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Altnaharra SAWS (nearest observation site to Durness Youth Hostel)

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Durness Youth Hostel forecast
Sat 25 Feb 2017
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Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Overcast Overcast Heavy shower night
5.7 ° 4.2 ° 4.8 ° 4.8 ° 4.8 ° 4.4 °
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SW 7 S 9 SSW 7 S 10 S 10 S 7
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) arrow down
VG VG VG VG VG G
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78% 89% 81% 84% 85% 87%
Pressure (hPa) arrow down
996 997 997 997 996 996
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R R R R R F
Sun 26 Feb 2017
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Cloudy Cloudy Overcast Cloudy Cloudy Overcast Cloudy Light shower night Heavy rain Heavy rain Cloudy Cloudy Overcast Sunny intervals Sunny day Cloudy Heavy rain Light rain Heavy rain
4.2 ° 4.9 ° 4.5 ° 4.8 ° 4.5 ° 4.4 ° 5.3 ° 5.7 ° 5.7 ° 5.0 ° 6.1 ° 7.8 ° 7.6 ° 7.8 ° 8.1 ° 7.6 ° 5.5 ° 4.8 ° 4.1 °
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S 8 S 8 S 7 ESE 10 ESE 16 ESE 13 SSE 10 SSE 6 SSE 17 30 SSE 11 SSE 8 S 10 S 11 S 6 SSE 6 ENE 8 ENE 9 ENE 9 WSW 2
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) arrow down
E VG E E E E E E G G VG E E E E E G VG G
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86% 80% 81% 78% 83% 84% 80% 76% 82% 87% 86% 75% 75% 74% 72% 77% 89% 89% 93%
Pressure (hPa) arrow down
996 995 994 993 992 991 990 988 988 988 987 987 986 985 984 982 980 979 979
Pressure Tendency (F = Falling, R = Rising, S = Steady) arrow down
F F F F F F F F F F F F F F F F F F F
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Issued at: 1800 on Sun 26 Feb 2017

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Extremes

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Highlands & Eilean Siar extremes

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Drumnadrochit 11.9 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Dalwhinnie 7.7 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Dalwhinnie 1.1 °C
Highest rainfall Achnagart 35.0 mm
Sunniest Stornoway 4.4 hours

UK extremes

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Craibstone 13.5 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Okehampton 7.6 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Santon Downham -1.2 °C
Highest rainfall Capel Curig 60.6 mm
Sunniest Dyce 4.7 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 Sat 25 Feb 2017

Weather map

Sun 1800

Weather observation map for Durness Youth Hostel

Durness Youth Hostel Durness Youth Hostel – Heavy rain 58.5646 -4.7219
Altnaharra SAWS Altnaharra SAWS – Heavy rain 58.288 -4.442
Aultbea Aultbea – Heavy rain 57.859 -5.636
Wick John O Groats Airport Wick John O Groats Airport – Heavy rain 58.454 -3.089
Stornoway Stornoway – Light shower night 58.214 -6.325
Kirkwall Kirkwall – Light rain 58.954 -2.9
Bealach Na Ba Bealach Na Ba – No data 57.4175 -5.689
Lossiemouth Lossiemouth – Cloudy 57.712 -3.322
Aultbea Aultbea – Heavy rain 57.859 -5.636
Aonach Mor Aonach Mor – No data 56.822 -4.97
South Uist Range South Uist Range – Cloudy 57.358 -7.397
Cairnwell Cairnwell – No data 56.879 -3.42
Aberdeen Airport Aberdeen Airport – Clear night 57.206 -2.202
Glen Ogle Glen Ogle – No data 56.423 -4.32
Leuchars Leuchars – Partly cloudy night 56.377 -2.862
Tiree Tiree – Cloudy 56.497 -6.887
Lerwick (S. Screen) Lerwick (S. Screen) – Light rain 60.139 -1.183
Glasgow/Bishopton Glasgow/Bishopton – Overcast 55.907 -4.533
Campbeltown Airport Campbeltown Airport – Cloudy 55.441 -5.699

Location Details

Durness Youth Hostel

Location: 58.5646, -4.7219

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: 34.8 km