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

Heavy Rain Shower

8°C 46°F 5°C 41°F West North Westerly
31km/h 19mph

Light Rain

12°C 54°F 11°C 52°F South South Westerly
16km/h 10mph

Light Cloud

12°C 54°F 8°C 46°F South Westerly
21km/h 13mph

Light Cloud

10°C 50°F 8°C 46°F South South Westerly
24km/h 15mph

Light Cloud

11°C 52°F 8°C 46°F South Westerly
32km/h 20mph



Sunrise 08:03 Sunset 17:59

Last updated 06:07

Weather forecast details for Tuesday 21 October. Each column contains hourly forecast details for weather conditions, temperature, wind speed, wind direction, humidity, visibility and pressure.
Time 0700 hours1000 hours1300 hours1600 hours1900 hours2200 hours0100 hours
0400 hours
Weather Conditions Heavy Rain Heavy Rain Shower Heavy Rain Shower Light Rain Shower Heavy Rain Shower Clear Sky Partly Cloudy Clear Sky
Temperature (°C/°F) 8°C 46°F 8°C 46°F 7°C 45°F 6°C 43°F 6°C 43°F 6°C 43°F 7°C 45°F 7°C 45°F
Wind Speed (mph/km/h) 34km/h 21mph Westerly 27km/h 17mph West North Westerly 31km/h 19mph West North Westerly 31km/h 19mph North Westerly 26km/h 16mph West North Westerly 21km/h 13mph Westerly 16km/h 10mph Westerly 13km/h 8mph South Westerly
Wind Direction W WNW WNW NW WNW W W SW
Humidity 84% 82% 74% 65% 82% 80% 80% 84%
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) E G VG VG M E E E
Pressure (Millibars) 982 988 995 1002 1007 1011 1013 1015

Highland and Eilean Siar

Forecast Summary

  • Today

    The residual rain across Caithness will soon clear east to leave all parts with a mixture of sunny spells and showers. These showers will be heavy with risk of hail and thunder. Gale to severe gale force northwesterly winds.

  • Tonight

    Heavy showers continuing this evening before dying away overnight. Gale to severe gale force northwesterly winds will gradually ease overnight but will still be strong and will go southwesterly.

Environmental Summary

UV: 1

UK Range: 1-7

Pollution: Low

UK Range: Low to Very High

Pollen: Moderate

UK Range: Low to Very High

Met Office Warnings Issued For: Highland

  1. Yellow warning of wind

    0010 on Tue 21 October
    1800 on Tue 21 October
    Updated 20 October at 16:26 Active


    Gales, and more locally severe gales, are expected to affect much of the country on Tuesday. Whilst Monday night will see wet and windy conditions sweeping eastwards, the strongest winds are expected to occur after the rain clears and winds veer northwesterly through Tuesday morning. Gusts exceeding 55 mph are likely inland, with 60 to 70 mph gusts in some exposed coastal areas in the west and possibly to around 80 mph around coasts in northern Scotland.The public should be aware of the potential for disruption to travel and possible damage to trees. Difficult driving conditions will result, perhaps exacerbated by surface water and spray in places. This is a further update of the warning first issued on Saturday, now including central areas of Scotland, where latest evidence suggests an increased risk of localised 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

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Observed at 05:00, Tuesday 21 October

Heavy Rain

11°C 52°F

11km/h 7mph South Westerly

Humidity: 89%

Visibility: Moderate

Pressure: 980mb, Falling

Observation station: Aviemore

(Lat: 57.206 | Lon: -3.827)

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