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Issued at: 1800 on Mon 27 Apr 2015

Forecast summary

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

Regional forecast for Dumfries, Galloway, Lothian & Borders

Showers, mostly in the west and occasionally wintry.

This Evening and Tonight:

A mixture of clear intervals and showers, these giving some snowfalls locally over higher ground. Windy over the Southwest with coastal gales for a time. Frost developing in east. Minimum Temperature 0C.

Tuesday:

A mixture of sunshine and showers, these more frequent in the west and wintry over higher ground. Showers merging into longer periods of rain during the evening. Breezy at first. Maximum Temperature 10C.

Outlook for Wednesday to Friday:

Sunshine and showers on Wednesday and Thursday, showers of snow on hills. Friday will be dry with some sunny spells, feeling warmer in light winds by day but night frosts.

Updated at: 1610 on Mon 27 Apr 2015

UK forecast for the next 5 days

Unsettled and feeling cold for most this week.

This Evening and Tonight:

Showers continuing for many northern and western parts, these turning to sleet and snow over hills. Drier further south, and cold across the UK with a local frost developing.

Tuesday:

A bright, breezy day with showers, mainly across northern and western parts, but also some lengthy sunny spells. Showers may be heavy at times and wintry over northern hills.

Outlook for Wednesday to Friday:

Strong winds and rain for most on Wednesday, clearing eastwards to sunshine and showers by Thursday. Drier for many on Friday. Staying rather cool, with some hill snow in north.

Updated at: 1548 on Mon 27 Apr 2015

Outlook for the UK over the next 6-30 days

UK Outlook for Saturday 2 May 2015 to Monday 11 May 2015:

Northern and eastern parts of the UK should remain mainly dry with some sunny spells, though a few showers are possible on Saturday, these perhaps turning wintry over higher ground in Scotland. It will turn increasingly cloudy in the south and west from Saturday onwards with outbreaks of rain at times. These will probably move northeastwards to affect all parts by Bank Holiday Monday. The rest of the period is expected to remain unsettled, with the wettest conditions in the north and west, and the best of the drier and brighter spells in the south. It is expected to be windy at times with a risk of gales in places. Temperatures throughout the period are likely to be below average with local night frosts, especially in the northeast.

UK Outlook for Tuesday 12 May 2015 to Tuesday 26 May 2015:

Changeable and often unsettled conditions are most likely to persist for much of this period, though it may turn more settled for a time from around mid-May onwards. Conditions will be fairly typical for the time of year, with most areas experiencing spells of fine and bright weather interspersed with more changeable conditions. The most unsettled conditions are likely to be across central and northern areas, with the best of the settled weather more likely in the in the south and southeast. Daytime temperatures are likely to be near or a little below average, throughout. Spells of more settled weather are likely to be accompanied by chilly evenings with isolated overnight frost in rural areas.

Updated at: 1215 on Mon 27 Apr 2015

Weather map

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Weather forecast map for Royal Botanic Gardens Edinburgh

Royal Botanic Gardens Edinburgh Royal Botanic Gardens Edinburgh – Sunny intervals 55.9661 -3.2116
Biggar Biggar – Heavy rain 55.6234 -3.5226
Dundee Dundee – Cloudy 56.4621 -2.9692
Glasgow Glasgow – Light shower day 55.8643 -4.2505
Jedburgh Jedburgh – Sunny intervals 55.4777 -2.5534
Berwick-upon-Tweed Berwick-upon-Tweed – Cloudy 55.7702 -2.0038
Strathyre Strathyre – Cloudy 56.3257 -4.3234
Cumnock Cumnock – Light shower day 55.4535 -4.2645
Pitlochry Pitlochry – Light shower day 56.7045 -3.7283
Dumfries Dumfries – Heavy shower day 55.0708 -3.6038
Carlisle Carlisle – Heavy shower day 54.8924 -2.9315
Tarbert Tarbert – Heavy rain 55.87 -5.42
Aberdeen Aberdeen – Heavy rain 57.1498 -2.0927
Newcastle Upon Tyne Newcastle Upon Tyne – Cloudy 54.9781 -1.6162
Fort William Fort William – Light rain 56.8199 -5.104
Stranraer Stranraer – Light shower day 54.9033 -5.0228
Aberlour Aberlour – Cloudy 57.4751 -3.2155
Kendal Kendal – Heavy rain 54.3279 -2.7449
Darlington Darlington – Heavy shower day 54.5235 -1.5579
Craig Craig – Heavy rain 57.4889 -5.2754

Location Details

Royal Botanic Gardens Edinburgh

Location: 55.9661, -3.2116

Altitude: 23m above mean sea level

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