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Na Gruagaichean weather

  • Heavy snow -2 °C

    -8 °C

  • Light snow shower day -4 °C

    -9 °C

  • Light snow -5 °C

    -7 °C

  • Overcast -4 °C

    -6 °C

  • Heavy snow shower day -4 °C

    -8 °C

  • Heavy snow -4 °C

    -7 °C

  • Heavy snow -5 °C

    -9 °C

Wednesday (Wednesday 16 January 2019)
Now 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
Heavy snow Heavy snow Heavy snow Heavy snow Heavy snow Heavy snow Heavy snow Heavy snow shower day Light snow Heavy snow Heavy snow Heavy snow Heavy snow Heavy snow Heavy snow shower night Light snow shower night Light snow shower night Light snow shower night
90% 90% 90% 90% 90% 90% 90% 70% 60% 80% 90% 90% 80% 90% 60% 40% 40% 40%
Temperature (°C)
-1 ° -2 ° -2 ° -2 ° -3 ° -3 ° -3 ° -4 ° -4 ° -4 ° -4 ° -4 ° -3 ° -4 ° -5 ° -6 ° -6 ° -7 °
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Feels like temperature (°C)
-9 ° -10 ° -12 ° -11 ° -12 ° -12 ° -12 ° -13 ° -13 ° -13 ° -12 ° -13 ° -12 ° -13 ° -15 ° -17 ° -18 ° -18 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
WSW 26 31 W 31 37 W 35 42 W 33 41 W 31 39 W 31 37 W 31 38 WNW 31 38 WNW 31 37 WNW 29 35 WNW 29 35 WNW 29 36 NW 29 36 NW 31 39 N 36 45 N 38 48 NNW 39 49 NNW 36 45
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
VP VP VP VP VP VP VP M VP VP VP VP P P M M VG VG
Humidity
100% 99% 98% 98% 98% 99% 100% 99% 99% 98% 98% 98% 97% 98% 96% 93% 90% 90%
UV index
1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1
Sunrise: 08:45 Sunset: 16:15 Moon phase: Waxing gibbous Air pollution: 3
Thursday (Thursday 17 January 2019)
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
Light snow shower night Light snow shower night Light snow shower night Light snow shower night Light snow shower night Light snow shower night Light snow shower night Heavy snow shower night Light snow shower night Light snow shower day Light snow shower day Light snow shower day Light snow shower day Light snow shower day Light snow shower day Light snow shower day Light snow shower day Light snow shower night Light snow shower night Light snow shower night Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy
40% 40% 40% 40% 40% 40% 30% 50% 40% 30% 30% 30% 30% 30% 20% 20% 30% 30% 30% 30% <5% <5% 10% 10%
Temperature (°C)
-8 ° -8 ° -8 ° -7 ° -7 ° -7 ° -7 ° -6 ° -6 ° -6 ° -5 ° -5 ° -5 ° -5 ° -5 ° -5 ° -5 ° -5 ° -6 ° -6 ° -6 ° -6 ° -6 ° -6 °
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Feels like temperature (°C)
-19 ° -19 ° -19 ° -19 ° -19 ° -18 ° -18 ° -17 ° -17 ° -16 ° -15 ° -14 ° -14 ° -13 ° -12 ° -12 ° -12 ° -12 ° -11 ° -11 ° -10 ° -10 ° -11 ° -11 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
NNW 36 45 NNW 36 45 NNW 35 44 NW 37 45 NNW 38 46 NNW 37 45 NW 38 46 NNW 39 48 NNW 35 43 NNW 35 42 NNW 32 38 NNW 29 35 NW 25 30 WNW 20 24 WNW 17 20 WNW 17 20 W 15 17 W 13 15 SW 10 12 SW 8 10 S 6 8 SSE 6 8 ESE 6 8 ESE 7 9
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
VG VG G VG G G E G VG VG E E E E E E E VG E E VG E VG VG
Humidity
92% 91% 92% 91% 92% 92% 90% 91% 88% 86% 82% 81% 82% 84% 84% 82% 80% 74% 76% 79% 75% 73% 78% 77%
UV index
1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1
Sunrise: 08:43 Sunset: 16:17 Moon phase: Waxing gibbous Air pollution: 2
Friday (Friday 18 January 2019)
00:00 03:00 06:00 09:00 12:00 15:00 18:00 21:00
Warnings
Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Overcast Light snow Overcast Overcast Cloudy
10% 10% 10% 10% 50% 20% 10% 10%
Temperature (°C)
-6 ° -7 ° -7 ° -7 ° -5 ° -5 ° -6 ° -6 °
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Feels like temperature (°C)
-12 ° -14 ° -14 ° -14 ° -13 ° -13 ° -13 ° -13 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
ESE 9 11 ESE 13 16 ESE 16 21 ESE 17 24 ESE 19 30 ESE 19 30 ESE 19 28 ESE 18 26
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
VG VG VG VG G VG VG VG
Humidity
79% 81% 84% 91% 91% 90% 91% 92%
UV index
1 1 1
Sunrise: 08:42 Sunset: 16:19 Moon phase: Waxing gibbous Air pollution: 2
Saturday (Saturday 19 January 2019)
00:00 03:00 06:00 09:00 12:00 15:00 18:00 21:00
