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Highlands & Eilean Siar regional forecast

Highlands & Eilean Siar forecast map

Glencoe Cloudy 56.685 -5.099
Dalganachan Sunny day 58.339 -3.693
Callakille Cloudy 57.522 -5.854
Halkirk Sunny intervals 58.514 -3.49
Ullapool Sunny intervals 57.896 -5.16
Dingwall Sunny day 57.596 -4.427
Fort William Cloudy 56.82 -5.104
Cassley Sunny intervals 58.167 -4.733
Scardroy Sunny intervals 57.519 -4.988
Glen Affric Youth Hostel Cloudy 57.23 -5.188
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Regional Forecast for Highlands & Eilean Siar


Rather cloudy with outbreaks of rain developing. Strengthening southerly winds.

This Evening and Tonight:

Some late sunshine then clear spells across Caithness, the Black Isle and Inverness area. However becoming cloudy across many western parts with outbreaks of rain developing over the Western Isles through the early hours and then edging into the mainland. Minimum temperature 6 °C.


Rather cloudy with outbreaks of rain for most, heaviest across Lochaber. Some brighter spells expected towards Inverness at times and more generally across the Western Isles later. Southerly winds easing. Maximum temperature 18 °C.

Outlook for Thursday to Saturday:

Rain clearing eastwards with sunny spells developing on Thursday, but heavy thundery showers in the west overnight. Further rain at times through Friday and Saturday. Southerly gales developing on Saturday.

Updated: 14:35 on Tue 19 Sep 2017 BST

UK forecast for the next 5 days


Dry overnight for most, but rain in the northwest.

This Evening and Tonight:

A mostly dry night across the UK, although some cloud and rain pushing into Northern Ireland and western Scotland, and the odd light shower in the southwest.


Outbreaks of rain continuing in northwestern parts, along with some locally strong winds for western coasts and hills. Dry with sunny spells in the southeast.

Outlook for Thursday to Saturday:

Rain spreading eastwards Thursday. Mostly dry and sunny on Friday but rain arriving in the northwest, and then west later. Mainly dry and fine on Saturday, cloudier in the north.

Updated: 14:34 on Tue 19 Sep 2017 BST

Outlook for the UK over the next 6-30 days

UK Outlook for Sunday 24 Sep 2017 to Tuesday 3 Oct 2017:

Through to the end of September it will probably stay rather unsettled in the north and western half of the UK, with rain and stronger winds at times, perhaps even gales for the far northwest next week. Further south and east there will be more in the way of sunshine and lighter winds. It is likely to become quite warm during the day at times, especially in the south and east, but with chilly nights in the forecast. There may be some mist and fog patches around first thing and these may last well into the morning on some days. Early in October the rather unsettled weather in the northwest will probably extend into the rest of the UK.

UK Outlook for Wednesday 4 Oct 2017 to Wednesday 18 Oct 2017:

As we head further into October there is considerable uncertainty in the forecast, although it looks most likely to be settled in the south and southeast at first, with the best of the dry and sunny weather. A more marked northwest-southeast split could develop again across the UK, bringing rain and strong winds across the northwest, with more unsettled conditions probably reaching all areas by the second half of the week. Temperatures will be close to or slightly above normal, with the south and southeast perhaps rather warm by day at first. 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: 14:34 on Tue 19 Sep 2017 BST

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