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St. Bees Head (nearest observation site to Workington)

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Workington forecast
Mon 05 Dec 2016
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Issued at: 1500 on Tue 6 Dec 2016

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Extremes

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North West England extremes

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Keswick 7.1 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Bridgefoot 2.1 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Shap -5.6 °C
Highest rainfall Nantwich 0.2 mm
Sunniest Morecambe 2.2 hours

UK extremes

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Plymouth 12.1 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Aviemore -3.3 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Aviemore -9.8 °C
Highest rainfall Lerwick 0.6 mm
Sunniest Odiham 5.9 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 Mon 5 Dec 2016

Weather map

Tue 1500

Weather observation map for Workington

Workington Workington – Overcast 54.6435 -3.5414
Eskdalemuir Eskdalemuir – Drizzle 55.311 -3.206
Carlisle Carlisle – Overcast 54.933 -2.963
Shap Shap – Overcast 54.501 -2.684
Ronaldsway Ronaldsway – Light rain 54.0849 -4.6321
West Freugh (ESAWS) West Freugh (ESAWS) – Heavy shower day 54.859 -4.936
Prestwick RNAS Prestwick RNAS – Light rain 55.515 -4.585
Drumalbin Drumalbin – Overcast 55.627 -3.735
Redesdale Camp (SAMOS) Redesdale Camp (SAMOS) – Overcast 55.285 -2.279
Crosby Crosby – Overcast 53.497 -3.056
Leeming Leeming – Fog 54.296 -1.53
Albemarle Albemarle – Mist 55.02 -1.88
Glasgow/Bishopton Glasgow/Bishopton – Heavy rain 55.907 -4.533
Edinburgh/Gogarbank Edinburgh/Gogarbank – Mist 55.928 -3.343
Belfast International Airport Belfast International Airport – No data 54.664 -6.224
Charterhall Charterhall – Mist 55.709 -2.383
Bingley SAMOS Bingley SAMOS – Mist 53.811 -1.865
Mona Mona – Cloudy 53.26 -4.376
Linton on Ouse Linton on Ouse – Fog 54.045 -1.25

Location Details

Workington

Location: 54.6435, -3.5414

Altitude: 17.0 m above mean sea level

St. Bees Head

Location: 54.5181, -3.615

Altitude: 124.0 m above mean sea level

Distance from Workington: 14.7 km