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Drumalbin (nearest observation site to Carstairs)

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Carstairs forecast
Mon 05 Dec 2016
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-0.5 ° -2.1 ° -2.0 ° -2.1 ° -2.4 ° -2.3 ° -2.2 °
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Tue 06 Dec 2016
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Clear night Clear night Clear night Cloudy Overcast Cloudy Overcast Overcast Overcast Overcast Overcast Overcast Overcast Cloudy Cloudy Overcast Overcast Overcast
-3.0 ° -3.6 ° -2.6 ° -1.5 ° 0.0 ° -0.3 ° 0.6 ° 2.1 ° 4.2 ° 4.0 ° 3.1 ° 4.1 ° 6.7 ° 7.4 ° 7.4 ° 7.7 ° 7.6 ° 8.4 °
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SW 1 NNW 1 N 2 ESE 9 ESE 6 S 3 W 3 SSW 2 S 2 E 2 WNW 3 SW 6 SW 7 SSW 16 SSW 17 S 23 32 SSW 15 32 S 21
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Issued at: 1700 on Tue 6 Dec 2016

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Extremes

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Strathclyde extremes

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Tiree 7.2 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Drumalbin -0.3 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Drumalbin -4.7 °C
Highest rainfall Salsburgh 0.2 mm
Sunniest Tiree 3.0 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 1700

Weather observation map for Carstairs

Carstairs Carstairs – Overcast 55.69691 -3.68909
Glasgow/Bishopton Glasgow/Bishopton – Heavy rain 55.907 -4.533
Edinburgh/Gogarbank Edinburgh/Gogarbank – Light rain 55.928 -3.343
Prestwick RNAS Prestwick RNAS – Light rain 55.515 -4.585
Eskdalemuir Eskdalemuir – Light rain 55.311 -3.206
Redesdale Camp (SAMOS) Redesdale Camp (SAMOS) – Overcast 55.285 -2.279
Glen Ogle Glen Ogle – No data 56.423 -4.32
Leuchars Leuchars – Heavy rain 56.377 -2.862
Carlisle Carlisle – Overcast 54.933 -2.963
Charterhall Charterhall – Mist 55.709 -2.383
Campbeltown Airport Campbeltown Airport – Overcast 55.441 -5.699
Cairnwell Cairnwell – No data 56.879 -3.42
West Freugh (ESAWS) West Freugh (ESAWS) – Heavy rain 54.859 -4.936
Aonach Mor Aonach Mor – No data 56.822 -4.97
Albemarle Albemarle – Mist 55.02 -1.88
Shap Shap – Overcast 54.501 -2.684
Ronaldsway Ronaldsway – Heavy rain 54.0849 -4.6321
Belfast International Airport Belfast International Airport – Light rain 54.664 -6.224
Leeming Leeming – Fog 54.296 -1.53

Location Details

Carstairs

Location: 55.69691, -3.68909

Altitude: 210.0 m above mean sea level

Drumalbin

Location: 55.627, -3.735

Altitude: 245.0 m above mean sea level

Distance from Carstairs: 8.3 km