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


5°C 41°F 0°C 32°F West North Westerly
47km/h 29mph


4°C 39°F 1°C 34°F West North Westerly
27km/h 17mph

Light Rain

6°C 43°F 3°C 37°F North Westerly
34km/h 21mph


5°C 41°F 3°C 37°F Northerly
31km/h 19mph


5°C 41°F 2°C 36°F North North Westerly
39km/h 24mph



Sunrise 08:18 Sunset 16:49

Last updated 11:04

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.
Time 1500 hours1800 hours2100 hours0000 hours
0300 hours   
Weather Conditions Sleet Heavy Snow Sleet Heavy Snow Light Snow    
Temperature (°C/°F) 2°C 36°F 1°C 34°F 2°C 36°F 1°C 34°F 2°C 36°F    
Wind Speed (mph/km/h) 40km/h 25mph Westerly 37km/h 23mph Westerly 42km/h 26mph Westerly 39km/h 24mph Westerly 37km/h 23mph Westerly    
Wind Direction W W W W W    
Humidity 84% 87% 80% 84% 77%    
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) P M G G VG    
Pressure (Millibars) 996 993 990 988 985    

SW Scotland, Lothian Borders

Forecast Summary

  • Today

    Bright with sunny intervals and snow showers, heaviest and most frequent in the west, but also feeding through the Forth Clyde Valley, giving slight to moderate falls, even on low ground. Strong westerly winds, causing drifting on high ground.

  • Tonight

    Clear intervals and snow showers, perhaps merging into longer spells of snow, with further moderate accumulations and drifting in the strong westerly winds. 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: Dumfries and Galloway

  1. Yellow warning of snow

    1130 on Wed 28 January
    2355 on Thu 29 January
    Updated 28 January at 11:24 Active


    Showers of snow across parts of Scotland and Northern Ireland on Wednesday morning will extend to parts of northern England and Wales by evening, then continue overnight and into Thursday.

    Over Scotland, Northern Ireland and parts of northern England 5 cm or more may fall even at some lower levels, with more than 15 cm possible over higher ground. See separate amber warning for main risk areas. Over Wales only 1-3 cm is likely in places at low levels with 5-10 cm possible over higher ground. Strong, gusty winds will lead to drifting and temporary blizzard conditions over high ground, while icy surfaces and lightning pose additional risks in some areas.This is an update to the warning issued on Monday to extend the warning a little further south into parts of Wales.

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

  2. Amber warning of snow

    1700 on Wed 28 January
    1100 on Thu 29 January
    Updated 28 January at 10:47


    Snow showers will become widespread and heavier across Scotland, Northern Ireland and northern England during Wednesday evening and will continue through the night into Thursday morning. Snow amounts will be very variable but over 5 cm will accumulate at lower levels in places with over 15 cm on high ground. Strong and gusty winds will lead to drifting and blizzard conditions at times, especially over higher routes.

    The public should be prepared for travel disruption and hazardous driving conditions.

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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Observed at 11:00, Wednesday 28 January

Light Rain Shower

4°C 39°F

39km/h 24mph Westerly

Humidity: 85%

Visibility: Good

Pressure: 995mb, Rising

Observation station: West Nicholson

(Lat: 54.85 | Lon: -4.95)

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