Welcome to Penicuik's original Weather Station

This weather station in located in Penicuik, which sits at the foot of the Pentland Hills, some 10 miles south of Edinburgh, Scotland.

The weather station in use is the Fine Offset,and these pages are updated every 5 minutes, making the weather conditions update realtime, and not a forecast prepared sometime earlier. The meteorological day used at this station ends at midnight.

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Forecast : Stormy, much precipitation

Conditions at local time 02:50 on 23 March 2018
Temperature and humidity
Temperature6.6 °CHumidity83%
Apparent Temperature4.4°CLast hour variation (3hrs)-0.1°C
Wet thermometer5.4°CLast hour variation (Falling)-0.3°C
Average Temperature6.9°CDew point3.9°C
WindchillnoChill hours2814.2
HumidexnoHeat indexno
Cloud base1095 ftIs sun upNo
Rainfall rate3.6 mm/hrRainfall Today0.9 mm
Rainfall Last Hour0.9 mmRainfall This Month45.6 mm
Rainfall since midnight0.9 mmRainfall This Year175.5 mm
Rainfall last 24h0.9 mmLast rainfall (2 Min)2018-03-23 02:48
Current wind speed2 mphWind directionN
Wind Speed (gust)4 mphWind bearing360°
Wind speed (avg)3 mphWind bearing (avg)316°
Wind bearing range from220° (225°)to120° (112°)
Beaufort scaleF1Light air-
Pressure (sea level)
Barometer992.5 mbAltimeter pressure992.5 mb
Pressure trend-1.6 mbFalling quickly
Sun and Moon
Day length12:24Length of daylight13:39
Moon age5 Day  
Our Location
LatitudeN 55° 49' 58"Longitude-3.20556
Altitude166 m  

Page updated : 23/03/2018 02:50:15
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local time


Scotland, UK


Temperature : 6.6°C
Humidity : 83%
Wind speed : 3 mph
Wind direction : N

Friday, 23 March 2018

Last read at 02:50:15

Moon phase

Forecast icon

Phase : Waxing Crescent
Moon visible at 33%