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Ballypatrick Forest (nearest observation site to Giants Causeway)

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Giants Causeway forecast
Thu 01 Dec 2016
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Overcast Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Overcast Cloudy
6.9 ° 6.3 ° 6.6 ° 6.2 ° 6.0 ° 6.4 °
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W 6 WSW 7 W 7 W 8 WSW 2 SSW 3
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VG E M VG VG G
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98% 97% 99% 98% 99% 98%
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1030 1030 1030 1030 1030 1030
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F S S R F F
Fri 02 Dec 2016
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Mist Drizzle Overcast Overcast Overcast Overcast Overcast Overcast Overcast Overcast Overcast Overcast Cloudy Overcast Overcast Cloudy Overcast Overcast
6.2 ° 6.2 ° 6.1 ° 6.3 ° 6.5 ° 6.5 ° 6.3 ° 5.8 ° 6.2 ° 5.9 ° 6.4 ° 7.1 ° 7.7 ° 7.9 ° 7.7 ° 7.4 ° 6.8 ° 6.3 °
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SW 2 SE 2 WSW 1 SW 6 SW 7 SW 7 S 3 W 1 SW 5 E 1 WSW 2 WNW 2 W 2 WNW 2 N 1 N 1 SE 1 SSW 2
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M G VG E E E E E E E E VG E VG E VG VG VG
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98% 98% 98% 97% 94% 94% 94% 97% 93% 93% 94% 92% 86% 86% 88% 89% 93% 95%
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1030 1030 1029 1029 1029 1029 1029 1029 1029 1029 1029 1029 1029 1028 1028 1028 1028 1028
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F F F F F F F F F F R R F F F F F F
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Issued at: 1800 on Fri 2 Dec 2016

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Extremes

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Northern Ireland extremes

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Castlederg 11.5 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Thomastown 0.7 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Katesbridge -3.8 °C
Highest rainfall Giants Causeway 2.6 mm
Sunniest Magilligan 0.0 hours

UK extremes

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Gt Cumbrae Millport 12.2 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Llysdinam -1.1 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Usk No.2 -7.4 °C
Highest rainfall Resallach 10.6 mm
Sunniest Lyneham 7.4 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 Thu 1 Dec 2016

Weather map

Fri 1700

Weather observation map for Giants Causeway

Giants Causeway Giants Causeway – Overcast 55.233 -6.517
Magilligan No 2 Magilligan No 2 – Overcast 55.1604 -6.9492
Belfast International Airport Belfast International Airport – Mist 54.664 -6.224
Campbeltown Airport Campbeltown Airport – Overcast 55.441 -5.699
West Freugh (ESAWS) West Freugh (ESAWS) – Overcast 54.859 -4.936
Glenanne Glenanne – Mist 54.237 -6.502
Castlederg Castlederg – Overcast 54.707 -7.577
Tiree Tiree – Overcast 56.497 -6.887
Prestwick RNAS Prestwick RNAS – Overcast 55.515 -4.585
Glasgow/Bishopton Glasgow/Bishopton – Mist 55.907 -4.533
Ronaldsway Ronaldsway – Cloudy 54.0849 -4.6321
Glen Ogle Glen Ogle – No data 56.423 -4.32
Eskdalemuir Eskdalemuir – Cloudy 55.311 -3.206
Drumalbin Drumalbin – Cloudy 55.627 -3.735
Aonach Mor Aonach Mor – No data 56.822 -4.97
Edinburgh/Gogarbank Edinburgh/Gogarbank – Overcast 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) – Partly cloudy 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