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Issued at: 1800 on Sun 03 May 2015

Forecast summary

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

Regional forecast for Highlands & Eilean Siar

Sunny spells and a few showers on Monday. Warmer.

This Evening and Tonight:

Rain and hill snow will clear away north during the evening, with a drier spell before further showery rain spreads from the south tonight. Becoming milder with strong easterly winds easing, though a freshening southwesterly will arrive by morning. Minimum Temperature 3C.

Monday:

Showery rain will soon clear from north then mainly dry with sunny spells. A few showers developing, becoming frequent over the Hebrides. Moderate to fresh southerly winds. Warmer. Maximum Temperature 15C.

Outlook for Tuesday to Thursday:

Mainly dry start but becoming wet and windy Tuesday. Rain or showers on Wednesday with strong or gale force winds, but some brightness in east. Colder, windy and showery Thursday.

Updated at: 1539 on Sun 03 May 2015

UK forecast for the next 5 days

Sunshine and some showers for most. Rain continuing across Scotland.

This Evening and Tonight:

Rain continuing across Scotland, though becoming confined to the far north by dawn. Showers easing elsewhere, with clear spells developing for many. Some mist patches possible as winds fall light.

Monday:

Most places fine and dry, with some sunny spells. Outbreaks of rain affecting the far north at first and across southern parts later. Feeling pleasant in the sunshine.

Outlook for Tuesday to Thursday:

Wet and windy conditions quickly spreading northwards on Tuesday, followed by sunny spells and blustery showers. Further heavy showers expected on Wednesday and Thursday, though easing from the west later.

Updated at: 1548 on Sun 03 May 2015

Outlook for the UK over the next 6-30 days

UK Outlook for Friday 8 May 2015 to Sunday 17 May 2015:

A few showers in the north at first on Friday, these soon dying away leaving a dry and settled day for most, however thicker cloud and some outbreaks of rain are expected in the far southwest later, this probably spreading north on Saturday, perhaps bringing some rain to northwestern parts, with more settled weather developing in the south and east. It may become unsettled again in the north the following week with occasional outbreaks of rain, and strong winds. Drier, brighter conditions are expected further south, although there is considerable uncertainty regarding the extent of these conditions at present. Temperatures will likely be average for most areas, perhaps slightly above in the southeast, although temperatures in the north should be below average at first, giving a risk of overnight frost.

UK Outlook for Monday 18 May 2015 to Monday 1 Jun 2015:

Overall conditions will be fairly mixed during this period, with most areas experiencing spells of fine and bright weather interspersed with more changeable conditions. The most unsettled conditions are likely to be across northern and northwestern areas at first. The best of the settled weather being more likely in the in the south and southeast. Towards the end of the month drier conditions may become more prevalent across northern areas. Temperatures are likely to be near average for most areas, with spells of more settled weather likely to be accompanied by higher daytime temperatures, especially in the south at first. Some chilly evenings are also likely, perhaps with isolated overnight frost, most likely in rural northern areas.

Updated at: 1321 on Sun 03 May 2015

Weather map

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Weather forecast map for Ben Nevis

Ben Nevis Ben Nevis – Cloudy 56.7965 -5.0013
Strathyre Strathyre – Cloudy 56.3257 -4.3234
Pitlochry Pitlochry – Overcast 56.7045 -3.7283
Craig Craig – Overcast 57.4889 -5.2754
Portree Portree – Overcast 57.4127 -6.1949
Tarbert Tarbert – Cloudy 55.87 -5.42
Glasgow Glasgow – Cloudy 55.8643 -4.2505
Tiree Tiree – Cloudy 56.497 -6.887
Ullapool Ullapool – Cloudy 57.8956 -5.16
Dundee Dundee – Overcast 56.4621 -2.9692
Aberlour Aberlour – Light rain 57.4751 -3.2155
Lairg Lairg – Heavy rain 58.0223 -4.401
Edinburgh Edinburgh – Overcast 55.9533 -3.1868
Cumnock Cumnock – Cloudy 55.4535 -4.2645
Biggar Biggar – Fog 55.6234 -3.5226
Benbecula (Balivanich) Airport Benbecula (Balivanich) Airport – Overcast 57.4836 -7.3599
Stornoway Stornoway – Heavy rain 58.2111 -6.3842
Aberdeen Aberdeen – Light rain 57.1498 -2.0927
Durness Durness – Light rain 58.567 -4.75
Stranraer Stranraer – Light shower day 54.9033 -5.0228

Location Details

Ben Nevis

Location: 56.7965, -5.0013

Altitude: 1344m above mean sea level

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