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Altnaharra SAWS (nearest observation site to Durness Youth Hostel)

Wednesday (Wednesday 13 December 2017)
18:00 19:00 20:00 21:00 22:00 23:00
Partly cloudy night Cloudy Heavy snow shower night Cloudy Cloudy Overcast
Temperature (°C)
1.8 ° 1.7 ° 1.2 ° 1.4 ° 1.3 ° 1.5 °
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Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) Expand
SW 8 WSW 10 SSW 9 SSW 7 SW 7 WNW 3
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
E E VG E E E
Humidity Expand
81% 83% 93% 90% 87% 86%
Pressure (hPa) Expand
978 978 978 978 978 978
Pressure Tendency (F = Falling, R = Rising, S = Steady) Expand
F F F R F R
Sunrise: 09:01 Sunset: 15:25 Moon phase: Third quarter
Thursday (Thursday 14 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 14:00 15:00 16:00 17:00 18:00
Overcast Sleet shower Light shower night Light rain Partly cloudy night Partly cloudy night Heavy shower night Light rain Clear night Clear night Sunny intervals Cloudy Light rain Light rain Heavy rain Cloudy Heavy shower night Overcast Overcast
Temperature (°C)
1.2 ° 1.1 ° 1.2 ° 0.5 ° 1.5 ° 0.5 ° 0.8 ° 1.2 ° 1.6 ° 2.0 ° 3.7 ° 3.1 ° 2.8 ° 3.1 ° 2.1 ° 2.5 ° 1.9 ° 1.3 ° 1.5 °
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Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) Expand
SSW 5 SW 6 W 8 W 5 SW 9 S 10 WSW 6 S 5 S 10 WSW 8 SSW 9 22 S 9 SSW 8 SSW 8 S 8 S 7 SE 2 N 5 NNE 8
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
E VG G E E E P E E E E E VG G G E M E E
Humidity Expand
87% 94% 91% 95% 88% 90% 90% 91% 87% 87% 81% 85% 90% 90% 93% 92% 94% 96% 94%
Pressure (hPa) Expand
978 977 978 977 977 977 977 977 977 977 977 977 977 977 977 977 978 981 983
Pressure Tendency (F = Falling, R = Rising, S = Steady) Expand
R F R F F F R F F F R R F F F R R R R
Sunrise: 09:02 Sunset: 15:25 Moon phase: Waning crescent

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Extremes

Highland & Eilean Siar extremes

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature South Uist Range 5.6 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Dalwhinnie 1.6 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Drumnadrochit -3.1 °C
Highest rainfall Loch Glascarnoch SAWS 34.6 mm
Sunniest Stornoway 0.7 hours

UK extremes

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Scilly St Marys 11.4 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Dalwhinnie 1.6 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Drumnadrochit -3.1 °C
Highest rainfall Loch Glascarnoch SAWS 34.6 mm
Sunniest Dundrennan 2.2 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.

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