Central, Tayside & Fife regional forecast
Central, Tayside & Fife weather forecast
Showers, merging to periods of rain for afternoon.
East mainly dry, bright through morning, while cloudier west catch a few early showers. Cloud thickening from southwest late morning with occasional rain pushing across all during the afternoon, this heaviest, most persistent in western areas of Central and Tayside. Maximum temperature 8 °C.
Some patchy light rain early and again towards dawn, this sandwiched by a band of more organised rain that crosses from the south late evening and for much of night. Minimum temperature 2 °C.
Seasonally mild. Fair start, then band of rain spreading from the west late morning and early afternoon, which clears to sunshine and showers late afternoon. Maximum temperature 10 °C.
Outlook for Friday to Sunday:
Unsettled with bands of rain alternating with sunshine and showers. Heaviest of outbreaks focused across west. However day to day detail of timings likely to be difficult to pin down.
UK long range weather forecast
After a wet and windy day Sunday, the beginning of next week will remain unsettled with outbreaks of rain or showers. Thereafter, we should see the dominance of high pressure across the UK. This will allow a shift towards more settled conditions with a good deal of sunshine across most parts. Northern and eastern areas are likely to start this period cold with a chance of wintry showers, these likely falling as snow to relatively low levels at times. Towards the end of next week, the settled weather will spread further east with plenty of sunny spells by day and a risk of frost by night. Following this, it looks to stay mostly dry but it may turn increasingly cloudy towards the middle of February with possible overnight fog.
This period seems to trend towards a more typical northwest/southeast divide. The southeast should hold on to the drier and calmer weather for a while longer with a continued risk of overnight frost and fog. Further north, it will turn increasingly unsettled with outbreaks of rain and strong winds at times. Temperatures will gradually return towards normal, but will remain a little below average during the settled spell in the south.