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Wick John O Groats Airport (nearest observation site to John O' Groats Youth Hostel)

Friday (Friday 15 December 2017)
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 19:00 20:00 21:00 22:00 23:00
Overcast Overcast Cloudy Partly cloudy night Partly cloudy night Clear night Clear night Clear night Clear night Sunny intervals Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Light rain Overcast Light shower night Cloudy Heavy shower night Cloudy Overcast
Temperature (°C)
5.9 ° 5.7 ° 5.4 ° 4.8 ° 4.2 ° 2.4 ° 2.3 ° 2.2 ° 1.4 ° 1.7 ° 3.6 ° 3.5 ° 2.7 ° 2.6 ° 2.1 ° 2.3 ° 1.1 ° 1.2 ° 0.9 ° 1.8 ° 1.8 ° 1.4 ° 1.4 °
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Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) Expand
N 28 43 N 19 39 N 26 37 N 22 40 NNW 18 32 NW 13 NW 11 NNW 10 NW 10 NW 10 NNW 14 N 14 31 WNW 7 NNW 15 33 WNW 15 NW 13 NW 17 31 NW 8 NW 15 NNW 14 NNW 16 NW 10 NNW 13
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
G G G VG VG M G VG E VG VG E VG VG G G P VG G E P E VG
Humidity Expand
85% 87% 79% 81% 84% 91% 89% 88% 92% 92% 90% 90% 93% 92% 92% 91% 95% 99% 97% 92% 94% 90% 94%
Pressure (hPa) Expand
993 994 996 997 999 1000 1001 1002 1003 1004 1004 1005 1005 1006 1006 1007 1008 1008 1009 1009 1009 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 R R R R R R R R R
Sunrise: 08:57 Sunset: 15:18 Moon phase: Waning crescent
Saturday (Saturday 16 December 2017)
00:00 01:00
Partly cloudy night Cloudy
Temperature (°C)
0.8 ° 1.0 °
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Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) Expand
WNW 9 WNW 7
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
VG E
Humidity Expand
94% 94%
Pressure (hPa) Expand
1010 1010
Pressure Tendency (F = Falling, R = Rising, S = Steady) Expand
R R
Sunrise: 08:58 Sunset: 15:18 Moon phase: Waning crescent

– = No Data

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Extremes

Highland & Eilean Siar extremes

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Aultbea 6.0 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Dalwhinnie 1.9 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Dalwhinnie -0.6 °C
Highest rainfall Loch Glascarnoch SAWS 17.6 mm
Sunniest Stornoway 1.3 hours

UK extremes

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Scilly St Marys 9.1 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Carterhouse 1.8 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Fyvie Castle -5.8 °C
Highest rainfall Loch Glascarnoch SAWS 17.6 mm
Sunniest Exeter Airport 2 6.6 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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