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

Saturday (Saturday 16 December 2017)
07:00 08:00 09:00 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
Light rain Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Sunny intervals Cloudy Sunny day Sunny day Clear night Cloudy Cloudy Overcast Partly cloudy night Cloudy Partly cloudy night Cloudy
Temperature (°C)
1.2 ° 0.4 ° 0.6 ° 1.7 ° 1.1 ° 2.0 ° 2.3 ° 1.5 ° 0.7 ° 0.1 ° 0.1 ° 0.4 ° 0.8 ° 0.6 ° 1.4 ° 1.0 ° 1.9 °
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Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) Expand
NW 17 W 9 WNW 8 NNW 10 WNW 7 NNW 7 NNW 7 WSW 6 WSW 6 WSW 6 WSW 5 WSW 5 W 9 SW 6 S 5 SSW 5 SSW 8
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
P E E VG E E E E E E E E E E E E E
Humidity Expand
96% 94% 92% 91% 93% 96% 93% 95% 96% 95% 94% 94% 94% 94% 88% 87% 88%
Pressure (hPa) Expand
1012 1012 1013 1013 1014 1015 1015 1016 1016 1017 1017 1017 1017 1017 1017 1017 1017
Pressure Tendency (F = Falling, R = Rising, S = Steady) Expand
R R R R R R R R R R R R R R F F F
Sunrise: 08:59 Sunset: 15:19 Moon phase: Waning crescent
Sunday (Sunday 17 December 2017)
00:00 01:00 02:00 03:00 04:00 05:00 06:00 07:00
Cloudy Partly cloudy night Cloudy Overcast Overcast Light rain Light shower night Light rain
Temperature (°C)
2.2 ° 2.2 ° 3.1 ° 3.3 ° 3.7 ° 4.2 ° 4.9 ° 5.3 °
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Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) Expand
S 8 S 7 S 13 S 15 S 13 S 16 S 16 S 15
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
E E E E E VG VG G
Humidity Expand
89% 86% 91% 89% 93% 93% 95% 93%
Pressure (hPa) Expand
1016 1015 1014 1013 1012 1010 1009 1007
Pressure Tendency (F = Falling, R = Rising, S = Steady) Expand
F F F F F F F F
Sunrise: 09:00 Sunset: 15:19 Moon phase: New

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Extremes

Highland & Eilean Siar extremes

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Harris Quidnish 8.3 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Drumnadrochit 0.4 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Dalwhinnie -7.8 °C
Highest rainfall Resallach 2.8 mm
Sunniest Stornoway 2.4 hours

UK extremes

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Scilly St Marys 10.0 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Tyndrum -0.9 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Dalwhinnie -7.8 °C
Highest rainfall Altnahinch Filters 9.4 mm
Sunniest Manston 6.2 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)

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