Rain in west edging away. Mostly dry and sunny Monday
This Evening and Tonight:
Dry with clear spells in the east, though largely clear skies over Inverness and Speyside. Cloudier in west with rain, some heavy across the Hebrides, but becoming drier overnight and cloud will begin to lift and break late in night. Minimum temperature 7 °C.
Cloud over the far north and west will soon clear away, then dry and warm with plenty of sunshine, but southerly winds freshening over coasts and more cloud around later Maximum temperature 22 °C.
Outlook for Tuesday to Thursday:
Mainly dry and bright Tuesday and Wednesday and rather warm but with freshening southeast winds and patchy rain developing in east Wednesday. Heavy rain overnight then heavy showers on Thursday.
UK long range weather forecast
A band of showery rain is likely to reach the southwest on Friday, pushing eastwards with strong winds though the day. The weekend could be very unsettled, with often heavy rain and the risk of gales, especially in the west and southwest. Thunder and hail are also likely at times. Thereafter, for the remainder of April and 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 warmer than average in the south and southeast.
For the start of May, some rain and unsettled conditions are likely, but a shift towards more settled conditions is probable. Whilst some rain is possible at times, a good deal of fine and dry weather is most likely, with temperatures above the seasonal average. Any warmer conditions are most likely in the south and southeast.