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Wick John O Groats Airport (nearest observation site to Thurso)

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Thurso forecast
Fri 09 Dec 2016
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Cloudy Partly cloudy night Heavy shower night Cloudy Cloudy Overcast Overcast Overcast Overcast Overcast Overcast Overcast Overcast Overcast Overcast Partly cloudy night Light rain Cloudy
8.8 ° 9.2 ° 8.6 ° 9.0 ° 9.0 ° 9.2 ° 9.5 ° 11.1 ° 10.6 ° 10.9 ° 10.5 ° 10.6 ° 10.2 ° 10.8 ° 10.1 ° 9.9 ° 10.1 ° 9.8 °
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SSE 10 SSE 10 SE 8 SSE 9 S 6 S 9 ESE 2 SSW 13 S 10 S 16 S 11 S 13 S 8 S 15 S 11 S 13 SSW 13 S 9
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VG VG M VG VG VG E E E VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG
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84% 81% 93% 88% 93% 94% 91% 88% 90% 89% 90% 89% 90% 86% 89% 88% 86% 86%
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F F F F F F F F F F F F F F F R S R
Sat 10 Dec 2016
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Clear night Clear night Partly cloudy night Clear night Clear night Clear night Cloudy
9.5 ° 9.3 ° 8.9 ° 7.4 ° 7.0 ° 7.0 ° 6.9 °
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S 11 SSW 16 S 14 SSW 11 SSW 11 SW 13 SSW 9
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VG VG VG E VG VG VG
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88% 79% 79% 76% 84% 85% 85%
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1007 1007 1007 1007 1007 1007 1008
Pressure Tendency (F = Falling, R = Rising, S = Steady) arrow down
F F F F R R R
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Issued at: 0600 on Sat 10 Dec 2016

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Extremes

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Highlands & Eilean Siar extremes

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Achnagart 14.6 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Dalwhinnie 10.7 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Resallach 1.9 °C
Highest rainfall Kinlochewe 9.2 mm
Sunniest Stornoway 0.0 hours

UK extremes

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Newport (Salop) 15.1 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Langdon Bay 10.3 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Fyvie Castle -0.8 °C
Highest rainfall Capel Curig 36.0 mm
Sunniest Herstmonceux 2.1 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 Fri 9 Dec 2016

Weather map

Sat 0600

Weather observation map for Thurso

Thurso Thurso – Cloudy 58.5938 -3.5206
Kirkwall Kirkwall – Partly cloudy night 58.954 -2.9
Altnaharra SAWS Altnaharra SAWS – Cloudy 58.288 -4.442
Altnaharra SAWS Altnaharra SAWS – Cloudy 58.288 -4.442
Aultbea Aultbea – Overcast 57.859 -5.636
Lossiemouth Lossiemouth – Clear night 57.712 -3.322
Bealach Na Ba Bealach Na Ba – No data 57.4175 -5.689
Stornoway Stornoway – Cloudy 58.214 -6.325
Aberdeen Airport Aberdeen Airport – Clear night 57.206 -2.202
Skye/Lusa (SAMOS) Skye/Lusa (SAMOS) – Overcast 57.257 -5.809
Cairnwell Cairnwell – No data 56.879 -3.42
Aonach Mor Aonach Mor – No data 56.822 -4.97
Lerwick (S. Screen) Lerwick (S. Screen) – Cloudy 60.139 -1.183
Leuchars Leuchars – Clear night 56.377 -2.862
Glen Ogle Glen Ogle – No data 56.423 -4.32
South Uist Range South Uist Range – Cloudy 57.358 -7.397
Edinburgh/Gogarbank Edinburgh/Gogarbank – Clear night 55.928 -3.343
Glasgow/Bishopton Glasgow/Bishopton – Clear night 55.907 -4.533
Tiree Tiree – Cloudy 56.497 -6.887

Location Details

Thurso

Location: 58.5938, -3.5206

Altitude: 11.0 m above mean sea level

Wick John O Groats Airport

Location: 58.454, -3.089

Altitude: 36.0 m above mean sea level

Distance from Thurso: 29.5 km