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  1. http://www.metoffice.gov.uk/media/pdf/b/d/MetLIB_13_001_Factsheet_4.pdf Met office says 5000 mm for west highlands but does not a mention a specific place.
  2. There seems to be alot of dispute which is the wettest place in UK? http://www.telegraph.co.uk/travel/picturegalleries/5386736/Top-10-Britains-wettest-places.html?image=0 this website states dalness in glen etive is the wettest. While other sites states its seathwaite in cumbria. Also the wettest spot in place is quoted as top of snowdonia with 4500 mm but met office states part of highlands get more than 5000 mm of rain. Can anyone clear up both wettest inhabited place and spot for me?
  3. Braemar recorded -2.1 , aviemore -1.1 as well as air frosts for altnaharra , kinbrace ,topcliffe and the usual spots in highlands last month. Katesbridge also recorded -1.9 C
  4. They should have a university in highlands with campuses in braemar , aviemore , dalwhinnie and tomintoul for all the snow lovers:-D
  5. Braemar recording -2.1 C and aviemore -1.1 C
  6. http://www.metoffice.gov.uk/public/weather/observation/map/#?map=WeatherCode&zoom=5&lon=-4.00&lat=55.01&fcTime=1408734000 According to met office it was 0.4 C ?
  7. After Braemar had 1.8 C last night and 0.8 C 0n 5th August(coldest place in europe that day) i thought I should start this thread. Aviemore , aboyne, altnaharra and dalwhinnie are recording temperatures near freezing point recently. So where would be the first air frost of the season and where? For Scotland : Braemar mid to late august For England : redesdale camp mid september For Wales : Sennybridge mid september For NI: katesbridge early september
  8. Maximum temperature in 24h. 05/14/2014 at 21:00 UTC 1 Solent M. R. S. C. (United Kingdom) 19.9 °C 2 Boscombe Down (United Kingdom) 19.5 °C 3 London / Heathrow Airport (United Kingdom) 19.5 °C 4 London, St James Park (United Kingdom) 19.3 °C 5 Shoreham Airport (United Kingdom) 19.2 °C Minimum temperature in 24h. 05/14/2014 at 21:00 UTC 1. Altnaharra (United Kingdom) -3.0 °C 2.Loch Glascarnoch (United Kingdom) -2.1 °C 3. Tulloch Bridge (United Kingdom) -1.4 °C 4. Tain Range (United Kingdom) -0.1 °C 5.Aviemore (United Kingdom) 0.3 °C
  9. Last night four scottish sites reporting sub zero temperatures: 1 Aviemore (United Kingdom) -1.4 °C 2 Cairngorm (United Kingdom) -0.9 °C 3 Aboyne (United Kingdom) -0.4 °C 4 Loch Glascarnoch (United Kingdom) -0.3 °C 5 Altnaharra (United Kingdom) -0.1 °C
  10. http://www.bbc.com/news/uk-scotland-highlands-islands-26339994 World-renowned climber Hamish MacInnes believes this winter in Scotland's mountains is the snowiest since 1945. He said he had not seen such "colossal volumes" of snow since he started climbing as a youngster 69 years ago. Dumfries and Galloway-born Mr MacInnes is also the inventor of mountaineering equipment, including a stretcher. He said: "The first time I went climbing was in 1945 and I remember cutting our way through snow in Glencoe. "I've not seen anything like it until now. "This covering of snow we have just now is very
  11. I would put one in linn of dee which is usually colder than braemar...I was searching for record low temperatures it seems many countries record temperatures in places which are uninhabited eg germanys coldest temperature is funtensee which is a small lake and italys all time low is also somewhere uninhabited. Why cant met office follow the same and put up stations in potential uninhabited frost hollows in highlands and pennines.
  12. http://www.heraldscotland.com/news/home-news/traffic-left-frozen-as-too-many-head-for-the-slopes.23444599WINTER enthusiasts have forced police to close a busy main road as thousands descended on Scotland's ski centres to enjoy record snow levels and bright skies
  13. The only saving grace this winter has to the Epic season Scotland Ski resorts are having..According to bbc nevis range had its busiest day in 10 years with 1700 skiers. The car queues at glenshee.
  14. Braemar recorded -8.1 C in November so It was the second Coldest. Temperatures have been mild But in terms of snow it has been record breaking for the highlands.
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