C 45°F
  4. 4 Merthyr Tydfil 7°C 45°F
  5. 5 Brymbo 6°C 43°F

Temperatures are for the next 24 hours

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