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Fort William weather

  • Light rain 5 °C

    -1 °C

  • Light snow 2 °C

    -4 °C

  • Mist 3 °C

    -3 °C

  • Cloudy 2 °C

    1 °C

  • Heavy rain 8 °C

    4 °C

  • Light shower day 6 °C

    1 °C

  • Sunny intervals 5 °C

    -1 °C

Monday (Monday 21 January 2019)
Now 14:00 15:00 16:00 17:00 18:00 19:00 20:00 21:00 22:00 23:00
Warnings
Light shower day Light rain Heavy rain Heavy rain Heavy rain Heavy rain Heavy rain Heavy rain Heavy rain Heavy rain Light shower night
40% 70% ≥95% ≥95% 90% ≥95% 90% 80% 70% 80% 50%
Temperature (°C)
5 ° 4 ° 4 ° 3 ° 3 ° 3 ° 3 ° 3 ° 3 ° 3 ° 2 °
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Feels like temperature (°C)
2 ° 0 ° -1 ° -2 ° -2 ° -2 ° 0 ° 0 ° 1 ° 1 ° -1 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
S 11 31 S 14 30 S 17 34 SSW 14 29 S 15 32 S 15 31 SW 8 18 SW 7 16 SW 5 13 SW 4 12 WSW 6 12
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
VG M M M G M G VG VG VG G
Humidity
76% 87% 90% 95% 92% 94% 91% 92% 89% 90% 93%
UV index
1 1 1 1
Sunrise: 08:39 Sunset: 16:25 Moon phase: Full Air pollution: 3
Tuesday (Tuesday 22 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 shower night Sleet shower Light snow Cloudy Partly cloudy night Light snow shower night Light snow shower night Light snow shower night Light snow Light snow Light snow Cloudy Sunny intervals Light snow shower day Light snow shower day Cloudy Cloudy Partly cloudy night Partly cloudy night Partly cloudy night Mist Mist Mist Mist
50% 50% 60% 10% 10% 30% 30% 30% 60% 60% 60% 20% 10% 40% 40% 10% 10% 10% 10% <5% 10% 10% 10% 10%
Temperature (°C)
2 ° 1 ° 2 ° 1 ° 0 ° 1 ° 1 ° 1 ° 1 ° 0 ° 1 ° 1 ° 2 ° 1 ° 1 ° 1 ° 1 ° 0 ° 0 ° -1 ° -1 ° -1 ° -2 ° -1 °
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Feels like temperature (°C)
0 ° -2 ° -1 ° -1 ° -2 ° -1 ° -2 ° -1 ° -1 ° -2 ° -1 ° 0 ° 0 ° -1 ° 0 ° 0 ° -1 ° -1 ° -2 ° -2 ° -3 ° -3 ° -4 ° -3 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
WSW 5 12 WSW 6 14 WSW 5 13 WSW 4 10 WSW 3 9 WSW 4 9 SW 4 9 WSW 4 8 SSW 4 10 SW 3 9 SW 3 8 S 2 7 WSW 3 8 W 4 9 SW 2 7 W 3 7 W 3 7 W 3 6 SW 2 6 SW 2 5 SW 2 5 NW 3 7 NW 2 6 WSW 2 6
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
G P VG VG E E E VG G G VG VG VG G VG VG VG VG VG VG P P P P
Humidity
94% 95% 91% 87% 86% 87% 88% 86% 87% 92% 91% 88% 87% 89% 88% 88% 87% 86% 88% 90% 91% 89% 91% 89%
UV index
1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1
Sunrise: 08:37 Sunset: 16:28 Moon phase: Waning gibbous Air pollution: 3
Wednesday (Wednesday 23 January 2019)
00:00 03:00 06:00 09:00 12:00 15:00 18:00 21:00
Warnings
Mist Mist Mist Mist Mist Cloudy Mist Mist
10% 10% 20% 10% 20% 10% 20% 20%
Temperature (°C)
-1 ° -2 ° -1 ° 0 ° 1 ° 2 ° 1 ° 0 °
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Feels like temperature (°C)
-3 ° -4 ° -3 ° -2 ° 0 ° 0 ° 0 ° -2 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
NNW 2 6 WSW 2 5 WSW 2 6 WNW 3 7 WNW 3 8 NW 3 9 NNW 3 8 NE 3 8
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
P P P P P G P P
Humidity
88% 89% 90% 89% 88% 89% 89% 92%
UV index
1 1 1
Sunrise: 08:36 Sunset: 16:30 Moon phase: Waning gibbous Air pollution: 2
Thursday (Thursday 24 January 2019)
00:00 03:00 06:00 09:00 12:00 15:00 18:00 21:00
Warnings
Fog Fog Mist Fog Cloudy Cloudy Light rain Light rain
20% 20% 20% 20% 10% 20% 50% 50%
Temperature (°C)
-1 ° -1 ° -2 ° -2 ° 1 ° 2 ° 2 ° 2 °
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Feels like temperature (°C)
-3 ° -3 ° -4 ° -4 ° 0 ° 0 ° 0 ° 0 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
NE 3 9 NE 3 9 NE 3 8 E 3 9 ENE 3 9 SE 4 10 ESE 5 12 SSE 5 14
