Independent Automatic Weather Stations in the UK

IMPORTANT: The list of UK stations below is no longer being maintained, so regrettably there is no point in emailing us with details of any changes or to notify/complain about any broken links. The list is now several years out of date and many stations have now moved URL or been decommissioned, but the list will be left online for now as a reference. The old map/list has now been totally superseded by map resources such as Davis’s platform, the UK Met Office’s WOW website, Weather Underground and several other similar resources (see below for examples).
WOW (UK Met Office)

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The original introduction to this page follows below, but the map itself is no longer shown (it used older Google technology which no longer works).

This is a listing and ‘clickable’ map of known independently-run UK weather stations which upload weather reports automatically to a website to a frequent (more than once-daily) schedule. Please let us know of any further stations which could be added to this list. Notes:

  1. We go to some trouble to keep this list current and accurate. If you copy this list or otherwise use it as a  benchmark for your own compilation, we would appreciate the courtesy of an acknowledgement and a link back to this page. Copyright of the data on individual sites belongs to them and copyright of this compilation to Prodata Associates Ltd.

  2. This is a listing of independently-run stations (owned by eg individuals, schools, colleges, businesses etc) of which we’re aware. There are a substantial number of other, more official stations — predominantly at airfields, official Met Office weather reporting sites etc — whose observations are collated by the UK Met Office. A listing of these may be viewed at:

  3. Please note that the sites listed vary widely in their design and sophistication. The link provided is often to an entry page to the weather data and it will often be necessary to explore further links from the entry page. Some sites may be temporarily offline or seasonal.

  4. This clickable map is now generated automatically. For a variety of reasons, stations may not be plotted in their precisely accurate geographical location. But please let us know if a station’s position seems grossly out.

  5. A few of the sites listed are using a display that is not directly based on HTML but instead uses Flash or Silverlight  technologies, which can generate very attractive and frequently-updating (every few seconds) displays of current weather data. You will need the Flash or Silverlight plug-in installed on your PC to view these sites, but most recent browsers tend to do this by default and very probably you will be able to view these sites without any changes to your PC. The initial display from these sites may take some seconds to load but subsequent updates should happen quickly and transparently.

Listing (in alphabetic order)

