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  • Wed Wednesday
    20°C 15°C
    Sunny intervals
  • Thu Thursday
    24°C 14°C
    Sunny intervals
  • Fri Friday
    22°C 14°C
    Sunny day
  • Sat Saturday
    22°C 14°C
    Light rain
  • Sun Sunday
    18°C 13°C
    Cloudy
Wednesday
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Sunrise: 04:55 Sunset: 21:50 Moon phase: Waning crescent 3 Daily air quality index*
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Sunrise: 04:57 Sunset: 21:49 Moon phase: Waning crescent 3 Daily air quality index*
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N 3 5 NE 3 5 NNW 2 4 NW 1 4 ENE 4 9 ENE 6 15 ENE 7 16 NNE 6 14 ENE 4 10
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Sunrise: 04:59 Sunset: 21:47 Moon phase: Waning crescent 3 Daily air quality index*
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Sunrise: 05:01 Sunset: 21:45 Moon phase: New 3 Daily air quality index*
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Sunrise: 05:03 Sunset: 21:43 Moon phase: New -999 Daily air quality index*
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Issued at: 0200 on Wed 23 Jul 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 Highlands & Eilean Siar

Dry tonight. Warm and sunny Wednesday but eastern coasts misty.

This Evening and Tonight:

A fine to the day with warm sunshine, but patchy low cloud and mist developing overnight. Some showery outbreaks of rain possible over the Western Isles for a time in the early hours. Minimum Temperature 12C.

Wednesday:

Early low cloud and mist soon lifting, although some fog lingering around the eastern Caithness and Moray Firth coast. Else dry and largely sunny, feeling hot. Light mainly southeasterly wind. Maximum Temperature 26C.

Outlook for Thursday to Saturday:

Mainly dry and settled and warm or very warm with sunny spells. Haar affecting North Sea coasts at times. Risk of showers around the west coast by Saturday.

Issued at: 1700 on Tue 22 Jul 2014

UK forecast for the next 5 days

Very warm and sunny for most on Wednesday.

This Evening and Tonight:

Low cloud in the east will edge westwards into central parts overnight giving some mist and hill fog in places, while showery rain in western Northern Ireland and western Scotland eases. Elsewhere it will remain fine, with some clear periods.

Wednesday:

Mainly fine and very warm or hot with low cloud across central parts becoming confined to northeastern coasts where it will feel cooler. Isolated thundery showers in the southwest later.

Outlook for Thursday to Saturday:

Dry and fine for most, but occasional showers in the south, some heavy and thundery. Cloudier in the northwest with occasional rain. Very warm for many, locally hot at first.

Issued at: 1700 on Tue 22 Jul 2014

Outlook for the UK over the next 6-30 days

UK Outlook for Sunday 27 Jul 2014 to Tuesday 5 Aug 2014:

Largely fine and dry weather is expected across southern parts of the UK initially, although isolated showers could affect the southeast, while in the north a band of showery rain may edge southwards through Sunday. It will remain warm or very warm for many, and perhaps locally hot in places, although sea breezes should keep some coastal parts a little fresher. During next week, lengthy periods of fine, dry and warm weather are likely. Occasional rain and brisk winds may affect northern parts with temperatures here returning closer to average. The last part of this period should be similar, although there are indications that the more unsettled weather in the north may extend further south at times.

UK Outlook for Wednesday 6 Aug 2014 to Wednesday 20 Aug 2014:

The recent generally settled conditions are expected to persist into the first part of this period, with mostly fine and dry weather continuing across more southern parts. Towards the north, more in the way of cloud and sporadic outbreaks of rain are likely. Temperatures should remain above average for most, possibly turning locally hot for a time in the south. Later in the period, a change towards more unsettled conditions overall is looking likely with a higher risk of rain or showers, although there will also be some drier, brighter interludes.

Issued at: 1700 on Tue 22 Jul 2014

Weather Map

Wed 0200

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Inverness Cloudy 57.4779 -4.2233
Aberlour Clear night 57.4751 -3.2155
Lairg Clear night 58.0223 -4.401
Craig Partly cloudy night 57.4889 -5.2754
Ullapool Partly cloudy night 57.8956 -5.16
Fort William Clear night 56.8199 -5.104
Pitlochry Cloudy 56.7045 -3.7283
Portree Partly cloudy night 57.4127 -6.1949
Durness Clear night 58.567 -4.75
Wick (Highland) Fog 58.4392 -3.0922
Strathyre Partly cloudy night 56.3257 -4.3234
Aberdeen Cloudy 57.1498 -2.0927
Dundee Cloudy 56.4621 -2.9692
Stornoway Clear night 58.2111 -6.3842
Glasgow Partly cloudy night 55.8643 -4.2505
Edinburgh Overcast 55.9533 -3.1868
Kirkwall Fog 58.985 -2.9607
Benbecula (Balivanich) Airport Partly cloudy night 57.4836 -7.3599
Tarbert Clear night 55.87 -5.42
Tiree Clear night 56.497 -6.887

Location Details

Inverness

Location: 57.4779, -4.2233

Altitude: 13m above mean sea level