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Sunday

Sunny Intervals

2°C 36°F -2°C 28°F West North Westerly
18km/h 11mph
Monday

Light Cloud

3°C 37°F -1°C 30°F South Westerly
13km/h 8mph
Tuesday

Light Cloud

3°C 37°F 0°C 32°F North North Westerly
19km/h 12mph
Wednesday

Light Cloud

3°C 37°F 1°C 34°F West South Westerly
11km/h 7mph
Thursday

Light Rain

4°C 39°F 2°C 36°F West South Westerly
10km/h 6mph

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Last updated 07:14

Weather forecast details for Monday 2 February. 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 Cloud Light Cloud Light Cloud Light Cloud Light Cloud Light Cloud Light Cloud Light Cloud Sunny Intervals Light Cloud Light Cloud Light Cloud Light Snow Light Snow Light Cloud Light Cloud Light Cloud Light Rain Light Rain Partly Cloudy
Temperature (°C/°F) 0°C 32°F 0°C 32°F 0°C 32°F 0°C 32°F 0°C 32°F 1°C 34°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 30°F
Wind Speed (mph/km/h) 13km/h 8mph West South Westerly 13km/h 8mph West South Westerly 11km/h 7mph West South Westerly 11km/h 7mph South Westerly 13km/h 8mph South Westerly 13km/h 8mph South Westerly 13km/h 8mph South Westerly 13km/h 8mph West South Westerly 13km/h 8mph West South Westerly 13km/h 8mph West South Westerly 13km/h 8mph West South Westerly 14km/h 9mph West South Westerly 16km/h 10mph Westerly 18km/h 11mph Westerly 18km/h 11mph Westerly 19km/h 12mph Westerly 21km/h 13mph West North Westerly 21km/h 13mph North Westerly 23km/h 14mph North North Westerly 13km/h 8mph North Westerly
Wind Direction WSW WSW WSW SW SW SW SW WSW WSW WSW WSW WSW W W W W WNW NW NNW NW
Humidity 84% 84% 85% 85% 85% 83% 83% 83% 83% 84% 87% 89% 90% 88% 88% 88% 89% 90% 91% 90%
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) VG VG G VG G G G G G G G M P M G G G M M G
Pressure (Millibars) 1006 1006 1006 1006 1006 1006 1005 1005 1004 1004 1004 1004 1004 1004 1004 1004 1005 1005 1005 1008

Highland and Eilean Siar

Forecast Summary

  • Monday

    Rather cloudy across the far north and west with some rain, sleet or snow. Largely dry elsewhere with some brightness, some snow extending southeast into remaining areas later. Cold.

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

    From:
    1300 on Sat 31 January
    To:
    1200 on Sun 1 February
    Updated 31 January at 10:50 Active

    Warning

    Snow and strong winds will affect parts of northern and then eastern Britain later on Saturday and into Sunday. Heavy snow will affect upland parts of northern Scotland from Saturday afternoon, with accumulations of over 25 cm on some high level routes. At lower levels, there will be a mix of rain, sleet and snow, though snow accumulations of 2-5 cm are possible in places, mainly inland above 150 m. Northerly winds gusting 60-70 mph will give rise to drifting snow and blizzard conditions. Conditions will improve slowly overnight, but further snow showers are likely, even on low ground.

    Other eastern areas will see occasional snow showers on Saturday before more persistent rain, sleet and snow spreads southwards overnight, with potential for 2-3 cm of snow at low levels, and 5-10 cm over northern hills where again blizzard conditions are possible.Icy patches are likely throughout the warning area.

    The public should be aware of the risk of disruption due to snow and ice.

  2. Yellow warning of ice

    From:
    1300 on Sat 31 January
    To:
    1200 on Sun 1 February
    Updated 31 January at 10:50 Active

    Warning

    Snow and strong winds will affect parts of northern and then eastern Britain later on Saturday and into Sunday. Heavy snow will affect upland parts of northern Scotland from Saturday afternoon, with accumulations of over 25 cm on some high level routes. At lower levels, there will be a mix of rain, sleet and snow, though snow accumulations of 2-5 cm are possible in places, mainly inland above 150 m. Northerly winds gusting 60-70 mph will give rise to drifting snow and blizzard conditions. Conditions will improve slowly overnight, but further snow showers are likely, even on low ground.

    Other eastern areas will see occasional snow showers on Saturday before more persistent rain, sleet and snow spreads southwards overnight, with potential for 2-3 cm of snow at low levels, and 5-10 cm over northern hills where again blizzard conditions are possible.Icy patches are likely throughout the warning area.

    The public should be aware of the risk of disruption due to snow and ice.