Name Location Height URL Station Type
Abersoch West Wales 57
Aldershot Hants 120 Davis WM11
Alvechurch Worcestershire Davis VP+
Alveston Bristol Oregon WM918
Ampthill Bedford 117
Anglesey Anglesey 71 Davis VP2
Ardmair Point Ullapool 17
Ash Kent Davis VP+
Ashford Co Wicklow 12 Davis VP
Ashington Ashington West Sussex 114
Audley North Staffordshire 140
Bablake Coventry 119
Ballinascarthy West Cork, Eire 50 Davis VP
Bangor Northern Ireland 36 Davis Vantage Vue
Barmouth Barmouth 5
Barry Glamorgan 25 Oregon WM928
Bath Avon
Bayston Hill Shrewsbury 100 Davis VP 2
Bedford Beds 20 Davis WM11
Bedworth Warwickshire 109 Fine Offset
Bellingham Northumberland 110 R&D Instromet
Billingham Teeside 35 Davis WM11
Bishop Sutton Bristol 73 Davis VP2
Bishops Stortford Herts 100 Davis VP
Bisley Gloucestershire
Blofield Blofield Norfolk 21 Davis Vantage Pro
Bolton-le-Sands Lancashire 10 Oregon WM918
Boughton-under-Blean Kent 35 Starlog
Bournemouth Dorset 55 Davis Vantage Pro
Bracknell Berkshire 81
Brampton Cumbria 117 Oregon WM918
Branstone Isle of Wight 33 Davis VP
Brent Knoll Somerset Davis VP2
Bridford East Devon 277 Davis VP
Bridlington East Yorkshire 24 La Crosse 3600
Brighstone Isle of Wight 30 Davis VP+
Brixworth Northamptonsire 116 Instromet
Broadstairs Kent 18 Davis VP
Broadstairs1 Kent 42 Maplin N96FY
Broadstone Dorset 49 Davis VP2+
Burton-upon-Trent Staffs 94 Davis VP
Buxton Derbyshire 335
Cambridge Cambridgeshire 25
Carbost and Stafin Skye
Carse of Gowrie Scotland 39 Oregon WM918
Caterham Surrey Oregon WMR928
Central Cardiff Central Cardiff 11
Chalfont St Peter Chalfont St Peter – Buckinghamshire 95 Davis VP 2
Chatham Kent 70 Davis VP
Chattenden Kent
Cheadle Hulme Cheshire 261 Davis VP 2
Cheddleton Staffordshire
Chesham Buckinghamshire 106
Chessington Greater London Oregon WMR918
Chester Cheshire Davis WM11
Chilthorne Somerset 164 Davis VP
Chippenham Wiltshire
Chirnside Berwickshire 115 Davis Vantage Vue
Chudleigh Chudleigh, Devon 71
Clevedon Clevedon 6 Davis VP2
Clifton Bedfordshire 42 Davis WM11
Colchester Essex 48 Davis VP
Colwyn Bay Colwyn Bay North Wales 43 Davis VP2 Plus
Compton Abbas Airfield Ashmore – Dorset 118
Conway Yacht Club Deganwy North Wales 16 Oregon Scientific WMR100N
Conwy North Wales 12 Davis Vantage Vue
Corfe Mullen Dorset 58 LaCrosse WS2300
Corsham Wiltshire 89 Davis VP 2
Crawley West Sussex 74 Oregon WMR 928
Crawley Down London 130 Davis Weather Monitor 2
Cromdale Speyside, NE Scotland 192 Davis WM11
Crondall Surrey
Curry Rivel Somerset 51 Davis VP
Dalry North Ayrshire 41 Davis Vantage Pro 2
Darlington Darlington 48
Daventry Northamptonshire 141
Doncaster South Yorkshire 13 Davis VP
Doncaster 1 Doncaster 17 La Crosse WS 2350
Draycote Water Warwickshire 105 Huger WM918
Drumburgh Cumbria 15
Drumriach Leochel-Cushnie – Scotland 305
Dunsyre Scotland
Dymchurch Kent 0 Instromet
Eastbourne3 Eastbourne Davis VP2
Eastwick Harlow Essex 43 Davis VP 2
Eddsfield East Yorkshire 160 Oregon WMR928
Elgin Scotland
Ely Cambridgeshire 15 Davis WM11
Eoropie Isle of Lewis 20 LC WS2310
Epping Essex 107 Davis WM11
Fair Isle North Scotland Davis WV32
Farnham1 Surrey 73 TFA Nexus
Finghall Leyburn North Yorkshire 114
Fleet Hampshire 65 DAVIS VP 2
Folkestone Folkestone LaCrosse WS2300
Framlingham Framlingham Suffolk 34 Davis VP 2
Freshwater Isle of Wight 30
Gatehouse Tarset Tarset Northumberland 172 Davis VP 2
Glen vine Isle Of Man 50
Goosegate Antrobus Cheshire 65 / Davis Vantage Vue
