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Magilligan No 2 (nearest observation site to City of Derry Airport)

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City of Derry Airport forecast
Tue 06 Dec 2016
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Issued at: 0800 on Wed 7 Dec 2016

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Extremes

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Northern Ireland extremes

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Magilligan 13.4 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Killylane 10.5 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Derrylin Cornahoule 4.1 °C
Highest rainfall Castlederg 9.4 mm
Sunniest Magilligan 0.0 hours

UK extremes

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Magilligan 13.4 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Strathallan 2.0 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Aviemore -9.2 °C
Highest rainfall Lusa 22.6 mm
Sunniest Manston 2.8 hours

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Highest maximum temperature - (0900 to 2100 on the date shown)

Lowest maximum temperature - (0900 to 2100 on the date shown)

Lowest minimum temperature - (2100 on the previous day to 0900 on the date shown)

Highest rainfall -(2100 on the previous day to 2100 on the date shown)

Sunniest - (2100 on the previous day to 2100 on the date shown)

The information shown is initial data as it is received; observations are subject to final quality control after publication on this website. This is particularly the case for rainfall totals during snow events.

Issued at: 2302 on Tue 6 Dec 2016

Weather map

Wed 0800

Weather observation map for City of Derry Airport

City of Derry Airport City of Derry Airport – Overcast 55.0413 -7.1576
Castlederg Castlederg – Overcast 54.707 -7.577
Belfast International Airport Belfast International Airport – Overcast 54.664 -6.224
Glenanne Glenanne – Cloudy 54.237 -6.502
West Freugh (ESAWS) West Freugh (ESAWS) – Mist 54.859 -4.936
Campbeltown Airport Campbeltown Airport – Overcast 55.441 -5.699
Tiree Tiree – Overcast 56.497 -6.887
Prestwick RNAS Prestwick RNAS – Overcast 55.515 -4.585
Ronaldsway Ronaldsway – Mist 54.0849 -4.6321
Glasgow/Bishopton Glasgow/Bishopton – Overcast 55.907 -4.533
Eskdalemuir Eskdalemuir – Overcast 55.311 -3.206
Glen Ogle Glen Ogle – No data 56.423 -4.32
Aonach Mor Aonach Mor – No data 56.822 -4.97
Drumalbin Drumalbin – Overcast 55.627 -3.735
Edinburgh/Gogarbank Edinburgh/Gogarbank – Cloudy 55.928 -3.343
Carlisle Carlisle – Overcast 54.933 -2.963
Skye/Lusa (SAMOS) Skye/Lusa (SAMOS) – Overcast 57.257 -5.809
South Uist Range South Uist Range – Light shower night 57.358 -7.397
Cairnwell Cairnwell – No data 56.879 -3.42

Location Details

City of Derry Airport

Location: 55.0413, -7.1576

Altitude: 1.0 m above mean sea level

Magilligan No 2

Location: 55.1604, -6.9492

Altitude: 6.0 m above mean sea level

Distance from City of Derry Airport: 18.7 km