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

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Thurso forecast
Tue 27 Sep 2016
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14.2 ° 15.2 ° 15.1 ° 15.1 ° 14.8 ° 13.3 ° 12.8 ° 11.7 ° 11.8 ° 11.6 ° 11.4 ° 11.2 °
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WSW 28 39 WSW 25 46 WSW 33 47 WSW 34 53 SW 33 52 SW 33 49 SW 32 49 SW 25 51 SW 33 45 SW 21 46 WSW 32 47 WSW 24 37
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Wed 28 Sep 2016
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11.6 ° 11.9 ° 12.1 ° 12.2 ° 11.5 ° 11.4 ° 11.2 ° 11.2 ° 11.6 ° 12.2 ° 12.1 ° 12.5 °
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WSW 26 40 SW 19 29 SW 23 36 WSW 18 31 W 22 32 W 22 34 W 21 31 W 18 W 18 W 14 W 11 WSW 8
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Issued at: 1200 on Wed 28 Sep 2016

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Extremes

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Highlands & Eilean Siar extremes

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Drumnadrochit 16.7 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Loch Glascarnoch 12.6 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Loch Glascarnoch 3.3 °C
Highest rainfall Cassley 34.2 mm
Sunniest Aviemore 2.5 hours

UK extremes

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Gravesend 21.9 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Loch Glascarnoch 12.6 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Aboyne 3.1 °C
Highest rainfall Cassley 34.2 mm
Sunniest Leuchars 6.7 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: 0002 on Wed 28 Sep 2016

Weather map

Wed 1200

Weather observation map for Thurso

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