Gosport Hampshire 5 Davis VP
Gosport1 Hampshire 3 Davis VP 2
Grantown on Spey Cairngorms Scotland 214 Fine Offset WH1081
Great Bealings Suffolk
Great Brickhill Buckinghamshire 142 Davis VP 2
Great Fen East Cambs 0 Davis VP2 Plus
Greenslaw Grennslaw Scottish Borders 150 Oregon WMR928NX
Grimsby Grimsby 5
Hampstead Hampstead London 107 Oregon Scientific WMR-200
Hangleton Hove Oregon WMR928
Hardenhuish Wiltshire Davis VP
Harpenden Harpenden Hertfordshire 111 Davis VP2 Plus
Hastings East Sussex 10 Oregon WM918
Haytor Devon 310
Hazel Farm Compton Martin Somerset 246 Davis VP2
Hazel Grove Cheshire 88 OS WMR928NX
Henley On Thames Henley On Thames 38
Holcombe Devon 55 Davis VP
Hollym East Yorkshire 15 Oregon WMR928
Holmfirth Yorkshire 177 Vantage Pro Plus
Horfield Bristol 85 Davis VP2
Hornsea East Yorkshire
Howhill Alston, Cumbria 420 Oregon WM918
Hunstanton Hunstanton 20
Hunstanton1 Hunstanton 3
IENGLAND287 Greenhill – Coalville – Leicestershire 162
Ilfracombe North Devon 55 Davis VP
Ingham Norfolk
Invergordon Scotland
Ipswich2 Suffolk 60 Davis WM11
Iver Buckinghamshire Oregon WM918
Kermincham Weather Holmes Chapel, ( South ) Cheshire 75 Watson WH1081
Keswick Cumbria 120 Davis Vantage Vue
Keyingham Keyingham – Hull Watson W8681
Kings Lynn Norfolk
Kingsnorth Kingsnorth Kent 38 Davis
Kingsteignton South Devon 68 LaCrosse WS2307
Kingston Upon Hull East Yorkshire 4
Knaphill Woking – Surrey 58 Davis VP 2
Knaresborough North Yorks Oregon WM928
Knaresborough2 North Yorks
Lands End Cornwall 87 R & D Instromet
Laverstock Salisbury 72
Leatherhead Surrey OS WMR200
Letchworth Hertfordshire Davis VP2
Letham Shank Northumberland 54
Littlehampton West Sussex 8 Davis VP
Littlestone New Romney Kent 2
Llanelli Llanelli – South Wales 8
Llanfairfechan Llanfairfechan Conwy 47
London E27LY London E2 7LY 21 Vantage Vue
Lorton Cumbria 82
Loughborough Leicestershire
Lower Dundry Bristol 81 Ambiant WS-1081
Lydden Dover 70
Maghull Maghull 22
Maiden Erlegh Earley – Reading – Berkshire 63 Davis Vantage Vue
Maney Sutton Coldfield 136 Oregon Scientific WMR88
Margate Kent 9
Maulds Meaburn Cumbria 177 Davis VP2
Merseyside Wirral
Merstone Isle of Wight 34 Instromet
Milborne Port Sherborne Dorset
Milfield Northumberland 37 R & D Instromet
Mirefoot Kendal
Mizen Peninsula West Cork Rep of Ireland 60 Davis VP2+ & Campbell Scientific
Moel y crio Flintshire
Moor Park Middlesex 79 Vantage Vue
Morden Surrey 17
Morecambe Lancs 15 Oregon WMR918
Moretonhampstead Dartmoor 191 Davis Vantage Vue
Mount Tuffley Gloucester
Mynydd Llandegai Mynydd Llandegai Wales 100 Lacrosse WS2300
Nailsworth Gloucestershire 100 Oregon WM918
Newbridge County Kildare Ireland 93 Davis VP2
Newbury Berkshire 79 LaCrosse WS2500
Newport Pagnell Bucks 63 Oregon WM918
Newquay Newquay 27
Newton Aycliffe County Durham 100 Oregon WM918
Newtown Powys
North Gosforth Newcastle upon Tyne 67 Davis VP 2
North Shields North Shields 36 Davis Vantage Vue
North Turton Lancashire 213 Oregon WMR 928N
Old Buckenham Old Buckenham – Norfolk 39
Orford Suffolk
Ormskirk Lancashire
Overton Hants 98 Oregon WMR928
Parkstone Poole Dorest 18 LaCrosse WS2300
Pencader Pencader – Wales 191
Penicuik South Edinburgh 216
Pentraeth Anglesey Oregon WMR928
Penwortham Preston 25
Perranporth Cornwall
Perth Scotland Oregon WMR928
Peterborough Cambridgeshire Davis VP+
Peterborough1 Peterborough
Pickering Pickering – North Yorkshire Watson W-8681
Pitsford Northants 115 Davis VP
