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Issued at: 2000 on Tue 04 Aug 2015

Forecast summary

  • Regional
  • UK 5 days
  • UK 6-30 days

Regional forecast for Strathclyde

Becoming mainly dry overnight. Cloud and rain spreading north Wednesday.

This Evening and Tonight:

Occasional showers continue through the evening, although there will also be some late sunshine, especially Ayrshire and Lanarkshire. Most places become dry overnight with clear spells. Southerly winds easing. Minimum Temperature 11°C.

Wednesday:

A bright start but cloud and outbreaks of showery rain spreading north through the morning. The rain becoming persistent and heavy at times, especially across Argyll. Occasionally strong southerly winds. Maximum Temperature 17°C.

Outlook for Thursday to Saturday:

Mainly dry with sunny spells on Thursday then bright but showery on Friday. Saturday looks mostly dry with some sunshine. Light winds freshening later on Saturday.

Updated at: 1545 on Tue 04 Aug 2015

UK forecast for the next 5 days

Windy with rain spreading from southwest.

This Evening and Tonight:

Showers will continue to affect parts of the north and it will stay windy here, especially in the northwest. Elsewhere, many areas will be dry this evening, but rain and strong winds will spread into some western parts overnight.

Wednesday:

Further showery rain, mainly in the west at first, but spreading increasingly north and eastwards. The best sunshine in the southeast, though showers probably developing here too, perhaps thundery. Breezy.

Outlook for Thursday to Saturday:

Still some showers in places on Thursday and Friday, but many places dry with sunny spells and lighter winds. Mainly fine and dry on Saturday with some prolonged sunny periods.

Updated at: 1653 on Tue 04 Aug 2015

Outlook for the UK over the next 6-30 days

UK Outlook for Sunday 9 Aug 2015 to Tuesday 18 Aug 2015:

Sunday will be mainly dry, bright and warm in the south, while northern and central areas will be rather cloudy with showers or longer spells of rain at times. It will also be windy in the north especially in the northwest, where gales are possible in exposed areas. A similar theme will prevail thereafter, with the north and west having the more unsettled, wetter, windier conditions, although there will be some drier, brighter interludes here at times. The south, meanwhile, will see a good deal of dry, bright weather throughout the period, albeit with a small chance of cloudier intervals. Temperatures will range from near normal in the north and northwest, to warm, or very warm at times, in the south and southeast.

UK Outlook for Wednesday 19 Aug 2015 to Wednesday 2 Sep 2015:

Southern and eastern parts will continue to see the best of any dry and bright spells, with northern areas likely to see more in the way of cloudier, showery weather. However, the north is also likely to see some spells of more settled, drier and brighter weather and the south could still see the occasional brief showery interlude. Temperatures will generally be near normal in the north, but could be locally warm in any brighter periods. The south will generally be warm, with some periods of very warm weather possible.

Updated at: 1653 on Tue 04 Aug 2015

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Weather forecast map for Glasgow

Glasgow Glasgow – Overcast 55.8643 -4.2505
Cumnock Cumnock – Light rain 55.4535 -4.2645
Strathyre Strathyre – Heavy rain 56.3257 -4.3234
Biggar Biggar – Cloudy 55.6234 -3.5226
Edinburgh Edinburgh – Cloudy 55.9533 -3.1868
Tarbert Tarbert – Light rain 55.87 -5.42
Dumfries Dumfries – Cloudy 55.0708 -3.6038
Pitlochry Pitlochry – Heavy rain 56.7045 -3.7283
Dundee Dundee – Overcast 56.4621 -2.9692
Jedburgh Jedburgh – Cloudy 55.4777 -2.5534
Stranraer Stranraer – Cloudy 54.9033 -5.0228
Fort William Fort William – Cloudy 56.8199 -5.104
Carlisle Carlisle – Cloudy 54.8924 -2.9315
Berwick-upon-Tweed Berwick-upon-Tweed – Sunny day 55.7702 -2.0038
Belfast Belfast – Cloudy 54.596 -5.9301
Tiree Tiree – Cloudy 56.497 -6.887
Aberlour Aberlour – Sunny intervals 57.4751 -3.2155
Craig Craig – Light rain 57.4889 -5.2754
Newcastle Upon Tyne Newcastle Upon Tyne – Cloudy 54.9781 -1.6162
Aberdeen Aberdeen – Cloudy 57.1498 -2.0927

Location Details

Glasgow

Location: 55.8643, -4.2505

Altitude: 0m above mean sea level

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Glasgow information

Scotland's largest city, Glasgow, is located in the West Central Lowlands on the river Clyde. With a city council population approaching 600,000 - and almost double that figure living in the surrounding area - Glasgow is the third most populous city in the United Kingdom.

Glasgow has one of the largest concentrations of galleries, cinemas and theatres in the whole of Britain. The Theatre Royal is the base of Scottish Ballet and Scottish Opera, while venues such as King Tut's Wah Wah Hut and the Carling Academy have hosted some of the top names in music. Sports fans need look no further than the city's great football clubs. Alongside the lesser-known Partick Thistle you'll find Glasgow Celtic, first British winners of the European Cup, and Glasgow Rangers, seven-time domestic treble winners. Games between the 'Old Firm' as they are known are often passionate affairs and are keenly fought.

Glasgow can be one of the wettest locations in the UK during winter with an average of over 300mm of rain falling between the start of December and the end of February. Temperatures are colder than the UK average with maximums of 6 °C and minimums of 1 °C. Similarly sunlight hours are lower than average. During the last week of December 1995 temperatures fell as low as -20 °C at Glasgow airport. This unusually cold weather burst water pipes and resulted in severe flooding in unoccupied homes and commercial properties.

Temperatures in spring are usually around the UK average for Glasgow. March through to May sees daytime maxima rise from 8 °C to 15 °C. Low rainfall averages mean that late spring and early summer is often the driest time for Glasgow. Accumulation is around 221 mm, meaning rainfall is below the UK totals for spring months.

Summer temperatures in Glasgow are a little below the UK average but higher than the regional average due to the urban heat island effect. Expect highs of 19 °C in July. Rainfall accumulation starts to increase from August, and the number of days with rainfall greater than 1mm does as well.

Sunshine hours start to drop significantly from September down to a seasonal low of 51 hours in November. Autumn also sees the highest rainfall figures on average with almost double the amount of rain falling in October than June. Temperatures in the autumn months range from 9 to 16 °C, around the UK average.

Glasgow climate data based on Springburn, 1981 - 2010

Last updated: 30 October 2014