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Plockton

  • Light snow 2 °C

    -1 °C

  • Light snow 3 °C

    -2 °C

  • Heavy rain 5 °C

    3 °C

  • Cloudy 7 °C

    6 °C

  • Light rain 8 °C

    6 °C

  • Heavy rain 9 °C

    5 °C

Friday (Friday 19 January 2018)
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Warnings
Sleet shower Sleet shower Heavy snow shower night Heavy snow shower night Light snow Overcast Cloudy Light snow Heavy snow Light snow Heavy snow Light snow Light snow Mist Light snow Light snow Heavy snow Light snow Sleet shower Light snow Light snow shower night Cloudy Mist Overcast
60% 60% 60% 60% 50% 20% 20% 70% 80% 60% 80% 70% 50% 20% 50% 60% 80% 60% 50% 50% 40% 10% 20% 20%
Temperature (°C)
2 ° 1 ° 1 ° 0 ° 1 ° 1 ° 0 ° 1 ° 0 ° 0 ° 1 ° 1 ° 1 ° 1 ° 1 ° 1 ° 1 ° 1 ° 1 ° 1 ° 1 ° 1 ° 1 ° 1 °
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Feels like temperature (°C) Expand
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Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) Expand
WSW 8 17 W 17 27 WSW 8 12 SW 9 16 SW 10 16 SW 10 17 SW 12 21 SW 9 18 WSW 12 20 SW 8 15 SW 12 20 WSW 10 18 SW 9 17 WSW 11 19 WSW 9 16 SW 9 17 WSW 10 17 SW 8 15 WSW 10 16 WSW 7 14 SW 6 13 SW 6 14 SW 8 15 SW 7 13
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
E M VG M G M VG VG VP VG P P G P VG M P G M G VG E P E
Humidity Expand
91% 94% 96% 98% 97% 96% 96% 92% 97% 93% 94% 94% 93% 94% 92% 92% 94% 93% 93% 94% 91% 90% 92% 89%
UV index Expand
1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1
Sunrise: 08:47 Sunset: 16:21 Moon phase: New Air pollution: 3
Saturday (Saturday 20 January 2018)
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Warnings
Light snow Light snow shower night Cloudy Light snow shower day Sleet shower Cloudy Clear night Cloudy
60% 50% 20% 50% 30% 10% <5% <5%
Temperature (°C)
1 ° 1 ° 1 ° 1 ° 3 ° 3 ° 1 ° 0 °
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Feels like temperature (°C) Expand
-3 ° -3 ° -2 ° -2 ° 0 ° 1 ° -1 ° -2 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) Expand
SW 8 15 SW 8 14 SW 6 10 WNW 6 12 W 6 12 W 5 10 SSW 4 7 SSE 4 6
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
M E VG E E E E E
Humidity Expand
91% 92% 92% 89% 85% 84% 85% 84%
UV index Expand
1 1 1
Sunrise: 08:46 Sunset: 16:23 Moon phase: Waxing crescent Air pollution: 3
Sunday (Sunday 21 January 2018)
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Warnings
Cloudy Cloudy Overcast Overcast Light rain Heavy rain Heavy rain Light rain
10% 10% 10% 20% 60% 80% 80% 50%
Temperature (°C)
0 ° 0 ° 0 ° 2 ° 2 ° 3 ° 5 ° 6 °
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Feels like temperature (°C) Expand
-2 ° -3 ° -3 ° -3 ° -2 ° -1 ° 0 ° 3 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) Expand
ESE 5 9 ESE 6 11 ESE 8 16 SE 11 24 SE 13 26 SSE 13 29 SSW 16 34 WSW 15 31
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
E E VG VG G G M VG
Humidity Expand
87% 83% 79% 74% 80% 86% 88% 84%
UV index Expand
1 1 1
Sunrise: 08:44 Sunset: 16:25 Moon phase: Waxing crescent Air pollution: 3
Monday (Monday 22 January 2018)
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Warnings
Light shower night Light shower night Cloudy Cloudy Light rain Cloudy Light rain Heavy rain
40% 30% 10% 20% 50% 20% 60% 90%
Temperature (°C)
6 ° 6 ° 6 ° 6 ° 7 ° 7 ° 7 ° 7 °
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3 ° 3 ° 2 ° 3 ° 3 ° 3 ° 3 ° 3 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) Expand
WSW 14 30 WSW 13 27 WSW 13 27 WSW 13 27 WSW 14 30 SW 14 29 SSW 17 35 SSW 19 41
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
G G VG VG G VG G P
Humidity Expand
84% 85% 85% 84% 84% 85% 89% 89%
UV index Expand
1 1 1
Sunrise: 08:42 Sunset: 16:27 Moon phase: Waxing crescent Air pollution: 3
Tuesday (Tuesday 23 January 2018)
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Warnings
Heavy rain Light shower night Light shower night Sunny intervals Light shower day Light rain Heavy rain Light rain
70% 40% 40% 10% 40% 60% 80% 60%
Temperature (°C)
8 ° 7 ° 7 ° 7 ° 8 ° 8 ° 8 ° 8 °
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4 ° 3 ° 3 ° 3 ° 4 ° 4 ° 4 ° 4 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) Expand
SW 17 37 WSW 15 31 SW 15 32 SW 13 26 SSW 16 34 SSW 19 38 SSW 20 40 S 21 41
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
G G G VG G G G P
Humidity Expand
87% 87% 86% 86% 88% 90% 93% 92%
UV index Expand
1 1 1
Sunrise: 08:41 Sunset: 16:29 Moon phase: First quarter
Wednesday (Wednesday 24 January 2018)
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Warnings
Heavy rain Heavy rain Heavy rain Heavy rain Heavy rain Heavy shower day Heavy rain Light rain
90% 80% 80% 80% 80% 70% 80% 50%
Temperature (°C)
9 ° 8 ° 8 ° 8 ° 8 ° 8 ° 7 ° 7 °
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Feels like temperature (°C) Expand
5 ° 3 ° 3 ° 3 ° 4 ° 3 ° 3 ° 2 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) Expand
S 28 57 SSW 25 50 SSW 25 52 SSW 27 53 SSW 25 51 SSW 22 42 WSW 18 34 SSW 18 35
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
P G G G G G VG G
Humidity Expand
91% 84% 87% 89% 80% 79% 79% 83%
UV index Expand
1 1 1
Sunrise: 08:39 Sunset: 16:31 Moon phase: First quarter
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Updated:
Tiree Sleet shower 56.497 -6.887
Birmingham Clear night 52.486 -1.889
Glasgow Heavy snow 55.864 -4.25
Manchester Heavy shower night 53.479 -2.247
Brighton Clear night 50.822 -0.136
Dover Clear night 51.126 1.318
Exeter Light rain 50.718 -3.533
Lincoln Partly cloudy night 53.23 -0.539
Norwich Clear night 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 Light snow 57.15 -2.093
Pembroke Heavy shower night 51.673 -4.908
Ullapool Heavy snow 57.896 -5.16
Inverness Clear night 57.478 -4.223
Kendal Partly cloudy night 54.328 -2.745
Londonderry (Derry) Heavy snow 54.995 -7.323
Newtown (Powys) Partly cloudy night 52.512 -3.312
Fort William Sleet shower 56.82 -5.104
Belfast Clear night 54.596 -5.93
Caernarfon Partly cloudy night 53.139 -4.273
Camborne Heavy rain 50.212 -5.294
Cardiff Light shower night 51.481 -3.178
Dumfries Clear night 55.071 -3.604
Edinburgh Light snow shower night 55.953 -3.187
Lerwick Fog 60.154 -1.143
London Clear night 51.508 -0.125
Newcastle Upon Tyne Partly cloudy night 54.978 -1.616
Pitlochry Partly cloudy night 56.705 -3.728
Southampton Cloudy 50.909 -1.403
Stornoway Heavy snow 58.211 -6.384
Wick (Highland) Clear night 58.439 -3.092
  • Regional
  • UK 5 days
  • UK 6-30 days

