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Windlestraw Law

  • Sunny day -1 °C

    -3 °C

  • Heavy rain 5 °C

    -2 °C

  • Cloudy 2 °C

    1 °C

  • Fog 6 °C

    4 °C

  • Cloudy 5 °C

    0 °C

  • Cloudy 3 °C

    1 °C

  • Cloudy 4 °C

    0 °C

Saturday (Saturday 16 December 2017)
Now 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
Warnings
Partly cloudy night Cloudy Cloudy Clear night Sunny day Sunny intervals Sunny intervals Sunny day Sunny day Sunny day Sunny day Clear night Clear night Clear night Partly cloudy night Partly cloudy night Partly cloudy night Partly cloudy night Cloudy
<5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5%
Temperature (°C)
-4 ° -3 ° -3 ° -3 ° -3 ° -3 ° -2 ° -2 ° -2 ° -2 ° -2 ° -2 ° -2 ° -2 ° -2 ° -2 ° -2 ° -1 ° -1 °
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Feels like temperature (°C) Expand
-10 ° -10 ° -10 ° -10 ° -10 ° -10 ° -9 ° -9 ° -9 ° -9 ° -9 ° -8 ° -9 ° -8 ° -8 ° -8 ° -7 ° -7 ° -7 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) Expand
W 12 23 W 14 23 W 18 26 W 17 25 WNW 18 25 WNW 18 27 NW 19 29 WNW 19 27 WNW 17 24 WNW 18 27 WNW 16 23 W 16 22 W 15 21 W 14 19 W 13 18 WSW 12 17 WSW 11 16 WSW 13 19 WSW 16 23
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
VG VG VG VG VG VG G G G VG G G M M M M M VG VG
Humidity Expand
92% 88% 91% 87% 86% 85% 87% 87% 87% 83% 85% 84% 86% 88% 89% 88% 87% 86% 86%
UV index Expand
1 1 1 1 1 1 1
Sunrise: 08:36 Sunset: 15:39 Moon phase: Waning crescent Air pollution: 2
Sunday (Sunday 17 December 2017)
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
Warnings
Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Drizzle Light rain Sleet shower Drizzle Heavy rain Heavy rain Heavy rain Light rain Drizzle Sunny intervals Sunny intervals Partly cloudy night Cloudy Partly cloudy night Cloudy Partly cloudy night Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy
<5% 10% 10% 10% 20% 40% 60% 60% 40% 90% 90% 90% 60% 30% 10% 10% <5% <5% <5% 10% <5% <5% <5% <5%
Temperature (°C)
-1 ° 0 ° 0 ° 1 ° 0 ° 0 ° 1 ° 1 ° 2 ° 2 ° 3 ° 3 ° 4 ° 4 ° 3 ° 2 ° 2 ° 1 ° 1 ° 1 ° 1 ° 1 ° 1 ° 1 °
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Feels like temperature (°C) Expand
-7 ° -7 ° -6 ° -6 ° -7 ° -7 ° -7 ° -6 ° -5 ° -5 ° -5 ° -4 ° -3 ° -3 ° -4 ° -5 ° -6 ° -6 ° -6 ° -7 ° -7 ° -6 ° -6 ° -6 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) Expand
WSW 18 25 SW 19 27 SW 21 29 SSW 24 33 SSW 26 35 SSW 28 38 SSW 29 40 SSW 28 39 SW 28 40 SW 33 46 WSW 35 49 WSW 34 49 WSW 34 48 W 35 49 WNW 36 49 WNW 34 48 WNW 32 46 WNW 31 44 WNW 31 45 WNW 32 45 WNW 31 43 WNW 28 40 WNW 26 37 WNW 25 36
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
E E VG VG M P VP VP VP VP VP VP VP P VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG
Humidity Expand
86% 85% 84% 87% 94% 96% 98% 98% 97% 96% 97% 98% 99% 98% 93% 92% 91% 90% 91% 92% 92% 92% 93% 92%
UV index Expand
1 1 1 1 1 1 1
Sunrise: 08:37 Sunset: 15:39 Moon phase: New Air pollution: 2
Monday (Monday 18 December 2017)
00:00 03:00 06:00 09:00 12:00 15:00 18:00 21:00
Warnings
Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Mist
10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 20%
Temperature (°C)
0 ° 0 ° 0 ° -1 ° 1 ° 1 ° 2 ° 3 °
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Feels like temperature (°C) Expand
-6 ° -6 ° -6 ° -5 ° -4 ° -4 ° -4 ° -3 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) Expand
WNW 22 32 W 17 24 W 15 22 WSW 10 15 SW 14 21 SW 17 25 SW 19 29 SW 21 32
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
VG G VG G VG G G P
Humidity Expand
91% 93% 92% 95% 94% 94% 95% 97%
UV index Expand
1 1 1
Sunrise: 08:37 Sunset: 15:39 Moon phase: New Air pollution: 2
Tuesday (Tuesday 19 December 2017)
00:00 03:00 06:00 09:00 12:00 15:00 18:00 21:00
Warnings
Mist Fog Fog Fog Fog Mist Fog Fog
20% 20% 20% 20% 20% 20% 20% 20%
Temperature (°C)
4 ° 4 ° 5 ° 5 ° 6 ° 6 ° 6 ° 6 °
