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

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Thurso forecast
Fri 20 Jan 2017
1600 1700 1800 1900 2000 2100 2200 2300
Clear night Clear night Clear night Clear night Partly cloudy night Cloudy Overcast Overcast
5.7 ° 4.9 ° 5.3 ° 5.8 ° 5.9 ° 5.9 ° 5.0 ° 4.7 °
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S 6 S 5 SSE 6 SSE 7 SE 7 SE 10 SE 9 SSE 9
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) arrow down
VG G G E E G G G
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89% 92% 93% 90% 91% 93% 96% 98%
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1032 1032 1032 1032 1032 1031 1031 1031
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F R F F F F F F
Sat 21 Jan 2017
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Mist Mist Mist Mist Mist Overcast Mist Mist Fog Cloudy Cloudy Mist Overcast Cloudy Sunny day Sunny day Clear night
4.5 ° 4.4 ° 4.1 ° 4.2 ° 4.5 ° 4.8 ° 3.6 ° 3.1 ° 2.2 ° 2.6 ° 2.3 ° 3.8 ° 4.7 ° 5.0 ° 5.1 ° 5.1 ° 4.7 °
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ESE 8 ESE 7 SE 9 SSE 9 SSE 10 S 9 SSW 11 WSW 8 S 6 NNW 2 W 2 ESE 3 SSE 5 SSE 9 S 14 S 11 S 14
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) arrow down
M M M P M G M M VP G VG M VG VG G E E
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99% 100% 100% 99% 99% 99% 99% 99% 99% 100% 100% 100% 99% 93% 85% 86% 84%
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1030 1029 1029 1029 1028 1028 1028 1028 1028 1028 1028 1028 1027 1027 1026 1025 1025
Pressure Tendency (F = Falling, R = Rising, S = Steady) arrow down
F F F F F F F F F R R R F F F F F
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Issued at: 1600 on Sat 21 Jan 2017

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Extremes

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Highlands & Eilean Siar extremes

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Kinlochewe 8.6 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Dalwhinnie 2.7 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Loch Glascarnoch -1.9 °C
Highest rainfall Stornoway Trace 
Sunniest Loch Glascarnoch 5.1 hours

UK extremes

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Valley 10.0 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Balmoral 1.6 °C
Lowest minimum temperature South Farnborough -7.2 °C
Highest rainfall Lough Fea 0.8 mm
Sunniest Aberporth 8.0 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 20 Jan 2017

Weather map

Sat 1600

Weather observation map for Thurso

Thurso Thurso – Clear night 58.5938 -3.5206
Kirkwall Kirkwall – Clear night 58.954 -2.9
Altnaharra SAWS Altnaharra SAWS – Partly cloudy night 58.288 -4.442
Altnaharra SAWS Altnaharra SAWS – Partly cloudy night 58.288 -4.442
Aultbea Aultbea – Clear night 57.859 -5.636
Lossiemouth Lossiemouth – Partly cloudy night 57.712 -3.322
Bealach Na Ba Bealach Na Ba – No data 57.4175 -5.689
Stornoway Stornoway – Sunny intervals 58.214 -6.325
Aberdeen Airport Aberdeen Airport – Partly cloudy night 57.206 -2.202
Skye/Lusa (SAMOS) Skye/Lusa (SAMOS) – Sunny day 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) – Overcast 60.139 -1.183
Leuchars Leuchars – Mist 56.377 -2.862
Glen Ogle Glen Ogle – No data 56.423 -4.32
South Uist Range South Uist Range – Sunny intervals 57.358 -7.397
Edinburgh/Gogarbank Edinburgh/Gogarbank – Overcast 55.928 -3.343
Glasgow/Bishopton Glasgow/Bishopton – Sunny day 55.907 -4.533
Tiree Tiree – Sunny day 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