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
VP VP P VP G G M G
Humidity
92% 90% 91% 90% 87% 87% 88% 89%
UV index
1 1 1
Sunrise: 08:34 Sunset: 16:32 Moon phase: Waning gibbous Air pollution: 1
Friday (Friday 25 January 2019)
00:00 03:00 06:00 09:00 12:00 15:00 18:00 21:00
Warnings
Light rain Light rain Light rain Light rain Light rain Heavy rain Heavy rain Heavy rain
50% 60% 60% 60% 60% 80% 80% 80%
Temperature (°C)
3 ° 3 ° 4 ° 5 ° 6 ° 7 ° 7 ° 6 °
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Feels like temperature (°C)
0 ° 1 ° 2 ° 3 ° 4 ° 4 ° 4 ° 4 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
SE 6 15 SSE 6 16 S 6 16 SSW 6 18 SW 9 23 SW 11 28 SW 11 30 SSW 10 28
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
M P P P P M M M
Humidity
90% 90% 90% 91% 91% 90% 90% 89%
UV index
1 1 1
Sunrise: 08:33 Sunset: 16:34 Moon phase: Waning gibbous Air pollution: 2
Saturday (Saturday 26 January 2019)
00:00 03:00 06:00 09:00 12:00 15:00 18:00 21:00
Warnings
Heavy rain Heavy rain Light shower night Light rain Sunny intervals Light shower day Partly cloudy night Partly cloudy night
80% 80% 40% 50% 20% 40% 20% 20%
Temperature (°C)
6 ° 5 ° 4 ° 4 ° 5 ° 4 ° 3 ° 3 °
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Feels like temperature (°C)
3 ° 2 ° 2 ° 1 ° 2 ° 1 ° 0 ° 0 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
SW 10 27 WSW 8 21 S 9 22 SW 8 21 WSW 9 23 WSW 9 24 SW 8 22 WSW 8 22
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
M M G G G G G G
Humidity
89% 89% 88% 86% 84% 83% 85% 84%
UV index
1 1 1
Sunrise: 08:31 Sunset: 16:36 Moon phase: Third quarter
Sunday (Sunday 27 January 2019)
00:00 03:00 06:00 09:00 12:00 15:00 18:00 21:00
Warnings
Partly cloudy night Partly cloudy night Partly cloudy night Sunny intervals Sunny intervals Sunny intervals Partly cloudy night Partly cloudy night
10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10%
Temperature (°C)
2 ° 2 ° 1 ° 2 ° 3 ° 2 ° 1 ° 1 °
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Feels like temperature (°C)
-1 ° -2 ° -2 ° -1 ° 0 ° -1 ° -1 ° -2 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
WSW 9 23 S 8 22 NNW 8 22 NNW 8 22 NNW 8 22 NW 8 20 W 7 18 SW 7 19
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
G VG VG VG VG VG VG G
Humidity
83% 83% 83% 81% 78% 77% 79% 81%
UV index
1 1 1
Sunrise: 08:29 Sunset: 16:38 Moon phase: Third quarter
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Updated:
Tiree Heavy rain 56.497 -6.887
Birmingham Cloudy 52.486 -1.889
Glasgow Cloudy 55.864 -4.25
Manchester Cloudy 53.479 -2.247
Brighton Sunny intervals 50.822 -0.136
Dover Sunny day 51.126 1.318
Exeter Cloudy 50.718 -3.533
Lincoln Cloudy 53.23 -0.539
Norwich Sunny intervals 52.63 1.299
Peterborough Cloudy 52.569 -0.239
Swindon Cloudy 51.556 -1.778
York Cloudy 53.962 -1.079
Aberdeen Cloudy 57.15 -2.093
Pembroke Cloudy 51.673 -4.908
Ullapool Cloudy 57.896 -5.16
Inverness Cloudy 57.478 -4.223
Kendal Cloudy 54.328 -2.745
Londonderry (Derry) Light rain 54.995 -7.323
Newtown (Powys) Cloudy 52.512 -3.312
Fort William Light rain 56.82 -5.104
Belfast Heavy rain 54.596 -5.93
Caernarfon Light shower day 53.139 -4.273
Camborne Cloudy 50.212 -5.294
Cardiff Cloudy 51.481 -3.178
Dumfries Cloudy 55.071 -3.604
Edinburgh Cloudy 55.953 -3.187
Lerwick Cloudy 60.154 -1.143
London Cloudy 51.508 -0.125
Newcastle Upon Tyne Cloudy 54.978 -1.616
Pitlochry Overcast 56.705 -3.728
Southampton Overcast 50.909 -1.403
Stornoway Heavy rain 58.211 -6.384
Wick (Highland) Cloudy 58.439 -3.092
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  • UK 5 days
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Regional Forecast for Highlands & Eilean Siar

