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 10 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 : Showery, bright intervals

Conditions at local time 16:20 on 16 August 2018
Temperature and humidity
Temperature17.8 °CHumidity58%
Apparent Temperature16.8°CLast hour variation (3hrs)-0.8°C
Wet thermometer13.2°CLast hour variation (Falling)-0.3°C
Average Temperature15.9°CDew point9.4°C
WindchillnoChill hours3419.4
Humidex18.8°CHeat indexno
Cloud base3422 ftIs sun upYes
Rainfall rate0.0 mm/hrRainfall Today0.6 mm
Rainfall Last Hour0.0 mmRainfall This Month34.5 mm
Rainfall since midnight0.6 mmRainfall This Year426.3 mm
Rainfall last 24h2.1 mmLast rainfall (12 Hour, 40 Min)2018-08-16 03:40
Current wind speed5 mphWind directionSE
Wind Speed (gust)5 mphWind bearing135°
Wind speed (avg)3 mphWind bearing (avg)181°
Wind bearing range from130° (135°)to360° (360°)
Beaufort scaleF1Light air-
Pressure (sea level)
Barometer1007.2 mbAltimeter pressure1007.2 mb
Pressure trend0.3 mbRising slowly
Sun and Moon
Day length15:01Length of daylight16:27
Moon age5 Day  
Our Location
LatitudeN 55° 49' 58"Longitude-3.20556
Altitude166 m  

Page updated : 16/08/2018 16:20:53
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local time


Scotland, UK


Temperature : 17.8°C
Humidity : 58%
Wind speed : 3 mph
Wind direction : SE

Thursday, 16 August 2018

Last read at 16:20:53

Moon phase

Forecast icon

Phase : Waxing Crescent
Moon visible at 33%