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

Sunny Intervals

7°C 45°F 4°C 39°F West South Westerly
29km/h 18mph

Light Rain

7°C 45°F 3°C 37°F South South Westerly
26km/h 16mph

Light Rain

6°C 43°F 1°C 34°F West North Westerly
34km/h 21mph

Light Rain Shower

5°C 41°F 0°C 32°F West South Westerly
32km/h 20mph

Light Cloud

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



Sunrise 07:17 Sunset 17:38

Last updated 07:46

Weather forecast details for Friday 27 February. Each column contains hourly forecast details for weather conditions, temperature, wind speed, wind direction, humidity, visibility and pressure.
Time 0900 hours1200 hours1500 hours1800 hours2100 hours0000 hours
0300 hours 
Weather Conditions Sunny Light Rain Shower Sunny Intervals Light Cloud Light Cloud Light Cloud Light Rain  
Temperature (°C/°F) 4°C 39°F 6°C 43°F 6°C 43°F 5°C 41°F 4°C 39°F 5°C 41°F 5°C 41°F  
Wind Speed (mph/km/h) 29km/h 18mph West South Westerly 29km/h 18mph West South Westerly 26km/h 16mph South Westerly 23km/h 14mph Southerly 35km/h 22mph Southerly 32km/h 20mph Southerly 23km/h 14mph South Westerly  
Wind Direction WSW WSW SW S S S SW  
Humidity 81% 69% 63% 76% 73% 78% 86%  
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) E E VG E E VG G  
Pressure (Millibars) 1003 1005 1005 1002 998 995 993  

Highland and Eilean Siar

Forecast Summary

  • Today

    Bright spells and scattered wintry showers, mostly over north and west and becoming more isolated in morning with some sunny spells in east. Cloudier in afternoon with rain and hill snow developing later. Strong southwesterly winds but southerly gales later.

  • Tonight

    Cloudy and windy with rain and hill snow becoming heavy for a time before clearing to blustery showers and a few clear spells overnight with strong to gale southwesterly winds.

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 ice

    1800 on Thu 26 February
    1000 on Fri 27 February
    Updated 26 February at 10:52 Active


    Showers will turn increasingly to sleet and snow during today, Thursday, especially over higher ground, these continuing overnight and into Friday morning. As temperatures fall this evening, there will be an increasing risk of icy stretches on untreated surfaces, these lasting into Friday morning.

    The public should be aware of the risk of some difficult driving conditions and the potential for some minor travel disruption.

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

Issued by the Met Office

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UK Forecast Last updated 00:05, Friday 27 Feb


Observed at 06:00, Friday 27 February

Partly Cloudy

4°C 39°F

35km/h 22mph South Westerly

Humidity: 91%

Visibility: Very Good

Pressure: 1002mb, Rising

Observation station: Wick Airport

(Lat: 58.454 | Lon: -3.089)

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