Close window
Weather warnings may have been issued

St Andrews

  • Cloudy 3 °C 2 °C
  • Cloudy 4 °C -1 °C
  • Cloudy 3 °C 0 °C
  • Sunny day 5 °C 0 °C
  • Sunny day 3 °C -2 °C
  • Cloudy 4 °C 1 °C
  • Cloudy 7 °C 5 °C
Now 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 Partly cloudy night Partly cloudy night Sunny intervals Cloudy Sunny intervals Sunny intervals Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Overcast Heavy rain Heavy rain Light shower night Cloudy Clear night Clear night
<5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% 10% 10% 20% 80% 80% 40% 10% <5% <5%
Temperature (°C)
-1 ° 0 ° 0 ° 0 ° -1 ° 0 ° 0 ° 1 ° 1 ° 2 ° 2 ° 3 ° 3 ° 3 ° 3 ° 3 ° 3 ° 3 ° 2 ° 3 °
Show detail Show detail
Feels like temperature (°C) Expand
-5 ° -5 ° -5 ° -5 ° -5 ° -4 ° -3 ° -3 ° -2 ° -1 ° -2 ° -2 ° -1 ° -1 ° -1 ° -2 ° -2 ° -2 ° -2 ° -2 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) Expand
WSW 8 19 WSW 9 17 WSW 9 19 WSW 10 20 WSW 9 20 WSW 8 18 WSW 6 15 WSW 8 18 WSW 8 19 SW 8 20 SW 10 21 SW 11 23 SW 11 24 SW 11 23 SSW 12 23 SW 15 26 SW 15 26 WSW 14 26 WSW 13 25 WSW 14 27
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG G G G G G G G G G G G E
Humidity Expand
84% 84% 84% 80% 81% 80% 81% 81% 82% 82% 88% 89% 87% 88% 89% 91% 93% 93% 93% 91%
UV index Expand
1 1 1 1 1 1 1
Sunrise: 08:35 Sunset: 15:34 Moon phase: Third quarter 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 Partly cloudy night Cloudy Light shower night Light rain Light rain Light shower day Cloudy Cloudy Light shower day Cloudy Sunny intervals Sunny intervals Partly cloudy night Cloudy Partly cloudy night Cloudy Partly cloudy night Partly cloudy night Partly cloudy night Partly cloudy night
<5% <5% <5% <5% <5% 10% 40% 60% 60% 40% 20% 10% 30% 10% <5% <5% 10% 10% <5% 10% 10% <5% <5% <5%
Temperature (°C)
3 ° 2 ° 2 ° 2 ° 3 ° 3 ° 4 ° 4 ° 4 ° 3 ° 3 ° 3 ° 3 ° 3 ° 3 ° 2 ° 2 ° 1 ° 1 ° 1 ° 1 ° 1 ° 0 ° 0 °
Show detail Show detail
Feels like temperature (°C) Expand
-2 ° -2 ° -2 ° -2 ° -2 ° -2 ° -1 ° -1 ° -1 ° -1 ° -2 ° -1 ° -2 ° -2 ° -3 ° -3 ° -4 ° -4 ° -4 ° -4 ° -4 ° -5 ° -5 ° -5 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) Expand
WSW 14 27 WSW 13 26 SW 14 27 SW 14 27 SW 14 28 SW 15 28 SW 16 29 SW 17 28 SW 16 28 SW 14 25 WSW 15 26 WSW 15 26 WSW 16 27 WSW 15 24 WSW 15 26 WSW 15 27 WSW 15 26 WSW 15 26 WSW 15 26 WSW 14 25 WSW 13 23 WSW 13 24 WSW 13 23 WSW 13 23
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
E E VG VG VG VG VG G G VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG G G VG VG VG VG VG
Humidity Expand
89% 89% 91% 90% 92% 93% 93% 92% 92% 92% 89% 89% 87% 90% 87% 89% 89% 90% 90% 92% 92% 91% 90% 90%
UV index Expand
1 1 1 1 1 1 1
Sunrise: 08:36 Sunset: 15:34 Moon phase: Third quarter Air pollution: 2
00:00 03:00 06:00 09:00 12:00 15:00 18:00 21:00
Partly cloudy night Partly cloudy night Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Partly cloudy night
<5% <5% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% <5%
Temperature (°C)
0 ° 0 ° 0 ° 0 ° 2 ° 2 ° 1 ° 1 °
Show detail Show detail
Feels like temperature (°C) Expand
-5 ° -5 ° -5 ° -4 ° -1 ° -2 ° -3 ° -4 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) Expand
WSW 13 23 WSW 13 23 WSW 11 18 WSW 8 12 WNW 7 11 NW 9 14 NW 11 17 NW 11 17
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
VG VG M G G G VG VG
Humidity Expand
92% 92% 93% 93% 90% 90% 88% 86%
UV index Expand
1 1 1
Sunrise: 08:37 Sunset: 15:34 Moon phase: Waning crescent Air pollution: 2
00:00 03:00 06:00 09:00 12:00 15:00 18:00 21:00
Partly cloudy night Clear night Partly cloudy night Sunny day Sunny day Sunny day Clear night Clear night
<5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5%
Temperature (°C)
2 ° 3 ° 4 ° 4 ° 5 ° 4 ° 2 ° 2 °
Show detail Show detail
Feels like temperature (°C) Expand
-3 ° -2 ° -1 ° -1 ° 0 ° -1 ° -3 ° -3 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) Expand
NW 13 20 NW 15 22 NW 16 24 NW 15 22 NW 16 23 NW 15 23 WNW 15 22 WNW 14 21
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG
Humidity Expand
87% 85% 83% 85% 79% 81% 84% 84%
UV index Expand
1 1 1
Sunrise: 08:38 Sunset: 15:34 Moon phase: Waning crescent Air pollution: 2
00:00 03:00 06:00 09:00 12:00 15:00 18:00 21:00
Clear night Clear night Clear night Sunny day Sunny day Sunny day Clear night Clear night
<5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5%
Temperature (°C)
1 ° 1 ° 1 ° 1 ° 2 ° 2 ° 0 ° -1 °
Show detail Show detail
Feels like temperature (°C) Expand
-4 ° -4 ° -4 ° -4 ° -2 ° -2 ° -4 ° -5 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) Expand
WNW 14 21 WNW 14 21 WNW 13 20 WNW 12 19 WNW 12 18 WNW 11 16 WNW 10 14 WNW 9 13
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG
Humidity Expand
83% 84% 86% 86% 81% 86% 91% 91%
UV index Expand
1 1 1
Sunrise: 08:39 Sunset: 15:34 Moon phase: Waning crescent Air pollution: 2
00:00 03:00 06:00 09:00 12:00 15:00 18:00 21:00
Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy
<5% 10% 10% 20% 20% 20% 10% 10%
Temperature (°C)
-1 ° -1 ° 0 ° 1 ° 3 ° 3 ° 3 ° 3 °
Show detail Show detail
Feels like temperature (°C) Expand
-5 ° -5 ° -3 ° -2 ° -1 ° -1 ° -1 ° -1 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) Expand
W 8 12 WSW 7 11 SW 8 12 SW 9 14 SW 10 16 WSW 11 16 WSW 10 15 WSW 9 14
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
G G G G G G G G
Humidity Expand
92% 92% 92% 92% 90% 92% 93% 94%
UV index Expand
1 1 1
Sunrise: 08:40 Sunset: 15:34 Moon phase: New
00:00 03:00 06:00 09:00 12:00 15:00 18:00 21:00
Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy
10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 20% 20%
Temperature (°C)
3 ° 3 ° 3 ° 5 ° 6 ° 6 ° 7 ° 6 °
Show detail Show detail
Feels like temperature (°C) Expand
-1 ° -1 ° 0 ° 1 ° 3 ° 3 ° 3 ° 3 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) Expand
WSW 9 14 WSW 9 14 WSW 10 15 SW 12 18 SW 13 21 SW 13 21 SW 13 20 SW 13 19
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
G G G G VG G G VG
Humidity Expand
94% 94% 94% 93% 90% 90% 91% 90%
UV index Expand
1 1 1
Sunrise: 08:41 Sunset: 15:34 Moon phase: New

