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Altnaharra SAWS (nearest observation site to Ben Hope)

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Ben Hope forecast
Tue 28 Feb 2017
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Sunny intervals Heavy rain Light shower night Heavy shower night Cloudy Heavy shower night Light shower night
4.5 ° 2.2 ° 1.2 ° 2.4 ° 1.7 ° 1.3 ° 1.1 °
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WNW 10 S 5 30 W 3 N 9 21 S 5 W 5 N 3
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) arrow down
VG M VG M VG G VG
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84% 93% 93% 95% 95% 96% 98%
Pressure (hPa) arrow down
987 988 988 989 989 990 990
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R R R R R R R
Wed 01 Mar 2017
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Overcast Cloudy Light rain Partly cloudy night Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Sunny day Cloudy Sunny intervals Sunny day Cloudy Sunny day Sunny intervals Cloudy Sunny intervals
0.7 ° 0.7 ° 0.6 ° -1.2 ° -1.3 ° -0.6 ° -1.3 ° -1.3 ° 0.8 ° 1.3 ° 2.7 ° 3.4 ° 4.1 ° 4.9 ° 5.3 ° 3.1 ° 4.7 ° 3.7 °
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ENE 1 ENE 2 SW 2 W 1 WSW 2 WNW 3 E 1 WNW 5 SW 5 S 2 WSW 8 SW 6 SSW 9 WSW 10 W 14 SW 6 36 SW 11 SW 11 29
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) arrow down
VG VG E VG VG E VG E VG E E E E VG VG E VG VG
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98% 97% 97% 92% 95% 94% 95% 95% 97% 90% 87% 85% 74% 70% 76% 95% 75% 79%
Pressure (hPa) arrow down
990 991 991 991 992 992 992 992 992 992 992 991 991 991 990 990 989 989
Pressure Tendency (F = Falling, R = Rising, S = Steady) arrow down
R R R R R R R R R R F F F F F F F F
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Issued at: 1700 on Wed 1 Mar 2017

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Extremes

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Highlands & Eilean Siar extremes

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Harris Quidnish 9.7 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Dalwhinnie 4.0 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Dalwhinnie -8.6 °C
Highest rainfall South Uist 8.4 mm
Sunniest Altnaharra 5.1 hours

UK extremes

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Murlough 10.4 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Leek 3.3 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Dalwhinnie -8.6 °C
Highest rainfall Capel Curig 36.6 mm
Sunniest Charterhall 8.3 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: 2302 on Tue 28 Feb 2017

Weather map

Wed 1700

Weather observation map for Ben Hope

Ben Hope Ben Hope – Sunny intervals 58.4136 -4.6049
Altnaharra SAWS Altnaharra SAWS – Sunny intervals 58.288 -4.442
Aultbea Aultbea – Cloudy 57.859 -5.636
Wick John O Groats Airport Wick John O Groats Airport – Cloudy 58.454 -3.089
Stornoway Stornoway – Sunny intervals 58.214 -6.325
Bealach Na Ba Bealach Na Ba – No data 57.4175 -5.689
Kirkwall Kirkwall – Overcast 58.954 -2.9
Lossiemouth Lossiemouth – Sunny intervals 57.712 -3.322
Aultbea Aultbea – Cloudy 57.859 -5.636
Aonach Mor Aonach Mor – No data 56.822 -4.97
South Uist Range South Uist Range – Sunny day 57.358 -7.397
Cairnwell Cairnwell – No data 56.879 -3.42
Aberdeen Airport Aberdeen Airport – Sunny intervals 57.206 -2.202
Glen Ogle Glen Ogle – No data 56.423 -4.32
Leuchars Leuchars – Sunny day 56.377 -2.862
Tiree Tiree – Sunny intervals 56.497 -6.887
Lerwick (S. Screen) Lerwick (S. Screen) – Light shower day 60.139 -1.183
Glasgow/Bishopton Glasgow/Bishopton – Sunny day 55.907 -4.533
Edinburgh/Gogarbank Edinburgh/Gogarbank – Sunny day 55.928 -3.343

Location Details

Ben Hope

Location: 58.4136, -4.6049

Altitude: 927.0 m above mean sea level

Altnaharra SAWS

Location: 58.288, -4.442

Altitude: 81.0 m above mean sea level

Distance from Ben Hope: 16.9 km