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Altnaharra SAWS

Nearest observation site to Durness Youth Hostel

Wednesday (Wednesday 16 August 2017)
03:00 04:00 05:00 06:00 07:00 08:00 09:00 10:00 11:00 12:00 13:00 14:00 15:00 16:00 17:00 18:00 19:00 20:00 21:00 22:00 23:00
Cloudy Cloudy Overcast Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Sunny intervals Cloudy Cloudy Heavy shower day Cloudy Overcast Overcast Cloudy Cloudy Light rain Light shower day Sunny intervals Cloudy Heavy shower night Heavy shower night
Temperature (°C) Expand
9.7 ° 9.7 ° 10.3 ° 10.9 ° 9.7 ° 11.8 ° 13.8 ° 15.1 ° 14.5 ° 14.5 ° 15.9 ° 16.1 ° 17.1 ° 18.7 ° 18.2 ° 18.2 ° 16.4 ° 17.3 ° 16.6 ° 15.8 ° 15.6 °
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Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) Expand
SSE 3 SSE 6 SE 2 S 5 NW 2 N 5 ESE 5 SE 8 SSE 10 23 ESE 13 ESE 17 29 SE 18 31 SE 15 34 SE 15 31 SE 21 34 SE 15 34 SSE 14 31 SE 19 36 SSE 17 33 SE 18 29 SE 15 31
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
E E E E E E E E E G E E E VG E VG E E E G G
Humidity Expand
92% 89% 91% 87% 93% 89% 74% 70% 71% 74% 67% 64% 63% 62% 61% 64% 76% 69% 74% 81% 86%
Pressure (hPa) Expand
1012 1012 1012 1012 1011 1011 1011 1010 1010 1009 1007 1007 1006 1004 1003 1003 1002 1002 1001 1001 1001
Pressure Tendency (F = Falling, R = Rising, S = Steady) Expand
R R S F F F F F F F F F F F F F F F F F F
Sunrise: 05:41 Sunset: 21:04 Moon phase: Third quarter
Thursday (Thursday 17 August 2017)
00:00 01:00 02:00 03:00
Overcast Cloudy Overcast Clear night
Temperature (°C) Expand
15.9 ° 15.6 ° 14.3 ° 11.9 °
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Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) Expand
SSE 9 SSE 11 SSE 5 NNW 5
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
E E E VG
Humidity Expand
82% 82% 80% 80%
Pressure (hPa) Expand
1001 1000 1000 1001
Pressure Tendency (F = Falling, R = Rising, S = Steady) Expand
F F F F
Sunrise: 05:43 Sunset: 21:01 Moon phase: Third quarter
– = No Data Issued at: Durness Youth Hostel forecast >
Met Office 03:00, Thu
Tiree Cloudy 56.497 -6.887
Birmingham Heavy rain 52.486 -1.889
Glasgow Clear night 55.864 -4.25
Manchester Heavy rain 53.479 -2.247
Brighton No data 50.822 -0.136
Dover No data 51.126 1.318
Exeter Overcast 50.718 -3.533
Lincoln Light rain 53.23 -0.539
Norwich Heavy rain 52.63 1.299
Peterborough Light shower night 52.569 -0.239
Swindon Overcast 51.556 -1.778
York Overcast 53.962 -1.079
Aberdeen Overcast 57.15 -2.093
Pembroke Overcast 51.673 -4.908
Ullapool Light shower night 57.896 -5.16
Inverness Cloudy 57.478 -4.223
Kendal Overcast 54.328 -2.745
Londonderry (Derry) Clear night 54.995 -7.323
Newtown (Powys) Overcast 52.512 -3.312
Fort William No data 56.82 -5.104
Belfast Overcast 54.596 -5.93
Caernarfon No data 53.139 -4.273
Camborne Drizzle 50.212 -5.294
Cardiff Light rain 51.481 -3.178
Dumfries Heavy rain 55.071 -3.604
Edinburgh Cloudy 55.953 -3.187
Lerwick Mist 60.154 -1.143
London Overcast 51.508 -0.125
Newcastle Upon Tyne Heavy rain 54.978 -1.616
Pitlochry No data 56.705 -3.728
Southampton Overcast 50.909 -1.403
Stornoway Light shower night 58.211 -6.384
Wick (Highland) Overcast 58.439 -3.092

Extremes

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Highland & Eilean Siar extremes

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Tain Range 19.7 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Harris Quidnish 14.4 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Kinbrace 7.8 °C
Highest rainfall Stornoway 12.4 mm
Sunniest Altnaharra SAWS 3.2 hours

UK extremes

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Heathrow 23.6 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Harris Quidnish 14.4 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Aboyne 3.3 °C
Highest rainfall Lough Fea SAMOS 15.0 mm
Sunniest Leconfield Sar 9.0 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.

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Location details

Durness Youth Hostel

Location
58.565, -4.722
Altitude
38.0 m above mean sea level

Altnaharra SAWS

Location
58.288, -4.442
Altitude
81.0 m above mean sea level
Distance from Durness Youth Hostel
21.6

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