Issued at:

Forecast Summary

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

Central, Tayside & Fife

Headline:

Cold, dry and bright. Rain, snow and ice overnight.

Today:

A cold, frosty morning with hazy sunshine. High cloud will thicken in the afternoon with rain, and snow over higher ground, spreading into the west. Maximum temperature 3 °C.

Tonight:

Rain and snow spread east this evening, bringing a risk of icy surfaces. This clears early in the night with clear spells developing. Further rain, sleet and snow towards dawn. Minimum temperature -2 °C.

Wednesday:

Rain, sleet and hill snow soon clears this morning to leave a cold, bright day with sunny spells, and wintry showers, these mainly in the west. Breezy around the coast. Maximum temperature 4 °C.

Outlook for Thursday to Saturday:

Remaining cold with overnight frosts. Light winds and mostly dry on Thursday. A few wintry showers and fresh northerly winds on Friday. Becoming drier with lighter winds later on Saturday.

Updated: 03:05 on Tue 12 Dec 2017 GMT

UK forecast for the next 5 days

Headline:

Cold and bright, but rain and hill snow arriving later.

Today:

A very cold start, with severe frost, ice and some freezing fog patches which will be slow to clear. Otherwise bright for many, but turning cloudier and windier in the west with rain and hill snow arriving later.

Tonight:

Locally heavy rain and hill snow will push eastwards overnight, with ice forming over existing snow cover. Some clearer skies, but further rain and hill snow in the west later.

Wednesday:

Windy with spells of heavy, showery rain for most, wintry over northern hills and perhaps to lower levels in the northwest later. Brighter spells in between. Gales in the southwest.

Outlook for Thursday to Saturday:

Sunny spells and blustery showers on Thursday, wintry in places. Colder on Friday and Saturday although showers becoming confined to windward coasts. Frosty overnight with a risk of ice.

Updated: 01:46 on Tue 12 Dec 2017 GMT

Outlook for the UK over the next 6-30 days

UK Outlook for Saturday 16 Dec 2017 to Monday 25 Dec 2017:

Cold northerly winds will bring a mixture of sunshine and wintry showers on Saturday. Showers will mainly be along exposed coasts, with a good deal of sunshine elsewhere. Generally it will feel cold despite the sunshine, with overnight frosts and some icy patches for some. Sunday will probably turn less cold but more unsettled, with strengthening winds, outbreaks of rain, hill snow and cloudier skies. Into the following week, milder conditions will arrive with bands of rain and hill snow interspersed by drier interludes, these most likely in the southeast. It will often be windy with gales possible in exposed parts of the north and west. These conditions will probably continue as we approach Christmas.

UK Outlook for Tuesday 26 Dec 2017 to Tuesday 9 Jan 2018:

Generally changeable conditions look most likely from the start of the period to the end of December. Bands of rain are likely to move across the UK, followed by scattered showers, mainly in the northwest. Showers are likely to turn wintry at times, particularly in the north. It will often be windy with milder than average temperatures most probable. As we head into the start of January, a generally more settled spell of weather could become established. This would likely bring a mixture of colder and drier conditions with brief interludes of milder, wetter and windier weather. Snow is likely at times, especially in northern and central parts of the UK.

Updated: 01:46 on Tue 12 Dec 2017 GMT

Follow us on

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