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Altnaharra SAWS (nearest observation site to Craigtown)

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Craigtown forecast
Wed 18 Jan 2017
2100 2200 2300
Partly cloudy night Clear night Clear night
8.3 ° 9.3 ° 9.2 °
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SW 7 SSW 13 SSW 14
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E E VG
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81% 74% 78%
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1031 1030 1030
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R F F
Thu 19 Jan 2017
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Clear night Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Overcast Overcast Overcast Partly cloudy night Cloudy Overcast Overcast Overcast Overcast Cloudy Cloudy Overcast Overcast Overcast Overcast Overcast Overcast
8.8 ° 9.5 ° 9.3 ° 9.2 ° 9.3 ° 9.6 ° 9.5 ° 9.9 ° 9.6 ° 9.3 ° 9.5 ° 9.8 ° 9.9 ° 9.8 ° 9.7 ° 10.2 ° 9.3 ° 9.1 ° 8.9 ° 8.8 ° 9.0 ° 9.0 °
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SSW 13 28 SSW 14 29 SSW 10 SW 11 W 9 WSW 16 30 WSW 9 32 SW 14 SW 14 29 SSW 8 30 NE 7 W 5 SW 7 SSW 5 SW 7 WSW 7 W 3 W 5 SW 5 SSW 7 SW 11 SSW 10
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E E E E E E VG E E E VG VG E E E E E E E E E E
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81% 79% 78% 78% 78% 73% 73% 72% 74% 75% 74% 72% 74% 76% 77% 71% 72% 74% 73% 76% 75% 75%
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1030 1031 1031 1031 1031 1031 1031 1031 1031 1032 1032 1032 1032 1032 1032 1032 1032 1033 1032 1033 1033 1033
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F R R R R R R F F R R R R F F F F R R R R R
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Issued at: 2100 on Thu 19 Jan 2017

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Extremes

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Highlands & Eilean Siar extremes

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Tain Range 11.9 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Dalwhinnie 7.6 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Kinbrace 3.3 °C
Highest rainfall Lusa 5.0 mm
Sunniest Loch Glascarnoch 1.6 hours

UK extremes

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Tain Range 11.9 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Wych Cross 2.0 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Frittenden -7.1 °C
Highest rainfall Lusa 5.0 mm
Sunniest Hurn 7.3 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: 0045 on Thu 19 Jan 2017

Weather map

Thu 2100

Weather observation map for Craigtown

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