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

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Castletown forecast
Thu 29 Sep 2016
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9.2 ° 9.3 ° 9.6 ° 9.2 ° 9.9 ° 9.8 ° 9.2 ° 8.6 ° 7.1 ° 6.9 ° 7.2 ° 6.5 ° 6.3 °
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6.6 ° 7.0 ° 6.6 ° 7.2 ° 6.9 ° 7.0 ° 7.0 ° 7.1 ° 7.9 ° 8.5 ° 9.4 °
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Issued at: 1000 on Fri 30 Sep 2016

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Extremes

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Highlands & Eilean Siar extremes

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature South Uist 12.9 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Loch Glascarnoch 9.5 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Loch Glascarnoch 7.0 °C
Highest rainfall Cluanie Inn 53.0 mm
Sunniest Stornoway 2.7 hours

UK extremes

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Cavendish 20.4 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Loch Glascarnoch 9.5 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Loch Glascarnoch 7.0 °C
Highest rainfall Cluanie Inn 53.0 mm
Sunniest Boulmer 9.4 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 Fri 30 Sep 2016

Weather map

Fri 1000

Weather observation map for Castletown

Castletown Castletown – Cloudy 58.59108 -3.38224
Wick John O Groats Airport Wick John O Groats Airport – Cloudy 58.454 -3.089
Altnaharra SAWS Altnaharra SAWS – Sunny intervals 58.288 -4.442
Altnaharra SAWS Altnaharra SAWS – Sunny intervals 58.288 -4.442
Lossiemouth Lossiemouth – Cloudy 57.712 -3.322
Aultbea Aultbea – Cloudy 57.859 -5.636
Bealach Na Ba Bealach Na Ba – No data 57.4175 -5.689
Aberdeen Airport Aberdeen Airport – Sunny day 57.206 -2.202
Stornoway Stornoway – Sunny intervals 58.214 -6.325
Cairnwell Cairnwell – No data 56.879 -3.42
Skye/Lusa (SAMOS) Skye/Lusa (SAMOS) – Sunny intervals 57.257 -5.809
Lerwick (S. Screen) Lerwick (S. Screen) – Cloudy 60.139 -1.183
Aonach Mor Aonach Mor – No data 56.822 -4.97
Leuchars Leuchars – Cloudy 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 – Sunny day 55.928 -3.343
Glasgow/Bishopton Glasgow/Bishopton – Heavy rain 55.907 -4.533
Tiree Tiree – Light shower day 56.497 -6.887

Location Details

Castletown

Location: 58.59108, -3.38224

Altitude: 19.0 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 Castletown: 22.9 km