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

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Mcarthur's Head Lighthouse forecast
Wed 22 Feb 2017
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Cloudy Cloudy Sunny intervals Cloudy Overcast Overcast Overcast Overcast Overcast Overcast Overcast Light rain Heavy rain
8.1 ° 8.3 ° 8.6 ° 8.5 ° 8.0 ° 7.2 ° 7.1 ° 6.8 ° 6.7 ° 6.4 ° 5.6 ° 5.6 ° 5.1 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) arrow down
W 23 36 W 22 37 W 17 39 W 22 30 W 18 34 W 11 37 W 13 W 11 WSW 8 SW 7 SSW 6 S 7 SE 8
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) arrow down
G G G G G G G G G G VG G M
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79% 76% 84% 77% 77% 87% 82% 81% 85% 89% 90% 91% 94%
Pressure (hPa) arrow down
1002 1002 1002 1002 1002 1002 1002 1001 1000 1000 999 997 995
Pressure Tendency (F = Falling, R = Rising, S = Steady) arrow down
R R R F F F F F F F F F F
Thu 23 Feb 2017
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Heavy rain Heavy rain Heavy rain Heavy rain Heavy rain Heavy rain Heavy rain Heavy snow Light rain Light rain Light rain Overcast
4.6 ° 4.3 ° 4.4 ° 3.4 ° 3.6 ° 3.7 ° 3.4 ° 0.7 ° 1.0 ° 3.3 ° 3.9 ° 5.0 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) arrow down
SE 13 SE 17 ESE 21 33 E 30 40 E 34 48 E 32 52 ENE 30 48 N 25 44 N 25 38 NNW 28 37 NNW 28 45 NNW 23 38
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) arrow down
M M M M P M M P G G G VG
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94% 93% 95% 95% 95% 95% 93% 96% 97% 95% 94% 89%
Pressure (hPa) arrow down
993 991 987 982 979 976 976 980 984 987 990 992
Pressure Tendency (F = Falling, R = Rising, S = Steady) arrow down
F F F F F F F R R R R R
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Issued at: 1100 on Thu 23 Feb 2017

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Extremes

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Strathclyde extremes

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Tiree 9.3 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Drumalbin 6.6 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Salsburgh 2.7 °C
Highest rainfall Drumalbin 5.8 mm
Sunniest Tiree 4.5 hours

UK extremes

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature St James Park 14.8 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Dalwhinnie 4.7 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Loch Glascarnoch 1.3 °C
Highest rainfall Capel Curig 34.2 mm
Sunniest Dyce 8.4 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 Wed 22 Feb 2017

Weather map

Thu 1100

Weather observation map for Mcarthur's Head Lighthouse

Mcarthur's Head Lighthouse Mcarthur's Head Lighthouse – Overcast 55.7636 -6.0465
Tiree Tiree – Overcast 56.497 -6.887
Glasgow/Bishopton Glasgow/Bishopton – Light rain 55.907 -4.533
West Freugh (ESAWS) West Freugh (ESAWS) – Light rain 54.859 -4.936
Prestwick RNAS Prestwick RNAS – Drizzle 55.515 -4.585
Magilligan No 2 Magilligan No 2 – Cloudy 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 – Light rain 55.311 -3.206
Glenanne Glenanne – Cloudy 54.237 -6.502
Edinburgh/Gogarbank Edinburgh/Gogarbank – Heavy rain 55.928 -3.343
Aultbea Aultbea – Heavy rain 57.859 -5.636
Castlederg Castlederg – Heavy rain 54.707 -7.577
Bealach Na Ba Bealach Na Ba – No data 57.4175 -5.689
Ronaldsway Ronaldsway – Heavy rain 54.0849 -4.6321
Leuchars Leuchars – Heavy rain 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