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Ben Alder

  • Sleet shower 2 °C

    -4 °C

  • Heavy snow -1 °C

    -4 °C

  • Light snow -3 °C

    -8 °C

  • Cloudy -5 °C

    -7 °C

  • Heavy snow 2 °C

    -2 °C

  • Light rain 2 °C

    -3 °C

  • Heavy snow shower day -2 °C

    -6 °C

Tuesday (Tuesday 23 January 2018)
Now 19:00 20:00 21:00 22:00 23:00
Warnings
Heavy snow Heavy snow Light snow Light snow Light snow Light snow
90% 80% 60% 50% 50% 50%
Temperature (°C)
-3 ° -3 ° -3 ° -3 ° -3 ° -2 °
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Feels like temperature (°C) Expand
-12 ° -12 ° -12 ° -11 ° -11 ° -11 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) Expand
WSW 40 56 WSW 40 54 WSW 36 48 SW 31 42 SW 28 38 SSW 28 39
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
VP P P P P VP
Humidity Expand
100% 99% 99% 99% 99% 99%
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Sunrise: 08:33 Sunset: 16:27 Moon phase: First quarter Air pollution: 3
Wednesday (Wednesday 24 January 2018)
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Warnings
Light snow Light snow Heavy snow Heavy snow Heavy snow Heavy snow Heavy snow Heavy snow Heavy snow Heavy snow Heavy snow Heavy snow Heavy snow Heavy snow Heavy snow Heavy snow Heavy snow Heavy snow Heavy snow shower night Heavy snow Heavy snow Heavy snow shower night Heavy snow Heavy snow
60% 70% ≥95% 90% 90% 90% 90% 90% 90% 90% 90% 90% 90% 90% 90% 90% 90% 90% 70% 90% 90% 80% 90% 90%
Temperature (°C)
-2 ° -2 ° -2 ° -2 ° -1 ° -1 ° -2 ° -3 ° -2 ° -3 ° -3 ° -3 ° -3 ° -3 ° -3 ° -3 ° -3 ° -3 ° -3 ° -3 ° -3 ° -3 ° -3 ° -3 °
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Feels like temperature (°C) Expand
-11 ° -11 ° -11 ° -11 ° -10 ° -11 ° -11 ° -13 ° -13 ° -14 ° -13 ° -13 ° -13 ° -13 ° -13 ° -12 ° -12 ° -12 ° -12 ° -12 ° -12 ° -12 ° -12 ° -12 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) Expand
S 29 39 SSE 31 42 SSE 33 45 SE 35 48 S 41 57 SSW 48 67 SW 48 68 SW 49 70 SW 47 68 SW 48 70 SW 46 68 SW 47 69 SW 45 67 SW 43 63 SW 43 61 SW 37 54 SW 36 52 SW 36 51 SW 33 48 SW 30 44 SW 30 43 SW 28 41 SW 27 40 SW 28 41
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
VP P VP VP VP P P P P P P P P P M VP P P M P P M P P
Humidity Expand
99% 99% 99% 99% 97% 96% 96% 95% 98% 97% 98% 98% 98% 98% 97% 98% 98% 98% 99% 99% 99% 99% 99% 99%
UV index Expand
1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1
Sunrise: 08:32 Sunset: 16:29 Moon phase: First quarter Air pollution: 3
Thursday (Thursday 25 January 2018)
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 Light snow Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy
90% 90% 80% 80% 50% 10% 20% 20%
Temperature (°C)
-3 ° -4 ° -4 ° -4 ° -3 ° -4 ° -4 ° -4 °
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Feels like temperature (°C) Expand
-11 ° -12 ° -10 ° -10 ° -8 ° -8 ° -10 ° -10 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) Expand
SW 27 40 SW 23 33 SSW 18 26 SSE 12 18 SSW 9 13 N 11 16 NNW 14 22 NNW 15 23
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
P P P P G VG VG G
Humidity Expand
99% 99% 99% 99% 98% 95% 96% 96%
UV index Expand
1 1 1
Sunrise: 08:30 Sunset: 16:31 Moon phase: First quarter Air pollution: 3
Friday (Friday 26 January 2018)
00:00 03:00 06:00 09:00 12:00 15:00 18:00 21:00
Warnings
Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Mist Mist
10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 20% 30%
Temperature (°C)
-4 ° -6 ° -6 ° -8 ° -6 ° -6 ° -7 ° -6 °
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Feels like temperature (°C) Expand
-10 ° -13 ° -12 ° -14 ° -10 ° -11 ° -13 ° -13 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) Expand
NNW 16 24 NNW 15 22 NNW 11 18 NW 9 14 SSE 7 10 SE 10 14 SSE 13 19 SSE 16 22
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
G M G M M M P P
Humidity Expand
