UK rainfall radar


Rainfall and lightning strike for the last 3 hours, and 10 day rain archive. Overlay latest weather observations.

The old mobile view rain radar is still available.



Rainfall radar key

Lightning strikes (per minute)

Lightning strikeskey

Precipitaton type

Any detected sleet or snow is shown in the colours below.

Snow key Sleet key


The rainfall radar, precipitation type (rain, sleet, snow), and lightning images are refreshed every 15 minutes. The other data every 30 minutes.

Data is avaiable for the the previous 3 hours.

Contains public sector information licensed under the Open Government Licence.