Rise in pressure of 63.7 hPa in just 66 hours at Stornoway

Stornoway Barograph

There might be another SYNOP station with a slightly larger rise in pressure than the one at Stornoway, but the steady rise of 63.7 hPa in just 66 hours from a low of 966.6 hPa at 18 UTC on Sunday (1st November) to the 1030.2 hPa as measured today (4th November) at 12 UTC today is impressive enough I think. Here’s an animation of how high pressure replaced low pressure. Always ones for maintaining strict consistency in their analysis charts the yellow highlighted bent back occlusion is the one the UKMO insisted had cleared the UK on Tuesday morning but was in fact the true cold front.

Courtesy of UKMO
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