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Ballypatrick Forest (nearest observation site to Giant's Causeway)

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Giant's Causeway forecast
Thu 23 Feb 2017
2300
Cloudy
4.0 °
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NW 16 28
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1007
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Fri 24 Feb 2017
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Issued at: 2300 on Fri 24 Feb 2017

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Extremes

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Northern Ireland extremes

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Murlough 9.2 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Killylane 5.5 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Killylane -1.3 °C
Highest rainfall Altnahinch Filters 4.0 mm
Sunniest Aldergrove 0.7 hours

UK extremes

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Isles of Scilly 11.0 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Dalwhinnie 2.6 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Altnaharra -5.7 °C
Highest rainfall Cluanie Inn 13.2 mm
Sunniest St Athan 8.2 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 Fri 24 Feb 2017

Weather map

Fri 2300

Weather observation map for Giant's Causeway

Giant's Causeway Giant's Causeway – Overcast 55.239 -6.5061
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 – Overcast 55.441 -5.699
West Freugh (ESAWS) West Freugh (ESAWS) – Drizzle 54.859 -4.936
Glenanne Glenanne – Overcast 54.237 -6.502
Castlederg Castlederg – Overcast 54.707 -7.577
Tiree Tiree – Heavy rain 56.497 -6.887
Prestwick RNAS Prestwick RNAS – Cloudy 55.515 -4.585
Glasgow/Bishopton Glasgow/Bishopton – Light rain 55.907 -4.533
Ronaldsway Ronaldsway – Overcast 54.0849 -4.6321
Glen Ogle Glen Ogle – No data 56.423 -4.32
Eskdalemuir Eskdalemuir – Light rain 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 – Light shower night 55.928 -3.343
Carlisle Carlisle – Overcast 54.933 -2.963
Cairnwell Cairnwell – No data 56.879 -3.42
Aultbea Aultbea – Overcast 57.859 -5.636
Redesdale Camp (SAMOS) Redesdale Camp (SAMOS) – Cloudy 55.285 -2.279

Location Details

Giant's Causeway

Location: 55.239, -6.5061

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 Giant's Causeway: 23.3 km