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Capel Curig SAWS (nearest observation site to Porthmadog)

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Porthmadog forecast
Mon 31 Aug 2015
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Sunny day Clear night Clear night Partly cloudy night Clear night
15.0 12.4 11.9 12.0 11.6
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WSW 2 W 5 W 3 SSE 3 SSE 3
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51% 69% 77% 76% 79%
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Tue 01 Sep 2015
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Clear night Cloudy Clear night Clear night Clear night Cloudy Cloudy Overcast Overcast Cloudy Overcast Cloudy Overcast Overcast Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Overcast Cloudy Overcast
11.3 10.6 9.4 7.7 7.1 10.2 11.0 10.3 10.5 12.4 12.8 14.0 13.9 13.3 14.3 13.2 13.1 13.5 12.4 12.3
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WSW 6 WSW 6 NNE 2 ENE 3 WSW 5 WSW 8 NW 5 SE 1 NNE 6 ENE 3 ENE 7 S 3 W 7 SW 10 W 8 NW 8 WNW 14 W 6 W 11 W 8
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E VG E VG G VG G VG M VG G E G VG E M E E E E
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80% 87% 90% 95% 97% 98% 89% 92% 92% 84% 84% 71% 71% 78% 70% 79% 70% 71% 70% 72%
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1018 1019 1019 1019 1019 1018 1019 1019 1020 1020 1020 1020 1020 1021 1020 1021 1020 1020 1020 1021
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F F R R R F F R R R R R R R R R F F F R
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Issued at: 1900 on Tue 01 Sep 2015

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Extremes

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Wales extremes

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Porthmadog 19.6 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Lake Vyrnwy 14.6 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Mona 8.7 °C
Highest rainfall Sennybridge 15.8 mm
Sunniest Valley 12.3 hours

UK extremes

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Threave 19.7 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Pennerley 12.2 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Eskdalemuir 2.8 °C
Highest rainfall Santon Downham 27.4 mm
Sunniest Valley 12.3 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: 0002 on Tue 01 Sep 2015

Weather map

Tue 1900

Weather observation map for Porthmadog

Porthmadog Porthmadog – Overcast 52.9276 -4.1321
Trawsgoed Trawsgoed – Sunny intervals 52.344 -3.947
Lake Vyrnwy SAWS Lake Vyrnwy SAWS – Sunny intervals 52.757 -3.464
Hawarden Hawarden – Sunny intervals 53.174 -2.986
Leek Leek – Cloudy 53.12755 -1.97993
Crosby Crosby – Cloudy 53.497 -3.056
Hereford Hereford – Overcast 52.083 -2.8
Ronaldsway Ronaldsway – Cloudy 54.0849 -4.6321
Rostherne No 2 Rostherne No 2 – Cloudy 53.3598 -2.38053
Mumbles Head Mumbles Head – No data 51.565 -3.981
Milford Haven C.B. Milford Haven C.B. – Sunny day 51.708 -5.055
Coleshill Coleshill – Sunny intervals 52.48 -1.689
St-Athan St-Athan – Sunny day 51.405 -3.44
Shap Shap – Sunny intervals 54.501 -2.684
Watnall Watnall – Overcast 53.005 -1.25
Bingley SAMOS Bingley SAMOS – Cloudy 53.811 -1.865
Watnall Watnall – Overcast 53.005 -1.25
Glenanne Glenanne – Cloudy 54.237 -6.502
Chivenor Chivenor – Sunny intervals 51.089 -4.149
Little Rissington (ESAWS) Little Rissington (ESAWS) – Cloudy 51.86 -1.692

Location Details

Porthmadog

Location: 52.9276, -4.1321

Altitude: 9m above mean sea level

Capel Curig SAWS

Location: 53.093, -3.941

Altitude: 216 m above mean sea level

Distance from Porthmadog: 22.4 km