Out the 10 wettest counties In the UK,Scotland has 6 of them
Argyllshire,Dunbartonshire,Inverness, Ross and Cromarty,Buteshire and Kirkcudbrightshire.
Maximum rainfall in 1 day recorded was at Sloy Main Adit, Loch Lomond on January 11th 1974 recording 238mm
Highest gust recorded at low level was 142mph in Fraserburgh,Aberdeenshire on the 13th February 1989.
Highest gust recorded at high level was 173mph at Cairngorm weather station, Highland and Moray on the 20th March 1986
January and February are the coldest months averaging around 5-7c. In summer months the average is around 15c.
The annual mean temperature on Ben Nevis is -0.3c
Snowfall occurs on less than 20 days near the west coast and more than 100 days in the Cairngorm Mountains , December- March
Peak sunshine hours fall in May and June. The least sunshine hours are December and January due to high altitude.
Highest recorded temperature was in Greycrook, Scottish Borders recording 32.9c on the 9th of August 2003.
Lowest recorded temperature recorded was in Braemar and Altnaharra. -27.2 in Braemar twice on the 11th February 1985 and 10th January 1982
Altnaharra recorded the same low temperature on December the 30th 1995.