Mainly dry and bright with sunny spells, though a good deal of high cloud around and perhaps a few showers over the Hebrides. Still feeling very warm but brisk southeasterly winds will bring cooler conditions across Caithness. Maximum temperature 21 °C.
Sunny spells to end the day then clear spells overnight but cloud will tend to build into the far east and over Caithness and Sutherland overnight. Still brisk southeasterly winds. Minimum temperature 7 °C.
Cloudier day, but some sunny spells across western parts through the morning. Cloud in east thickening to bring some rain or drizzle, with showery rain elsewhere in evening. Rather windy Maximum temperature 18 °C.
Outlook for Thursday to Saturday:
Unsettled and often cloudy with rain or showers, though some drier and brighter spells, but more especially early and late in the day. Cooler but less breezy.
UK long range weather forecast
Next weekend could be very unsettled, with often heavy rain and the risk of gales, especially in the west and southwest. Thunder and hail are likely at times and temperatures will mainly be on the cold side of average. Thereafter, for the remainder of April and into early May, unsettled conditions are likely to dominate, with a chance of showers or longer spells of rain and some periods of stronger winds, especially in the west and southwest. Whilst some rain is expected at times, there could be a shift towards more settled conditions later. Temperatures will most likely be near normal in the west, and slightly warmer than the seasonal average in the south and southeast.
For the middle of May, some rain and unsettled conditions are likely, especially at first. However, a shift towards more settled conditions than of late is probable. Whilst some rain is possible at times, a good deal of fine and dry weather is most likely, with temperatures mostly above the seasonal average. Any warmer conditions are most likely in the south and southeast.