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An Socach (Highland)

  • Heavy snow -2 °C

    -4 °C

  • Heavy snow -3 °C

    -5 °C

  • Light snow -3 °C

    -6 °C

  • Heavy snow 2 °C

    -3 °C

  • Light rain 3 °C

    2 °C

  • Light rain 5 °C

    1 °C

  • Light snow 2 °C

    -1 °C

Thursday (Thursday 14 December 2017)
Now 18:00 19:00 20:00 21:00 22:00 23:00
Warnings
Heavy snow Heavy snow Fog Cloudy Clear night Partly cloudy night Light snow shower night
90% 90% 30% 10% 10% 10% 40%
Temperature (°C)
-1 ° -2 ° -2 ° -2 ° -2 ° -2 ° -2 °
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Feels like temperature (°C) Expand
-7 ° -10 ° -11 ° -11 ° -10 ° -9 ° -9 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) Expand
SW 14 17 NE 23 27 NNE 27 32 NE 30 37 NE 28 33 NNE 18 21 N 18 21
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
VP VP VP M E E VG
Humidity Expand
100% 100% 99% 96% 87% 83% 87%
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Sunrise: 08:53 Sunset: 15:37 Moon phase: Waning crescent Air pollution: 3
Friday (Friday 15 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
Heavy snow Heavy snow Heavy snow Heavy snow Heavy snow Light snow Cloudy Mist Mist Light snow Light snow Light snow Light snow Heavy snow Heavy snow Heavy snow Heavy snow Heavy snow Heavy snow Heavy snow Heavy snow Light snow Light snow Light snow
90% 90% 90% 80% 80% 50% 10% 20% 20% 60% 60% 60% 60% 80% 90% 80% 80% 80% 80% 80% 80% 60% 50% 60%
Temperature (°C)
-3 ° -2 ° -2 ° -3 ° -3 ° -3 ° -3 ° -3 ° -4 ° -3 ° -3 ° -3 ° -4 ° -3 ° -3 ° -4 ° -4 ° -4 ° -4 ° -4 ° -4 ° -4 ° -4 ° -4 °
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Feels like temperature (°C) Expand
-11 ° -11 ° -12 ° -12 ° -12 ° -12 ° -12 ° -12 ° -13 ° -12 ° -12 ° -11 ° -11 ° -11 ° -12 ° -12 ° -13 ° -13 ° -12 ° -13 ° -12 ° -13 ° -12 ° -12 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) Expand
NNW 26 32 N 36 43 N 38 46 NNE 38 47 NNE 37 45 NNE 34 42 N 33 41 N 32 39 N 30 38 N 28 34 NNW 24 29 NNW 22 27 NNW 22 27 NW 20 24 NW 23 28 NNW 24 31 NNW 26 33 NNW 26 32 NW 25 31 NW 25 32 NW 24 30 NW 25 32 NW 24 30 NW 22 27
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
VP VP VP VP VP P M P P P VP P P VP VP VP VP P VP VP VP P VP P
Humidity Expand
99% 100% 100% 99% 99% 97% 96% 94% 91% 95% 96% 98% 98% 99% 99% 97% 98% 98% 99% 98% 98% 98% 98% 98%
UV index Expand
1 1 1 1 1 1
Sunrise: 08:54 Sunset: 15:37 Moon phase: Waning crescent Air pollution: 3
Saturday (Saturday 16 December 2017)
00:00 03:00 06:00 09:00 12:00 15:00 18:00 21:00
Warnings
Light snow Heavy snow Light snow Light snow Light snow Cloudy Cloudy Mist
60% 80% 60% 50% 60% 20% 10% 30%
Temperature (°C)
-4 ° -4 ° -4 ° -4 ° -4 ° -4 ° -4 ° -6 °
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Feels like temperature (°C) Expand
-12 ° -11 ° -10 ° -11 ° -10 ° -10 ° -10 ° -12 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) Expand
NW 22 28 WNW 20 24 WNW 16 20 W 16 20 W 15 20 WSW 14 18 SSW 14 18 S 14 19
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
P P P M P M M P
Humidity Expand
97% 98% 94% 92% 99% 97% 95% 98%
UV index Expand
1 1
Sunrise: 08:55 Sunset: 15:37 Moon phase: Waning crescent Air pollution: 2
Sunday (Sunday 17 December 2017)
00:00 03:00 06:00 09:00 12:00 15:00 18:00 21:00
Warnings
Light snow Light snow Light snow Sleet shower Sleet shower Heavy snow Light snow Cloudy
60% 60% 70% 90% 80% 90% 60% 10%
Temperature (°C)
-4 ° -2 ° -1 ° 0 ° 1 ° 0 ° -1 ° -1 °
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Feels like temperature (°C) Expand
-11 ° -9 ° -8 ° -7 ° -6 ° -7 ° -7 ° -8 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) Expand
S 18 24 S 21 30 SSW 23 35 SSW 26 40 WSW 28 44 W 26 42 W 22 34 W 20 30
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
M M P P P P G VG
Humidity Expand
98% 98% 98% 97% 98% 97% 96% 96%
UV index Expand
1 1
Sunrise: 08:56 Sunset: 15:37 Moon phase: New Air pollution: 3
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 Light rain Light rain Drizzle Drizzle
10% 10% 20% 20% 60% 60% 50% 50%
Temperature (°C)
-2 ° -3 ° -2 ° -1 ° 1 ° 2 ° 3 ° 3 °
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Feels like temperature (°C) Expand
-8 ° -9 ° -9 ° -8 ° -5 ° -4 ° -3 ° -3 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) Expand
WSW 18 26 SW 18 25 SW 20 27 SSW 23 31 SW 26 37 SW 28 41 SW 28 41 SW 29 43
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
VG G G G M M P P
Humidity Expand
96% 96% 97% 97% 98% 98% 99% 99%
UV index Expand
1 1
Sunrise: 08:57 Sunset: 15:37 Moon phase: New Air pollution: 3
Tuesday (Tuesday 19 December 2017)
00:00 03:00 06:00 09:00 12:00 15:00 18:00 21:00
Warnings
Drizzle Drizzle Drizzle Light rain Light rain Light rain Light rain Heavy rain
50% 50% 50% 60% 60% 70% 70% 90%
Temperature (°C)
4 ° 4 ° 4 ° 4 ° 5 ° 5 ° 4 ° 4 °
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Feels like temperature (°C) Expand
-2 ° -2 ° -2 ° -2 ° -2 ° -2 ° -2 ° -3 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) Expand
SW 30 45 SW 30 46 SW 33 50 SW 34 53 SW 36 57 SW 37 58 SW 37 59 SW 36 57
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
P P P M M M M M
Humidity Expand
99% 99% 98% 98% 98% 97% 96% 96%
UV index Expand
1 1
Sunrise: 08:58 Sunset: 15:37 Moon phase: New
Wednesday (Wednesday 20 December 2017)
00:00 03:00 06:00 09:00 12:00 15:00 18:00 21:00
Warnings
Heavy rain Heavy rain Heavy rain Light snow Light snow Cloudy Heavy snow shower night Heavy snow
90% 80% 80% 60% 60% 30% 60% 60%
Temperature (°C)
3 ° 2 ° 2 ° 1 ° 1 ° 1 ° 1 ° 1 °
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Feels like temperature (°C) Expand
-3 ° -4 ° -5 ° -5 ° -5 ° -5 ° -6 ° -6 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) Expand
WSW 33 53 WSW 30 47 WSW 25 39 WSW 23 36 SW 24 38 SW 26 41 WSW 27 43 WSW 29 46
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
M G G G G G G G
Humidity Expand
95% 95% 95% 95% 94% 94% 94% 93%
UV index Expand
1 1
Sunrise: 08:59 Sunset: 15:38 Moon phase: New
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Met Office 18:00, Thu
Updated: 16:00 on Thu 14 Dec 2017 GMT
Tiree Cloudy 56.497 -6.887
Birmingham Partly cloudy night 52.486 -1.889
Glasgow Heavy rain 55.864 -4.25
Manchester Heavy rain 53.479 -2.247
Brighton Clear night 50.822 -0.136
Dover Clear night 51.126 1.318
Exeter Heavy rain 50.718 -3.533
Lincoln Cloudy 53.23 -0.539
Norwich Clear night 52.63 1.299
Peterborough Partly cloudy night 52.569 -0.239
Swindon Heavy rain 51.556 -1.778
York Light rain 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 Heavy rain 57.478 -4.223
Kendal Partly cloudy night 54.328 -2.745
Londonderry (Derry) Light shower night 54.995 -7.323
Newtown (Powys) Light rain 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 Cloudy 50.212 -5.294
Cardiff Heavy rain 51.481 -3.178
Dumfries Sleet shower night 55.071 -3.604
Edinburgh Partly cloudy night 55.953 -3.187
Lerwick Light shower night 60.154 -1.143
London Partly cloudy night 51.508 -0.125
Newcastle Upon Tyne Cloudy 54.978 -1.616
Pitlochry Overcast 56.705 -3.728
Southampton Partly cloudy night 50.909 -1.403
Stornoway Heavy rain 58.211 -6.384
Wick (Highland) Heavy shower night 58.439 -3.092
  • Regional
  • UK 5 days
  • UK 6-30 days

