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Sunrise: 07:19 Sunset: 16:51 Moon phase: Waxing crescent 3 Daily air quality index*
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Issued at: 0800 on Thu 23 Oct 2014

* Daily index representing the background and regional air quality for a chosen location. Air pollution levels close to roads in urban areas may be higher. For more information please visit our Daily Air Quality Index page.

Forecast Summary

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

Regional forecast for Strathclyde

Cloudy with rain, heavy in places.

Today:

A cloudy and overcast day with further rain at times. The rain will be quite persistent and heavy over Argyll, Arran, and the high ground of Inverclyde and North Ayrshire, but lighter and more occasional towards Ayr and Clyde Valley. Maximum Temperature 14C.

Tonight:

A spell of quite heavy rain for most this evening then turning clearer later this evening and tonight. A few showers mainly affecting Argyll. A colder night. Minimum Temperature 6C.

Friday:

A bright day with a mixture of sunny intervals and occasional showers. These showers heaviest and most frequent around Oban, fewer south and east of Glasgow. Quite windy. Maximum Temperature 12C.

Outlook for Saturday to Monday:

Blustery showers on Saturday, frequent in Argyll, gales developing, locally severe later. Sunday bright with showers then cloud and rain later. Rain on Monday, heavy in Argyll.

Issued at: 0500 on Thu 23 Oct 2014

UK forecast for the next 5 days

Some brightness, but outbreaks of rain for many. Milder.

Today:

A milder but rather cloudy day for most, with occasional rain almost anywhere. More persistent rain over west/northwest Scotland, this edging towards central Britain later. A few brighter interludes in the south/east, and the far northwest later.

Tonight:

Mild for many; further rain and low cloud in southern and central areas. Clearer but breezy weather should edge south across the northwest, into central parts by dawn.

Friday:

Some early rain in the southeast, with a further zone of rain, occasionally heavy, spreading eastwards across England and Wales. Much brighter weather following but showers for northwestern coasts.

Outlook for Saturday to Monday:

Showers or rain in the northwest, possibly thundery. More in the way of drier weather elsewhere; brightest towards the south and east. Generally mild, but windy, especially towards the northwest.

Issued at: 0500 on Thu 23 Oct 2014

Outlook for the UK over the next 6-30 days

UK Outlook for Monday 27 Oct 2014 to Wednesday 5 Nov 2014:

The south is likely to see settled conditions on Monday and Tuesday, with rain and strong winds continuing further north. A north-south split looks most likely to develop by the middle of next week. Windy and unsettled conditions are likely in the north and somewhat quieter, drier weather in the south, although there may be some rain here at times. Temperatures will generally be near normal, although feeling cold in the rain. By the end of October and into early November, the broad north-south split looks set to continue, with northern areas remaining changeable and at times unsettled. Further south, there are hints that pressure may rise further, increasing the potential for more prolonged drier periods with some sunshine, but with a greater risk of overnight and morning fog.

UK Outlook for Thursday 6 Nov 2014 to Thursday 20 Nov 2014:

The main signal is for a continuation of a north-south split during the second week of November. During this period, the generally westerly flow is likely to bring spells of wet and windy weather, mostly affecting northern and some western areas, but perhaps reaching other areas as well interspersed with drier intervals. However southern and some eastern areas will probably see more in the way of drier and settled conditions increasing the likelihood of seeing some sunshine, but also the risk of frost, mist and fog overnight, the latter of which could be slow to clear. After this it looks like unsettled weather will spread to much of the UK. Daytime temperatures will probably be near or a little above normal, although feeling cooler during any wet and windy spells.

Issued at: 0500 on Thu 23 Oct 2014

Weather Map

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Oban Heavy rain 56.4152 -5.4698
Fort William Heavy rain 56.8199 -5.104
Tarbert Heavy rain 55.87 -5.42
Strathyre Heavy rain 56.3257 -4.3234
Tiree Light rain 56.497 -6.887
Glasgow Light shower day 55.8643 -4.2505
Pitlochry Light rain 56.7045 -3.7283
Portree Cloudy 57.4127 -6.1949
Craig Heavy shower day 57.4889 -5.2754
Cumnock Cloudy 55.4535 -4.2645
Biggar Overcast 55.6234 -3.5226
Edinburgh Cloudy 55.9533 -3.1868
Dundee Overcast 56.4621 -2.9692
Benbecula (Balivanich) Airport Cloudy 57.4836 -7.3599
Ullapool Cloudy 57.8956 -5.16
Stranraer Overcast 54.9033 -5.0228
Aberlour Cloudy 57.4751 -3.2155
Dumfries Cloudy 55.0708 -3.6038
Lairg Sunny intervals 58.0223 -4.401
Londonderry (Derry) Light rain 54.9952 -7.3227

Location Details

Oban

Location: 56.4152, -5.4698

Altitude: 9m above mean sea level

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