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Altnaharra SAWS

  • Cloudy 13 °C

    6 °C

  • Cloudy 14 °C

    5 °C

  • Sunny intervals 15 °C

    5 °C

  • Sunny day 15 °C

    3 °C

  • Sunny day 15 °C

    2 °C

  • Sunny intervals 14 °C

    3 °C

  • Sunny day 15 °C

    3 °C

Saturday (29 April 2017)
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Sunrise: 05:30 Sunset: 21:02 Moon phase: Waxing crescent Air pollution: 3
Sunday (30 April 2017)
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Sunrise: 05:27 Sunset: 21:04 Moon phase: Waxing crescent Air pollution: 4
Monday (1 May 2017)
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Sunrise: 05:25 Sunset: 21:06 Moon phase: Waxing crescent Air pollution: 4
Tuesday (2 May 2017)
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Sunrise: 05:22 Sunset: 21:08 Moon phase: Waxing crescent Air pollution: 3
Wednesday (3 May 2017)
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Sunrise: 05:20 Sunset: 21:11 Moon phase: First quarter Air pollution: 4
Thursday (4 May 2017)
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Sunrise: 05:17 Sunset: 21:13 Moon phase: First quarter
Friday (5 May 2017)
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E 4 8 E 3 7 E 4 8 E 6 14 E 9 20 E 10 21 E 8 18 SE 6 16
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
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Sunrise: 05:15 Sunset: 21:15 Moon phase: First quarter

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Forecast Summary

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

Regional Forecast for Highlands & Eilean Siar

Headline:

A mainly dry day with some sunshine. Scattered light showers.

Today:

A mainly dry and bright day with some sunshine at times. One or two mainly light showers are possible but will be well scattered. Quite warm, but cooler around coasts facing the freshening southeast winds, these strong over the Isles. Maximum temperature 15 °C.

Tonight:

Staying mainly dry with some clear spells. Cloudier over Caithness, where there could still be a very light shower. Generally windy but locally chilly in well sheltered spots. Minimum temperature 4 °C.

Sunday:

A dry day and while starting rather cloudy in the northeast, it will be a mainly sunny day. Warmer again but Caithness and East Sutherland colder in strong southeast winds. Maximum temperature 16 °C.

Outlook for Monday to Wednesday:

Staying fine and dry wiith some sunshine at times. Still quite windy on Monday and early Tuesday then lighter winds. Turning warmer, especially in the west.

Updated: 04:00 on Sat 29 Apr 2017 BST

UK forecast for the next 5 days

Headline:

Dry today with warm sunny spells

Today:

Most places will stay dry all day, with sunny spells, particularly in the south. It will become windy in the west, though it will feel warmer than in recent days. A few showers will affect Northern Ireland and Scotland.

Tonight:

It will be dry, mild and breezy overnight so mist and fog are only likely in the Scottish Mountains. Rain will arrive in the far south-west late in the night.

Sunday:

Tomorrow will be windy everywhere. The rain in the southwest will gradually spread into south Wales and southern England but northern and eastern parts will stay dry and often sunny.

Outlook for Monday to Wednesday:

The bank holiday will be wet for many, including heavy showers in the south. Scotland is likely to stay dry with sunshine. Tuesday and Wednesday will be drier and warmer.

Updated: 02:10 on Sat 29 Apr 2017 BST

Outlook for the UK over the next 6-30 days

UK Outlook for Wednesday 3 May 2017 to Friday 12 May 2017:

It will be largely fine and dry on Wednesday and Thursday, with bright or sunny spells likely. A few light showers are possible in the south, but it will be warm, or very warm in the west. Then from Friday onwards we are likely to see high pressure dominate. Easterly winds will develop, with largely dry and settled weather prevailing, and increasing amounts of sunshine. The settled weather is also likely to bring rather warm temperatures, especially during the sunnier interludes. It will feel cooler along eastern coasts however, and there will be the risk of sea fog at times here too. Some isolated showers may also be possible, again in the south or southwest.

UK Outlook for Friday 12 May 2017 to Friday 26 May 2017:

Heading into the middle of May, continued dry and settled weather remains most probable. There may however be some occasional wetter interludes though, with the south most likely to see these. Temperatures are likely to remain above average for the time of year, and they will possibly become very warm at times. It will also likely continue to be drier than average.

Updated: 02:10 on Sat 29 Apr 2017 BST

Location details

Altnaharra SAWS

Location: 58.288, -4.442
Altitude: 81.0 m above mean sea level

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