Cloudy with outbreaks of rain throughout the day across the Western Isles. These extend to the mainland at times, but largely dry across the Great Glen, and feeling warm with bright or sunny spells over Speyside and eastern Caithness. Maximum temperature 21 °C.
Dry with clear skies over Speyside. A cloudier evening further west with rain across the Hebrides, but turning dry overnight with clear spells developing. Minimum temperature 9 °C.
Dry and warm with plenty of sunshine, but southerly winds freshening across the west coast. Patchy cloud will spread north in the afternoon and evening. Maximum temperature 23 °C.
Outlook for Tuesday to Thursday:
Mainly dry and bright Tuesday and Wednesday, rather warm but with freshening southeast winds. Some light rain in the east Wednesday night. Heavy rain spreads north 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.