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    • Regional
    • UK 5 days
    • UK 6-30 days

    Regional forecast for Highlands & Eilean Siar

    Very windy start. Rain in east then showers


    A very windy start with southwesterly winds gusting around 70 to 80mph. Otherwise a mostly cloudy morning with outbreaks of heavy rain giving way to sunshine and showers for the afternoon, with mountain snow. Winds easing for the afternoon. Maximum Temperature 8 °C.


    A mix of clear spells and showers, most frequent in west with perhaps a longer spell of rain towards Lochaber later. Drier in east with a touch of frost. Minimum Temperature 0 °C.


    A rather cloudy start in west but generally a bright day with a mix of sunshine and showers, the showers turning to snow on hills as winds turn more northerly. Maximum Temperature 7 °C.

    Outlook for Friday to Sunday:

    Bright and cold on Friday with wintry showers. Milder but rather cloudy and breezy over the weekend with occasional rain, best of any brighter spells expected in the east.

    Updated at: 0611 on Wed 24 Jan 2018

    UK forecast for the next 5 days

    A spell of wet and windy weather for many today.


    A band of rain, heavy at times and accompanied by gusty, squally winds moving southeast across England and Wales, clearing the far southeast later. Early rain and strong winds will slowly clear north Scotland, with sunshine and heavy showers following.


    Overnight will see clear spells and some showers, mainly in the north and west, merging into longer spells of rain across Northern Ireland and western Scotland later. Less windy.


    Thursday will see a mixture of sunny spells and showers for most, these most frequent in the north and west, possibly wintry on hills. Feeling cold in the strong winds.

    Outlook for Friday to Sunday:

    After a frosty start, it'll be mainly dry and bright on Friday. Milder and changeable over the weekend, with some rain at times, mainly in the northwest. Windy at times.

    Updated at: 0201 on Wed 24 Jan 2018

    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.

    Updated at: 1204 on Tue 23 Jan 2018

    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 at: 1204 on Tue 23 Jan 2018

    Location Details


    Location: 56.9747, -6.2905

    Altitude: 812.0 m above mean sea level

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