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Day Weather Maximum Day Temperature Minimum Night Temperature Wind Direction and Speed


4°C 39°F 0°C 32°F West North Westerly
31km/h 19mph

Light Rain Shower

4°C 39°F 0°C 32°F Westerly
10km/h 6mph

Light Snow

5°C 41°F 2°C 36°F North Westerly
23km/h 14mph

Light Rain

5°C 41°F 2°C 36°F Northerly
35km/h 22mph

Light Rain Shower

4°C 39°F 2°C 36°F Northerly
37km/h 23mph



Sunrise 08:27 Sunset 16:41

Last updated 06:10

Weather forecast details for Wednesday 28 January. Each column contains hourly forecast details for weather conditions, temperature, wind speed, wind direction, humidity, visibility and pressure.
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Weather Conditions Light Rain Heavy Snow Light Snow Thick Cloud Light Rain Light Snow Light Rain Shower Sleet Heavy Snow Light Snow Heavy Snow Heavy Snow Heavy Snow Sleet Sleet Sleet Sleet Shower Sleet Shower Sleet Sleet Light Rain Shower Light Snow   
Temperature (°C/°F) 3°C 37°F 2°C 36°F 2°C 36°F 3°C 37°F 3°C 37°F 2°C 36°F 2°C 36°F 2°C 36°F 2°C 36°F 2°C 36°F 1°C 34°F 1°C 34°F 1°C 34°F 1°C 34°F 1°C 34°F 1°C 34°F 1°C 34°F 1°C 34°F 1°C 34°F 2°C 36°F 2°C 36°F 2°C 36°F   
Wind Speed (mph/km/h) 21km/h 13mph West North Westerly 27km/h 17mph Westerly 24km/h 15mph West North Westerly 27km/h 17mph West North Westerly 32km/h 20mph West North Westerly 31km/h 19mph West North Westerly 29km/h 18mph Westerly 29km/h 18mph Westerly 24km/h 15mph Westerly 27km/h 17mph Westerly 26km/h 16mph Westerly 21km/h 13mph Westerly 19km/h 12mph Westerly 23km/h 14mph Westerly 21km/h 13mph Westerly 21km/h 13mph Westerly 18km/h 11mph Westerly 18km/h 11mph Westerly 18km/h 11mph Westerly 18km/h 11mph Westerly 18km/h 11mph Westerly 18km/h 11mph Westerly   
Wind Direction WNW W WNW WNW WNW WNW W W W W W W W W W W W W W W W W   
Humidity 83% 87% 86% 73% 71% 80% 70% 74% 80% 72% 88% 85% 88% 84% 86% 89% 87% 85% 84% 83% 82% 82%   
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) VG P M VG G P E G VG VG P M P VG G P G M G M G VG   
Pressure (Millibars) 989 989 989 990 991 990 989 988 987 986 985 984 982 982 982 981 980 980 979 978 978 977   

Highland and Eilean Siar

Forecast Summary

  • Today

    Bright with sunny intervals and snow showers, heaviest and most frequent in the west, giving slight to moderate falls, even on low ground away form the west coast. Strong to gale westerly winds, causing drifting on high ground.

  • Tonight

    Clear intervals and snow showers, these heaviest and most frequent in the west, with some clear spells towards Inverness and Nairn. Widespread frost with icy patches.

Environmental Summary

UV: 1

UK Range: 1-7

Pollution: Low

UK Range: Low to Very High

Met Office Warnings Issued For: Highland

  1. Yellow warning of snow

    0800 on Wed 28 January
    2355 on Thu 29 January
    Updated 27 January at 12:15


    Showers are expected to turn to snow across parts of northern Scotland during Wednesday morning, the risk then transferring to other areas through the rest of the day, continuing overnight and for much of Thursday.

    Across Northern England 3-8 cm could accumulate by Thursday morning, especially over high ground. Over Scotland and Northern Ireland 5-10 cm may fall even at some lower levels, with more than 15 cm possible over higher ground. Strong, gusty winds will lead to drifting and temporary blizzards over high ground, while icy surfaces and lightning pose additional risks in some areas.This is an update to extend the warning a little further south across the Pennines. Note also that there is some signal that more frequent snow showers may affect parts of southern and central Scotland through the evening peak travel period on Wednesday, and this may lead to eventual issue of an Amber warning.

    The public should be aware of the potential for disruption to travel.

A list of all UK Warnings can be found on our More UK Weather page.

Weather Warnings Key

  • Red: Take action
  • Amber: Be prepared
  • Yellow: Be aware

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Observed at 06:00, Wednesday 28 January

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-4°C 25°F

74km/h 46mph West South Westerly

Humidity: Not Available

Visibility: N/A

Pressure: Not Available

Observation station: Aonach Mor

(Lat: 56.822 | Lon: -4.97)

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