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Loch Glascarnoch SAWS (nearest observation site to Alness)

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Alness forecast
Sun 25 Sep 2016
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Cloudy Heavy shower day Cloudy Heavy shower day Overcast Cloudy Overcast Cloudy
10.9 ° 9.3 ° 9.7 ° 8.6 ° 8.7 ° 8.5 ° 8.7 ° 8.1 °
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SW 15 29 SW 15 SW 10 SW 6 31 SSW 8 WSW 7 SW 8 WSW 6
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) arrow down
VG M VG E E E E E
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73% 82% 79% 81% 85% 84% 85% 84%
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Mon 26 Sep 2016
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Cloudy Partly cloudy night Cloudy Partly cloudy night Partly cloudy night Cloudy Cloudy Overcast Cloudy Cloudy Overcast Heavy shower day Sunny intervals Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Overcast
7.6 ° 7.3 ° 6.5 ° 5.7 ° 4.6 ° 6.9 ° 8.5 ° 7.5 ° 7.3 ° 7.6 ° 9.2 ° 9.5 ° 10.3 ° 11.3 ° 14.1 ° 14.3 ° 13.9 °
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WSW 7 SSW 7 S 5 SW 3 NW 1 E 2 S 2 E 8 ESE 8 ESE 8 SSW 6 SW 13 SW 13 ESE 3 WSW 9 WSW 10 WSW 11
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E E VG VG VG E E E VG VG E VG E E VG VG VG
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84% 84% 93% 91% 95% 88% 84% 87% 89% 90% 84% 80% 75% 72% 55% 56% 55%
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1010 1010 1011 1012 1012 1012 1012 1013 1013 1014 1014 1014 1014 1014 1014 1014 1014
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R R R R R R R R R R R R R R R R R
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Issued at: 1600 on Mon 26 Sep 2016

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Extremes

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Highlands & Eilean Siar extremes

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Altnaharra 16.6 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Tulloch Bridge 11.7 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Loch Glascarnoch 7.4 °C
Highest rainfall Achnagart 13.0 mm
Sunniest Aviemore 4.8 hours

UK extremes

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Heathrow 21.0 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Tulloch Bridge 11.7 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Loch Glascarnoch 7.4 °C
Highest rainfall Leek 31.2 mm
Sunniest Aberdaron 8.8 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 Mon 26 Sep 2016

Weather map

Mon 1600

Weather observation map for Alness

Alness Alness – Overcast 57.6962 -4.2554
Aultbea Aultbea – Light shower day 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 – Sunny intervals 58.288 -4.442
Wick John O Groats Airport Wick John O Groats Airport – Sunny day 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) – Cloudy 57.257 -5.809
Stornoway Stornoway – Sunny day 58.214 -6.325
Aberdeen Airport Aberdeen Airport – Overcast 57.206 -2.202
Glen Ogle Glen Ogle – No data 56.423 -4.32
Leuchars Leuchars – Overcast 56.377 -2.862
Kirkwall Kirkwall – Sunny day 58.954 -2.9
South Uist Range South Uist Range – Sunny day 57.358 -7.397
Glasgow/Bishopton Glasgow/Bishopton – Overcast 55.907 -4.533
Edinburgh/Gogarbank Edinburgh/Gogarbank – Light shower day 55.928 -3.343
Tiree Tiree – Overcast 56.497 -6.887
Campbeltown Airport Campbeltown Airport – Sunny intervals 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