December 2021 Weather stats for the Western isles.

Hello and welcome to a look back at our weather in December 2021 – We cover the Western Isles and take a look at the rest of the UK’s weather further down in the blog.

Stornoway airport and South Uist Met Office site stats.

Stornoway Airport recorded 15.2 hours of sunshine during December. 114.2 mm of rain also fell at Stornoway Airport. It was the dullest December since 2011 which had 11.2 hours of sunshine. It was driest December since 2016 which had 111.8 mm of rain.

South Uist range recorded 135.2 mm of rain.

SEPA rainfall Gauges in the Western Isles for December

For the second time this year, the SEPA site had a security issue so no rainfall data is available.

Daily records

Two Daily records for December and both of them for rainfall

Weather Warnings year to date

We had 1 weather warning during December 1 for wind.

The total number of weather warnings to date for the year for the Western Isles stands at 27. 

Yellow – 27

Amber – 0

Red – 0

A further break down of the warnings.

Wind – 11

Snow and Ice – 11

Rain – 1

Thunderstorms – 1

Wind and snow – 0

Ice – 3

The highest and low temps of the month

Stornoway 12.2C and South Uist 11.7C

Stornoway 0.6C and South Uist 0.8C

Temperature graphs for the month for Stornoway and South Uist

December across the UK

We are just waiting for the Met Office monthly stats to be released. I will updated the blog with the latestwhen they come out.

Thank you for reading. Any feedback is welcome.

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