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Lerwick (S. Screen) (nearest observation site to Foula Airstrip)

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Foula Airstrip forecast
Sat 25 Feb 2017
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Sun 26 Feb 2017
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Issued at: 0000 on Sun 26 Feb 2017

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Extremes

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Orkney & Shetland extremes

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Kirkwall 9.3 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Fair Isle 8.6 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Kirkwall 2.1 °C
Highest rainfall Lerwick 17.6 mm
Sunniest Lerwick 2.3 hours

UK extremes

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Craibstone 13.5 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Okehampton 7.6 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Santon Downham -1.2 °C
Highest rainfall Capel Curig 60.6 mm
Sunniest Dyce 4.7 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 Sat 25 Feb 2017

Weather map

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Weather observation map for Foula Airstrip

Foula Airstrip Foula Airstrip – Cloudy 60.1231 -2.0522
Kirkwall Kirkwall – Overcast 58.954 -2.9
Wick John O Groats Airport Wick John O Groats Airport – Overcast 58.454 -3.089
Altnaharra SAWS Altnaharra SAWS – Cloudy 58.288 -4.442
Altnaharra SAWS Altnaharra SAWS – Cloudy 58.288 -4.442
Lossiemouth Lossiemouth – Cloudy 57.712 -3.322
Aultbea Aultbea – Overcast 57.859 -5.636
Stornoway Stornoway – Cloudy 58.214 -6.325
Aberdeen Airport Aberdeen Airport – Overcast 57.206 -2.202
Bealach Na Ba Bealach Na Ba – No data 57.4175 -5.689
Aultbea Aultbea – Overcast 57.859 -5.636
Cairnwell Cairnwell – No data 56.879 -3.42
Aonach Mor Aonach Mor – No data 56.822 -4.97
Leuchars Leuchars – Overcast 56.377 -2.862
South Uist Range South Uist Range – Heavy shower night 57.358 -7.397
Glen Ogle Glen Ogle – No data 56.423 -4.32
Edinburgh/Gogarbank Edinburgh/Gogarbank – Cloudy 55.928 -3.343
Charterhall Charterhall – Partly cloudy night 55.709 -2.383
Glasgow/Bishopton Glasgow/Bishopton – Cloudy 55.907 -4.533

Location Details

Foula Airstrip

Location: 60.1231, -2.0522

Altitude: 45.0 m above mean sea level

Lerwick (S. Screen)

Location: 60.139, -1.183

Altitude: 82.0 m above mean sea level

Distance from Foula Airstrip: 48.2 km