Highlands & Eilean Siar weather

Highlands & Eilean Siar weather forecast


Mainly dry with sunny spells today.


It will be a dry and bright day today across the region with sunny spells. Clouding over later in the afternoon with increasing southwesterly winds. Maximum temperature 7 °C.


Turning increasingly cloudy through this evening with winds continuing to pick up. Patchy outbreaks of light rain at times through the night. Minimum temperature 2 °C.


A cloudy start to the day with some outbreaks of light rain, brightening up through the morning to a mostly dry afternoon. Strong southwesterly winds throughout. Maximum temperature 9 °C.

Outlook for Tuesday to Thursday:

Some overnight rain into Tuesday then dry with sunny spells. Dry Wednesday morning but with increasing winds, rain or showers later in the afternoon. Sunshine and showers on Thursday.


UK long range weather forecast

On Friday, cloud and rain are expected in northern areas, accompanied by windy conditions, with a risk of coastal gales and fog overnight. Southern areas will be mainly dry and brighter with lighter wind, although some drizzle is possible at times in western areas. Into the weekend high pressure in the southeast and low pressure in the northwest will lead to a continuation of this north to south split in conditions across the UK. For the rest of the period, there will likely be a continuation of predominantly dry and settled weather across most parts of the UK, especially the south. Some rain and strong winds are likely in the northwest at times. Temperatures overall likely to be close to average.


During the period, generally settled weather conditions are expected across the UK. Frontal systems bringing rain and strong winds are expected in the northwest, perhaps spreading further into the southeast at times, although much of the south and southeast may stay largely dry. Temperatures overall will be above normal, with a small chance of colder conditions.


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