Aviemore

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Aviemore
Aviemore.jpg
Aviemore is located in Badenoch and Strathspey
Aviemore
Aviemore
Aviemore shown within the Badenoch and Strathspey area
Population3,613 [1] (2001 census)
est. 3,613 (2016)
LanguageHighland English
Scottish Gaelic
OS grid referenceNH898129
• Edinburgh90 mi (145 km)
• London420 mi (725 km)
Council area
CountryScotland
Sovereign stateUnited Kingdom
Post townAVIEMORE
Postcode districtPH22
Dialling code01479
PoliceScottish
FireScottish
AmbulanceScottish
EU ParliamentScotland
UK Parliament
Scottish Parliament
List of places
UK
Scotland
57°11′38″N 3°49′23″W / 57.194°N 3.823°W / 57.194; -3.823Coordinates: 57°11′38″N 3°49′23″W / 57.194°N 3.823°W / 57.194; -3.823

Aviemore (/ˌæviˈmɔːr/ (About this soundlisten); Scottish Gaelic: An Aghaidh Mhòr pronounced [ˈan ˈɤːɪ ˈvɔːɾ] "The big [mountain] face") is a town in Highlands of Scotland, UK. It is also a tourist area.

Geography[change | change source]

Climate[change | change source]

Aviemore has an oceanic climate (Köppen: Cfb). It has cool temperatures and rainfall throughout the year. The highest temperature ever was 31.3 °C (88.3 °F) on 28 June 2018.[3]

Climate data for Aviemore (228 m asl, averages 1981–2010, extremes 1956–present)
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Record high °C (°F) 12.5
(54.5)
15.8
(60.4)
23.0
(73.4)
24.2
(75.6)
29.0
(84.2)
31.3
(88.3)
31.0
(87.8)
30.6
(87.1)
26.7
(80.1)
25.5
(77.9)
16.7
(62.1)
14.8
(58.6)
31.3
(88.3)
Average high °C (°F) 5.0
(41.0)
5.5
(41.9)
7.8
(46.0)
10.9
(51.6)
14.3
(57.7)
16.5
(61.7)
18.7
(65.7)
18.1
(64.6)
15.3
(59.5)
11.4
(52.5)
7.7
(45.9)
5.1
(41.2)
11.4
(52.4)
Average low °C (°F) −1.0
(30.2)
−1.0
(30.2)
0.3
(32.5)
1.9
(35.4)
4.2
(39.6)
7.3
(45.1)
9.5
(49.1)
9.1
(48.4)
6.8
(44.2)
4.1
(39.4)
1.4
(34.5)
−1.3
(29.7)
3.4
(38.2)
Record low °C (°F) −21.5
(−6.7)
−26.2
(−15.2)
−17.4
(0.7)
−9.5
(14.9)
−5.1
(22.8)
−3.2
(26.2)
−1.1
(30.0)
−2.7
(27.1)
−4.6
(23.7)
−8.6
(16.5)
−17.1
(1.2)
−24.6
(−12.3)
−26.2
(−15.2)
Average rainfall mm (inches) 123.5
(4.86)
90.5
(3.56)
85.9
(3.38)
55.9
(2.20)
58.8
(2.31)
63.8
(2.51)
59.7
(2.35)
69.8
(2.75)
78.7
(3.10)
102.2
(4.02)
99.1
(3.90)
89.3
(3.52)
977.2
(38.46)
Average rainy days (≥ 1 mm) 16.3 13.4 15.4 11.4 12.8 12.0 11.7 12.3 13.4 16.1 14.5 13.4 162.7
Mean monthly sunshine hours 33.3 63.5 98.3 135.0 178.4 148.5 149.7 136.5 110.6 77.4 43.3 30.7 1,205.2
Source: Met Office[4]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Comparative Population Profile: Aviemore Locality". Scotland's Census Results Online. 29 April 2011. Archived from the original on 26 June 2009. Retrieved 31 August 2008. Cite uses deprecated parameter |deadurl= (help)
  2. http://www.aviemorecommunitycouncil.net/
  3. https://www.ogimet.com/cgi-bin/gsynres?lang=en&ind=03063&ano=2018&mes=6&day=30&hora=14&min=0&ndays=30
  4. "Aviemore climate". Met Office. Retrieved 16 October 2015.