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Capel Curig (nearest observation site to Snowdon Summit)

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Snowdon Summit forecast
Fri 05 Feb 2016
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Light shower day Overcast Overcast Overcast Overcast Cloudy Drizzle Heavy rain Heavy rain Heavy rain Light rain Overcast Cloudy Cloudy
7.9 7.9 7.7 7.8 7.8 7.9 7.8 7.9 7.6 7.7 5.7 5.7 5.2 4.8
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) arrow down
SW 44 57 SW 41 66 SW 45 63 SW 38 63 SW 40 57 SW 43 70 SW 51 71 SW 43 72 SW 39 74 SW 36 63 SW 23 41 W 21 36 SW 22 31 WSW 15
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) arrow down
P VG P M P G M M M M M E E E
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93% 90% 93% 93% 93% 92% 93% 95% 95% 95% 91% 85% 84% 88%
Pressure (hPa) arrow down
1012 1012 1010 1009 1007 1006 1005 1004 1004 1003 1004 1004 1004 1005
Pressure Tendency (F = Falling, R = Rising, S = Steady) arrow down
F F F F F F F F F F F R R R
Sat 06 Feb 2016
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Clear night Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Overcast Overcast Light shower night Overcast Light shower day Heavy rain Heavy rain
3.7 4.1 4.7 4.6 4.8 4.5 5.7 5.7 5.6 5.5 5.8
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) arrow down
WSW 13 WSW 8 SW 17 WSW 10 SW 13 WSW 13 30 SW 22 31 SW 24 37 SSW 13 34 SW 13 29 W 8
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) arrow down
E VG VG VG VG VG VG E G M G
Humidity arrow down
91% 90% 89% 90% 88% 91% 86% 80% 85% 89% 90%
Pressure (hPa) arrow down
1004 1004 1003 1002 1000 999 998 996 995 993 991
Pressure Tendency (F = Falling, R = Rising, S = Steady) arrow down
R F F F F F F F F F F
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Issued at: 1000 on Sat 6 Feb 2016

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Extremes

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Wales extremes

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Hawarden 11.7 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Lake Vyrnwy 7.6 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Lake Vyrnwy 6.2 °C
Highest rainfall Capel Curig 31.0 mm
Sunniest Hawarden 0.4 hours

UK extremes

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Hereford 12.1 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Stornoway 6.0 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Balmoral 2.8 °C
Highest rainfall Achnagart 35.2 mm
Sunniest Leconfield 1.0 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: 2303 on Fri 5 Feb 2016

Weather map

Sat 1000

Weather observation map for Snowdon Summit

Snowdon Summit Snowdon Summit – Heavy rain 53.068 -4.077
Trawsgoed Trawsgoed – Heavy rain 52.344 -3.947
Hawarden Hawarden – Light rain 53.174 -2.986
Lake Vyrnwy SAWS Lake Vyrnwy SAWS – Overcast 52.757 -3.464
Crosby Crosby – Light shower day 53.497 -3.056
Ronaldsway Ronaldsway – Light rain 54.0849 -4.6321
Leek Leek – Heavy rain 53.12755 -1.97993
Rostherne No 2 Rostherne No 2 – Light rain 53.3598 -2.3805
Hereford Hereford – Heavy rain 52.083 -2.8
Coleshill Coleshill – Heavy rain 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 – Light shower day 53.005 -1.25
Bingley SAMOS Bingley SAMOS – Heavy rain 53.811 -1.865
St-Athan St-Athan – Light rain 51.405 -3.44
Glenanne Glenanne – Overcast 54.237 -6.502
Watnall Watnall – Light shower day 53.005 -1.25
Belfast International Airport Belfast International Airport – Light rain 54.664 -6.224

Location Details

Snowdon Summit

Location: 53.068, -4.077

Altitude: 1040.0m above mean sea level

Capel Curig

Location: 53.093, -3.941

Altitude: 216.0 m above mean sea level

Distance from Snowdon Summit: 9.5 km