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Issued at: 0900 on Sat 10 Dec 2016

Forecast summary

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

Regional forecast for Grampian

Maiknly dry with sunny spells. Breezy, less mild.

Today:

A bright day with some sunny spells. Many places staying mainly dry but the odd shower could blow through on the moderate to fresh southwesterly winds. Less mild. Maximum Temperature 10 °C.

Tonight:

A mainly dry evening and night with some clear spells. Perhaps a light shower reaching Moray and the Cairngorms. Breezy along the north coast but lighter winds inland where chilly. Minimum Temperature 2 °C.

Sunday:

A mainly dry and bright day with some sunny intervals the best of these towards southern Aberdeenshire. Thicker cloud towards the north with the odd shower in Banff and Buchan. Maximum Temperature 11 °C.

Outlook for Monday to Wednesday:

Mostly dry on Monday and Tuesday, though a little light rain is possible. Windy on Wednesday with a band of quite heavy rain crossing from the west.

Updated at: 0258 on Sat 10 Dec 2016

UK forecast for the next 5 days

Rain in the south today, brighter and more showery elsewhere.

Today:

It will be rather cloudy across southern England and much of Wales with outbreaks of rain, this turning heavy and persistent in places during the afternoon. Elsewhere there will be some sunshine, but also blustery showers in the northwest.

Tonight:

Rain will clear from southeast England to leave a mostly dry and frost free night with clear spells. However, it will be windy in the north, with some showery rain.

Sunday:

Sunday will be largely dry, albeit fresher, with some sunshine. However, patchy rain will affect northwest England, and the north and west of Scotland. Winds easing in the north.

Outlook for Monday to Wednesday:

Changeable. It will often be cloudy with outbreaks of rain spreading eastwards across the British Isles. Windy at times in the north. Patchy frost at first, but generally mild.

Updated at: 0212 on Sat 10 Dec 2016

Outlook for the UK over the next 6-30 days

UK Outlook for Wednesday 14 Dec 2016 to Friday 23 Dec 2016:

As we move through next week we are mostly likely to see a north-west to south-east split developing. During this time periods of wet and windy weather are expected to approach the UK from the west, however their eastward progression at this stage is fairly uncertain. In this type of scenario the most unsettled conditions are likely across the north and west, with drier and brighter weather for southern and eastern areas. It'll be windy at times, with the possibility of gales in the west and northwest, but it will be much less windy further south and east. It'll generally be mild with temperatures above average, however, in between weather systems temperatures will return closer to normal.

Updated at: 1222 on Fri 9 Dec 2016

UK Outlook for Saturday 24 Dec 2016 to Saturday 7 Jan 2017:

There is a good deal of uncertainty for this period as the UK remains in a battleground between higher pressure across the near continent and lower pressure in the Atlantic. The exact orientation of these will dictate conditions across the country. Currently western parts are most likely to see outbreaks of rain at times, along with relatively mild conditions, whilst eastern areas will see drier and perhaps colder conditions. There will probably also be some milder, unsettled interludes though, especially into early January, with the greatest likelihood of changeable conditions in the northwest, giving rain here at times.

Updated at: 1223 on Fri 9 Dec 2016

Weather map

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Weather forecast map for Broad Cairn

Broad Cairn Broad Cairn – Sleet 56.92 -3.2527
Pitlochry Pitlochry – Sunny intervals 56.7045 -3.7283
Dundee Dundee – Sunny intervals 56.4621 -2.9692
Aberlour Aberlour – Cloudy 57.4751 -3.2155
Aberdeen Aberdeen – Sunny intervals 57.1498 -2.0927
Strathyre Strathyre – Sunny intervals 56.3257 -4.3234
Edinburgh Edinburgh – Sunny intervals 55.9533 -3.1868
Fort William Fort William – Heavy shower day 56.8199 -5.104
Glasgow Glasgow – Sunny intervals 55.8643 -4.2505
Craig Craig – Cloudy 57.4889 -5.2754
Lairg Lairg – Sunny intervals 58.0223 -4.401
Biggar Biggar – Sunny intervals 55.6234 -3.5226
Berwick-upon-Tweed Berwick-upon-Tweed – Sunny day 55.7702 -2.0038
Ullapool Ullapool – Sunny intervals 57.8956 -5.16
Jedburgh Jedburgh – Sunny intervals 55.4777 -2.5534
Wick (Highland) Wick (Highland) – Sunny intervals 58.4392 -3.0922
Cumnock Cumnock – Sunny intervals 55.4535 -4.2645
Tarbert Tarbert – Sunny intervals 55.87 -5.42
Portree Portree – Light shower day 57.4127 -6.1949
Durness Durness – Sunny day 58.567 -4.75

Location Details

Broad Cairn

Location: 56.92, -3.2527

Altitude: 998.0 m above mean sea level

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