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Altnaharra SAWS (nearest observation site to Durness)

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Durness forecast
Mon 05 Dec 2016
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Clear night Clear night Clear night Sunny day Sunny day Sunny day Sunny day Sunny day Sunny day Clear night Clear night Clear night Cloudy Overcast Fog Fog Fog
-8.4 ° -8.6 ° -8.4 ° -8.6 ° -7.7 ° -4.3 ° -1.8 ° -1.6 ° -3.1 ° -5.9 ° -7.0 ° -7.7 ° -7.6 ° -5.2 ° -3.7 ° -4.4 ° -5.4 °
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Tue 06 Dec 2016
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Fog Fog Fog Partly cloudy night Fog Fog Cloudy Fog
-6.8 ° -7.4 ° -6.7 ° -3.1 ° -2.8 ° -2.6 ° -5.1 ° -4.0 °
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Issued at: 0700 on Tue 6 Dec 2016

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Extremes

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Highlands & Eilean Siar extremes

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature South Uist 8.0 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Aviemore -3.3 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Aviemore -9.8 °C
Highest rainfall Harris Quidnish 0.2 mm
Sunniest Stornoway 5.5 hours

UK extremes

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Plymouth 12.1 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Aviemore -3.3 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Aviemore -9.8 °C
Highest rainfall Lerwick 0.6 mm
Sunniest Odiham 5.9 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 Mon 5 Dec 2016

Weather map

Tue 0700

Weather observation map for Durness

Durness Durness – Fog 58.567 -4.75
Altnaharra SAWS Altnaharra SAWS – Fog 58.288 -4.442
Aultbea Aultbea – Overcast 57.859 -5.636
Wick John O Groats Airport Wick John O Groats Airport – Cloudy 58.454 -3.089
Stornoway Stornoway – Overcast 58.214 -6.325
Kirkwall Kirkwall – Cloudy 58.954 -2.9
Bealach Na Ba Bealach Na Ba – No data 57.4175 -5.689
Lossiemouth Lossiemouth – Partly cloudy night 57.712 -3.322
Skye/Lusa (SAMOS) Skye/Lusa (SAMOS) – Cloudy 57.257 -5.809
South Uist Range South Uist Range – Cloudy 57.358 -7.397
Aonach Mor Aonach Mor – No data 56.822 -4.97
Cairnwell Cairnwell – No data 56.879 -3.42
Aberdeen Airport Aberdeen Airport – Overcast 57.206 -2.202
Glen Ogle Glen Ogle – No data 56.423 -4.32
Leuchars Leuchars – Mist 56.377 -2.862
Tiree Tiree – Overcast 56.497 -6.887
Lerwick (S. Screen) Lerwick (S. Screen) – Overcast 60.139 -1.183
Glasgow/Bishopton Glasgow/Bishopton – Overcast 55.907 -4.533
Campbeltown Airport Campbeltown Airport – Overcast 55.441 -5.699
Edinburgh/Gogarbank Edinburgh/Gogarbank – Mist 55.928 -3.343

Location Details

Durness

Location: 58.567, -4.75

Altitude: 26.0 m above mean sea level

Altnaharra SAWS

Location: 58.288, -4.442

Altitude: 81.0 m above mean sea level

Distance from Durness: 35.8 km