Close window
Weather warnings may have been issued

Balmoral Castle

  • Light rain 11 °C 3 °C
  • Light rain 11 °C 8 °C
  • Cloudy 15 °C 11 °C
  • Cloudy 13 °C 10 °C
  • Cloudy 13 °C 11 °C
  • Light rain 14 °C 11 °C
  • Light rain 14 °C 9 °C
Now 11:00 12:00 13:00 14:00 15:00 16:00 17:00 18:00 19:00 20:00 21:00 22:00 23:00
Light rain Light rain Light rain Light rain Light rain Light rain Light rain Light rain Light rain Overcast Overcast Cloudy Cloudy Partly cloudy night
60% 60% 60% 60% 60% 60% 60% 60% 50% 10% 10% 10% 10% <5%
Temperature (°C)
10 ° 10 ° 10 ° 10 ° 10 ° 10 ° 10 ° 10 ° 9 ° 9 ° 9 ° 9 ° 9 ° 8 °
Show detail Show detail
Feels like temperature (°C) Expand
9 ° 9 ° 10 ° 10 ° 9 ° 8 ° 8 ° 9 ° 9 ° 9 ° 9 ° 9 ° 8 ° 7 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) Expand
NNE 3 6 N 3 5 NNE 2 4 N 3 6 NNW 5 9 NNW 7 14 NNW 6 13 NNW 5 11 NNW 4 10 WNW 2 7 WSW 2 5 WNW 2 4 WSW 2 5 WSW 4 9
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
G VG G G G G G G VG VG VG VG VG VG
Humidity Expand
95% 92% 93% 92% 91% 91% 92% 92% 92% 91% 92% 93% 94% 94%
UV index Expand
1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1
Sunrise: 06:55 Sunset: 19:16 Moon phase: New Air pollution: 2
00:00 01:00 02:00 03:00 04:00 05:00 06:00 07:00 08:00 09:00 10:00 11:00 12:00 13:00 14:00 15:00 16:00 17:00 18:00 19:00 20:00 21:00 22:00 23:00
Clear night Clear night Clear night Clear night Clear night Clear night Clear night Partly cloudy night Sunny day Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Light rain Light rain Light rain Light rain Heavy rain Light rain Overcast Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Mist Partly cloudy night
<5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% 10% 10% 50% 50% 60% 60% 80% 50% 10% 10% 10% 10% 20% <5%
Temperature (°C)
7 ° 6 ° 6 ° 5 ° 4 ° 4 ° 4 ° 4 ° 6 ° 8 ° 9 ° 10 ° 10 ° 10 ° 10 ° 10 ° 10 ° 10 ° 10 ° 10 ° 10 ° 10 ° 10 ° 10 °
Show detail Show detail
Feels like temperature (°C) Expand
5 ° 5 ° 4 ° 4 ° 3 ° 3 ° 3 ° 3 ° 5 ° 6 ° 8 ° 8 ° 9 ° 9 ° 8 ° 8 ° 8 ° 8 ° 9 ° 9 ° 9 ° 9 ° 9 ° 8 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) Expand
WSW 5 11 WSW 5 10 WSW 3 7 W 2 6 S 1 3 SSE 1 4 E 2 4 SSE 2 4 SSE 4 8 SSE 5 13 SSE 7 14 SSE 8 16 SSE 8 19 SE 8 19 SSE 11 24 SSE 12 26 SSE 12 26 SSE 11 23 SSE 9 19 SSE 9 20 SSE 7 16 SSE 6 14 SSE 6 12 SSE 6 12
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG G G M G G VG G G P G
Humidity Expand
93% 91% 91% 92% 93% 94% 93% 93% 91% 89% 87% 84% 84% 84% 84% 85% 88% 90% 92% 93% 94% 95% 95% 96%
UV index Expand
1 1 1 1 2 2 1 1 1 1 1 1
Sunrise: 06:57 Sunset: 19:13 Moon phase: New Air pollution: 2
00:00 01:00 04:00 07:00 10:00 13:00 16:00 19:00 22:00
Partly cloudy night Partly cloudy night Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Overcast Overcast Cloudy
<5% <5% 20% <5% <5% <5% 10% 10% 10%
Temperature (°C)
9 ° 9 ° 9 ° 9 ° 13 ° 15 ° 14 ° 14 ° 13 °
Show detail Show detail
Feels like temperature (°C) Expand
8 ° 8 ° 8 ° 8 ° 12 ° 14 ° 13 ° 12 ° 11 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) Expand
S 5 9 S 5 10 SE 5 11 SE 5 9 SE 6 12 S 8 17 SSE 10 21 S 10 21 SSE 11 23
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
G G M G VG VG G G G
Humidity Expand
95% 95% 97% 95% 87% 79% 88% 92% 93%
UV index Expand
1 2 1 1
Sunrise: 06:59 Sunset: 19:10 Moon phase: New Air pollution: 2
01:00 04:00 07:00 10:00 13:00 16:00 19:00 22:00
Cloudy Cloudy Light rain Light rain Cloudy Cloudy Light rain Cloudy
10% 10% 40% 40% 20% 10% 50% 20%
Temperature (°C)
13 ° 12 ° 11 ° 12 ° 13 ° 13 ° 12 ° 11 °
Show detail Show detail
Feels like temperature (°C) Expand
11 ° 10 ° 9 ° 10 ° 11 ° 12 ° 11 ° 11 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) Expand
SSE 11 23 S 12 23 SSE 11 22 SSE 10 23 SSE 10 19 SSE 7 16 ESE 5 11 ESE 5 9
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
G VG G G G VG M M
Humidity Expand
91% 89% 90% 87% 84% 86% 93% 95%
UV index Expand
1 2 1
Sunrise: 07:01 Sunset: 19:08 Moon phase: New Air pollution: 2
01:00 04:00 07:00 10:00 13:00 16:00 19:00 22:00
Cloudy Mist Cloudy Overcast Light rain Cloudy Overcast Cloudy
20% 20% 10% 20% 40% 10% 20% 10%
Temperature (°C)
11 ° 11 ° 10 ° 12 ° 13 ° 13 ° 12 ° 12 °
Show detail Show detail
Feels like temperature (°C) Expand
10 ° 10 ° 9 ° 11 ° 12 ° 12 ° 11 ° 11 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) Expand
ESE 4 8 S 4 9 S 4 9 SSW 5 12 SE 6 15 ESE 7 16 ESE 7 14 ESE 7 13
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
M P M G G M G M
Humidity Expand
96% 96% 96% 93% 91% 93% 95% 96%
UV index Expand
1 2 1
Sunrise: 07:03 Sunset: 19:05 Moon phase: Waxing crescent Air pollution: 3
01:00 04:00 07:00 10:00 13:00 16:00 19:00 22:00
Cloudy Cloudy Light rain Light rain Light rain Light rain Light rain Light rain
10% 20% 40% 50% 50% 50% 50% 50%
Temperature (°C)
12 ° 11 ° 11 ° 12 ° 14 ° 13 ° 12 ° 12 °
Show detail Show detail
Feels like temperature (°C) Expand
11 ° 10 ° 10 ° 10 ° 11 ° 11 ° 10 ° 9 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) Expand
SE 7 13 SE 8 15 SSE 8 16 SE 11 22 SE 13 27 SE 14 28 SE 14 27 SE 15 29
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
M M M M M M M M
Humidity Expand
95% 96% 96% 94% 92% 93% 94% 95%
UV index Expand
1 2 1
Sunrise: 07:05 Sunset: 19:02 Moon phase: Waxing crescent
01:00 04:00 07:00 10:00 13:00 16:00 19:00 22:00
Light rain Light rain Light rain Light rain Light rain Light shower day Light shower night Light rain
50% 50% 50% 50% 50% 40% 50% 50%
Temperature (°C)
12 ° 12 ° 12 ° 12 ° 13 ° 13 ° 12 ° 12 °
Show detail Show detail
Feels like temperature (°C) Expand
9 ° 9 ° 9 ° 10 ° 10 ° 10 ° 9 ° 9 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) Expand
SE 15 30 SE 15 29 SE 15 29 SE 16 32 SSE 17 34 SSE 16 32 SE 16 31 SSE 15 30
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
M M M M M M M M
Humidity Expand
95% 95% 95% 94% 92% 92% 93% 94%
UV index Expand
1 2 1
Sunrise: 07:07 Sunset: 18:59 Moon phase: Waxing crescent

