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UK weather forecast

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Tiree Cloudy 56.497 -6.887
Birmingham Light rain 52.486 -1.889
Glasgow Sunny intervals 55.864 -4.25
Manchester Overcast 53.479 -2.247
Brighton Heavy rain 50.822 -0.136
Dover Cloudy 51.126 1.318
Exeter Light rain 50.718 -3.533
Lincoln Overcast 53.23 -0.539
Norwich Sunny intervals 52.63 1.299
Peterborough Sleet shower 52.569 -0.239
Swindon Heavy rain 51.556 -1.778
York Light rain 53.962 -1.079
Aberdeen Cloudy 57.15 -2.093
Pembroke Cloudy 51.673 -4.908
Ullapool Sunny day 57.896 -5.16
Inverness Sunny intervals 57.478 -4.223
Kendal Overcast 54.328 -2.745
Londonderry (Derry) Sunny intervals 54.995 -7.323
Newtown (Powys) Overcast 52.512 -3.312
Fort William Sunny intervals 56.82 -5.104
Belfast Heavy rain 54.596 -5.93
Caernarfon Overcast 53.139 -4.273
Camborne Light shower day 50.212 -5.294
Cardiff Overcast 51.481 -3.178
Dumfries Cloudy 55.071 -3.604
Edinburgh Sunny intervals 55.953 -3.187
Lerwick Clear night 60.154 -1.143
London Cloudy 51.508 -0.125
Newcastle Upon Tyne Overcast 54.978 -1.616
Pitlochry Sunny intervals 56.705 -3.728
Southampton Overcast 50.909 -1.403
Stornoway Clear night 58.211 -6.384
Wick (Highland) Cloudy 58.439 -3.092
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Lerwick Clear night 3 °C
Wick (Highland) Cloudy 4 °C
Stornoway Clear night -1 °C
Glasgow Sunny intervals 2 °C
Camborne Light shower day 7 °C
Londonderry (Derry) Sunny intervals 4 °C
Edinburgh Sunny intervals 1 °C
Exeter Light rain 6 °C
Kendal Overcast 3 °C
Caernarfon Overcast 5 °C
Cardiff Overcast 6 °C
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UK forecast for the next 5 days


Cold and mostly cloudy. Some rain, sleet and hill snow.


Cold and mostly cloudy. Outbreaks of rain for many with some sleet possible in east and southeast England, and hill snow over northern England and Scotland. Heavy showers in the southwest, driest and brightest in northern and western Scotland.


Largely cloudy for England and Wales, turning drier though showers lingering in the southwest. Clear across Scotland and Northern Ireland for a time but rain and hill snow arriving later.


Band of rain and hill snow pushing southeastwards, reaching northern England and Wales during the afternoon. Mostly dry with some brightness towards the southeast. Some wintry showers in the northwest.

Outlook for Monday to Wednesday:

Becoming windy on Monday as rain and hill snow pushes southeastwards. Brighter for Tuesday and Wednesday with showers, some heavy and a mixture of rain, sleet and snow. Turning colder.

Updated: 00:45 on Sat 19 Jan 2019 GMT

Outlook for the UK over the next 6-30 days

UK Outlook for Wednesday 23 Jan 2019 to Friday 1 Feb 2019:

The latter half of next week looks to stay cold or very cold, with frosts likely most nights. There may be cloud, rain and hill snow perhaps on Wednesday or Thursday, but thereafter turning brighter with showers. These will feed in from eastern coasts, but are likely to bring sleet or snow for some. There is a small chance of a weather system approaching the northwest over the weekend, which could bring significant amounts of snow on meeting the cold air. However, this is still very uncertain and it is best to stay up to date with the latest forecast. It will stay cold until the end of January with spells of rain, sleet and snow at times. However, some drier and brighter interludes are still likely, with overnight frost.

UK Outlook for Saturday 2 Feb 2019 to Saturday 16 Feb 2019:

The cold weather will continue as we head through the first half of February. There is a greater risk of seeing snow at lower levels as well as on the hills. Some drier and brighter periods are possible in the northwest, but in the south there is a chance of weather fronts approaching which bring a risk of rain, sleet and perhaps significant snow at times.

Updated: 00:45 on Sat 19 Jan 2019 GMT

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