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Altnaharra SAWS (nearest observation site to Durness Youth Hostel)

Tuesday (Tuesday 21 November 2017)
10:00 11:00 12:00 13:00 14:00 15:00 16:00 17:00 18:00 19:00 20:00 21:00 22:00 23:00
Heavy rain Heavy rain Heavy rain Heavy rain Heavy rain Heavy rain Heavy rain Heavy rain Heavy rain Heavy rain Light rain Cloudy Clear night Cloudy
Temperature (°C)
5.0 ° 5.3 ° 5.9 ° 6.3 ° 6.7 ° 5.8 ° 5.7 ° 5.3 ° 5.0 ° 4.9 ° 4.7 ° 4.5 ° 3.6 ° 4.3 °
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Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) Expand
NNE 11 NE 13 NNE 11 NE 8 NE 10 SW 6 SSW 1 WNW 1 WSW 5 WSW 5 WNW 3 WSW 7 W 6 WSW 7
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
G M M M VG VG G VG VG E E E E E
Humidity Expand
97% 96% 97% 98% 98% 98% 98% 99% 99% 99% 99% 99% 98% 97%
Pressure (hPa) Expand
1003 1002 1000 998 996 996 994 992 991 990 989 988 987 987
Pressure Tendency (F = Falling, R = Rising, S = Steady) Expand
F F F F F F F F F F F F F F
Sunrise: 08:21 Sunset: 15:47 Moon phase: New
Wednesday (Wednesday 22 November 2017)
00:00 01:00 02:00 03:00 04:00 05:00 06:00 07:00 08:00 09:00 10:00
Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Light shower night Cloudy Cloudy Sunny day Sunny intervals
Temperature (°C)
3.7 ° 4.5 ° 4.9 ° 6.2 ° 6.4 ° 5.9 ° 5.6 ° 4.5 ° 3.4 ° 3.4 ° 2.8 °
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Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) Expand
WSW 5 W 6 WNW 3 WSW 6 SSW 3 SSE 3 ESE 2 W 11 SW 7 S 11 S 5
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
E E E E E E VG E E E E
Humidity Expand
94% 98% 99% 95% 93% 90% 90% 87% 87% 86% 89%
Pressure (hPa) Expand
987 987 986 986 986 985 985 985 985 985 985
Pressure Tendency (F = Falling, R = Rising, S = Steady) Expand
F F F F F F F F F F R
Sunrise: 08:23 Sunset: 15:46 Moon phase: Waxing crescent

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Extremes

Highland & Eilean Siar extremes

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Tulloch Bridge 11.7 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Loch Glascarnoch SAWS 4.9 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Aviemore 3.2 °C
Highest rainfall Cassley 32.6 mm
Sunniest Stornoway 0.0 hours

UK extremes

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Bude 15.1 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Balmoral 3.8 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Baltasound -0.6 °C
Highest rainfall Cassley 32.6 mm
Sunniest Shoeburyness 1.0 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.

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