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Alness weather

  • Heavy rain 19 °C

    17 °C

  • Sunny intervals 19 °C

    13 °C

  • Cloudy 18 °C

    12 °C

  • Sunny intervals 17 °C

    12 °C

  • Cloudy 17 °C

    13 °C

  • Cloudy 18 °C

    13 °C

  • Cloudy 19 °C

    14 °C

Sunday (Sunday 15 July 2018)
Now 20:00 21:00 22:00 23:00
Warnings
Cloudy Heavy shower day Heavy rain Light rain Heavy rain
20% 70% 80% 60% 80%
Temperature (°C)
18 ° 18 ° 18 ° 17 ° 17 °
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Feels like temperature (°C)
18 ° 19 ° 19 ° 19 ° 19 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
SSW 9 13 SSW 4 9 S 1 9 SSE 1 5 S 1 5
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
E G VG G G
Humidity
91% 93% 95% 95% 95%
UV index
1 1 1
Sunrise: 04:39 Sunset: 22:06 Moon phase: New Air pollution: 2 Pollen: L
Monday (Monday 16 July 2018)
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 rain Cloudy Light rain Heavy rain Heavy rain Heavy rain Light rain Cloudy Cloudy Sunny intervals Sunny intervals Sunny intervals Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Sunny intervals Sunny intervals Sunny day Sunny day Sunny intervals Sunny day Sunny day Clear night Clear night
50% 20% 60% 90% 80% 80% 50% 10% 10% <5% <5% <5% <5% 10% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5%
Temperature (°C)
17 ° 17 ° 17 ° 17 ° 17 ° 17 ° 16 ° 15 ° 15 ° 16 ° 17 ° 17 ° 18 ° 18 ° 18 ° 18 ° 19 ° 18 ° 18 ° 17 ° 17 ° 16 ° 15 ° 14 °
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Feels like temperature (°C)
19 ° 18 ° 18 ° 18 ° 18 ° 17 ° 15 ° 15 ° 15 ° 16 ° 16 ° 16 ° 17 ° 17 ° 17 ° 17 ° 17 ° 17 ° 17 ° 16 ° 16 ° 15 ° 14 ° 14 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
E 0 5 E 1 4 ESE 1 5 ESE 1 5 SE 2 5 SSE 2 6 W 8 16 W 4 10 SW 5 8 WSW 5 10 SW 7 13 SW 7 13 SW 7 14 SW 8 15 SW 9 16 SW 9 17 SW 8 15 WSW 9 16 WSW 8 14 WSW 8 14 WSW 7 14 WSW 5 12 W 6 14 WSW 5 13
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
G G G M G G VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG E E E E VG VG VG
Humidity
95% 96% 97% 96% 96% 96% 88% 89% 86% 79% 73% 71% 66% 65% 65% 64% 64% 64% 65% 66% 68% 73% 76% 77%
UV index
1 1 1 2 3 3 4 5 6 5 4 4 3 2 1 1 1
Sunrise: 04:41 Sunset: 22:04 Moon phase: Waxing crescent Air pollution: 2 Pollen: L
Tuesday (Tuesday 17 July 2018)
00:00 01:00 04:00 07:00 10:00 13:00 16:00 19:00 22:00
Warnings
Partly cloudy night Partly cloudy night Cloudy Sunny intervals Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy
<5% <5% 10% <5% 10% 10% 10% 20% 10%
Temperature (°C)
14 ° 13 ° 13 ° 14 ° 15 ° 17 ° 18 ° 17 ° 14 °
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Feels like temperature (°C)
13 ° 13 ° 13 ° 13 ° 14 ° 17 ° 17 ° 16 ° 14 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
WSW 4 9 SSW 3 7 SSW 3 8 SW 5 9 SW 6 12 SSW 5 11 WSW 7 13 W 5 11 NNW 4 7
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG
Humidity
82% 85% 87% 84% 69% 58% 60% 66% 84%
UV index
1 3 6 3 1
Sunrise: 04:43 Sunset: 22:03 Moon phase: Waxing crescent Air pollution: 2 Pollen: L
Wednesday (Wednesday 18 July 2018)
01:00 04:00 07:00 10:00 13:00 16:00 19:00 22:00
Warnings
Cloudy Partly cloudy night Light shower day Sunny intervals Cloudy Light shower day Sunny intervals Partly cloudy night
10% <5% 40% 10% 10% 40% 10% 10%
Temperature (°C)
13 ° 12 ° 13 ° 15 ° 17 ° 17 ° 16 ° 15 °
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Feels like temperature (°C)
13 ° 12 ° 13 ° 15 ° 16 ° 17 ° 16 ° 14 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
W 4 7 WSW 4 6 WSW 4 9 SSW 4 9 SSW 4 10 SW 5 11 NNW 6 11 NNW 5 9