96% 97% 93% 96% 94% 94% 95% 97%
UV index Expand
1 1 1
Sunrise: 08:28 Sunset: 16:34 Moon phase: First quarter Air pollution: 2
Saturday (Saturday 27 January 2018)
00:00 03:00 06:00 09:00 12:00 15:00 18:00 21:00
Warnings
Overcast Light snow Light snow Light snow Heavy snow Sleet shower Light snow Light snow
20% 50% 50% 60% 80% 60% 60% 60%
Temperature (°C)
-5 ° -4 ° -3 ° -2 ° -1 ° 1 ° 0 ° -1 °
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Feels like temperature (°C) Expand
-11 ° -11 ° -10 ° -9 ° -9 ° -7 ° -9 ° -10 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) Expand
SSE 18 25 SSE 20 28 S 21 31 S 26 37 SSW 31 47 WSW 35 55 WSW 35 56 W 34 53
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
G M P VP VP P P G
Humidity Expand
98% 98% 98% 99% 98% 96% 95% 94%
UV index Expand
1 1 1
Sunrise: 08:26 Sunset: 16:36 Moon phase: Waxing gibbous Air pollution: 3
Sunday (Sunday 28 January 2018)
00:00 03:00 06:00 09:00 12:00 15:00 18:00 21:00
Warnings
Light snow Light snow Light snow Light snow Sleet shower Sleet shower Light rain Sleet shower
60% 60% 60% 70% 60% 60% 60% 60%
Temperature (°C)
-1 ° -1 ° -1 ° 0 ° 1 ° 1 ° 2 ° 1 °
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Feels like temperature (°C) Expand
-10 ° -10 ° -8 ° -8 ° -6 ° -6 ° -6 ° -7 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) Expand
W 34 54 WSW 34 54 WSW 33 51 WSW 33 52 WSW 34 53 SW 33 51 SW 37 61 WSW 37 60
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
VG G M G M P P P
Humidity Expand
94% 96% 97% 97% 97% 97% 97% 96%
UV index Expand
1 1 1
Sunrise: 08:25 Sunset: 16:38 Moon phase: Waxing gibbous
Monday (Monday 29 January 2018)
00:00 03:00 06:00 09:00 12:00 15:00 18:00 21:00
Warnings
Heavy snow Heavy snow Heavy snow shower night Heavy snow shower day Heavy snow shower day Light snow shower day Light snow shower night Light snow
90% 90% 70% 60% 60% 40% 40% 50%
Temperature (°C)
-1 ° -2 ° -3 ° -3 ° -3 ° -4 ° -4 ° -5 °
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Feels like temperature (°C) Expand
-9 ° -10 ° -11 ° -11 ° -10 ° -11 ° -11 ° -11 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) Expand
WSW 33 53 W 32 52 W 30 49 W 27 43 W 23 38 W 21 35 WSW 20 31 WSW 13 25
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
P G G G VG G G G
Humidity Expand
95% 95% 94% 94% 93% 92% 94% 97%
UV index Expand
1 1 1
Sunrise: 08:23 Sunset: 16:40 Moon phase: Waxing gibbous
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Updated:
Tiree Light shower night 56.497 -6.887
Birmingham Partly cloudy night 52.486 -1.889
Glasgow Light shower night 55.864 -4.25
Manchester Partly cloudy night 53.479 -2.247
Brighton Light rain 50.822 -0.136
Dover Overcast 51.126 1.318
Exeter Clear night 50.718 -3.533
Lincoln Partly cloudy night 53.23 -0.539
Norwich Partly cloudy night 52.63 1.299
Peterborough Cloudy 52.569 -0.239
Swindon Partly cloudy night 51.556 -1.778
York Partly cloudy night 53.962 -1.079
Aberdeen Clear night 57.15 -2.093
Pembroke Cloudy 51.673 -4.908
Ullapool Heavy shower night 57.896 -5.16
Inverness Light shower night 57.478 -4.223
Kendal Partly cloudy night 54.328 -2.745
Londonderry (Derry) Clear night 54.995 -7.323
Newtown (Powys) Cloudy 52.512 -3.312
Fort William Heavy rain 56.82 -5.104
Belfast Clear night 54.596 -5.93
Caernarfon Cloudy 53.139 -4.273
Camborne Partly cloudy night 50.212 -5.294
Cardiff Partly cloudy night 51.481 -3.178
Dumfries Partly cloudy night 55.071 -3.604
Edinburgh Partly cloudy night 55.953 -3.187
Lerwick Light shower night 60.154 -1.143
London Overcast 51.508 -0.125
Newcastle Upon Tyne Clear night 54.978 -1.616
Pitlochry Light shower night 56.705 -3.728
Southampton Overcast 50.909 -1.403
Stornoway Light shower night 58.211 -6.384
Wick (Highland) Light rain 58.439 -3.092
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Regional Forecast for Highlands & Eilean Siar

