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

    Regional forecast for Dumfries, Galloway, Lothian & Borders

    Wintry showers or longer spells of rain on Saturday.

    This Evening and Tonight:

    Scattered wintry showers this evening, mostly across Dumfries and Galloway. Drier towards east Lothians and Borders. Showers merging into longer spells of rain across Galloway towards dawn. Strong to gale force winds. Minimum Temperature 0°C.


    A few showers initially for Lothians and Borders. Rain in Dumfries gradually sweeping over rest of area, before clearing back to showers in the afternoon. Strong to gale force winds. Maximum Temperature 8°C.

    Outlook for Sunday to Tuesday:

    The unsettled weather will continue for Sunday and the beginning of the next week, with rain, this wintry at times even at low levels and strong to gale force winds.

    Updated at: 1443 on Fri 27 Nov 2015

    UK forecast for the next 5 days

    Showers in north, rain elsewhere, turning drier in south later.

    This Evening and Tonight:

    Showers in the far north, with snow over the hills. Rain across much of the remainder of the country, accompanied by some gale force winds. This clears southeastwards by the early hours leaving a generally clear but cold night.


    Showers, wintry over Scotland and higher ground over northern England and Wales, spreading east athrough the day to affect all parts. Very windy with gales possible, severe in exposure.

    Outlook for Sunday to Tuesday:

    Remaining windy with wintry showers over Scotland and Northern Ireland and outbreaks of rain elsewhere. Some chilly nights, especially in the north.

    Updated at: 1453 on Fri 27 Nov 2015

    Outlook for the UK over the next 6-30 days

    UK Outlook for Wednesday 2 Dec 2015 to Friday 11 Dec 2015:

    Wednesday is expected be wet and windy, with weather systems moving in from the Atlantic. This should set the pattern for much of the period, with northern and western areas likely to see the strongest winds, which could reach gale force at times, accompanied by heavy rain. Sleet or hill snow is also possible in the far north. There is likely to be brief periods of drier, more settled weather, although lighter winds and clearer skies give the chance of overnight frosts. The stormy weather is expected to hold on in the north through into the second week of December, with further rain and strong, occasionally gale force winds. Temperatures will average out around normal, but will feel milder in wetter, windier weather and colder in calmer more settled periods.

    UK Outlook for Saturday 12 Dec 2015 to Saturday 26 Dec 2015:

    The wet and windy weather is expected to return to all parts at the start of the period, with the trend for stormier conditions likely to continue into late December. Showers or longer spells of rain should affect most parts as Atlantic weather systems move in from the west, these bringing periods of strong winds or gales. Temperatures are expected to be around average or slightly above, although night time frosts are likely in more settled periods.

    Updated at: 1453 on Fri 27 Nov 2015

    Location Details


    Location: 55.8764, -3.1479

    Altitude: 148m above mean sea level

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