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Leuchars (nearest observation site to Forfar)

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Forfar forecast
Sat 23 Jul 2016
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17.6 ° 18.2 ° 18.7 ° 19.1 ° 18.4 ° 17.9 ° 17.3 ° 16.4 ° 16.0 °
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SSW 8 SW 11 SW 8 SSW 9 SSW 9 SSW 7 SSW 9 SW 8 SW 6
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VG E E E E E E E E
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71% 68% 71% 68% 72% 74% 76% 80% 81%
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1019 1018 1018 1018 1018 1018 1018 1018 1018
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R F F F F F F R F
Sun 24 Jul 2016
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Overcast Overcast Overcast Overcast Overcast Overcast Overcast Overcast Cloudy Overcast Overcast Overcast Overcast Overcast Cloudy Light rain
15.6 ° 15.8 ° 15.8 ° 15.7 ° 15.5 ° 15.1 ° 14.9 ° 15.6 ° 15.4 ° 16.6 ° 16.9 ° 17.3 ° 17.4 ° 17.3 ° 17.2 ° 17.2 °
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SW 7 W 5 S 3 WSW 5 SW 2 SW 2 WSW 3 S 2 SSE 2 S 3 WNW 3 E 3 E 3 ESE 7 E 9 SE 13
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E E E E E VG VG VG G VG E E VG VG VG G
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85% 84% 84% 85% 87% 88% 91% 90% 94% 91% 86% 85% 84% 82% 84% 91%
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1017 1018 1017 1017 1017 1017 1016 1016 1016 1016 1016 1015 1015 1015 1015 1014
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F F F F F F F F F F F F F F F F
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Issued at: 1500 on Sun 24 Jul 2016

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Extremes

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Central Tayside & Fife extremes

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Leuchars 19.7 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Tyndrum 17.7 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Tyndrum 7.6 °C
Highest rainfall Tyndrum 0.6 mm
Sunniest Leuchars 5.3 hours

UK extremes

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Northolt 28.7 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Wick Airport 14.8 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Dalwhinnie 5.4 °C
Highest rainfall Stormont Castle 6.2 mm
Sunniest Manston 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 Sun 24 Jul 2016

Weather map

Sun 1500

Weather observation map for Forfar

Forfar Forfar – Light rain 56.6436 -2.8876
Cairnwell Cairnwell – No data 56.879 -3.42
Aberdeen Airport Aberdeen Airport – Overcast 57.206 -2.202
Edinburgh/Gogarbank Edinburgh/Gogarbank – Light shower day 55.928 -3.343
Lossiemouth Lossiemouth – Drizzle 57.712 -3.322
Glen Ogle Glen Ogle – No data 56.423 -4.32
Drumalbin Drumalbin – Overcast 55.627 -3.735
Glasgow/Bishopton Glasgow/Bishopton – Overcast 55.907 -4.533
Redesdale Camp (SAMOS) Redesdale Camp (SAMOS) – Overcast 55.285 -2.279
Aonach Mor Aonach Mor – No data 56.822 -4.97
Prestwick RNAS Prestwick RNAS – Overcast 55.515 -4.585
Bealach Na Ba Bealach Na Ba – No data 57.4175 -5.689
Campbeltown Airport Campbeltown Airport – Overcast 55.441 -5.699
Eskdalemuir Eskdalemuir – Light rain 55.311 -3.206
Carlisle Carlisle – Overcast 54.933 -2.963
Aultbea Aultbea – Cloudy 57.859 -5.636
Wick John O Groats Airport Wick John O Groats Airport – Mist 58.454 -3.089

Location Details

Forfar

Location: 56.6436, -2.8876

Altitude: 65.0 m above mean sea level

Leuchars

Location: 56.377, -2.862

Altitude: 10.0 m above mean sea level

Distance from Forfar: 29.7 km