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Altnaharra SAWS

Nearest observation site to Durness

Monday (Monday 16 October 2017)
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 Overcast Overcast Heavy shower day Heavy rain Heavy rain Light rain Overcast Light rain Overcast Light shower day Heavy rain Light rain Heavy rain Drizzle Light rain Cloudy
Temperature (°C)
7.4 ° 6.5 ° 6.7 ° 7.4 ° 7.6 ° 8.4 ° 8.3 ° 8.2 ° 7.8 ° 7.9 ° 8.7 ° 8.7 ° 8.7 ° 9.1 ° 9.6 ° 11.1 ° 12.1 ° 12.0 °
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Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) Expand
SSE 1 NNW 3 WSW 1 E 3 E 2 SSE 2 E 3 ENE 9 NE 7 NE 11 NE 11 ENE 16 28 ENE 23 34 ENE 21 36 ENE 15 34 E 17 29 E 17 29 ENE 14
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
E E E E M VG VG E E E E G P M P G VG G
Humidity Expand
91% 93% 96% 97% 96% 88% 92% 93% 93% 95% 92% 94% 96% 96% 97% 97% 95% 96%
Pressure (hPa) Expand
1014 1015 1014 1014 1016 1015 1014 1013 1011 1009 1007 1005 1003 1001 999 996 994 992
Pressure Tendency (F = Falling, R = Rising, S = Steady) Expand
R R F F R R R F F F F F F F F F F F
Sunrise: 07:57 Sunset: 18:11 Moon phase: Waning crescent
Tuesday (Tuesday 17 October 2017)
00:00 01:00 02:00 03:00 04:00 05:00 06:00
Overcast Heavy rain Light rain Heavy shower night Heavy rain Light rain Drizzle
Temperature (°C)
12.2 ° 11.5 ° 11.2 ° 12.3 ° 10.6 ° 10.2 ° 10.5 °
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Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) Expand
E 11 E 11 NNE 15 SE 2 W 5 W 6 WSW 6
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
E G VG VG VG VG M
Humidity Expand
85% 91% 94% 84% 95% 97% 98%
Pressure (hPa) Expand
991 990 989 989 989 989 990
Pressure Tendency (F = Falling, R = Rising, S = Steady) Expand
F F F F F F R
Sunrise: 07:59 Sunset: 18:09 Moon phase: Waning crescent
– = No Data Issued at: Durness forecast >
Met Office 05:00, Tue
Updated 06:00 on Tue 17 Oct 2017 BST
Tiree Overcast 56.497 -6.887
Birmingham Cloudy 52.486 -1.889
Glasgow Light rain 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 Clear night 50.718 -3.533
Lincoln Cloudy 53.23 -0.539
Norwich Clear night 52.63 1.299
Peterborough Partly cloudy night 52.569 -0.239
Swindon Clear night 51.556 -1.778
York Overcast 53.962 -1.079
Pembroke Cloudy 51.673 -4.908
Ullapool Light shower night 57.896 -5.16
Inverness Heavy shower night 57.478 -4.223
Kendal Cloudy 54.328 -2.745
Londonderry (Derry) Drizzle 54.995 -7.323
Newtown (Powys) Cloudy 52.512 -3.312
Belfast Overcast 54.596 -5.93
Caernarfon Cloudy 53.139 -4.273
Camborne Clear night 50.212 -5.294
Cardiff Clear night 51.481 -3.178
Dumfries Light rain 55.071 -3.604
Edinburgh Heavy rain 55.953 -3.187
Lerwick Heavy rain 60.154 -1.143
London Clear night 51.508 -0.125
Newcastle Upon Tyne Clear night 54.978 -1.616
Pitlochry No data 56.705 -3.728
Southampton Clear night 50.909 -1.403
Stornoway Overcast 58.211 -6.384
Wick (Highland) Light rain 58.439 -3.092

Extremes

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Highland & Eilean Siar extremes

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Aultbea 14.0 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Lentran 10.9 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Stornoway 5.3 °C
Highest rainfall Tulloch Bridge 18.8 mm
Sunniest Stornoway 0.1 hours

UK extremes

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Manston 23.5 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Lentran 10.9 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Stornoway 5.3 °C
Highest rainfall Dunstaffnage 19.4 mm
Sunniest Camborne 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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Location details

Durness

Location
58.567, -4.75
Altitude
26.0 m above mean sea level

Altnaharra SAWS

Location
58.288, -4.442
Altitude
81.0 m above mean sea level
Distance from Durness
22.3

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