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
VG VG G VG VG VG VG VG
Humidity
89% 91% 86% 72% 65% 66% 71% 83%
UV index
1 4 5 3 1
Sunrise: 04:44 Sunset: 22:01 Moon phase: Waxing crescent Air pollution: 2 Pollen: L
Thursday (Thursday 19 July 2018)
01:00 04:00 07:00 10:00 13:00 16:00 19:00 22:00
Warnings
Partly cloudy night Partly cloudy night Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Light shower night
10% <5% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 30%
Temperature (°C)
13 ° 12 ° 13 ° 15 ° 16 ° 16 ° 15 ° 14 °
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Feels like temperature (°C)
13 ° 11 ° 12 ° 14 ° 15 ° 15 ° 14 ° 13 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
NNW 4 6 WNW 5 8 W 5 9 WSW 6 12 WSW 7 15 SW 8 17 NW 9 16 NNW 8 14
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
VG VG VG VG VG VG G VG
Humidity
87% 90% 86% 76% 70% 70% 76% 87%
UV index
1 3 5 3 1
Sunrise: 04:46 Sunset: 22:00 Moon phase: First quarter Air pollution: 2 Pollen: L
Friday (Friday 20 July 2018)
01:00 04:00 07:00 10:00 13:00 16:00 19:00 22:00
Warnings
Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Sunny intervals Sunny intervals Cloudy
10% 10% 10% 10% 20% 10% 10% 10%
Temperature (°C)
14 ° 14 ° 14 ° 15 ° 17 ° 17 ° 17 ° 15 °
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Feels like temperature (°C)
13 ° 13 ° 13 ° 15 ° 16 ° 16 ° 16 ° 14 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
WNW 7 13 WNW 7 11 WNW 6 10 NW 7 13 E 8 16 SE 8 16 NNE 8 15 N 7 11
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
G G G VG VG VG VG VG
Humidity
90% 91% 89% 82% 79% 77% 79% 88%
UV index
1 3 4 3 1
Sunrise: 04:48 Sunset: 21:58 Moon phase: First quarter
Saturday (Saturday 21 July 2018)
01:00 04:00 07:00 10:00 13:00 16:00 19:00 22:00
Warnings
Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Sunny intervals Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Partly cloudy night
10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% <5%
Temperature (°C)
14 ° 14 ° 14 ° 16 ° 18 ° 18 ° 17 ° 16 °
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Feels like temperature (°C)
13 ° 13 ° 14 ° 15 ° 16 ° 17 ° 16 ° 15 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
NNW 6 10 WNW 6 11 NNW 7 12 SW 8 15 SSW 10 19 WSW 10 20 N 10 18 W 9 15
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
G G G VG VG VG VG VG
Humidity
92% 91% 88% 83% 76% 74% 77% 85%
UV index
1 3 5 3 1
Sunrise: 04:50 Sunset: 21:56 Moon phase: First quarter
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Met Office
Updated:
Tiree Light shower day 56.497 -6.887
Birmingham Sunny day 52.486 -1.889
Glasgow Light rain 55.864 -4.25
Manchester Sunny intervals 53.479 -2.247
Brighton Sunny day 50.822 -0.136
Dover Sunny day 51.126 1.318
Exeter Sunny day 50.718 -3.533
Lincoln Sunny day 53.23 -0.539
Norwich Sunny day 52.63 1.299
Peterborough Sunny day 52.569 -0.239
Swindon Sunny day 51.556 -1.778
York Sunny intervals 53.962 -1.079
Aberdeen Cloudy 57.15 -2.093
Pembroke Cloudy 51.673 -4.908
Ullapool Heavy rain 57.896 -5.16
Inverness Light shower day 57.478 -4.223
Kendal Sunny intervals 54.328 -2.745
Londonderry (Derry) Heavy rain 54.995 -7.323
Newtown (Powys) Sunny day 52.512 -3.312
Fort William Heavy rain 56.82 -5.104
Belfast Heavy rain 54.596 -5.93
Caernarfon Cloudy 53.139 -4.273
Camborne Sunny day 50.212 -5.294
Cardiff Sunny day 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 Sunny day 54.978 -1.616
Pitlochry Light rain 56.705 -3.728
Southampton Sunny day 50.909 -1.403
Stornoway Cloudy 58.211 -6.384
Wick (Highland) Light rain 58.439 -3.092
  • Regional
  • UK 5 days
  • UK 6-30 days

