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Weather data round-up from Storm Ciara

A dramatic day of weather as 'Storm Ciara' moved across the country. Here's a snapshot of the data in and around the mountains from Sunday.

Top summit wind gusts (Sunday 9th February 2020):

Cairngorm 125mph (also 108mph on Saturday)

Cairnwell 109mph

Aonach Mor 106mph

Bealach na Ba 98mph (also 106mph on Saturday)

Great Dun Fell 97mph

Lower elevations:

Glen Ogle 101mph

Capel Curig 89mph

Emley Moor 75mph

Tulloch Bridge 62mph

Shap 61mph

Aviemore 50mph

Selected top 24-hr rainfall totals (to 6pm 9/2/20):

Honister Pass 178mm

Wet Sledale Reservoir 174mm

Shap 130mm

Capel Curig 123mm

Keswick 99mm

Bala 84mm

Eskdalemuir 81mm

Redesdale Camp 58mm

Tulloch Bridge 46mm

Aviemore 30mm

Chart shows rainfall accumulation derived from radar (courtesy

Sunday's 6hr'ly temperature sequence (midnight up to 6am Monday):

Cairngorm -3.3C, -3.0C, -0.5C, -2.1C, -3.7C, -6.0C.

Great Dun Fell 1.4C, 4.9C, 3.3C, 1.4C, -0.6C, -2.6C.

Keswick 7.7C, 10.5C, 10.3C, 8.1C, 5.7C, 4.7C.

Satellite image courtesy