Monday 11th July Weather forecast for the Western Isles.

Good evening Western isles on this Sunday evening we are seeing a mixture of sunshine and cloud. Some mist and low cloud. Winds gusting 30 mph and today’s high of 18.5C

Stornoway Airport today recorded 18.5C at 16:00. This is the highest temperature of the year so far at both Met Office sites in the Western Isles.

Image courtesy of Roost Weather


Overnight – We are going to see a cloud dominated night. Some drizzle at times. A few scattered showers. Mist and fog in places. Winds of 10 to 30 mph.

Morning and afternoon – Sunshine and cloud. Some decent spells of sunshine with occasional spells of rain and drizzle. Winds of 20 to 40 mph.

Evening – The cloud is expected to build in further. Some rain and drizzle. Spells of rain heavy at times by late evening. Winds of 20 to 40 mph gusting 50 to 55 mph in a few spots by the end of the evening.

Winds will be from the South and South West. Temps of 12C to 18C

This is the latest pressure chart from the Met Office showing the area of low pressure between Scotland and Iceland.

Sunrise and Sunset for Monday

Stornoway – 04:37 and 22:23

South Uist – 04:48 and 22:21


A day of sunshine and cloud. A few scattered showers. The winds will ease as the day goes on but will be brisk. Winds of 20 to 40 mph from the South West. Temps of 11C to 16C

Wednesday and Thursday

A day of sunshine and showers with brisk winds. These showers will be heavy at times. Winds of 20 to 40 mph. Temps of 12C to 15C

Friday – More organised spells of rain heavy at times. Plenty of cloud. Winds of 20 to 40 mph. Temps of 12C to 16C

The next week looks quite wet for July with up to 30 mm by the end of the week for some parts of our islands. The first image is from the ECMWF model and the second is from the GFS model.

Image from Met Desk

Image from Met Desk

Have a great evening

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