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Altnaharra SAWS (nearest observation site to Craigtown)

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Craigtown forecast
Tue 21 Feb 2017
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Heavy rain Heavy rain Cloudy Cloudy Partly cloudy night
5.7 ° 5.1 ° 5.5 ° 5.5 ° 5.4 °
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WSW 15 43 WSW 25 40 WSW 23 41 WSW 29 48 WSW 28 48
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) arrow down
M M G G VG
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92% 85% 76% 69% 69%
Pressure (hPa) arrow down
989 989 989 989 989
Pressure Tendency (F = Falling, R = Rising, S = Steady) arrow down
F R R R R
Wed 22 Feb 2017
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Light shower night Light shower night Cloudy Light shower night Overcast Heavy shower night Heavy shower night Light shower night Heavy shower day Overcast Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Light shower day Heavy shower day Cloudy Light shower day Heavy shower day Heavy shower night Light shower night
4.8 ° 5.4 ° 5.8 ° 5.6 ° 6.0 ° 4.4 ° 4.1 ° 3.5 ° 5.0 ° 5.3 ° 5.3 ° 6.3 ° 6.4 ° 5.3 ° 4.4 ° 4.1 ° 4.4 ° 4.2 ° 3.4 ° 3.1 °
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WSW 25 53 WSW 33 51 WSW 36 55 WSW 39 60 WSW 39 61 WSW 31 55 WSW 33 54 W 34 54 WSW 31 55 WSW 33 54 WSW 30 52 W 31 49 W 32 46 W 31 44 W 26 45 W 22 41 W 16 32 W 15 WSW 3 W 9
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) arrow down
G VG G G G G VG M G G G G G G P G G M E E
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81% 70% 68% 75% 68% 81% 93% 86% 80% 79% 79% 77% 70% 77% 91% 93% 86% 89% 91% 91%
Pressure (hPa) arrow down
989 989 989 988 988 989 989 989 989 990 990 991 992 993 994 995 995 996 997 997
Pressure Tendency (F = Falling, R = Rising, S = Steady) arrow down
R F F F F R R R R R R R R R R R R R R R
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Issued at: 1900 on Wed 22 Feb 2017

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Extremes

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Highlands & Eilean Siar extremes

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Achnagart 11.5 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Dalwhinnie 8.9 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Aviemore 2.2 °C
Highest rainfall Cassley 43.2 mm
Sunniest Stornoway 0.0 hours

UK extremes

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Hereford 14.7 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Fair Isle 7.7 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Katesbridge 0.1 °C
Highest rainfall Cassley 43.2 mm
Sunniest Leconfield 4.1 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 21 Feb 2017

Weather map

Wed 1900

Weather observation map for Craigtown

Craigtown Craigtown – Light shower night 58.4829 -3.9019
Altnaharra SAWS Altnaharra SAWS – Light shower night 58.288 -4.442
Altnaharra SAWS Altnaharra SAWS – Light shower night 58.288 -4.442
Kirkwall Kirkwall – Partly cloudy night 58.954 -2.9
Aultbea Aultbea – Cloudy 57.859 -5.636
Lossiemouth Lossiemouth – Cloudy 57.712 -3.322
Bealach Na Ba Bealach Na Ba – No data 57.4175 -5.689
Stornoway Stornoway – Cloudy 58.214 -6.325
Aultbea Aultbea – Cloudy 57.859 -5.636
Aberdeen Airport Aberdeen Airport – Clear night 57.206 -2.202
Aonach Mor Aonach Mor – No data 56.822 -4.97
Leuchars Leuchars – Cloudy 56.377 -2.862
South Uist Range South Uist Range – Partly cloudy night 57.358 -7.397
Glen Ogle Glen Ogle – No data 56.423 -4.32
Lerwick (S. Screen) Lerwick (S. Screen) – Light shower night 60.139 -1.183
Tiree Tiree – Light shower night 56.497 -6.887
Edinburgh/Gogarbank Edinburgh/Gogarbank – Cloudy 55.928 -3.343
Glasgow/Bishopton Glasgow/Bishopton – Partly cloudy night 55.907 -4.533

Location Details

Craigtown

Location: 58.4829, -3.9019

Altitude: 30.0 m above mean sea level

Altnaharra SAWS

Location: 58.288, -4.442

Altitude: 81.0 m above mean sea level

Distance from Craigtown: 38.2 km