Regional Forecast for Highlands & Eilean Siar

Headline:

Cold with snow showers.

This Evening and Tonight:

Heavy snow showers will continue through the evening and night, with slight to moderate falls away from immediate west coasts, and heavy snowfalls on western high ground. Some hail and thunder is also possible. Minimum temperature -8 °C.

Friday:

Frequent heavy snow showers in west, some hail and thunder. Slight to moderate snowfalls, heavy on high ground. Fewer showers around Moray Firth, best sunshine towards Nairn. Maximum temperature 2 °C.

Outlook for Saturday to Monday:

Early showers on Saturday otherwise dry and bright. Rain preceded by snow on Sunday, with a thaw later. Brighter with a few showers on Monday.

Updated: 15:31 on Thu 18 Jan 2018 GMT

UK forecast for the next 5 days

Headline:

Wintry showers continuing overnight. A frosty morning.

This Evening and Tonight:

A cold night with showers continuing to move across the UK from the west, these most frequent and wintry in the northwest. It will be driest in the southeast, where there could be some good clear spells. Some icy stretches.

Friday:

An icy start in places, with sunny spells and blustery, wintry showers through the day. The showers will be heaviest across western parts, with further snowfall in the northwest.

Outlook for Saturday to Monday:

Saturday, mainly dry, bright but some rain in the southwest. Overnight and into Sunday turning wet and windy, with snow in parts of the northeast. Milder and unsettled on Monday.

Updated: 15:13 on Thu 18 Jan 2018 GMT

Outlook for the UK over the next 6-30 days

UK Outlook for Tuesday 23 Jan 2018 to Thursday 1 Feb 2018:

Outbreaks of heavy rain will arrive from the west on Tuesday and spread to all areas for a time on Wednesday, with any snow likely restricted to the Scottish mountains. The best of the drier and brighter weather is likely in the southeast. It will stay changeable towards the end of the working week with brighter, but showery periods interspersed with bands of cloud and rain. Again, northwestern parts are likely to see the heaviest rain with snow possible over high ground, and it will be driest in the south and east. Also, it will be windy at times particularly in the northwest. By the beginning of February it is likely to remain changeable and occasionally mild with an increased chance of more settled, colder weather, especially in the south.

UK Outlook for Friday 2 Feb 2018 to Friday 16 Feb 2018:

Through the first half of February the UK's weather is likely to be characterised by a mixture of short-lived spells of unsettled weather interspersed by showery conditions and longer periods of more settled and drier weather. The unsettled spells will bring cloud and rain to parts of the UK and the showery periods may give some snow in the north, especially over high ground. During the settled spells, it is likely to be cold with overnight frost and fog. Temperatures are expected to fluctuate around the average for the time of year.

Updated: 15:13 on Thu 18 Jan 2018 GMT

Location details

Plockton

Location
57.34, -5.651
Altitude
27.0 m above mean sea level

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