Fair weather for the London Marathon

Marathon runners

15 April 2011 - Our forecasters are predicting mainly dry and fine conditions for the London Marathon this Sunday.

Weather conditions are likely to suit both spectators and elite runners alike during the morning, with some sunshine and temperatures in the mid teens.

However, it is expected to warm up during the day, with temperatures peaking in the high teens in the afternoon, bringing a 10% chance a shower for fun runners.

Elsewhere around the UK, temperatures will be well above average through the weekend, reaching the mid to high teens in places. Scattered showers are possible in some central and western regions, but for most the dry weather continues.

Stay up to date with the latest weather forecast for the race.

Contact information

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Last updated: 15 April 2011