Met Office weather app

The app is available to download from the App Store (Apple) and Google Play (Android).

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

Key features

  • Quick switch between daily and hourly forecasts for your favourite locations
  • Interactive rainfall map and text forecast for the next 24 hours, or previous 6 hours (manual scroll or using play feature)
  • Real time UK National Severe Weather Warnings with the interactive warnings map for your UK saved locations 
  • Instant notification of the official UK National Severe Weather Warnings for your saved locations– including snow, strong winds, ice, fog & rain 
  • Watch the latest video weather forecasts
  • Dark mode available for compatible devices

Personal, accurate forecasts

  • 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 (from March to September)
  • Local weather forecasts for unlimited locations
  • The ability to change your unit settings for temperature and wind speed
  • UV Index, visibility, humidity and pressure

Met Office weather app - winner of two awards in the World Meteorological Organization (WMO) International Weather App Awards 2020 for specialised app / weather warnings and for our public weather forecasts, including usefulness, reliability, quantity and quality of information. 

Read about the awards.

World Meteorological Organization International Weather Apps Awards 2020 winner

If you have any suggestions for our app we'd love to hear them, you can contact us at [email protected]

The app is designed to work on iOS 14 and above and on Android 9.0 and above. Android 8.0 is partially supported, so most features should work as normal. 

It is ad-supported but includes a £2.99 in-app purchase to remove all advertising.


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.