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Capel Curig SAWS (nearest observation site to Snowdon Summit)

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Snowdon Summit forecast
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Sun 03 May 2015
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Sunrise: 05:38 Sunset: 20:46 Moon phase: Full
Mon 04 May 2015
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Sunrise: 05:36 Sunset: 20:48 Moon phase: Full
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Issued at: 0600 on Mon 04 May 2015

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Extremes

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Wales extremes

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Hawarden 17.8 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Capel Curig 11.4 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Lake Vyrnwy 4.9 °C
Highest rainfall Cardiff Bute Park 35.2 mm
Sunniest Hawarden 5.2 hours

UK extremes

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature St James Park 21.5 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Loch Glascarnoch 4.5 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Braemar 1.5 °C
Highest rainfall Tyndrum 54.2 mm
Sunniest Hawarden 5.2 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)

Issued at: 0002 on Mon 04 May 2015

Weather map

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Weather observation map for Snowdon Summit

Snowdon Summit Snowdon Summit – Overcast 53.068 -4.077
Trawsgoed Trawsgoed – Partly cloudy night 52.344 -3.947
Hawarden Hawarden – Cloudy 53.174 -2.986
Lake Vyrnwy SAWS Lake Vyrnwy SAWS – Overcast 52.757 -3.464
Crosby Crosby – Cloudy 53.497 -3.056
Ronaldsway Ronaldsway – Cloudy 54.0849 -4.6321
Leek Leek – Cloudy 53.12755 -1.97993
Rostherne No 2 Rostherne No 2 – Heavy rain 53.3598 -2.38053
Hereford Hereford – Partly cloudy night 52.083 -2.8
Coleshill Coleshill – Partly cloudy night 52.48 -1.689
Mumbles Head Mumbles Head – No data 51.565 -3.981
Milford Haven C.B. Milford Haven C.B. – Clear night 51.708 -5.055
Shap Shap – Overcast 54.501 -2.684
Watnall Watnall – Cloudy 53.005 -1.25
Bingley SAMOS Bingley SAMOS – Cloudy 53.811 -1.865
St-Athan St-Athan – Partly cloudy night 51.405 -3.44
Glenanne Glenanne – Clear night 54.237 -6.502
Watnall Watnall – Cloudy 53.005 -1.25
Aldergrove Aldergrove – Clear night 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