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Islay Airport (nearest observation site to Mcarthur's Head Lighthouse)

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Mcarthur's Head Lighthouse forecast
Fri 02 Dec 2016
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Cloudy Overcast Heavy shower night Cloudy Overcast Light shower night
6.8 ° 6.9 ° 6.6 ° 6.5 ° 6.7 ° 6.4 °
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W 2 NE 5 SE 5 S 2 E 6 ESE 3
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) arrow down
VG VG M G VG VG
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93% 94% 97% 97% 93% 94%
Pressure (hPa) arrow down
1027 1027 1027 1027 1027 1027
Pressure Tendency (F = Falling, R = Rising, S = Steady) arrow down
R R F F F F
Sat 03 Dec 2016
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Cloudy Overcast Cloudy Light shower night Light rain Light shower night Overcast Overcast Overcast Overcast Light shower day Light shower day Overcast Cloudy Overcast Overcast Light shower night Overcast Heavy rain
6.3 ° 6.6 ° 6.3 ° 5.5 ° 5.6 ° 6.0 ° 6.3 ° 5.9 ° 5.6 ° 6.2 ° 6.7 ° 7.7 ° 7.5 ° 7.5 ° 7.3 ° 7.3 ° 7.0 ° 6.6 ° 6.7 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) arrow down
E 5 E 6 E 8 E 5 E 2 E 5 E 8 ESE 6 SSE 6 ENE 3 SSE 5 SSE 7 SSE 8 ESE 8 SE 9 SE 6 SE 7 SE 6 ESE 7
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) arrow down
VG VG VG G VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG G VG G VG M G M
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94% 91% 91% 93% 93% 94% 91% 89% 90% 93% 94% 89% 91% 88% 93% 91% 93% 95% 97%
Pressure (hPa) arrow down
1027 1027 1027 1026 1026 1026 1026 1026 1026 1026 1026 1026 1026 1026 1026 1026 1026 1026 1026
Pressure Tendency (F = Falling, R = Rising, S = Steady) arrow down
F F F F F F F F F R R R R F F F F F R
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Issued at: 1800 on Sat 3 Dec 2016

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Extremes

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Strathclyde extremes

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Port Ellen 10.3 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Drumalbin 5.2 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Prestwick 1.0 °C
Highest rainfall Dunstaffnage 0.6 mm
Sunniest Tiree 0.4 hours

UK extremes

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Isles of Scilly 11.0 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Thomastown 2.2 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Exeter Airport -6.3 °C
Highest rainfall Resallach 6.2 mm
Sunniest Leeming 3.6 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 2 Dec 2016

Weather map

Sat 1800

Weather observation map for Mcarthur's Head Lighthouse

Mcarthur's Head Lighthouse Mcarthur's Head Lighthouse – Heavy rain 55.7636 -6.0465
Tiree Tiree – Overcast 56.497 -6.887
Glasgow/Bishopton Glasgow/Bishopton – Overcast 55.907 -4.533
West Freugh (ESAWS) West Freugh (ESAWS) – Cloudy 54.859 -4.936
Prestwick RNAS Prestwick RNAS – Overcast 55.515 -4.585
Magilligan No 2 Magilligan No 2 – Overcast 55.1604 -6.9492
Glen Ogle Glen Ogle – No data 56.423 -4.32
Belfast International Airport Belfast International Airport – Light rain 54.664 -6.224
Aonach Mor Aonach Mor – No data 56.822 -4.97
Drumalbin Drumalbin – Overcast 55.627 -3.735
Eskdalemuir Eskdalemuir – Cloudy 55.311 -3.206
Cairnwell Cairnwell – No data 56.879 -3.42
Glenanne Glenanne – Light rain 54.237 -6.502
Edinburgh/Gogarbank Edinburgh/Gogarbank – Overcast 55.928 -3.343
Skye/Lusa (SAMOS) Skye/Lusa (SAMOS) – Overcast 57.257 -5.809
Castlederg Castlederg – Overcast 54.707 -7.577
Bealach Na Ba Bealach Na Ba – No data 57.4175 -5.689
Ronaldsway Ronaldsway – Cloudy 54.0849 -4.6321
Leuchars Leuchars – Mist 56.377 -2.862

Location Details

Mcarthur's Head Lighthouse

Location: 55.7636, -6.0465

Altitude: 45.0 m above mean sea level

Islay Airport

Location: 55.681, -6.256

Altitude: 17.0 m above mean sea level

Distance from Mcarthur's Head Lighthouse: 16.0 km