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

    Regional forecast for Highlands & Eilean Siar

    Cloud and rain slowly clearing east. Mainly light winds


    A mainly cloudy morning with outbreaks of rain, occasionally heavy in the east, although the Outer Hebrides gradually become brighter with the odd shower. These brighter conditions edge east this afternoon although Caithness and Inverness continue cloudy with occasional rain. Maximum Temperature 14 °C.


    Cloud and rain in the east clear this evening as drier, clearer conditions edge east with a few showers in the far west. Chilly but cloud and winds increasing later. Minimum Temperature 3 °C.


    A bright start across the north and east with sunny spells but cloud and outbreaks of mainly light rain in the west gradually spread east. Strengthening southerly winds. Maximum Temperature 14 °C.

    Outlook for Saturday to Monday:

    Bright and rather warm on Saturday but strong southerly winds, with gales in west. Sunday and Monday look cloudy with outbreaks of rain and occasionally strong southerly or southeasterly winds.

    Updated at: 0430 on Thu 21 Sep 2017

    UK forecast for the next 5 days

    Rain in the west moving east later.


    Morning wind and rain in Scotland, Wales and western England will move eastwards, leaving brighter weather behind it later. Eastern England will be dry and bright all morning but become cloudier later. Northern Ireland will have sunshine and showers.


    Rain in central England will move further east and then clear, leaving the UK with a mainly dry, clear and cold night. A few mist and fog patches will form.


    Morning mist patches may be slow to clear but it will become dry and bright in the east. Rain in Northern Ireland will move into Scotland, Wales and western England.

    Outlook for Saturday to Monday:

    Saturday will be bright and breezy for most, and windy in the northwest. Sunday and Monday are likely to be wet in the west, but largely dry in the east.

    Updated at: 0513 on Thu 21 Sep 2017

    Outlook for the UK over the next 6-30 days

    UK Outlook for Monday 25 Sep 2017 to Wednesday 4 Oct 2017:

    Next week there will be plenty of dry weather, but there will be light rain for a time. It will be rather warm during the day time, but it is likely to be chilly at night with some mist or fog patches possible, which may last well into the morning on some days. The second half of the week will be more unsettled with wet and windy weather more likely in the northwest, with a risk of gales or perhaps severe gales. The best of the drier and brighter weather will be in the southeast. Into the start of October there is an increased chance of all parts seeing the unsettled conditions, with rain and stronger winds likely at times.

    Updated at: 1329 on Wed 20 Sep 2017

    UK Outlook for Thursday 5 Oct 2017 to Thursday 19 Oct 2017:

    Through early October there is considerable uncertainty in the forecast. It will be changeable, with the northwest likely to see more unsettled conditions with strong winds or gales possible, with perhaps more settled interludes in the southeast. Temperatures will be close to or slightly above normal. However, there will be some chilly nights with early morning mist and fog as well as an increased chance of frost, most likely in the north.

    Updated at: 1328 on Wed 20 Sep 2017

    Location Details


    Location: 58.39015, -3.13446

    Altitude: 74.0 m above mean sea level

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