Headline:

Windy with rain and hill snow later today.

Today:

Mainly dry this morning but some patchy rain in the far northwest. Persistent rain and hill snow will spread to Lochaber and the west coast this afternoon, but staying dry elsewhere. Cold and windy with southwesterly coastal gales. Maximum temperature 6 °C.

Tonight:

The first part of the night will be cloudy with outbreaks of sleet or snow. Sleet and snow showers becoming mainly confined to the west later. Icy patches. Winds easing. Minimum temperature -1 °C.

Tuesday:

A cold and bright day with scattered sleet or snow showers, showers heaviest and most frequent in the west. East seeing some good spells of dry weather. Maximum temperature 4 °C.

Outlook for Wednesday to Friday:

Mainly dry and cold on Wednesday but still with a few coastal showers, severe overnight frost. Patchy rain later on Thursday, with further rain likely on Friday.

Updated: 03:00 on Mon 21 Jan 2019 GMT

UK forecast for the next 5 days

Headline:

Some bright spells. Rain and hill snow in Scotland.

Today:

Any low cloud and fog in central and eastern areas will be slow to lift, then mainly dry and bright. A band of rain and hill snow in Scotland moving southeastwards, followed by wintry showers. Windy in north, with gales.

Tonight:

Band of rain and hill snow continues to move southeastwards, clearing the southeast by dawn. Wintry showers in north and west. Widespread frost post front, and ice risk. Windy.

Tuesday:

Blustery, wintry showers will be most frequent and heaviest in the west, with a risk of thunder here. The showers will penetrate into central and eastern areas at times.

Outlook for Wednesday to Friday:

Cold, with wintry showers in places on Wednesday, with sunshine elsewhere. Becoming less cold and cloudier thereafter, with some rain spreading erratically eastwards from Thursday, perhaps preceded by snow.

Updated: 03:14 on Mon 21 Jan 2019 GMT

Outlook for the UK over the next 6-30 days

UK Outlook for Saturday 26 Jan 2019 to Monday 4 Feb 2019:

Changeable on Saturday with rain and hill snow clearing southeastwards, to leave a brighter and showery picture for the remainder of the weekend. Showers will be of a wintry mix with snow possible at lower levels, particularly in the north and it will be windy with coastal gales probable in the north and west. Thereafter, the final few days of January and early February are likely to remain rather unsettled with brisk winds, outbreaks of rain and hill snow, as well as some showery interludes in between. It will remain cold for most with widespread overnight frosts as well as the risk of ice. Snow remains a possibility to lower levels, particularly in the north.

UK Outlook for Tuesday 5 Feb 2019 to Tuesday 19 Feb 2019:

The weather will continue to be mixed through early February with a continuation of the generally cold conditions. This will bring spells of rain and hill snow, interspersed by showery interludes, with a continued risk of snow to lower levels, especially in the north. As we head through February there is an increased chance of seeing very cold conditions developing with a greater probability of northerly or easterly winds. This will bring an increased risk of snow to all areas and more widespread frost, however there remains some uncertainty. In this scenario the driest conditions will be across the northwest, whilst the south could see wetter and occasionally milder interludes, bringing a risk of more significant snow.

Updated: 03:14 on Mon 21 Jan 2019 GMT

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Fort William

Location
56.82, -5.104
Altitude
7 m above mean sea level

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