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Altnaharra SAWS

Nearest observation site to Ben Hope

Tuesday (Tuesday 16 January 2018)
18:00 19:00 20:00 21:00 22:00 23:00
Light snow shower night Light snow shower night Partly cloudy night Light snow shower night Heavy snow Overcast
Temperature (°C)
-0.6 ° -0.4 ° -1.5 ° -1.4 ° -1.0 ° -0.9 °
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Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) Expand
S 10 SSW 7 S 7 S 9 S 13 S 11
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
E M E G P E
Humidity Expand
85% 89% 78% 87% 94% 88%
Pressure (hPa) Expand
975 976 976 976 977 978
Pressure Tendency (F = Falling, R = Rising, S = Steady) Expand
R R R R R R
Sunrise: 08:54 Sunset: 16:03 Moon phase: New
Wednesday (Wednesday 17 January 2018)
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
Cloudy Cloudy Light snow shower night Overcast Heavy snow Overcast Cloudy Cloudy Light shower night Heavy rain Cloudy Sunny intervals Cloudy Cloudy Sleet shower Heavy shower day Heavy snow Light shower night Light rain
Temperature (°C)
-1.6 ° 0.0 ° 0.7 ° 1.7 ° 0.6 ° 1.2 ° 2.1 ° 2.1 ° 1.8 ° 2.3 ° 3.0 ° 2.8 ° 3.1 ° 1.2 ° 1.1 ° 1.5 ° 0.4 ° 1.3 ° 1.5 °
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Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) Expand
S 9 S 7 S 10 WSW 15 31 W 23 38 W 18 30 W 23 36 WSW 19 34 W 22 36 WSW 16 33 WSW 19 WSW 19 34 WSW 17 32 WSW 8 32 W 24 36 W 8 39 W 11 W 13 WSW 7
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
E E G G P VG G VG G M VG VG VG E P M G E VG
Humidity Expand
91% 87% 90% 84% 92% 90% 76% 76% 87% 85% 75% 77% 75% 92% 91% 89% 97% 91% 88%
Pressure (hPa) Expand
978 979 980 980 982 983 984 985 986 986 987 988 988 989 990 990 991 991 991
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
Sunrise: 08:52 Sunset: 16:05 Moon phase: New
– = No Data Issued at: Ben Hope forecast >
Met Office
Updated:
Tiree Cloudy 56.497 -6.887
Birmingham Clear night 52.486 -1.889
Glasgow Clear night 55.864 -4.25
Manchester Overcast 53.479 -2.247
Brighton No data 50.822 -0.136
Dover No data 51.126 1.318
Exeter Overcast 50.718 -3.533
Lincoln Cloudy 53.23 -0.539
Norwich Cloudy 52.63 1.299
Peterborough Cloudy 52.569 -0.239
Swindon Clear night 51.556 -1.778
York Cloudy 53.962 -1.079
Aberdeen Partly cloudy night 57.15 -2.093
Pembroke Cloudy 51.673 -4.908
Ullapool Cloudy 57.896 -5.16
Inverness Sleet shower 57.478 -4.223
Kendal Cloudy 54.328 -2.745
Londonderry (Derry) Cloudy 54.995 -7.323
Newtown (Powys) Overcast 52.512 -3.312
Belfast Cloudy 54.596 -5.93
Caernarfon Cloudy 53.139 -4.273
Camborne Light shower night 50.212 -5.294
Cardiff Overcast 51.481 -3.178
Dumfries Cloudy 55.071 -3.604
Edinburgh Light rain 55.953 -3.187
Lerwick Cloudy 60.154 -1.143
London Partly cloudy night 51.508 -0.125
Newcastle Upon Tyne Cloudy 54.978 -1.616
Pitlochry No data 56.705 -3.728
Southampton Cloudy 50.909 -1.403
Stornoway Cloudy 58.211 -6.384
Wick (Highland) Clear night 58.439 -3.092

Extremes

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Highland & Eilean Siar extremes

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature South Uist Range 3.5 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Dalwhinnie -0.7 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Aviemore -1.9 °C
Highest rainfall Achnagart 6.6 mm
Sunniest Stornoway 0.4 hours

UK extremes

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Scilly St Marys 9.5 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Dalwhinnie -0.7 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Braemar No2 -2.1 °C
Highest rainfall Sheffield Cdl 17.0 mm
Sunniest Wattisham 6.4 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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Location details

Ben Hope

Location
58.414, -4.605
Altitude
927.0 m above mean sea level

Altnaharra SAWS

Location
58.288, -4.442
Altitude
81.0 m above mean sea level
Distance from Ben Hope
10.5

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