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    Forecast summary

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

    Regional forecast for Highlands & Eilean Siar

    Sunny spells and a few showers.

    Today:

    A bright day with some sunny intervals and just a few showers, these mainly over the Western Isles and west Highlands. Feeling cooler and fresher in the westerly breeze. Maximum Temperature 17 °C.

    Tonight:

    Cloudy at first with a band of rain soon reaching Western Isles, moving eastwards across all parts during the night. Drier, clearer conditions following to the West Coast later. Minimum Temperature 7 °C.

    Thursday:

    A bright morning with sunny spells and a scattering of showers. Showers will become more frequent and heavy at times in afternoon with strengthening westerly winds. Maximum Temperature 15 °C.

    Outlook for Friday to Sunday:

    Cool, windy showery day on Friday, showers heavy at times. Fewer showers, more sunshine on Saturday with winds easing down. Dry, bright, cold start to Sunday, becoming wet and windy.

    Updated at: 0400 on Wed 22 Aug 2018

    UK forecast for the next 5 days

    Rain moving southeastwards, giving a fresher end to the week.

    Today:

    A three way split today, with rain slowly spreading southeastwards through southern Scotland, northern England, Wales and the north Midlands. To the south, sunny spells, warm and humid. To the north, fresher with sunshine and scattered showers, mainly northwest Scotland.

    Tonight:

    Rain will continue to steadily push across England and Wales overnight. Behind it, a much cooler night with clear spells, however heavy showers moving into Scotland and Northern Ireland.

    Thursday:

    Rain will become confined to central and southeast England before clearing through the afternoon. Elsewhere, brighter and fresher with sunny spells, but heavy, blustery showers in the north and west.

    Outlook for Friday to Sunday:

    Friday and Saturday; cool with blustery showers for many except the south, but rain possible here on Friday night. Sunday starting fine and cold, before gradually turning wet and windy.

    Updated at: 0240 on Wed 22 Aug 2018

    Outlook for the UK over the next 6-30 days

    UK Outlook for Sunday 26 Aug 2018 to Tuesday 4 Sep 2018:

    After a cold and dry start on Sunday, cloud and rain is likely to spread east into western areas later in the day. For Bank Holiday Monday, the rain is likely to gradually continue south and east, with drier and brighter conditions following. Temperatures should be around the seasonal average. The middle part of the week is likely to see a north-south split in the weather. Northern areas will generally be more changeable with some rain or showers at times, but it is likely to become more settled in the south with warmer temperatures. Drier and warmer weather may become more widely established into early September, as high pressure starts to build in from the south.

    Updated at: 1316 on Tue 21 Aug 2018

    UK Outlook for Wednesday 5 Sep 2018 to Wednesday 19 Sep 2018:

    Through the beginning and middle part of September, there is an increasing chance that much of the UK will see a good deal of dry, warm and settled weather. Northern and western areas could occasionally have wet and windy spells towards the middle part of the month, but these should be short-lived. Temperatures are likely to be generally warm across the UK, with a chance of very warm conditions developing in the south.

    Updated at: 1316 on Tue 21 Aug 2018

    Location Details

    Wick John O Groats Airport

    Location: 58.454, -3.089

    Altitude: 36.0 m above mean sea level

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