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Fair Isle Airstrip forecast
Sun 26 Feb 2017
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Partly cloudy night Sunny day Cloudy Cloudy Light shower day Light rain Light rain Overcast Overcast Sunny intervals Cloudy Light rain Light rain Heavy rain Drizzle Cloudy Drizzle
5.8 ° 6.4 ° 6.7 ° 6.7 ° 6.0 ° 5.1 ° 5.8 ° 7.2 ° 6.6 ° 6.4 ° 6.6 ° 6.8 ° 6.7 ° 5.8 ° 5.5 ° 5.4 ° 5.2 °
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S 19 SSE 19 SSE 24 32 SSE 23 34 S 24 32 S 19 34 S 22 31 S 18 29 S 17 S 13 SSE 11 SE 14 SE 13 E 14 25 NNW 7 SW 21 30 WSW 32 48
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) arrow down
VG G VG VG M VG VG VG VG VG VG M M G VP VG G
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84% 82% 84% 82% 86% 91% 91% 91% 88% 88% 88% 93% 95% 93% 95% 95% 91%
Pressure (hPa) arrow down
992 991 990 989 988 988 987 986 985 984 982 981 978 976 974 975 976
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F F F F F F F F F F F F F F F F R
Mon 27 Feb 2017
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Overcast Cloudy Cloudy Partly cloudy night Partly cloudy night Partly cloudy night Clear night
5.7 ° 4.9 ° 4.2 ° 4.2 ° 4.1 ° 3.8 ° 3.6 °
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SW 44 62 SW 38 56 SW 36 52 SW 31 52 SW 34 49 SW 33 46 SW 31 44
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VG G VG VG VG VG G
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81% 83% 84% 81% 80% 80% 75%
Pressure (hPa) arrow down
976 978 979 979 979 980 980
Pressure Tendency (F = Falling, R = Rising, S = Steady) arrow down
R R R R R R R
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Issued at: 0700 on Mon 27 Feb 2017

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Extremes

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Orkney & Shetland extremes

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Kirkwall 8.0 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Lerwick 6.9 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Baltasound 1.4 °C
Highest rainfall Kirkwall 8.6 mm
Sunniest Lerwick 2.2 hours

UK extremes

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Gravesend 14.0 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Dalwhinnie 5.5 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Aboyne -1.0 °C
Highest rainfall Tyndrum 33.8 mm
Sunniest Shoeburyness 2.8 hours

About extremes

Highest maximum temperature - (0900 to 2100 on the date shown)

Lowest maximum temperature - (0900 to 2100 on the date shown)

Lowest minimum temperature - (2100 on the previous day to 0900 on the date shown)

Highest rainfall -(2100 on the previous day to 2100 on the date shown)

Sunniest - (2100 on the previous day to 2100 on the date shown)

The information shown is initial data as it is received; observations are subject to final quality control after publication on this website. This is particularly the case for rainfall totals during snow events.

Issued at: 2302 on Sun 26 Feb 2017

Weather map

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Weather observation map for Fair Isle Airstrip

Fair Isle Airstrip Fair Isle Airstrip – Clear night 59.531 -1.6309
Kirkwall Kirkwall – Clear night 58.954 -2.9
Wick John O Groats Airport Wick John O Groats Airport – Clear night 58.454 -3.089
Altnaharra SAWS Altnaharra SAWS – Clear night 58.288 -4.442
Altnaharra SAWS Altnaharra SAWS – Clear night 58.288 -4.442
Lossiemouth Lossiemouth – Clear night 57.712 -3.322
Aberdeen Airport Aberdeen Airport – Clear night 57.206 -2.202
Aultbea Aultbea – Cloudy 57.859 -5.636
Stornoway Stornoway – Overcast 58.214 -6.325
Bealach Na Ba Bealach Na Ba – No data 57.4175 -5.689
Cairnwell Cairnwell – No data 56.879 -3.42
Leuchars Leuchars – Cloudy 56.377 -2.862
Aultbea Aultbea – Cloudy 57.859 -5.636
Aonach Mor Aonach Mor – No data 56.822 -4.97
Glen Ogle Glen Ogle – No data 56.423 -4.32
South Uist Range South Uist Range – Cloudy 57.358 -7.397
Edinburgh/Gogarbank Edinburgh/Gogarbank – Partly cloudy night 55.928 -3.343
Charterhall Charterhall – Heavy shower night 55.709 -2.383
Glasgow/Bishopton Glasgow/Bishopton – Cloudy 55.907 -4.533

Location Details

Fair Isle Airstrip

Location: 59.531, -1.6309

Altitude: 62.0 m above mean sea level

Fair Isle

Location: 59.527, -1.628

Altitude: 57.0 m above mean sea level

Distance from Fair Isle Airstrip: 0.5 km