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Altnaharra SAWS (nearest observation site to Lairg)

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Lairg forecast
Wed 18 Jan 2017
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9.5 ° 10.1 ° 10.1 ° 9.9 ° 10.1 ° 10.2 ° 9.5 ° 9.6 ° 9.4 ° 8.9 ° 8.7 ° 8.3 ° 9.3 ° 9.2 °
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Thu 19 Jan 2017
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Clear night Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Overcast Overcast Overcast Partly cloudy night Cloudy Overcast
8.8 ° 9.5 ° 9.3 ° 9.2 ° 9.3 ° 9.6 ° 9.5 ° 9.9 ° 9.6 ° 9.3 ° 9.5 °
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SSW 13 28 SSW 14 29 SSW 10 SW 11 W 9 WSW 16 30 WSW 9 32 SW 14 SW 14 29 SSW 8 30 NE 7
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Issued at: 1000 on Thu 19 Jan 2017

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Extremes

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Highlands & Eilean Siar extremes

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Tain Range 11.9 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Dalwhinnie 7.6 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Kinbrace 3.3 °C
Highest rainfall Lusa 5.0 mm
Sunniest Loch Glascarnoch 1.6 hours

UK extremes

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Tain Range 11.9 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Wych Cross 2.0 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Frittenden -7.1 °C
Highest rainfall Lusa 5.0 mm
Sunniest Hurn 7.3 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: 0045 on Thu 19 Jan 2017

Weather map

Thu 1000

Weather observation map for Lairg

Lairg Lairg – Overcast 58.0223 -4.401
Aultbea Aultbea – Light shower day 57.859 -5.636
Altnaharra SAWS Altnaharra SAWS – Overcast 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 – Sunny intervals 57.712 -3.322
Stornoway Stornoway – Overcast 58.214 -6.325
Skye/Lusa (SAMOS) Skye/Lusa (SAMOS) – Overcast 57.257 -5.809
Kirkwall Kirkwall – Overcast 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 – Sunny day 57.206 -2.202
South Uist Range South Uist Range – Overcast 57.358 -7.397
Glen Ogle Glen Ogle – No data 56.423 -4.32
Leuchars Leuchars – Sunny day 56.377 -2.862
Tiree Tiree – Overcast 56.497 -6.887
Glasgow/Bishopton Glasgow/Bishopton – Overcast 55.907 -4.533
Edinburgh/Gogarbank Edinburgh/Gogarbank – Overcast 55.928 -3.343
Campbeltown Airport Campbeltown Airport – Overcast 55.441 -5.699
Drumalbin Drumalbin – Overcast 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