Headline:

Drier this evening. Rain, storm force winds, then showers overnight.

This Evening and Tonight:

Blustery showers dying out through the evening. Rain overnight, heavy at times with southerly gales to severe gales, locally storm force in the west by dawn as the more persistent rain clears to showers. Minimum temperature 1 °C.

Wednesday:

Frequent blustery showers and strong southwest winds, gale or severe gales, which touch storm force at times initially in west. Winds ease to a fresh breeze in the afternoon. Maximum temperature 8 °C.

Outlook for Thursday to Saturday:

Scattered showers on Thursday, turning cold overnight with a widespread frost. Cloudy but mainly dry Friday morning, rain later in the day. Breezy with rain at times Saturday.

Updated: 14:52 on Tue 23 Jan 2018 GMT

UK forecast for the next 5 days

Headline:

Turning increasingly wet and windy from the north and west.

This Evening and Tonight:

Rain, heavy at times, will spread across northern and western areas through this evening and into the early hours. Drier elsewhere but generally cloudy. Windy for most, with severe gales likely for western Scotland.

Wednesday:

Very windy for most, with severe gales likely for northern Scotland. Heavy rain will continue to spread southeast across England and Wales, with brighter and showery conditions in the northwest.

Outlook for Thursday to Saturday:

Turning colder, with sunshine and showers on Thursday, possibly turning wintry over northern hills. Quieter on Friday, with sunny spells after an early frost. Milder with some rain on Saturday.

Updated: 15:09 on Tue 23 Jan 2018 GMT

Outlook for the UK over the next 6-30 days

UK Outlook for Sunday 28 Jan 2018 to Tuesday 6 Feb 2018:

It is likely to be mild on Sunday 28th, but it will be rather changeable with bright and showery weather interspersed with bands of cloud and longer spells of rain. The rain will probably be heaviest in northern and western parts where it will be windy too, and the driest weather will be in the south and east. It will stay changeable through the rest of January, but perhaps colder with an increased risk of snow in the north. Through the start of February, it is likely to turn mainly dry and perhaps a touch colder, particularly in the south, with a risk of overnight frost and fog. Winds are expected to ease overall with strong winds becoming mostly restricted to the north.

UK Outlook for Wednesday 7 Feb 2018 to Wednesday 21 Feb 2018:

Early February is likely to bring relatively settled conditions with a good deal of dry weather, relatively light winds and frost and fog expected to form overnight. However spells of wet and windy weather are still likely across the north. Into the middle of February the forecast is looking very uncertain. However, we are most likely to see short spells of wet and windy weather move across the UK, interspersed with colder, brighter and drier interludes. Throughout this period temperatures are expected to average out at close to normal but it will be colder at times during the periods of more settled weather

Updated: 15:09 on Tue 23 Jan 2018 GMT

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Ben Alder

Location
56.813, -4.462
Altitude
1148.0 m above mean sea level

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