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Capel Curig SAWS (nearest observation site to Snowdon Summit)

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Snowdon Summit forecast
Wed 02 Sep 2015
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Overcast Overcast Overcast Overcast Overcast Overcast Overcast Overcast Overcast Overcast Overcast Overcast Overcast Overcast Overcast Overcast Overcast Overcast Overcast
10.6 10.7 10.4 11.1 11.6 11.7 11.9 11.9 12.0 12.0 11.8 11.6 11.4 10.3 11.2 10.7 10.4 10.6 10.7
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W 3 W 6 WSW 9 WNW 9 W 8 W 9 W 8 NE 3 N 5 W 3 W 13 W 10 WSW 6 19 WNW 13 W 9 21 W 11 W 13 W 13 W 8 23
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M VG G VG E E VG M G G E E E M E E E E E
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88% 87% 92% 83% 82% 87% 83% 86% 84% 75% 74% 73% 71% 82% 73% 76% 78% 72% 72%
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1020 1020 1020 1020 1020 1020 1020 1020 1020 1020 1020 1020 1019 1020 1019 1019 1019 1019 1019
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F F F F R R R R S F F S F F F F F F F
Thu 03 Sep 2015
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Cloudy Overcast Overcast Overcast Overcast Overcast
10.6 10.7 10.7 10.3 10.5 9.2
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W 8 W 13 WNW 8 W 10 W 9 WSW 10
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E E E VG VG M
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74% 73% 73% 79% 78% 93%
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1019 1018 1018 1018 1017 1017
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F F F F F F
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Issued at: 0500 on Thu 03 Sep 2015

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Extremes

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Wales extremes

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Cardiff Bute Park 18.3 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Swyddffynnon 12.8 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Llysdinam 5.0 °C
Highest rainfall Hawarden 40.4 mm
Sunniest St Athan 6.4 hours

UK extremes

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Writtle 20.4 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Balmoral 10.5 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Benson 4.0 °C
Highest rainfall Hawarden 40.4 mm
Sunniest Hurn 8.8 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 Thu 03 Sep 2015

Weather map

Thu 0500

Weather observation map for Snowdon Summit

Snowdon Summit Snowdon Summit – Overcast 53.068 -4.077
Trawsgoed Trawsgoed – Overcast 52.344 -3.947
Hawarden Hawarden – Light shower night 53.174 -2.986
Lake Vyrnwy SAWS Lake Vyrnwy SAWS – Clear night 52.757 -3.464
Crosby Crosby – Cloudy 53.497 -3.056
Ronaldsway Ronaldsway – Cloudy 54.0849 -4.6321
Leek Leek – Mist 53.12755 -1.97993
Rostherne No 2 Rostherne No 2 – Overcast 53.3598 -2.38053
Hereford Hereford – Overcast 52.083 -2.8
Coleshill Coleshill – Overcast 52.48 -1.689
Mumbles Head Mumbles Head – No data 51.565 -3.981
Milford Haven C.B. Milford Haven C.B. – Overcast 51.708 -5.055
Shap Shap – Overcast 54.501 -2.684
Watnall Watnall – Overcast 53.005 -1.25
Bingley SAMOS Bingley SAMOS – Clear night 53.811 -1.865
St-Athan St-Athan – Overcast 51.405 -3.44
Glenanne Glenanne – Cloudy 54.237 -6.502
Watnall Watnall – Overcast 53.005 -1.25
Belfast International Airport Belfast International Airport – Overcast 54.664 -6.224
West Freugh (ESAWS) West Freugh (ESAWS) – Cloudy 54.859 -4.936

Location Details

Snowdon Summit

Location: 53.068, -4.077

Altitude: 1040m above mean sea level

Capel Curig SAWS

Location: 53.093, -3.941

Altitude: 216 m above mean sea level

Distance from Snowdon Summit: 9.5 km