Regional Forecast for Highlands & Eilean Siar

Headline:

Wintry showers and some clear spells. Ice risk.

This Evening and Tonight:

Clear spells and further wintry showers with a chance of ice in places. The showers mainly of rain on low ground around coasts with snow inland. Northerly gales developing over the Hebrides. Minimum temperature -3 °C.

Friday:

A bright day with sunny intervals and occasional showers, wintry at times especially over the hills. Strong northerly winds around the coasts and isles. Maximum temperature 3 °C.

Outlook for Saturday to Monday:

Further wintry showers on Saturday morning then dry. Milder on Sunday with some rain and a gradual thaw. Patchy rain on Monday mainly in northwest, breezy and much milder.

Updated: 14:58 on Thu 14 Dec 2017 GMT

UK forecast for the next 5 days

Headline:

Scattered showers, some wintry, and clear spells.

This Evening and Tonight:

A mix of clear spells and showers overnight, with showers wintry in places. Strong winds will affect western and later northern areas. Frost, ice and patchy freezing fog may form, especially under any clear skies.

Friday:

After starting cloudy in some areas, Friday will be a cold day with plenty of sunshine. However, brisk northerly winds will bring a scattering of showers to windward coasts throughout.

Outlook for Saturday to Monday:

Mostly bright, cold on Saturday with showers in west. Turning milder, wet and windy Sunday. Fine for many Monday, but rather cloudy and windy: patchy rain, mainly north and west.

Updated: 15:29 on Thu 14 Dec 2017 GMT

Outlook for the UK over the next 6-30 days

UK Outlook for Tuesday 19 Dec 2017 to Thursday 28 Dec 2017:

In the run up to Christmas the UK should see temperatures return near to or above average for the time of year, with a north-south split developing by around the 21st Dec. In northern parts of the UK the weather is likely to be changeable with strong winds, rain or showers, at times; 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. Around Christmas Eve the north-south split should 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 Friday 29 Dec 2017 to Friday 12 Jan 2018:

Through the last days of December 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: 15:29 on Thu 14 Dec 2017 GMT

Location details

An Socach (Highland)

Location
57.257, -5.168
Altitude
920.0 m above mean sea level

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