Scotland

Scots hot spots

Scottish hot spots pepper the top twenty at 13 UTC today with Aviemore reporting 26.4°C. This probably happens more often than you would think, but I thought I would capture it in a blog anyway just …

Scots hot spots Read More »

X marks the spot

A week of sunny skies with just a bit of cirrus yesterday to spoil it, and far from over yet. It’s never been particularly warm, but pleasant and much better for working and cycling in. Crystal …

X marks the spot Read More »

Maximum sun

Six stations across the north of Scotland reported what I believe was maximum sunshine for the 18th of April this mornings 06 UTC SYNOPs. Some sunshine recorders are not in the optimum location to catch the …

Maximum sun Read More »

Cloud busting

Hopefully the stubborn cloud that’s been plaguing the northwest of Scotland for the last five days will finally start to break up in situ as high pressure builds down from the northwest. I say breakup because …

Cloud busting Read More »

Wet, wet, wet

The models are predicting a wet start to the week across western Scotland, particularly on the Outer isles and Skye. The totals don’t look quite as dire in the 00 UTC run of the GFS as …

Wet, wet, wet Read More »

Rain shadow magic

Estimates from weather radar suggest that there has between 60 to 75 mm of precipitation since midnight across the mountains of NW Scotland. The rain shadow effect has been in overdrive for much of the day …

Rain shadow magic Read More »

Make that four

This is the fourth day of sunshine and light winds across the Highlands, it’s been cold by night with frosts at night, but mild and sunny by day. It’s a real tonic after enduring such a …

Make that four Read More »

Scroll to Top