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Wednesday   (07 December 2016)
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Partly cloudy night Cloudy
Temperature (°C)
14 ° 13 °
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10 ° 9 °
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WSW 22 35 WSW 20 36
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Thursday   (08 December 2016)
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Temperature (°C)
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WSW 19 36 WSW 17 34 SW 15 30 SW 14 29 WSW 15 30 WSW 14 28 WSW 12 25 WSW 13 25 WSW 12 24 SSW 9 18 SW 9 19 SW 8 17 WSW 9 17 WSW 8 16 WSW 9 18 WSW 9 18 WSW 9 19 SW 9 19 WSW 9 19 WSW 8 18 WSW 7 16 WSW 6 14 WSW 7 16 WSW 6 13
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0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Friday   (09 December 2016)
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SSW 6 12 SW 4 10 S 4 9 SSW 11 24 SW 14 27 SW 12 23 SW 11 20 SW 13 25
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Saturday   (10 December 2016)
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7 ° 6 ° 5 ° 4 ° 5 ° 5 ° 4 ° 3 °
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SW 16 29 SW 16 31 SW 17 31 SW 16 30 WSW 16 30 WSW 14 26 SW 14 25 WSW 14 26
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82% 82% 83% 83% 79% 79% 82% 81%
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0 0 0 1 1 1 0 0
Sunday   (11 December 2016)
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6 ° 6 ° 6 ° 7 ° 8 ° 8 ° 7 ° 7 °
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3 ° 3 ° 3 ° 3 ° 5 ° 5 ° 4 ° 4 °
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<5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% 10% 10%
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WSW 13 25 WSW 14 24 WSW 14 26 WSW 14 25 WSW 15 28 WSW 13 24 WSW 12 21 WSW 11 19
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83% 83% 84% 84% 81% 84% 88% 91%
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Monday   (12 December 2016)
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WSW 9 17 WSW 7 13 SW 6 10 SSW 7 12 S 9 15 SSW 9 16 S 9 15 SSW 9 15
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0 0 0 1 1 1 0 0
Tuesday   (13 December 2016)
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Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy
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6 ° 6 ° 6 ° 6 ° 8 ° 7 ° 6 ° 6 °
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S 9 14 S 9 14 S 9 14 S 9 15 S 10 17 S 11 18 S 10 16 S 10 16
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Issued at: 2100 on Wed 7 Dec 2016

Forecast summary

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

Regional forecast for Dumfries, Galloway, Lothian & Borders

Thursday dry bright and quite mild.

This Evening and Tonight:

Any rain across the southwest dying out this evening to leave all parts with a dry night. Some clear periods developing the best of these across the Lothians and Borders. Fresh locally strong southwest winds gradually easeing. Minimum Temperature 8 °C.

Thursday:

Any patchy rain in far south clearing, then a dry day to come with some spells of sunshine, and still quite mild. Less windy with light to moderate southwesterly winds. Maximum Temperature 12 °C.

Outlook for Friday to Sunday:

Rain extending northeast across all parts on Friday, becoming drier later. Bright with the chance of a few showers over the weekend, brisk westerly winds on Saturday.

Updated at: 1620 on Wed 7 Dec 2016

UK forecast for the next 5 days

Wet and windy in the north and west.

This Evening and Tonight:

There'll be some rain in the far north and northwest, with severe gales for a time. Rain across Wales, the southwest and parts of northern England will become more persistent and heavy but it'll be dry elsewhere, with clear spells.

Thursday:

The heavy rain will move eastwards tomorrow. It will leave cloudy conditions though with light rain for central and southern parts where it will be very mild. Brighter in north.

Outlook for Friday to Sunday:

Rain and strong winds will move in from the northwest on Friday, lingering in the south on Saturday. Brighter spells and some showers will then follow in from the north.

Updated at: 1359 on Wed 7 Dec 2016

Outlook for the UK over the next 6-30 days

UK Outlook for Monday 12 Dec 2016 to Wednesday 21 Dec 2016:

It will turn wetter in the northwest on Monday with a risk of local gales. It'll be generally dry and bright for most, but patchy overnight frost and fog are likely in the southeast. Through the week, further periods of wet and windy weather are expected to move across the UK. The most unsettled conditions are likely across the north and west with drier and brighter weather for southern and eastern areas. By mid December there will probably be some longer, drier spells between the wet weather, perhaps heralding a change to something generally more settled. It will also be fairly mild initially but temperatures are likely to return closer to normal, although passing weather systems may raise them at times.

Updated at: 1137 on Wed 7 Dec 2016

UK Outlook for Thursday 22 Dec 2016 to Thursday 5 Jan 2017:

Whilst there is a good deal of uncertainty for this period, it is most likely that more settled conditions may dominate associated with high pressure affecting the UK. If the pressure does build, then we can expect drier than average conditions for most areas with lighter winds. Temperatures are also then likely to be below average with an increased risk of frost and fog, especially where skies remain clear overnight. There will probably also be some milder, unsettled interludes though, and as we head into the New Year this may become more of a feature in our weather.

Updated at: 1137 on Wed 7 Dec 2016

Weather map

Wed 2300

Weather forecast map for Edinburgh

Edinburgh Edinburgh – Cloudy 55.9533 -3.1868
Biggar Biggar – Partly cloudy night 55.6234 -3.5226
Dundee Dundee – Clear night 56.4621 -2.9692
Jedburgh Jedburgh – Cloudy 55.4777 -2.5534
Glasgow Glasgow – Partly cloudy night 55.8643 -4.2505
Berwick-upon-Tweed Berwick-upon-Tweed – Partly cloudy night 55.7702 -2.0038
Strathyre Strathyre – Clear night 56.3257 -4.3234
Cumnock Cumnock – Clear night 55.4535 -4.2645
Pitlochry Pitlochry – Cloudy 56.7045 -3.7283
Dumfries Dumfries – Partly cloudy night 55.0708 -3.6038
Carlisle Carlisle – Cloudy 54.8924 -2.9315
Tarbert Tarbert – Partly cloudy night 55.87 -5.42
Newcastle Upon Tyne Newcastle Upon Tyne – Cloudy 54.9781 -1.6162
Aberdeen Aberdeen – Clear night 57.1498 -2.0927
Fort William Fort William – Cloudy 56.8199 -5.104
Stranraer Stranraer – Cloudy 54.9033 -5.0228
Aberlour Aberlour – Clear night 57.4751 -3.2155
Kendal Kendal – Fog 54.3279 -2.7449
Darlington Darlington – Overcast 54.5235 -1.5579
Craig Craig – Cloudy 57.4889 -5.2754

Location Details

Edinburgh

Location: 55.9533, -3.1868

Altitude: 60.0 m above mean sea level

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Last updated: 13 April 2016