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Altnaharra SAWS (nearest observation site to Lairg)

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Lairg forecast
Thu 23 Feb 2017
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Heavy rain Sleet Light rain Overcast Overcast Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Sunny intervals Cloudy Sunny intervals Cloudy Overcast Overcast Overcast Overcast Cloudy
1.3 ° 0.7 ° 1.0 ° 1.5 ° 3.0 ° 4.1 ° 4.1 ° 4.4 ° 4.1 ° 4.1 ° 2.7 ° 0.5 ° -0.1 ° -0.2 ° -0.4 ° -0.6 ° -0.7 °
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NE 8 NE 7 NNE 3 WSW 3 NNE 8 N 5 N 9 N 8 N 6 N 6 N 3 N 3 NW 1 WSW 1 W 1 W 1 ENE 1
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) arrow down
M M E VG VG VG E E E E E E E E E E E
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96% 97% 98% 99% 91% 86% 78% 71% 65% 65% 74% 85% 90% 92% 94% 95% 89%
Pressure (hPa) arrow down
990 990 991 992 993 994 994 995 996 997 998 999 1000 1001 1001 1002 1003
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F F R R R R R R R R R R R R R R R
Fri 24 Feb 2017
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Cloudy Clear night Cloudy Cloudy Partly cloudy night Cloudy Cloudy Clear night
-2.4 ° -3.6 ° -3.2 ° -3.3 ° -4.1 ° -4.0 ° -3.9 ° -4.7 °
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WNW 1 NW 2 N 3 W 2 NW 2 N 2 W 2 NW 3
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E E E E E E E E
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92% 92% 94% 93% 91% 93% 92% 91%
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1004 1005 1006 1007 1008 1009 1010 1010
Pressure Tendency (F = Falling, R = Rising, S = Steady) arrow down
R R R R R R R R
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Issued at: 0700 on Fri 24 Feb 2017

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Extremes

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Highlands & Eilean Siar extremes

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Harris Quidnish 7.2 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Dalwhinnie 1.4 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Loch Glascarnoch -1.3 °C
Highest rainfall Tulloch Bridge 17.2 mm
Sunniest Altnaharra 0.3 hours

UK extremes

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Frittenden 13.2 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Salsburgh 1.3 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Loch Glascarnoch -1.3 °C
Highest rainfall Capel Curig 46.4 mm
Sunniest Aberdaron 5.6 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 Thu 23 Feb 2017

Weather map

Fri 0700

Weather observation map for Lairg

Lairg Lairg – Clear night 58.0223 -4.401
Aultbea Aultbea – Partly cloudy night 57.859 -5.636
Altnaharra SAWS Altnaharra SAWS – Clear night 58.288 -4.442
Bealach Na Ba Bealach Na Ba – No data 57.4175 -5.689
Wick John O Groats Airport Wick John O Groats Airport – Overcast 58.454 -3.089
Lossiemouth Lossiemouth – Clear night 57.712 -3.322
Stornoway Stornoway – Overcast 58.214 -6.325
Aultbea Aultbea – Partly cloudy night 57.859 -5.636
Kirkwall Kirkwall – Clear night 58.954 -2.9
Aonach Mor Aonach Mor – No data 56.822 -4.97
Cairnwell Cairnwell – No data 56.879 -3.42
Aberdeen Airport Aberdeen Airport – Clear night 57.206 -2.202
South Uist Range South Uist Range – Cloudy 57.358 -7.397
Glen Ogle Glen Ogle – No data 56.423 -4.32
Leuchars Leuchars – Cloudy 56.377 -2.862
Tiree Tiree – Overcast 56.497 -6.887
Glasgow/Bishopton Glasgow/Bishopton – Cloudy 55.907 -4.533
Edinburgh/Gogarbank Edinburgh/Gogarbank – Clear night 55.928 -3.343
Campbeltown Airport Campbeltown Airport – Cloudy 55.441 -5.699
Drumalbin Drumalbin – Clear night 55.627 -3.735

Location Details

Lairg

Location: 58.0223, -4.401

Altitude: 89.0 m above mean sea level

Altnaharra SAWS

Location: 58.288, -4.442

Altitude: 81.0 m above mean sea level

Distance from Lairg: 29.6 km