Plymouth Devon
Polmont Falkirk
Polruan Fowey Estuary
Poole Dorset
Poole Harbour Dorset 6
Porthcawl, Bridgend Porthcawl, Bridgend 63 Davis WM11
Portpatrick Scotland 45 Davis VP2
Postbridge Devon 369 Oregon WM918
Prestatyn North Wales 9 R&d Instromet
Purbeck Dorset
Ratton Eastbourne 175 Davis VP
Raynes Park London 17 Fine Offset WH1080
Reading Berkshire
Reading2 Berkshire
Reading3 Reading 42 Weather Underground
Rhu West Scotland 7 Davis Vantage Vue
Rockbeare Devon
Rodwell Weymouth 3 Weathereye WEA22
Royston Hertfordshire
Sacriston Sacriston Durham 159
Saddleworth Saddleworth – Lancashire WS2310
Salford Lancashire 47 Oregon WM918
Saltwells Dudley, West Midlands 75 Davis WMII
Sandy Hill – St Austell Cornwall 58 Watson WH1081
Scrabster Scotland Lacrosse WD2350
Seabrook Weather Station Hythe Kent 12 Oregon wmr200
Sedgefield County Durham 106 Davis VP 2
Sheffield Sheffield 160
Shepshed Leicestershire 55 Campbell Scientific
Shipston-on-Stour Warwickshire 75 Davis VP2
Shoreham 1 Shoreham 2
Sidmouth Sidmouth – Devon 10 Fine Offset WH1081
Solihull Midlands 122 Fine Offset WH1081
South Lopham South Lopham – Norfolk 150 Vantage Pro 2 Plus
South Shields Tyne & Wear 55
South Shields2 Tyne & Wear 14 Davis VP
Southampton Southampton 32
Southborough Kent 115 Davis VP
Southend-on-sea Essex 15 Davis CSM
Spilsby Lincolnshire 49 Oregon WMR 200A
Springbourne Bournemouth 17 Davis VP2
St Mawes Cornwall Oregon WMR968
St Peter Port Guernsey 70 Davis WMII
St. Ives Cambridgeshire St. Ives Cambridgeshire 10 Davis Vantage Vue
St.Ives Cambridgeshire
Stambourne Stambourne Essex 79 Davis VP2
Staplefield West Sussex 91 Davis VP2
Stourbridge-1 West Midlands 119 /
Stowmarket Suffolk 30 Davis WMII
Stowmarket1 Suffolk 33 Davis WM2
Strood Rochester Kent 61 Fine Offset
Swadlincote Derbyshire Davis VP
Tamworth 1 Tamworth 66 Davis 6162C Vantage Pro2 Plus with daytime FARS
Tan Farm Lancaster 4
Taunton Somerset 16
Taunton1 Taunton1 Taunton 23 WH-3080
Teignmouth Devon 22 Davis VP2
Telford Telford Shropshire
Thatcham Berkshire 84 Oregon Scientific WMR928NX
The Hendre Monmouthshire 78 Davis VP+
Thorner Leeds La Crosse 2300
Tonbridge Kent
Totterdown Bristol 34 Davis VP+
Trawden NE Lancashire 198 Oregon WMR968
Trigonos Nantlle Gwynedd 109 Davis VP 2
Tutshill Chepstow 38
Ty Newydd Farm Carmel – Caernarfon – Wales 221 Davis VP 2
Upminster Essex 22 Davis Vantage Pro
Valley Isle of Anglesey 9 Fine Offset wh8081
Wallington Surrey 30 Oregon WM918
Walmley Sutton Coldfield 100 WH 1080
Walton-on-the-naze Walton-on-the-naze 1
Wardlow Derbyshire 266 Davis Vantage PRO2
Wareham Dorset 8 WMR200
Warwick Warwickshire 63 Davis Vantage Vue
Watford Hertfordshire 78 Davis VP 2
Weeley Weeley – Clacton-on-Sea 21 La-Crosse WS2300
Weir Wood Saling Club Ashdown Forest – East Grinstead 80
Wellesborne Warwick 48
West Horsley Surrey Davis VP
Westerdale North York Moors 258
Weston-super-mare Weston-super-mare 5
Wexford Wexford – Ireland 6
Weymouth Dorset
Whitby North Yorkshire 111 Davis VP 2
Whitchurch Hampshire 92 Davis Vantage Vue
Whitwick Leicestershire 145 Davis VP
Wick Wick Gloucestershire 48 Oregon WMR200
Willand Devon 72 WS2350
Willand1 Mid Devon 77 Davis VP2
Willesborough Kent 46 WH1080
Willingdon Eastbourne 34 Davis VP2
Winchester Hampshire
Wisbech Cambridgeshire
Wishaw Central Scotland 115 Davis WM11
Wokingham Berkshire 45 Fine Offset WH1081
Worthing West Sussex Boltek EFM100
Wotton-Under-Edge Gloucestershire Davis VP2
York Yorks