Warnings
Cloudy Cloudy Overcast Overcast Overcast Overcast Cloudy Cloudy
10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10%
Temperature (°C)
-6 ° -6 ° -6 ° -6 ° -5 ° -4 ° -5 ° -5 °
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Feels like temperature (°C)
-13 ° -13 ° -13 ° -12 ° -10 ° -9 ° -9 ° -10 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
ESE 17 25 E 15 23 E 14 20 E 14 19 ESE 10 16 ESE 8 12 ESE 7 10 SE 7 11
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
VG VG VG G G G G G
Humidity
92% 94% 95% 96% 94% 94% 97% 98%
UV index
1 1 1
Sunrise: 08:41 Sunset: 16:21 Moon phase: Full Air pollution: 2
Sunday (Sunday 20 January 2019)
00:00 03:00 06:00 09:00 12:00 15:00 18:00 21:00
Warnings
Cloudy Overcast Light snow Heavy snow Heavy snow shower day Heavy snow shower day Light snow shower night Cloudy
10% 20% 60% 80% 70% 70% 50% 20%
Temperature (°C)
-5 ° -5 ° -5 ° -5 ° -4 ° -4 ° -6 ° -6 °
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Feels like temperature (°C)
-10 ° -11 ° -11 ° -11 ° -11 ° -11 ° -12 ° -13 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
SSE 9 13 S 11 16 SSW 14 20 WSW 16 24 W 17 28 WNW 18 29 W 17 27 W 16 24
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
M M M M G VG VG VG
Humidity
98% 98% 98% 97% 95% 91% 94% 94%
UV index
1 1 1
Sunrise: 08:39 Sunset: 16:23 Moon phase: Full Air pollution: 3
Monday (Monday 21 January 2019)
00:00 03:00 06:00 09:00 12:00 15:00 18:00 21:00
Warnings
Fog Light snow Fog Light snow Light snow Heavy snow Heavy snow Heavy snow
30% 60% 30% 60% 60% 80% 80% 80%
Temperature (°C)
-7 ° -8 ° -7 ° -6 ° -5 ° -4 ° -5 ° -5 °
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Feels like temperature (°C)
-13 ° -14 ° -13 ° -13 ° -11 ° -11 ° -12 ° -12 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
WSW 14 21 SW 12 19 SSW 12 19 S 13 22 S 16 29 S 18 33 SSE 19 36 SSE 20 35
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
VP G VP M G G M M
Humidity
95% 97% 98% 99% 96% 97% 98% 98%
UV index
1 1 1
Sunrise: 08:38 Sunset: 16:25 Moon phase: Full
Tuesday (Tuesday 22 January 2019)
00:00 03:00 06:00 09:00 12:00 15:00 18:00 21:00
Warnings
Heavy snow Heavy snow Heavy snow Heavy snow Heavy snow Light snow Heavy snow Heavy snow
80% 80% 80% 80% 70% 60% 60% 60%
Temperature (°C)
-5 ° -6 ° -6 ° -6 ° -5 ° -5 ° -6 ° -7 °
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Feels like temperature (°C)
-12 ° -12 ° -12 ° -12 ° -11 ° -11 ° -12 ° -12 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
S 17 32 S 16 28 SSW 14 26 SSE 14 26 SSE 13 26 SSE 11 24 SE 11 22 SE 7 19
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
M G G G G VG VG VG
Humidity
98% 98% 97% 97% 96% 97% 98% 100%
UV index
1 1 1
Sunrise: 08:36 Sunset: 16:27 Moon phase: Waning gibbous
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Updated:
Tiree Light shower night 56.497 -6.887
Birmingham Cloudy 52.486 -1.889
Glasgow Light rain 55.864 -4.25
Manchester Overcast 53.479 -2.247
Brighton Overcast 50.822 -0.136
Dover Cloudy 51.126 1.318
Exeter Cloudy 50.718 -3.533
Lincoln Cloudy 53.23 -0.539
Norwich Overcast 52.63 1.299
Peterborough Overcast 52.569 -0.239
Swindon Overcast 51.556 -1.778
York Cloudy 53.962 -1.079
Aberdeen Light rain 57.15 -2.093
Pembroke Cloudy 51.673 -4.908
Ullapool Heavy rain 57.896 -5.16
Inverness Heavy rain 57.478 -4.223
Kendal Heavy rain 54.328 -2.745
Londonderry (Derry) Partly cloudy night 54.995 -7.323
Newtown (Powys) Partly cloudy night 52.512 -3.312
Fort William Heavy rain 56.82 -5.104
Belfast Light shower night 54.596 -5.93
Caernarfon Heavy rain 53.139 -4.273
Camborne Cloudy 50.212 -5.294
Cardiff Partly cloudy night 51.481 -3.178
Dumfries Overcast 55.071 -3.604
Edinburgh Light rain 55.953 -3.187
Lerwick Heavy rain 60.154 -1.143
London Overcast 51.508 -0.125
Newcastle Upon Tyne Light shower night 54.978 -1.616
Pitlochry Cloudy 56.705 -3.728
Southampton Light rain 50.909 -1.403
Stornoway Heavy rain 58.211 -6.384
Wick (Highland) Cloudy 58.439 -3.092
  • Regional
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Regional Forecast for Highlands & Eilean Siar

