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Stornoway (nearest observation site to Stornoway Airport)

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Stornoway Airport forecast
Mon 05 Dec 2016
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Clear night Clear night Clear night Clear night Partly cloudy night
2.8 ° 2.4 ° 0.8 ° 0.0 ° -0.1 °
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E 7 ESE 8 N 0 WNW 3 NW 3
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E E VG G G
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90% 88% 90% 92% 93%
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1023 1023 1022 1022 1022
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Tue 06 Dec 2016
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Cloudy Cloudy Overcast Overcast Overcast Overcast Overcast Overcast Overcast Cloudy Overcast Light shower day Light rain Drizzle Drizzle Light rain Light rain Light rain Heavy rain Heavy rain
0.5 ° 1.2 ° 2.4 ° 4.5 ° 6.6 ° 7.2 ° 7.4 ° 7.7 ° 8.0 ° 8.0 ° 8.4 ° 8.2 ° 8.7 ° 9.1 ° 8.9 ° 9.3 ° 10.5 ° 10.7 ° 10.8 ° 11.0 °
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WNW 1 N 0 SW 5 SSW 7 SSE 13 SSE 14 SSE 15 SSE 17 SSE 15 SSE 17 SSE 14 SSE 18 S 18 SSE 16 SSE 13 SSE 11 SSE 19 S 22 33 S 19 31 S 22 30
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E VG E VG E E E E VG E E VG G G M M M M M M
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95% 95% 95% 95% 81% 79% 80% 77% 80% 78% 82% 88% 92% 93% 97% 98% 97% 97% 98% 98%
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1022 1022 1022 1021 1020 1020 1019 1019 1018 1018 1018 1017 1016 1015 1014 1013 1012 1011 1010 1009
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F R R F F F F F F F F F F F F F F F F F
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Issued at: 1900 on Tue 6 Dec 2016

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Extremes

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Highlands & Eilean Siar extremes

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature South Uist 8.0 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Aviemore -3.3 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Aviemore -9.8 °C
Highest rainfall Harris Quidnish 0.2 mm
Sunniest Stornoway 5.5 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

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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