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Met Office weather app

Make sure you stay one step ahead of the weather with the new Met Office weather app. Plan your day, wherever you are in the world, with the latest daily weather forecasts and UK National Severe Weather Warnings.

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For iPhone the app is available from the App store.

For Android the app is available from the Google Play store.


The Met Office weather app gives you world-leading weather forecasts direct from the best national weather forecaster. Know what the weather will do with the most accurate forecasts and local weather coverage from 1 hour to 7 days ahead.

Key features:

  • Find out where, when and how much rain will fall with the interactive rainfall radar map for the next 24 hours and past 6 hours.
  • Check real time UK National Severe Weather Warnings with the interactive warnings map for your UK saved locations and the rest of the UK
  • Receive weather alerts for the latest official UK National Severe Weather Warnings for your saved locations as soon as warnings are issued – including snow, strong winds, ice, fog and rain forecasts.
  • Get the most up-to-date and accurate global weather forecast information available for the next seven days.
  • Personalise your forecasts and see how the weather could affect your day by saving multiple locations.
  • View both daily and hourly forecasts for your favourite locations.
  • Watch the latest TV weather forecasts, updated four times a day Monday to Friday, and three times a day at the weekend.

Personal, accurate forecasts including:

  • Interactive UK rainfall radar map including both 24 hour forecast and 6 hour radar observations
  • Interactive UK National Severe Weather Warnings map
  • UK surface pressure map
  • Probability of precipitation (rain, sleet, snow, hail, and drizzle)
  • Actual temperature and ‘feels like’ temperature
  • Official Met Office National Severe Weather Warnings
  • UK national weather forecast video
  • Wind speed, direction and gusts
  • Sunrise and sunset times
  • Pollen and air pollution forecasts
  • Pollen push notifications
  • Local weather forecasts for unlimited locations
  • The ability to change your unit settings for temperature and wind speed
  • UV Index, visibility, humidity and pressure

The new app will be continuously developed in line with user suggestions, please share your feedback with us directly at 

Please be aware that if you have paid to remove advertising on the old Met Office app, you may be able to obtain a refund. Please see our FAQs for more information.

What's New in Version 1.12

Having listened to feedback for this app, this release includes a new play button on the interactive rainfall map, so users can watch the rainfall over the next 24 hours and the past 6 hours. Users can also now access the rainfall map straight from the forecast details screen. We have also introduced a new iOS widget, displaying the hourly forecast for the next 4 hours. To add the widget to your iPhone, swipe right over the iPhone Home screen, Lock screen or Notification centre, scroll to the bottom and tap edit, then click the plus button to add the Met Office widget.

Other bug fixes and improvements are also included.

We are currently developing new features, to be included in upcoming releases. Please provide feedback so we can continue to improve the app.

The app is designed to work on iOS 8, iOS 9 and 10.

The app is designed to work on Android 4.1 and above.

This app is ad-supported, however it includes a £2.99 in-app purchase to remove all advertising. 

Please note the old Met Office weather app was retired on 31 March 2017, it had reached the end of its technical lifecycle and could no longer be updated to meet user needs.


If you have any questions or comments about the service, or you are experiencing any problems, please contact us.

Terms and conditions

The use of this service is subject to Met Office legal terms and conditions.

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