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Feels like temperature (°C) Expand
-2 ° -1 ° 0 ° 0 ° 1 ° 1 ° 1 ° 1 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) Expand
SW 21 31 SW 20 31 SW 20 31 SW 21 32 SW 22 35 SW 23 37 SW 25 40 SW 26 41
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
P VP VP VP VP P VP VP
Humidity Expand
98% 98% 98% 98% 98% 98% 98% 98%
UV index Expand
1 1 1
Sunrise: 08:38 Sunset: 15:40 Moon phase: New Air pollution: 2
Wednesday (Wednesday 20 December 2017)
00:00 03:00 06:00 09:00 12:00 15:00 18:00 21:00
Warnings
Fog Drizzle Mist Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy
30% 40% 20% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10%
Temperature (°C)
6 ° 6 ° 5 ° 4 ° 4 ° 3 ° 2 ° 2 °
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Feels like temperature (°C) Expand
1 ° 1 ° 0 ° -1 ° -1 ° -1 ° -3 ° -4 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) Expand
SW 25 41 WSW 22 36 WSW 18 28 W 15 23 W 15 23 WSW 14 22 WSW 17 25 WSW 17 26
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
VP M P G G G G G
Humidity Expand
98% 97% 96% 96% 94% 95% 95% 95%
UV index Expand
1 1 1
Sunrise: 08:39 Sunset: 15:40 Moon phase: New Air pollution: 2
Thursday (Thursday 21 December 2017)
00:00 03:00 06:00 09:00 12:00 15:00 18:00 21:00
Warnings
Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy
10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10%
Temperature (°C)
1 ° 1 ° 1 ° 1 ° 2 ° 2 ° 2 ° 2 °
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Feels like temperature (°C) Expand
-4 ° -4 ° -4 ° -5 ° -3 ° -4 ° -4 ° -4 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) Expand
WSW 18 27 WSW 18 28 WSW 18 28 WSW 19 28 WSW 20 32 WSW 21 33 WSW 22 34 WSW 22 35
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
95% 95% 94% 95% 93% 93% 94% 95%
UV index Expand
1 1 1
Sunrise: 08:39 Sunset: 15:41 Moon phase: Waxing crescent
Friday (Friday 22 December 2017)
00:00 03:00 06:00 09:00 12:00 15:00 18:00 21:00
Warnings
Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Overcast Cloudy Fog Fog Fog
10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 20% 20% 20%
Temperature (°C)
2 ° 2 ° 3 ° 3 ° 4 ° 3 ° 3 ° 1 °
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Feels like temperature (°C) Expand
-4 ° -4 ° -3 ° -2 ° -1 ° -1 ° -2 ° -2 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) Expand
WSW 23 36 WSW 23 36 WSW 22 35 W 22 34 W 21 35 W 16 29 W 15 27 W 9 20
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
G G G G G VP VP VP
Humidity Expand
94% 96% 96% 96% 95% 96% 97% 99%
UV index Expand
1 1 1
Sunrise: 08:40 Sunset: 15:41 Moon phase: Waxing crescent
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Updated: 04:00 on Sat 16 Dec 2017 GMT
Tiree Partly cloudy night 56.497 -6.887
Birmingham Clear night 52.486 -1.889
Glasgow Partly cloudy night 55.864 -4.25
Manchester Fog 53.479 -2.247
Brighton Clear night 50.822 -0.136
Dover Clear night 51.126 1.318
Exeter Clear night 50.718 -3.533
Lincoln Clear night 53.23 -0.539
Norwich Cloudy 52.63 1.299
Peterborough Clear night 52.569 -0.239
Swindon Clear night 51.556 -1.778
York Clear night 53.962 -1.079
Aberdeen Partly cloudy night 57.15 -2.093
Pembroke Partly cloudy night 51.673 -4.908
Ullapool Heavy shower night 57.896 -5.16
Inverness Cloudy 57.478 -4.223
Kendal Cloudy 54.328 -2.745
Londonderry (Derry) Partly cloudy night 54.995 -7.323
Newtown (Powys) Mist 52.512 -3.312
Fort William Cloudy 56.82 -5.104
Belfast Clear night 54.596 -5.93
Caernarfon Partly cloudy night 53.139 -4.273
Camborne Overcast 50.212 -5.294
Cardiff Clear night 51.481 -3.178
Dumfries Partly cloudy night 55.071 -3.604
Edinburgh Clear night 55.953 -3.187
Lerwick Mist 60.154 -1.143
London Clear night 51.508 -0.125
Newcastle Upon Tyne Clear night 54.978 -1.616
Pitlochry Partly cloudy night 56.705 -3.728
Southampton Clear night 50.909 -1.403
Stornoway Partly cloudy night 58.211 -6.384
Wick (Highland) Cloudy 58.439 -3.092
  • Regional
  • UK 5 days
  • UK 6-30 days