Regional Forecast for Highlands & Eilean Siar

Headline:

Rain clearing by morning, turning much clearer and fresher.

This Evening and Tonight:

The evening dull, humid and rainy with some mist and hill fog but clearer weather reaching the Hebrides by dusk will spread to most western parts by dawn. The east staying muggy with some sporadic rain. Minimum temperature 14 °C.

Monday:

Cloud and rain in East Highland gradually clearing eastwards during the morning. Then a bright day with some sunshine, and just the odd isolated shower. Somewhat fresher, Maximum temperature 20 °C.

Outlook for Tuesday to Thursday:

A bright few days with a mixture of sunshine and scattered showers, these possibly heavy with thunder especially on Tuesday. Fresher but still pleasantly warm in the sunshine.

Updated: 14:51 on Sun 15 Jul 2018 BST

UK forecast for the next 5 days

Headline:

Rain in the northwest moving into north Wales/Northern England

This Evening and Tonight:

Most of England and Wales will have a sunny evening followed by a dry and warm night. Rain in Scotland and Northern Ireland will move into north Wales and northern England, leaving Northern Ireland and western Scotland dry by morning.

Monday:

Scotland and Northern Ireland will be fresher and drier. Hit-and-miss showers will affect Wales and northern/western England. Eastern/southeastern areas will be sunny and hot, with the chance of thundery showers.

Outlook for Tuesday to Thursday:

Tuesday will feel fresher than recently with occasional heavy showers. Wednesday will be fine, then Thursday will be very warm again in central/southeastern areas but cloudier in the northwest.

Updated: 15:07 on Sun 15 Jul 2018 BST

Outlook for the UK over the next 6-30 days

UK Outlook for Friday 20 Jul 2018 to Sunday 29 Jul 2018:

After a mostly dry and bright start, cloud and outbreaks of rain are possible across northwestern parts on Friday. Central and southeastern areas will be very warm again, but cloud will tend to increase during the day and a mixture of showers or longer spells of rain may develop, perhaps heavy and thundery across the southeast. By Saturday any rain in the north will probably be replaced by sunshine and showers, while further south, warm sunshine is likely. Dry, fine and warm weather will predominate in the south throughout the following week, though occasional showers remain possible, perhaps including thunder and lightning. It will be more changeable and breezy further north with outbreaks of rain or showers at times, but there will also be some drier, warmer and sunny spells.

UK Outlook for Monday 30 Jul 2018 to Monday 13 Aug 2018:

There are limited indications of the weather expected in August. In general, southeastern parts are more likely to have dry and warm or very warm weather, though showers are likely at times, and perhaps some thundery episodes. Further northwest, fine weather will probably last for shorter periods and changeable breezier weather may dominate, though even here temperatures are likely to be warmer than the August average.

Updated: 15:07 on Sun 15 Jul 2018 BST

Location details

Alness

Location
57.696, -4.255
Altitude
17 m above mean sea level

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