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Ballypatrick Forest (nearest observation site to Giants Causeway)

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Giants Causeway forecast
Mon 23 Jan 2017
2100 2200 2300
Clear night Clear night Clear night
6.1 ° 5.8 ° 6.1 °
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SSW 15 29 SW 14 SW 14 31
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VG VG VG
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82% 84% 84%
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1020 1020 1019
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F F F
Tue 24 Jan 2017
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Clear night Cloudy Overcast Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Partly cloudy night Cloudy Overcast Sunny intervals Cloudy Overcast Overcast Overcast Overcast Overcast Cloudy
6.7 ° 7.1 ° 6.8 ° 7.1 ° 7.2 ° 7.4 ° 7.5 ° 7.6 ° 7.5 ° 7.9 ° 8.4 ° 9.6 ° 9.9 ° 9.8 ° 9.9 ° 9.6 °
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SW 28 39 SW 25 45 SW 25 41 WSW 29 45 WSW 29 40 WSW 28 43 SW 21 38 WSW 13 31 SW 11 23 WSW 19 29 SW 23 32 WSW 25 34 SW 23 33 WSW 18 32 WSW 16 WSW 15 SW 15 SW 13 SW 13 SSW 9 SSW 9 SW 13 24
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VG VG G VG VG E E VG G E E VG VG VG E VG
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83% 85% 89% 88% 89% 89% 91% 93% 95% 93% 92%             90% 88% 90% 89% 92%
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1018 1017 1017 1016 1016 1016 1017 1018 1018 1018 1018 1019 1018 1018 1018 1017
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F F F F F F R R R R R R R F F R R F F F
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Issued at: 2100 on Tue 24 Jan 2017

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Extremes

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Northern Ireland extremes

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Stormont Castle 10.0 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Lough Fea 4.6 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Katesbridge -7.1 °C
Highest rainfall Derrylin Cornahoule 0.2 mm
Sunniest Aldergrove 3.0 hours

UK extremes

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Isles of Scilly 11.1 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Herstmonceux 0.9 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Katesbridge -7.1 °C
Highest rainfall Fair Isle 1.4 mm
Sunniest Bude 7.9 hours

About extremes

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 Mon 23 Jan 2017

Weather map

Tue 2100

Weather observation map for Giants Causeway

Giants Causeway Giants Causeway – Cloudy 55.233 -6.517
Magilligan No 2 Magilligan No 2 – Overcast 55.1604 -6.9492
Belfast International Airport Belfast International Airport – Overcast 54.664 -6.224
Campbeltown Airport Campbeltown Airport – Cloudy 55.441 -5.699
West Freugh (ESAWS) West Freugh (ESAWS) – Overcast 54.859 -4.936
Glenanne Glenanne – Overcast 54.237 -6.502
Castlederg Castlederg – Overcast 54.707 -7.577
Tiree Tiree – Clear night 56.497 -6.887
Prestwick RNAS Prestwick RNAS – Cloudy 55.515 -4.585
Glasgow/Bishopton Glasgow/Bishopton – Drizzle 55.907 -4.533
Ronaldsway Ronaldsway – Overcast 54.0849 -4.6321
Glen Ogle Glen Ogle – No data 56.423 -4.32
Eskdalemuir Eskdalemuir – Drizzle 55.311 -3.206
Drumalbin Drumalbin – Overcast 55.627 -3.735
Aonach Mor Aonach Mor – No data 56.822 -4.97
Edinburgh/Gogarbank Edinburgh/Gogarbank – Cloudy 55.928 -3.343
Carlisle Carlisle – Overcast 54.933 -2.963
Cairnwell Cairnwell – No data 56.879 -3.42
Skye/Lusa (SAMOS) Skye/Lusa (SAMOS) – Clear night 57.257 -5.809
Redesdale Camp (SAMOS) Redesdale Camp (SAMOS) – Overcast 55.285 -2.279

Location Details

Giants Causeway

Location: 55.233, -6.517

Altitude: 80.0 m above mean sea level

Ballypatrick Forest

Location: 55.181, -6.153

Altitude: 156.0 m above mean sea level

Distance from Giants Causeway: 23.8 km