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Highlands & Eilean Siar regional forecast

Highlands & Eilean Siar forecast map

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


Further outbreaks of rain, heaviest in west. Still quite windy.


Staying cloudy with rain continuing in most areas. It will become lighter and more patchy this afternoon but still some heavier outbreaks across the Northwest Highlands. Fresh westerly winds. Maximum temperature 16 °C.


Cloudy with rain becoming persistent and heavy across the north Highlands, the heavier rain edging southwards towards Lochaber later. A mild night everywhere with strong southwesterly winds. Minimum temperature 12 °C.


Dull, wet start then rain clearing southwards during morning. Drier, brighter, cooler weather with a few showers and fresh winds will follow from north, reaching all parts by early afternoon. Maximum temperature 14 °C.

Outlook for Friday to Sunday:

Drier and brighter on Friday then rain and strong to gale force winds returning for a time on Saturday. Drier, brighter, colder weather following on Sunday with winds easing down.

Updated: 02:40 on Wed 26 Sep 2018 BST

UK forecast for the next 5 days


Wet and windy in the north, warmer in the south.


Early mist or fog in central/southern England and Wales will clear quickly to leave a sunny day, and warmer than yesterday. However in the north of the UK, there will be rain through much of the day, and strong winds.


Rain continuing in the north overnight, with heavy bursts across Scotland, but easing up in Northern Ireland and northern England. Clear, dry and cold in the south with fog patches.


Sunny and warm in the south again, but cloudier in the Midlands and North Wales. Cloudy with rain in northern England and Northern Ireland. Brighter with showers across Scotland.

Outlook for Friday to Sunday:

Sunny spells Friday and Saturday, but some rain and strong winds in the north. Sunday central areas rather cloudy with light rain possible. Cold at night; some overnight frost/fog possible.

Updated: 02:48 on Wed 26 Sep 2018 BST

Outlook for the UK over the next 6-30 days

UK Outlook for Sunday 30 Sep 2018 to Tuesday 9 Oct 2018:

Sunday sees fine and settled weather with sunny spells for most, but with a band of cloud and increasingly light and patchy rain sinking slowly southwards through the day. On Monday some wet and windy weather may move south across northern areas, but weakening as it does so. Ahead of this there'll be fine weather with some sunshine. Through the first week of October unsettled, windy weather is possible in the far north, perhaps affecting parts of the east at times. However many areas should remain settled, with some cold nights and early morning fog, but with some warm sunshine by day. Into the second week of October more generally changeable conditions may become established.

UK Outlook for Wednesday 10 Oct 2018 to Wednesday 24 Oct 2018:

The start of this period is likely to begin with a lot of dry and fine weather, but with an increasing trend towards much more changeable conditions becoming established. Whilst there remains considerable uncertainty in the forecast detail, there is a greater chance of spells of wet and windy weather from mid October onwards, with the rain possibly turning wintry at times over the highest ground in the north. There should still be some spells of dry and fine weather, especially at first, but these will bring some cold nights and morning fog. Temperatures will be generally colder than average, but with some milder interludes at times.

Updated: 02:48 on Wed 26 Sep 2018 BST

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