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Altnaharra SAWS (nearest observation site to Durness Youth Hostel)

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Durness Youth Hostel forecast
Sun 22 Jan 2017
2000 2100 2200 2300
Cloudy Clear night Clear night Clear night
3.1 ° 1.2 ° -0.3 ° 1.0 °
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SSW 3 SSW 3 SW 2 WSW 2
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) arrow down
VG VG G VG
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90% 88% 93% 96%
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1023 1023 1023 1023
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R R R R
Mon 23 Jan 2017
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Cloudy Cloudy Overcast Overcast Light shower night Light shower night Light shower night Light shower night Overcast Sunny day Sunny day Sunny day Sunny day Sunny day Sunny day Sunny day Clear night Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Partly cloudy night
-0.7 ° 2.1 ° 1.9 ° 3.9 ° 4.4 ° 4.8 ° 4.7 ° 4.7 ° 4.6 ° 3.1 ° 3.0 ° 3.3 ° 4.5 ° 6.4 ° 6.0 ° 5.0 ° 3.8 ° 2.7 ° 1.1 ° 3.3 ° 0.5 °
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S 2 S 5 S 2 SSW 3 S 8 SW 5 S 2 SSW 5 SSW 3 WSW 6 WNW 3 ESE 3 NNW 3 S 14 S 13 S 10 S 8 WSW 6 NW 1 S 5 NNW 2
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) arrow down
G VG VG E VG VG E VG VG VG VG G VG E E E E E E E E
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91% 98% 94% 89% 90% 89% 87% 88% 86% 86% 91% 87% 92% 67% 62% 67% 71% 76% 84% 77% 86%
Pressure (hPa) arrow down
1023 1023 1023 1023 1023 1023 1023 1023 1023 1023 1022 1022 1021 1020 1020 1019 1019 1019 1018 1018 1017
Pressure Tendency (F = Falling, R = Rising, S = Steady) arrow down
R R R F F F F R R R F F F F F F F F F
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Issued at: 2000 on Mon 23 Jan 2017

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Extremes

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Highlands & Eilean Siar extremes

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Harris Quidnish 7.8 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Loch Glascarnoch 1.0 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Altnaharra -7.1 °C
Highest rainfall Lentran 0.6 mm
Sunniest Stornoway 2.0 hours

UK extremes

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Isles of Scilly 10.8 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Fylingdales 0.0 °C
Lowest minimum temperature South Farnborough -8.0 °C
Highest rainfall Culdrose 4.6 mm
Sunniest Wattisham 7.5 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 Sun 22 Jan 2017

Weather map

Mon 2000

Weather observation map for Durness Youth Hostel

Durness Youth Hostel Durness Youth Hostel – Partly cloudy night 58.5646 -4.7219
Altnaharra SAWS Altnaharra SAWS – Partly cloudy night 58.288 -4.442
Aultbea Aultbea – Clear night 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
Aonach Mor Aonach Mor – No data 56.822 -4.97
South Uist Range South Uist Range – Overcast 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 – Cloudy 56.377 -2.862
Tiree Tiree – Cloudy 56.497 -6.887
Lerwick (S. Screen) Lerwick (S. Screen) – Cloudy 60.139 -1.183
Glasgow/Bishopton Glasgow/Bishopton – Mist 55.907 -4.533
Campbeltown Airport Campbeltown Airport – Clear night 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