Headline:

Showers, wintry on hills, then to low levels overnight.

Today:

Early rain and hill snow turns more showery through the morning with snow gradually falling to lower levels. Mostly cloudy, but some bright or sunny spells, best in the east. Heavier rain and hill snow sink southwards in the afternoon. Maximum temperature 6 °C.

Tonight:

Rain and sleet, snow over high ground, clears southwards this evening. Much colder air follows behind with snow showers to low levels, these turning heavy and frequent in places. Minimum temperature -4 °C.

Thursday:

A cold day with plenty of sunshine. A few snow showers, mainly across Caithness and Speyside. Fresh northerly winds will ease through the day. A hard frost overnight. Maximum temperature 4 °C.

Outlook for Friday to Sunday:

Cold and largely dry with light winds Friday and Saturday. Rather cloudy with hard frosts overnight. Some rain, sleet and snow for a time Sunday, with strengthening winds.

Updated: 02:55 on Wed 16 Jan 2019 GMT

UK forecast for the next 5 days

Headline:

Rain clearing eastwards and becoming colder.

Today:

Early often heavy rain across Scotland and northern England will move southeastwards, clearing southeast England later. Colder, brighter conditions with showers will follow, some wintry showers over hills and to lower levels in the north later. Gales in far north.

Tonight:

A cold night with widespread frost and icy patches. Windy, especially in the north with gales. Some showers, with possible snow to lower levels in Scotland, northern England and Wales.

Thursday:

Thursday will start frosty, with icy patches. There will be wintry showers, mainly in the north and east. Otherwise, a sunny but cold day, with winds easing for most.

Outlook for Friday to Sunday:

Into this weekend it will be cold, with overnight frost. Outbreaks of rain and hill snow will move southeastwards at times.

Updated: 03:06 on Wed 16 Jan 2019 GMT

Outlook for the UK over the next 6-30 days

UK Outlook for Sunday 20 Jan 2019 to Tuesday 29 Jan 2019:

Sunday will be cold across the UK, but for many it will be dry; brightest in the southeast. Some light rain or sleet is possible in the southwest at first; then a band of rain, sleet and snow is likely to spread across the northwest later, moving erratically southeast. Overnight frost and freezing fog patches are likely overnight into Monday. Cold weather is likely to continue through mid-week, remaining unsettled and at times windy with fronts spreading southeast across the UK bringing rain, sleet and snow. Snow is most likely over north and eastern areas and over high ground. Similar cold conditions are likely to remain in place until the end of the period, interspersed with brighter showery spells, although these could also be wintry. Overnight frosts will remain likely.

UK Outlook for Wednesday 30 Jan 2019 to Wednesday 13 Feb 2019:

Cold but changeable conditions will be in place at the start of the extended outlook with spells of strong winds and rain, turning to snow at times. Overnight frosts are likely and snow, mainly over higher ground in the north, but with an increased risk to lower levels. The details of any disruptive snow remains uncertain. Milder, wetter interludes are possible, most likely in the south but with these comes an increased risk of snow and ice further north.

Updated: 03:06 on Wed 16 Jan 2019 GMT

Location details

Na Gruagaichean

Location
56.745, -4.938
Altitude
1,055 m above mean sea level

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