This website uses cookies. Read about how we use cookies.

Close window

UK weather forecast

UK forecast map

Tiree Clear night 56.497 -6.887
Birmingham Cloudy 52.486 -1.889
Glasgow Overcast 55.864 -4.25
Manchester Heavy rain 53.479 -2.247
Brighton Partly cloudy night 50.822 -0.136
Dover Clear night 51.126 1.318
Exeter Cloudy 50.718 -3.533
Lincoln Partly cloudy night 53.23 -0.539
Norwich Partly cloudy night 52.63 1.299
Peterborough Partly cloudy night 52.569 -0.239
Swindon Cloudy 51.556 -1.778
York Cloudy 53.962 -1.079
Aberdeen Cloudy 57.15 -2.093
Pembroke Heavy rain 51.673 -4.908
Ullapool Clear night 57.896 -5.16
Inverness Cloudy 57.478 -4.223
Kendal Heavy rain 54.328 -2.745
Londonderry (Derry) Clear night 54.995 -7.323
Newtown (Powys) Heavy rain 52.512 -3.312
Fort William Partly cloudy night 56.82 -5.104
Belfast Light shower night 54.596 -5.93
Caernarfon Heavy rain 53.139 -4.273
Camborne Drizzle 50.212 -5.294
Cardiff Cloudy 51.481 -3.178
Dumfries Cloudy 55.071 -3.604
Edinburgh Cloudy 55.953 -3.187
Lerwick Light shower night 60.154 -1.143
London Cloudy 51.508 -0.125
Newcastle Upon Tyne Cloudy 54.978 -1.616
Pitlochry Cloudy 56.705 -3.728
Southampton Cloudy 50.909 -1.403
Stornoway Partly cloudy night 58.211 -6.384
Wick (Highland) Cloudy 58.439 -3.092
Met Office

Latest forecasts

Southampton Cloudy 18 °C
Wick (Highland) Cloudy 14 °C
Manchester Heavy rain 18 °C
Norwich Partly cloudy night 20 °C
Lincoln Partly cloudy night 19 °C
Aberdeen Cloudy 15 °C
Birmingham Cloudy 18 °C
Newcastle Upon Tyne Cloudy 18 °C
Ullapool Clear night 12 °C
Kendal Heavy rain 16 °C
Stornoway Partly cloudy night 12 °C
  • UK 5 days
  • UK 6-30 days

UK forecast for the next 5 days

Headline:

Rain pushing southeastwards tonight, becoming cooler in the north.

This Evening and Tonight:

Rain will continue to push southeastwards, bringing heavy outbreaks to many, but it will remain dry in southeast England. Feeling cooler with some clear spells emerging across Scotland, Northern Ireland and northern England later, with scattered heavy showers moving in.

Thursday:

Heavy rain to start across parts of England and Wales, clearing to a fresher feel, with sunny spells. Some scattered, possibly thundery, showers, mainly in the north and west.

Outlook for Friday to Sunday:

Often rather cloudy and windy, with heavy rain at times, especially in the north and west. Drier and brighter in south and east. Feeling warmer in the southeast on Sunday.

Updated: 15:04 on Wed 15 Aug 2018 BST

Outlook for the UK over the next 6-30 days

UK Outlook for Monday 20 Aug 2018 to Wednesday 29 Aug 2018:

Next week is expected to stay breezy across northern and western areas with occasional light rain or drizzle. Bright or sunny spells are more likely across central, southern and eastern areas and it will feel increasingly warm and humid across England and Wales. It may be very warm where there is prolonged sunshine. There will probably be a good deal of dry and bright weather in the south and east over the coming days, with only brief interludes of thicker cloud and rain. As a result, this part of the country may well stay very warm and humid. This pattern is quite likely to continue into the following week, with warm dry weather predominating, especially in the south, and longer spells of rain and wind more likely in the north.

UK Outlook for Thursday 30 Aug 2018 to Thursday 13 Sep 2018:

During this period it looks likely that the weather pattern will only change slowly. High pressure will tend to dominate with southern areas probably seeing the driest and brightest weather. Further outbreaks of rain and strong winds may move across the north, and perhaps sink southeastwards at times. Into September, confidence in the forecast decreases. However, we will probably see longer dry and settled spells at times, these perhaps becoming more dominant in the north and northwest. Temperatures by day are likely to be generally warmer than average, but there will an increasing chance of chillier nights.

Updated: 15:04 on Wed 15 Aug 2018 BST

National weather video

View more video content

Follow us on

Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, Instagram, Snapchat, or LinkedIn Facebook Follow @metoffice on Twitter YouTube Instagram Snapchat LinkedIn