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Altnaharra SAWS (nearest observation site to Craigtown)

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Craigtown forecast
Wed 28 Sep 2016
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Overcast Overcast Light shower day Heavy rain Heavy rain Heavy rain Heavy rain Heavy rain Light rain Heavy rain Light rain Light rain Heavy rain Heavy rain
11.4 ° 11.4 ° 11.8 ° 11.5 ° 11.5 ° 11.7 ° 11.3 ° 12.4 ° 13.3 ° 14.8 ° 15.2 ° 14.9 ° 13.6 ° 13.0 °
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W 14 NW 6 SSE 2 SSE 6 SW 3 ESE 10 NNE 3 W 6 S 8 S 7 S 13 S 16 32 SSW 10 S 15 29
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Thu 29 Sep 2016
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Cloudy Cloudy Overcast Heavy rain Heavy shower night Cloudy Heavy shower night Light rain Light rain Light rain Light rain
12.8 ° 12.9 ° 12.1 ° 11.1 ° 10.6 ° 10.7 ° 10.2 ° 8.9 ° 8.3 ° 8.3 ° 8.5 °
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SSW 17 33 S 19 43 SSW 14 38 SW 17 39 SW 17 39 SW 19 46 SW 23 44 WSW 21 48 WSW 31 45 W 18 34 W 15
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VG E G VG G VG P G M G M
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Pressure Tendency (F = Falling, R = Rising, S = Steady) arrow down
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Issued at: 1000 on Thu 29 Sep 2016

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Extremes

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Highlands & Eilean Siar extremes

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Achnagart 17.3 °C
Lowest maximum temperature South Uist 14.5 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Loch Glascarnoch 9.9 °C
Highest rainfall Achnagart 52.8 mm
Sunniest Stornoway 0.0 hours

UK extremes

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Monks Wood 24.7 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Baltasound 11.0 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Exeter Airport 7.2 °C
Highest rainfall Achnagart 52.8 mm
Sunniest Wellesbourne 8.7 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: 0001 on Thu 29 Sep 2016

Weather map

Thu 1000

Weather observation map for Craigtown

Craigtown Craigtown – Light rain 58.4829 -3.9019
Altnaharra SAWS Altnaharra SAWS – Light rain 58.288 -4.442
Altnaharra SAWS Altnaharra SAWS – Light rain 58.288 -4.442
Kirkwall Kirkwall – Overcast 58.954 -2.9
Aultbea Aultbea – Light rain 57.859 -5.636
Lossiemouth Lossiemouth – Light shower day 57.712 -3.322
Bealach Na Ba Bealach Na Ba – No data 57.4175 -5.689
Stornoway Stornoway – Light rain 58.214 -6.325
Skye/Lusa (SAMOS) Skye/Lusa (SAMOS) – Light rain 57.257 -5.809
Aberdeen Airport Aberdeen Airport – Sunny day 57.206 -2.202
Cairnwell Cairnwell – No data 56.879 -3.42
Aonach Mor Aonach Mor – No data 56.822 -4.97
Leuchars Leuchars – Sunny day 56.377 -2.862
South Uist Range South Uist Range – Heavy rain 57.358 -7.397
Glen Ogle Glen Ogle – No data 56.423 -4.32
Lerwick (S. Screen) Lerwick (S. Screen) – Cloudy 60.139 -1.183
Tiree Tiree – Cloudy 56.497 -6.887
Edinburgh/Gogarbank Edinburgh/Gogarbank – Heavy shower day 55.928 -3.343
Glasgow/Bishopton Glasgow/Bishopton – Cloudy 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