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Temperature (°C)
14 ° 14 °
Feels like temperature (°C)
13 ° 12 °
Precipitation probability
<5% <5%
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
S 10 12 S 10 16
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
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Humidity
86% 88%
UV index
0 0
Sunrise: 06:03 Sunset: 20:51 Moon phase: New Air pollution: 2
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Feels like temperature (°C)
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<5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10%
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
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Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
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Humidity
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UV index
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Sunrise: 06:05 Sunset: 20:48 Moon phase: New Air pollution: 2
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Temperature (°C)
14 ° 14 ° 13 ° 14 ° 14 ° 15 ° 15 ° 14 ° 13 °
Feels like temperature (°C)
12 ° 12 ° 12 ° 12 ° 12 ° 13 ° 13 ° 13 ° 12 °
Precipitation probability
<5% 10% 10% 50% 10% 50% 40% 60% 90%
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
SSE 11 17 SSE 10 15 SSE 10 15 SSE 11 17 SSE 12 18 SSE 13 20 SSE 12 18 SSE 10 15 SSE 10 14
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
VG VG VG VG VG VG VG G M
Humidity
93% 94% 95% 95% 91% 88% 86% 91% 96%
UV index
0 0 0 1 2 3 2 1 0
Sunrise: 06:07 Sunset: 20:46 Moon phase: Waxing crescent Air pollution: 2
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Temperature (°C)
13 ° 13 ° 13 ° 14 ° 15 ° 15 ° 14 ° 13 °
Feels like temperature (°C)
11 ° 11 ° 11 ° 13 ° 14 ° 13 ° 13 ° 11 °
Precipitation probability
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Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
SE 10 15 SE 10 15 SSE 8 12 S 9 15 SSW 11 16 W 9 18 SW 10 17 SW 9 15
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
M VG VG VG VG VG VG VG
Humidity
96% 96% 96% 87% 83% 84% 85% 92%
UV index
0 0 1 2 3 2 1 0
Sunrise: 06:10 Sunset: 20:43 Moon phase: Waxing crescent Air pollution: 2
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Temperature (°C)
13 ° 12 ° 12 ° 14 ° 14 ° 14 ° 14 ° 13 °
Feels like temperature (°C)
11 ° 11 ° 10 ° 11 ° 12 ° 12 ° 11 ° 11 °
Precipitation probability
10% 50% 50% 50% 40% 40% 40% 10%
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
SSW 10 15 SSW 10 16 SSW 13 20 SSW 14 22 SW 14 24 SW 16 27 WSW 17 27 SW 13 21
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
VG G G G VG G VG VG
Humidity
92% 93% 94% 91% 86% 86% 89% 92%
UV index
0 0 1 1 2 2 1 0
Sunrise: 06:12 Sunset: 20:40 Moon phase: Waxing crescent Air pollution: 2
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Cloudy Light rain Heavy shower day Light rain Light shower day Light shower day Light shower day Partly cloudy night
Temperature (°C)
13 ° 13 ° 13 ° 14 ° 14 ° 14 ° 13 ° 13 °
Feels like temperature (°C)
11 ° 10 ° 10 ° 11 ° 12 ° 11 ° 10 ° 9 °
Precipitation probability
10% 50% 60% 60% 50% 40% 40% 10%
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
SW 12 19 SW 13 20 SSW 15 22 SSW 16 25 SW 15 24 WSW 18 28 WSW 20 30 WSW 22 34
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
G M M G G G G G
Humidity
92% 94% 95% 92% 90% 87% 87% 86%
UV index
0 0 1 1 2 2 1 0
Sunrise: 06:14 Sunset: 20:37 Moon phase: Waxing crescent
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Partly cloudy night Partly cloudy night Sunny intervals Light shower day Heavy shower day Heavy shower day Light shower day Partly cloudy night
Temperature (°C)
12 ° 12 ° 12 ° 13 ° 13 ° 13 ° 13 ° 12 °
Feels like temperature (°C)
8 ° 8 ° 8 ° 8 ° 9 ° 9 ° 9 ° 9 °
Precipitation probability
10% 10% 10% 40% 60% 60% 40% 10%
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
WSW 24 36 WSW 25 37 WSW 25 38 W 27 41 W 27 42 W 26 40 W 24 36 W 22 34
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
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Humidity
83% 84% 83% 79% 76% 78% 80% 85%
UV index
0 0 1 2 3 2 1 0
Sunrise: 06:16 Sunset: 20:34 Moon phase: First quarter
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Forecast Summary

Regional Forecast for Highlands & Eilean Siar

Headline:

Largely dry evening and night-time but showers Thursday onwards.

This Evening and Tonight:

A fine evening for most parts, just a few showers over the isles whilst dull rainy conditions over Caithness clear away. Tonight largely dry with clear spells though a few showers in coastal areas, especially isles. Fog patches in glens. Minimum temperature 9 °C.

Thursday:

The west clouds up with showers, these most frequent and heaviest near Atlantic coasts. the east and northeast drier with fewer showers and best of sunny intervals. Light winds. Maximum temperature 19 °C.

Outlook for Friday to Sunday:

Remaining unsettled; often rather cloudy with showers, some prolonged and heavy in west. especially Friday and early Saturday. Later Saturday and Sunday seeing best of dry bright spells.

Updated: 14:43 on Wed 23 Aug 2017 BST

UK forecast for the next 5 days

Headline:

Rain clearing from the northeast. Drier and fresher elsewhere.

This Evening and Tonight:

Rain, which will be heavy at times, will linger over the Northern Isles overnight. Elsewhere it will be dry across much of the UK with clear spells, although a few showers are also expected, mainly in western parts.

Thursday:

England and Wales will be mostly dry and breezy with sunny spells. Showers are likely in parts of Scotland, Northern Ireland and the far west of England.

Outlook for Friday to Sunday:

Across the north and west it will often be breezy with sunshine and showers. Further south and east it will often be dry, with warm sunny spells and lighter winds.

Updated: 15:08 on Wed 23 Aug 2017 BST

Outlook for the UK over the next 6-30 days

UK Outlook for Monday 28 Aug 2017 to Wednesday 6 Sep 2017:

On Monday, a band of thick cloud some outbreaks of rain and strong winds are likely to spread eastwards across the country. The rain will be heaviest in the NW and it may remain dry and warm in the southeast, although there is a small risk of one or two thundery showers continuing. Into next week, we are likely to see unsettled conditions, with spells of wet and windy weather, particularly in the northwest. It will be drier in general across the southeast, although there is a risk of some thundery showers here at times. There may be a longer spell of more settled weather in early September. Temperatures will probably be near normal, though perhaps warm at times in the south.

UK Outlook for Thursday 7 Sep 2017 to Thursday 21 Sep 2017:

During this period, we are most likely to see changeable weather conditions featuring across the United Kingdom. However, there will be some dry and fine weather at times too. On balance spells of rain and strong winds are likely to dominate in the north and west, with drier and brighter weather more common in the south and east. Temperatures will probably remain close to normal for the time of year in most parts, though they may become warm or very warm at times in the south which may generate some thunderstorms.

Updated: 15:08 on Wed 23 Aug 2017 BST