  3. Yellow warning of snow

    From:
    1400 on Sat 31 January
    To:
    1200 on Sun 1 February
    Updated 31 January at 13:15 Active

    Warning

    Sleet and snow showers will continue to affect many area during Saturday and into Sunday. These will be most frequent across northern and Western Scotland, Northern Ireland, West Wales and Devon and Cornwall. Other areas will be largely dry until a more organised area of light snow moves southwards during the early hours of Sunday morning. Accumulations of 1-2 cm are possible, with perhaps 5 cm on some high ground, mainly in the north and west. Icy patches are likely. Strong winds will also gust to around 60 mph along exposed northern and western coasts.

    The public should be aware of the risk of disruption due to snow and icy roads.

  4. Yellow warning of ice

    From:
    1400 on Sat 31 January
    To:
    1200 on Sun 1 February
    Updated 31 January at 13:15 Active

    Warning

    Sleet and snow showers will continue to affect many area during Saturday and into Sunday. These will be most frequent across northern and Western Scotland, Northern Ireland, West Wales and Devon and Cornwall. Other areas will be largely dry until a more organised area of light snow moves southwards during the early hours of Sunday morning. Accumulations of 1-2 cm are possible, with perhaps 5 cm on some high ground, mainly in the north and west. Icy patches are likely. Strong winds will also gust to around 60 mph along exposed northern and western coasts.

    The public should be aware of the risk of disruption due to snow and icy roads.

  5. Yellow early warning of snow

    From:
    1500 on Sun 1 February
    To:
    2355 on Mon 2 February
    Updated 31 January at 11:36

    Alert

    Further snow showers will affect parts of Scotland and Northern Ireland, and eastern parts of England, later on Sunday and through the whole of Monday, leading to additional accumulations. The showers will be associated with strong winds, so drifting and temporary blizzard conditions are possible, as well as icy stretches. The public should be aware of the potential for disruption from these conditions.

    This is an update to the Alert issued on Friday to slightly modify the areas covered: Wales and southwestern England are now excluded, while the far southeast of England has been included. This is due to a reorientation of the areas covered in the southwest and southeast to mirror latest forecast probabilities.

  6. Yellow early warning of ice

    From:
    1500 on Sun 1 February
    To:
    2355 on Mon 2 February
    Updated 31 January at 11:36

    Alert

    Further snow showers will affect parts of Scotland and Northern Ireland, and eastern parts of England, later on Sunday and through the whole of Monday, leading to additional accumulations. The showers will be associated with strong winds, so drifting and temporary blizzard conditions are possible, as well as icy stretches. The public should be aware of the potential for disruption from these conditions.

    This is an update to the Alert issued on Friday to slightly modify the areas covered: Wales and southwestern England are now excluded, while the far southeast of England has been included. This is due to a reorientation of the areas covered in the southwest and southeast to mirror latest forecast probabilities.

  7. Yellow early warning of snow

    From:
    0005 on Tue 3 February
    To:
    2355 on Tue 3 February
    Updated 31 January at 12:02

    Alert

    Snow showers will continue to affect parts of Scotland, Northern Ireland and eastern England during Tuesday, giving icy patches in places. Accumulations of snow are possible in places, even to low levels. The public should be aware of the potential for disruption to travel.This is an update to the Alert issued on Friday to extend the areas covered to include Northern Ireland, western Scotland and parts of southeast England. This is due to a reorientation of the areas covered to mirror latest forecast probabilities.

  8. Yellow early warning of ice

    From:
    0005 on Tue 3 February
    To:
    2355 on Tue 3 February
    Updated 31 January at 12:02

    Alert

    Snow showers will continue to affect parts of Scotland, Northern Ireland and eastern England during Tuesday, giving icy patches in places. Accumulations of snow are possible in places, even to low levels. The public should be aware of the potential for disruption to travel.

    This is an update to the Alert issued on Friday to extend the areas covered to include Northern Ireland, western Scotland and parts of southeast England. This is due to a reorientation of the areas covered to mirror latest forecast probabilities.

  9. Yellow early warning of snow

    From:
    0005 on Wed 4 February
    To:
    2355 on Wed 4 February
    Updated 31 January at 12:17

    Alert

    Snow showers will continue to affect parts of Scotland, Northern Ireland and eastern England during Wednesday, giving icy patches in places. A band of more-organised sleet and snow is expected to reach northwestern areas later in the day. Accumulations of snow are possible in places, even to low levels. The public should be aware of the potential for disruption to travel.

  10. Yellow early warning of ice

    From:
    0005 on Wed 4 February
    To:
    2355 on Wed 4 February
    Updated 31 January at 12:17

    Alert

    Snow showers will continue to affect parts of Scotland, Northern Ireland and eastern England during Wednesday, giving icy patches in places. A band of more-organised sleet and snow is expected to reach northwestern areas later in the day. Accumulations of snow are possible in places, even to low levels. 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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Observations

Observed at 06:00, Sunday 1 February

Thick Cloud

-1°C 30°F

8km/h 5mph Northerly

Humidity: 80%

Visibility: Good

Pressure: 1004mb, Rising

Observation station: Aviemore

(Lat: 57.206 | Lon: -3.827)

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