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Fair Isle Airstrip forecast
Mon 26 Sep 2016
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Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Sunny intervals Cloudy Cloudy Sunny day Clear night Clear night Clear night Clear night Clear night
12.7 ° 12.7 ° 12.6 ° 13.1 ° 12.8 ° 12.9 ° 12.1 ° 11.5 ° 11.6 ° 11.6 ° 11.6 ° 11.6 °
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82% 79% 79% 83% 77% 79% 83% 92% 91% 94% 94% 94%
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1014 1015 1015 1015 1015 1015 1016 1016 1016 1016 1016 1015
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Tue 27 Sep 2016
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Cloudy Partly cloudy night Overcast Light shower day Heavy rain
11.7 ° 11.5 ° 11.5 ° 11.6 ° 11.7 ° 11.6 ° 11.6 ° 11.8 ° 11.8 ° 11.7 ° 11.6 °
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S 17 S 16 S 15 SSE 18 SSE 18 SSE 19 SSE 19 30 SSE 25 33 SSE 23 34 SSE 29 38 SSE 33 41
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96% 96% 95% 93% 94% 94% 93% 93% 93% 94% 96%
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F F F F F F F F F F F
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Issued at: 1200 on Tue 27 Sep 2016

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Extremes

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Orkney & Shetland extremes

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Kirkwall 15.0 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Lerwick 13.4 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Kirkwall 8.0 °C
Highest rainfall Kirkwall Trace 
Sunniest Lerwick 8.8 hours

UK extremes

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Shoeburyness 19.5 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Blencathra 11.7 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Aboyne 0.1 °C
Highest rainfall Porthmadog 24.2 mm
Sunniest Lerwick 8.8 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: 0754 on Tue 27 Sep 2016

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Weather observation map for Fair Isle Airstrip

Fair Isle Airstrip Fair Isle Airstrip – Heavy rain 59.531 -1.6309
Kirkwall Kirkwall – Cloudy 58.954 -2.9
Wick John O Groats Airport Wick John O Groats Airport – Sunny intervals 58.454 -3.089
Altnaharra SAWS Altnaharra SAWS – Cloudy 58.288 -4.442
Altnaharra SAWS Altnaharra SAWS – Cloudy 58.288 -4.442
Lossiemouth Lossiemouth – Sunny day 57.712 -3.322
Aberdeen Airport Aberdeen Airport – Cloudy 57.206 -2.202
Aultbea Aultbea – Cloudy 57.859 -5.636
Stornoway Stornoway – Light shower day 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 – Sunny intervals 56.377 -2.862
Skye/Lusa (SAMOS) Skye/Lusa (SAMOS) – Cloudy 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 – Cloudy 55.928 -3.343
Charterhall Charterhall – Overcast 55.709 -2.383
Glasgow/Bishopton Glasgow/Bishopton – Overcast 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