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UKV charts and data

Fantastic new addition


UKV model charts 

On the website charts and data from a wide range of computer models are available. However, the latest addition, the UKV, is a very special one. It is run by the UK Met Office at a resolution of approximately 0.018 degrees (2km). Therefore, it  provides a very high and localised level of detail which makes it an excellent short range forecasting tool. 

The model is run every hour, with varying forecast length. On TheWeatherOutlook charts from the 03z UTC and 15z UTC updates can be viewed. Both runs are stepped at an hourly interval from 0 to 54 hours and three hourly intervals from 57 to 120 hours.

Initially the following charts are available:

1.5m maximum temperature 

1.5m minimum temperature

Precipitation rate

Cloud cover

Mean surface level pressure

Wind gust speed

Wind mean speed

Future development

More charts and data tools will be added in the near future.

Example charts

The example charts below show maximum temperatures, precipitation and cloud cover.

UKV maximum forecast temperatures

Maximum temperatures

UKV forecast precipitation rate
Precipitation rate


UKV forecast cloud cover
Cloud cover

Where do I view UKV charts?

The link to the chart viewer is below. By default the latest run available on the site is displayed.

UKV chart viewer

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