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Edinburgh/Gogarbank (nearest observation site to Prestonpans)

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Prestonpans forecast
Thu 26 May 2016
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9.0 ° 9.0 ° 9.1 ° 8.9 ° 9.0 ° 9.5 ° 9.8 ° 9.7 ° 9.6 ° 9.8 ° 8.9 ° 9.2 ° 9.1 ° 9.0 ° 8.8 ° 8.7 ° 8.7 ° 8.8 ° 8.7 ° 8.7 ° 8.7 ° 8.6 °
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E 6 ENE 3 ENE 8 E 7 ENE 8 E 6 E 8 E 10 E 10 E 11 E 16 E 14 ENE 13 E 10 ENE 14 ENE 10 ENE 13 ENE 11 E 11 ENE 9 E 8 ENE 11
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G G VG G VG VG G G G G P M M P P M P M P P P M
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91% 90% 88% 92% 93% 90% 89% 87% 86% 85% 93% 94% 93% 94% 95% 97% 97% 98% 98% 99% 99% 99%
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1020 1020 1019 1019 1019 1019 1019 1019 1020 1019 1020 1020 1020 1020 1020 1020 1019 1019 1019 1019 1020 1020
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Fri 27 May 2016
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Heavy rain Drizzle Heavy rain
8.6 ° 8.6 ° 8.6 °
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ENE 10 ENE 9 ENE 10
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P M P
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R R S
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Issued at: 0200 on Fri 27 May 2016

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Extremes

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Dumfries, Galloway, Lothian & Borders extremes

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Logan Botanic Garden 12.5 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Carterhouse 8.3 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Carterhouse 6.1 °C
Highest rainfall Carterhouse 9.4 mm
Sunniest Charterhall 0.0 hours

UK extremes

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Hampton Water Works 21.9 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Drumalbin 8.1 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Yeovilton 1.5 °C
Highest rainfall Chillingham Barns 13.8 mm
Sunniest Shoeburyness 13.9 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: 0002 on Fri 27 May 2016

Weather map

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Weather observation map for Prestonpans

Prestonpans Prestonpans – Heavy rain 55.9595 -2.983
Drumalbin Drumalbin – Overcast 55.627 -3.735
Leuchars Leuchars – Mist 56.377 -2.862
Redesdale Camp (SAMOS) Redesdale Camp (SAMOS) – Cloudy 55.285 -2.279
Charterhall Charterhall – Mist 55.709 -2.383
Glasgow/Bishopton Glasgow/Bishopton – Mist 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 – Overcast 55.515 -4.585
Eskdalemuir Eskdalemuir – Mist 55.311 -3.206
Carlisle Carlisle – Cloudy 54.933 -2.963
Albemarle Albemarle – Mist 55.02 -1.88
Aberdeen Airport Aberdeen Airport – Overcast 57.206 -2.202
Campbeltown Airport Campbeltown Airport – Overcast 55.441 -5.699
Aonach Mor Aonach Mor – No data 56.822 -4.97
Lossiemouth Lossiemouth – Cloudy 57.712 -3.322
West Freugh (ESAWS) West Freugh (ESAWS) – Cloudy 54.859 -4.936
Shap Shap – Overcast 54.501 -2.684
Leeming Leeming – Mist 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