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Belfast International Airport (nearest observation site to Down Royal Racecourse)

Thursday (Thursday 14 December 2017)
13:00 14:00 15:00 16:00 17:00 18:00 19:00 20:00 21:00 22:00 23:00
Overcast Sunny intervals Sunny day Clear night Partly cloudy night Partly cloudy night Cloudy Heavy shower night Light shower night Cloudy Overcast
Temperature (°C)
3.7 ° 4.6 ° 4.9 ° 4.5 ° 4.7 ° 4.6 ° 4.4 ° 5.0 ° 5.4 ° 5.5 ° 6.2 °
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Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) Expand
WSW 10 W 9 W 7 W 9 W 9 W 14 WSW 14 WNW 11 WNW 13 WNW 14 NW 15
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
VG E VG VG VG E VG G G VG G
Humidity Expand
96% 90% 88% 84% 82% 86% 89% 89% 88% 87% 88%
Pressure (hPa) Expand
983 984 985 986 986 987 987 988 988 988 989
Pressure Tendency (F = Falling, R = Rising, S = Steady) Expand
R R R R R R R R R R R
Sunrise: 08:39 Sunset: 15:59 Moon phase: Waning crescent
Friday (Friday 15 December 2017)
00:00 01:00 02:00 03:00 04:00 05:00 06:00 07:00 08:00 09:00 10:00 11:00 12:00 13:00
Cloudy Clear night Partly cloudy night Clear night Cloudy Heavy shower night Overcast Cloudy Partly cloudy night Sunny intervals Sunny day Sunny day Sunny day Sunny day
Temperature (°C)
6.1 ° 5.1 ° 4.5 ° 4.0 ° 3.8 ° 5.2 ° 5.8 ° 5.5 ° 5.0 ° 5.2 ° 4.7 ° 6.0 ° 6.2 ° 6.4 °
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Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) Expand
NNW 18 33 NNW 16 29 N 10 N 8 S 6 NNW 5 N 11 NNW 17 NNW 13 30 N 9 N 6 NE 5 NNW 8 NNW 9
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
VG E E E E M G G G G G G G G
Humidity Expand
82% 81% 83% 85% 87% 91% 86% 86% 86% 80% 81% 73% 74% 76%
Pressure (hPa) Expand
991 993 995 997 998 999 1000 1003 1004 1006 1007 1008 1009 1010
Pressure Tendency (F = Falling, R = Rising, S = Steady) Expand
R R R R R R R R R R R R R R
Sunrise: 08:40 Sunset: 15:59 Moon phase: Waning crescent

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Extremes

Northern Ireland extremes

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Giants Causeway 7.8 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Killylane 2.4 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Altnahinch Filters -1.0 °C
Highest rainfall Lough Fea SAMOS 20.4 mm
Sunniest Belfast International Airport 2.2 hours

UK extremes

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Scilly St Marys 9.3 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Fyvie Castle -1.6 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Loch Glascarnoch SAWS -8.5 °C
Highest rainfall Lough Fea SAMOS 20.4 mm

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)

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