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Loch Glascarnoch SAWS (nearest observation site to Alness)

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Alness forecast
Sun 15 Jan 2017
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Drizzle Drizzle Heavy rain Heavy rain Heavy rain Light rain Drizzle Drizzle Heavy rain Light rain Fog Overcast
4.9 ° 4.4 ° 4.1 ° 3.7 ° 3.1 ° 3.7 ° 3.7 ° 4.8 ° 4.1 ° 4.3 ° 2.7 ° 5.7 °
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Overcast Fog Drizzle Fog Overcast Overcast Overcast Overcast Overcast Overcast Overcast Overcast Cloudy
5.3 ° 3.6 ° 3.9 ° 3.6 ° 3.8 ° 5.6 ° 5.1 ° 5.9 ° 5.5 ° 6.7 ° 6.0 ° 7.0 ° 7.5 °
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Issued at: 1200 on Mon 16 Jan 2017

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Extremes

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Highlands & Eilean Siar extremes

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Stornoway 9.8 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Kinbrace 3.5 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Loch Glascarnoch 0.1 °C
Highest rainfall Loch Glascarnoch 55.2 mm
Sunniest Stornoway 0.0 hours

UK extremes

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Cardiff Bute Park 11.9 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Weybourne 3.0 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Santon Downham -3.5 °C
Highest rainfall Loch Glascarnoch 55.2 mm
Sunniest Boulmer 1.0 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: 2302 on Sun 15 Jan 2017

Weather map

Mon 1200

Weather observation map for Alness

Alness Alness – Cloudy 57.6962 -4.2554
Aultbea Aultbea – Overcast 57.859 -5.636
Bealach Na Ba Bealach Na Ba – No data 57.4175 -5.689
Lossiemouth Lossiemouth – Cloudy 57.712 -3.322
Altnaharra SAWS Altnaharra SAWS – Cloudy 58.288 -4.442
Wick John O Groats Airport Wick John O Groats Airport – Overcast 58.454 -3.089
Aonach Mor Aonach Mor – No data 56.822 -4.97
Cairnwell Cairnwell – No data 56.879 -3.42
Skye/Lusa (SAMOS) Skye/Lusa (SAMOS) – Overcast 57.257 -5.809
Stornoway Stornoway – Overcast 58.214 -6.325
Glen Ogle Glen Ogle – No data 56.423 -4.32
Leuchars Leuchars – Cloudy 56.377 -2.862
Kirkwall Kirkwall – Mist 58.954 -2.9
South Uist Range South Uist Range – Mist 57.358 -7.397
Glasgow/Bishopton Glasgow/Bishopton – Overcast 55.907 -4.533
Edinburgh/Gogarbank Edinburgh/Gogarbank – Sunny intervals 55.928 -3.343
Tiree Tiree – Overcast 56.497 -6.887
Campbeltown Airport Campbeltown Airport – Cloudy 55.441 -5.699

Location Details

Alness

Location: 57.6962, -4.2554

Altitude: 17.0 m above mean sea level

Loch Glascarnoch SAWS

Location: 57.725, -4.896

Altitude: 265.0 m above mean sea level

Distance from Alness: 38.2 km