Regional Forecast for Dumfries, Galloway, Lothian & Borders

Headline:

Showery initially in west, otherwise dry and bright.

Today:

Some early icy patches. Occasional showers of rain and hill snow early to mid-morning across dumfries and Galloway. Otherwise it will be a largely dry and bright day. Maximum temperature 4 °C.

Tonight:

Mainly dry for the evening with clear spells bringing further ice. Cloud thickening from the west overnight with rain expected towards dawn, as winds back to the south and strengthen. Minimum temperature -3 °C.

Sunday:

Broad band of rain at first, locally heavy in far west. Rain clearing east around mid-day, with dry and bright conditions following for afternoon, as the fresh winds veer northwest. Maximum temperature 10 °C.

Outlook for Monday to Wednesday:

Much milder than the week passed. West rather cloudy with some patchy rain. Central and east mainly dry, occasionally bright.

Updated: 03:21 on Sat 16 Dec 2017 GMT

UK forecast for the next 5 days

Headline:

A cold start to the weekend, but milder next week.

Today:

Most will be dry with sunny spells, after a frosty, locally icy start. A few wintry showers across northern Scotland and perhaps North Sea coasts at first. Showery rain will move from Northern Ireland in to Wales and western England.

Tonight:

Generally fairly cloudy across the west, with patchy rain and less cold than recent nights. Some frost again further to the east, and a risk of freezing fog by dawn.

Sunday:

Frost and fog will slowly lift, then dry and bright for a time. Occasionally heavy rain in the northwest will move southeast, along with milder, but windier conditions.

Outlook for Monday to Wednesday:

Turning milder for all parts, though with a good deal of cloud. Fog will likely affect western hills and perhaps develop overnight across parts of the south.

Updated: 01:23 on Sat 16 Dec 2017 GMT

Outlook for the UK over the next 6-30 days

UK Outlook for Wednesday 20 Dec 2017 to Friday 29 Dec 2017:

In the run up to Christmas it is most probable that the UK should see temperatures return near to or above average for the time of year, with a north-south split developing. In northern parts of the UK the weather is likely to be changeable with strong winds and rain or showers; as well as drier, brighter interludes. Across the south of the UK it will be drier and more settled although probably rather cloudy. Any rain will only be a brief interruption and any breaks in the cloud cover will give foggy or frosty overnight conditions. Over the Christmas period the north-south split looks mostly likely to begin to break down with unsettled, often windy, conditions developing thereafter, with any snow most likely across the north of the UK.

UK Outlook for Saturday 30 Dec 2017 to Saturday 13 Jan 2018:

Through the final days of December, and perhaps the start of January, it is likely to be unsettled and often windy across much of the UK. Temperatures will be near to or below average and snow is likely, at times, especially across northern parts of the country. Through the first half of January a gradual reduction in the frequency of Atlantic westerlies seems most likely, this will be coupled with an increase in the frequency of colder and drier periods, although confidence is low at this stage. Milder, wetter, and windier spells should become more short-lived during this period with the colder and drier spells of weather bringing an increased likelihood of overnight frost and fog, as well as some snow, wintry showers, and below-average temperatures.

Updated: 01:23 on Sat 16 Dec 2017 GMT

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Windlestraw Law

Location
55.678, -2.999
Altitude
659.0 m above mean sea level

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