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

Light Cloud

8°C 46°F 2°C 36°F South Westerly
26km/h 16mph

Light Cloud

7°C 45°F 7°C 45°F Southerly
29km/h 18mph

Light Cloud

11°C 52°F 4°C 39°F South South Westerly
32km/h 20mph

Sunny Intervals

6°C 43°F 0°C 32°F West South Westerly
31km/h 19mph

Light Cloud

6°C 43°F 2°C 36°F South Westerly
23km/h 14mph



Sunrise 06:59 Sunset 17:53

Last updated 02:05

Weather forecast details for Thursday 5 March. Each column contains hourly forecast details for weather conditions, temperature, wind speed, wind direction, humidity, visibility and pressure.
Time 0600 hours0900 hours1200 hours1500 hours1800 hours2100 hours0000 hours
0300 hours
Weather Conditions Light Cloud Light Cloud Thick Cloud Light Rain Partly Cloudy Light Rain Shower Clear Sky Light Cloud
Temperature (°C/°F) 6°C 43°F 7°C 45°F 8°C 46°F 7°C 45°F 5°C 41°F 4°C 39°F 3°C 37°F 3°C 37°F
Wind Speed (mph/km/h) 39km/h 24mph South Westerly 34km/h 21mph South Westerly 26km/h 16mph South Westerly 23km/h 14mph Westerly 18km/h 11mph West South Westerly 14km/h 9mph West South Westerly 11km/h 7mph South Westerly 11km/h 7mph South South Westerly
Wind Direction SW SW SW W WSW WSW SW SSW
Humidity 86% 79% 76% 83% 84% 87% 92% 92%
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) VG E E VG E E E E
Pressure (Millibars) 1021 1020 1019 1019 1022 1023 1024 1023

Highland and Eilean Siar

Forecast Summary

  • Today

    Mostly cloudy with rain across the west, persistent across the West Highlands. Staying mostly dry in the east with some early brightness. Drying up in the northwest later. Windy with southwesterly gales along exposed northwestern coasts, easing later.

  • Tonight

    Drier weather across the far north edging south this evening. Further rain returning northeast later, becoming heavy across Lochaber and Wester Ross. Staying mainly dry in northeast. Windy later.

Environmental Summary

UV: 1

UK Range: 1-7

Pollution: Low

UK Range: Low to Very High

Met Office Warnings Issued For: Highland

  1. Yellow early warning of rain

    1200 on Fri 6 March
    1200 on Sun 8 March
    Updated 4 March at 11:42


    Rain will be persistent and heavy at times through much of Friday and Saturday and lasting into Sunday morning. The public should be aware of the risk of localised flooding and some travel disruption, especially on Saturday and on Sunday morning.

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 03:00, Thursday 5 March

Light Cloud

6°C 43°F

23km/h 14mph Southerly

Humidity: 93%

Visibility: Excellent

Pressure: 1022mb, Falling

Observation station: Wick Airport

(Lat: 58.454 | Lon: -3.089)

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