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Fair Isle Airstrip forecast
Mon 23 Jan 2017
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6.9 ° 6.7 ° 6.7 ° 6.6 ° 6.2 ° 5.7 ° 6.2 ° 6.1 ° 5.7 ° 5.7 °
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Tue 24 Jan 2017
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5.9 ° 6.1 ° 6.4 ° 6.6 ° 6.9 ° 7.3 ° 7.5 ° 7.7 ° 7.9 ° 7.7 ° 8.0 ° 8.2 ° 8.3 ° 8.5 ° 8.4 °
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S 22 S 19 S 23 31 S 23 32 S 24 33 S 26 37 S 28 40 S 25 39 SSW 25 37 SSW 25 34 SSW 22 34 SSW 22 31 S 23 30 SSW 21 30 S 19 30
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79% 84% 82% 83% 83% 80% 81% 81% 82% 86% 88% 90% 92% 90% 90%
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F F F F F F F F R R R R R R R
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Issued at: 1400 on Tue 24 Jan 2017

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Extremes

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Orkney & Shetland extremes

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Fair Isle 7.1 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Lerwick 6.8 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Kirkwall 2.6 °C
Highest rainfall Fair Isle 1.4 mm
Sunniest Kirkwall 2.2 hours

UK extremes

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Isles of Scilly 11.1 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Herstmonceux 0.9 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Katesbridge -7.1 °C
Highest rainfall Fair Isle 1.4 mm
Sunniest Bude 7.9 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 Mon 23 Jan 2017

Weather map

Tue 1400

Weather observation map for Fair Isle Airstrip

Fair Isle Airstrip Fair Isle Airstrip – Sunny day 59.531 -1.6309
Kirkwall Kirkwall – Sunny intervals 58.954 -2.9
Wick John O Groats Airport Wick John O Groats Airport – Cloudy 58.454 -3.089
Altnaharra SAWS Altnaharra SAWS – Sunny day 58.288 -4.442
Altnaharra SAWS Altnaharra SAWS – Sunny day 58.288 -4.442
Lossiemouth Lossiemouth – Cloudy 57.712 -3.322
Aberdeen Airport Aberdeen Airport – Sunny day 57.206 -2.202
Aultbea Aultbea – Sunny day 57.859 -5.636
Stornoway Stornoway – Cloudy 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
Skye/Lusa (SAMOS) Skye/Lusa (SAMOS) – Sunny day 57.257 -5.809
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 – Overcast 55.928 -3.343
Charterhall Charterhall – Overcast 55.709 -2.383
Glasgow/Bishopton Glasgow/Bishopton – Mist 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