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Edinburgh/Gogarbank (nearest observation site to Prestonpans)

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Prestonpans forecast
Wed 24 Aug 2016
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20.9 ° 20.9 ° 20.9 ° 20.9 ° 18.0 ° 17.4 ° 14.2 ° 12.5 ° 11.5 °
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WNW 7 W 6 NW 8 WNW 7 W 5 WSW 2 S 5 S 5 WSW 1
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Thu 25 Aug 2016
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Partly cloudy night Cloudy Overcast Overcast Mist Mist Mist Mist Mist Overcast Cloudy Overcast Cloudy Overcast Overcast
10.3 ° 9.3 ° 10.5 ° 10.9 ° 12.4 ° 13.0 ° 12.7 ° 12.7 ° 12.7 ° 13.4 ° 14.1 ° 14.8 ° 15.5 ° 14.9 ° 14.7 °
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N 0 SSE 1 S 3 W 2 E 3 ENE 6 E 7 E 8 ENE 8 ENE 7 ENE 8 ENE 9 ENE 9 ENE 8 ENE 8
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VG VG VG G M G M P M G G VG VG VG VG
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92% 97% 97% 99% 100% 97% 97% 99% 99% 96% 91% 87% 84% 89% 89%
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R F F F F F F F F F F F F F F
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Issued at: 1500 on Thu 25 Aug 2016

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Extremes

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Dumfries, Galloway, Lothian & Borders extremes

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Charterhall 21.8 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Logan Botanic Garden 18.3 °C
Lowest minimum temperature West Freugh 8.7 °C
Highest rainfall Carterhouse 21.6 mm
Sunniest Charterhall 13.0 hours

UK extremes

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Gravesend 33.9 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Fair Isle 13.4 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Katesbridge 5.7 °C
Highest rainfall Carterhouse 21.6 mm
Sunniest Charterhall 13.0 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: 0002 on Thu 25 Aug 2016

Weather map

Thu 1500

Weather observation map for Prestonpans

Prestonpans Prestonpans – Overcast 55.9595 -2.983
Drumalbin Drumalbin – Overcast 55.627 -3.735
Leuchars Leuchars – Overcast 56.377 -2.862
Redesdale Camp (SAMOS) Redesdale Camp (SAMOS) – Overcast 55.285 -2.279
Charterhall Charterhall – Overcast 55.709 -2.383
Glasgow/Bishopton Glasgow/Bishopton – Overcast 55.907 -4.533
Glen Ogle Glen Ogle – No data 56.423 -4.32
Cairnwell Cairnwell – No data 56.879 -3.42
Prestwick RNAS Prestwick RNAS – Cloudy 55.515 -4.585
Eskdalemuir Eskdalemuir – Overcast 55.311 -3.206
Carlisle Carlisle – Overcast 54.933 -2.963
Albemarle Albemarle – Drizzle 55.02 -1.88
Aberdeen Airport Aberdeen Airport – Overcast 57.206 -2.202
Campbeltown Airport Campbeltown Airport – Sunny day 55.441 -5.699
Aonach Mor Aonach Mor – No data 56.822 -4.97
Lossiemouth Lossiemouth – Sunny intervals 57.712 -3.322
West Freugh (ESAWS) West Freugh (ESAWS) – Sunny day 54.859 -4.936
Shap Shap – Overcast 54.501 -2.684
Leeming Leeming – Overcast 54.296 -1.53

Location Details

Prestonpans

Location: 55.9595, -2.983

Altitude: 8.0 m above mean sea level

Edinburgh/Gogarbank

Location: 55.928, -3.343

Altitude: 57.0 m above mean sea level

Distance from Prestonpans: 22.7 km