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Aug 12, 2026 – Partial Solar Eclipse in England, United Kingdom

Partial Eclipse Visible
Aug 12, 2026
Global Event: Total Solar Eclipse
Local Type: Partial Solar Eclipse, in England, United Kingdom
Start of Partial: Wed, Aug 12, 2026 at 6:09 pm BST
Start of Totality: Not visible from England
End of Totality: Not visible from England
End of Partial: Wed, Aug 12, 2026 at 8:10 pm BST

All times shown on this page are local time.

Location

This map shows where and when the eclipse is visible in England.

Aug 12, 2026 – Partial Solar Eclipse – England

A
Partial Starting:
6:09 pm BST
Totality
Not visible from England
B
Partial Ending:
8:10 pm BST

The colors on the map indicate how much of the Sun gets covered by the Moon.

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Countdown until eclipse begins

812Days 18Hrs 4Mins 33Secs

England Eclipse Countdown

This table provides the eclipse visibility and times for each city,

Selection of Cities in England Where the Eclipse Is Visible

LocationObscurationStartMaxEndAvg. Cloud Cover
Birmingham
91.76%
6:15 pm7:11 pm8:05 pm BST
85 %
Bristol
92.86%
6:17 pm7:13 pm8:07 pm BST
77 %
Leeds
90.76%
6:12 pm7:09 pm8:03 pm BST
87 %
Liverpool
91.85%
6:13 pm7:10 pm8:04 pm BST
81 %
London
91.38%
6:17 pm7:13 pm8:06 pm BST
80 %
Manchester
91.36%
6:13 pm7:10 pm8:03 pm BST
89 %
Southampton
92.55%
6:18 pm7:14 pm8:07 pm BST
81 %

All times shown on this page are local time.

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Eclipses Visible in England

Eclipse Visibility from EnglandVisibility Worldwide
Sep 18, 2024 Partial Lunar EclipsePartial Lunar Eclipse
Mar 14, 2025 Total Lunar EclipseTotal Lunar Eclipse
Mar 29, 2025 Partial Solar EclipsePartial Solar Eclipse
Sep 7, 2025 Total Lunar EclipseTotal Lunar Eclipse
Aug 12, 2026 Partial Solar EclipseTotal Solar Eclipse

Note: Click on the date link for details in England, or the path map image for global details. Next visible eclipse is highlighted.

Next total solar eclipse in England

Other eclipses visible in England

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