Issued at:

Forecast Summary

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

Grampian

Headline:

Cloudy with outbreaks of rain

Today:

A cloudy day with outbreaks of rain, the rain persistent and occasionally heavy, especially this afternoon. Perhaps some drier, brighter conditions reaching the far southwest of Aberdeenshire later this afternoon. Light winds. Maximum temperature 14 °C.

Tonight:

Cloud and rain gradually clearing east this evening to leave a dry night with clear spells developing. With light winds a chilly night is expected with mist and patchy fog. Minimum temperature 2 °C.

Friday:

A bright morning with sunny spells, the best of these across the north and east. However cloud increases from the west with patchy mainly light rain later. Freshening southerly winds. Maximum temperature 15 °C.

Outlook for Saturday to Monday:

Bright and rather warm on Saturday with strong southerly winds. Sunday and Monday however look mostly cloudy with outbreaks of rain and occasionally strong southerly or southeasterly winds.

Updated: 03:30 on Thu 21 Sep 2017 BST

UK forecast for the next 5 days

Headline:

Rain in the west moving east later.

Today:

Morning wind and rain in Scotland, Wales and western England will move eastwards, leaving brighter weather behind it later. Eastern England will be dry and bright all morning but become cloudier later. Northern Ireland will have sunshine and showers.

Tonight:

Rain in central England will move further east and then clear, leaving the UK with a mainly dry, clear and cold night. A few mist and fog patches will form.

Friday:

Morning mist patches may be slow to clear but it will become dry and bright in the east. Rain in Northern Ireland will move into Scotland, Wales and western England.

Outlook for Saturday to Monday:

Saturday will be bright and breezy for most, and windy in the northwest. Sunday and Monday are likely to be wet in the west, but largely dry in the east.

Updated: 04:13 on Thu 21 Sep 2017 BST

Outlook for the UK over the next 6-30 days

UK Outlook for Monday 25 Sep 2017 to Wednesday 4 Oct 2017:

Next week there will be plenty of dry weather, but there will be light rain for a time. It will be rather warm during the day time, but it is likely to be chilly at night with some mist or fog patches possible, which may last well into the morning on some days. The second half of the week will be more unsettled with wet and windy weather more likely in the northwest, with a risk of gales or perhaps severe gales. The best of the drier and brighter weather will be in the southeast. Into the start of October there is an increased chance of all parts seeing the unsettled conditions, with rain and stronger winds likely at times.

UK Outlook for Thursday 5 Oct 2017 to Thursday 19 Oct 2017:

Through early October there is considerable uncertainty in the forecast. It will be changeable, with the northwest likely to see more unsettled conditions with strong winds or gales possible, with perhaps more settled interludes in the southeast. Temperatures will be close to or slightly above normal. However, there will be some chilly nights with early morning mist and fog as well as an increased chance of frost, most likely in the north.

Updated: 04:13 on Thu 21 Sep 2017 BST

Follow us on

Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, Instagram, or Snapchat Facebook Follow @metoffice on Twitter YouTube Instagram Snapchat