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Lerwick (S. Screen) (nearest observation site to Papa Stour Airstrip)

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Papa Stour Airstrip forecast
Wed 07 Dec 2016
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Drizzle Heavy rain Light rain Light rain Light rain Overcast Overcast Light rain Light rain Cloudy Cloudy Light rain Light rain Light rain Heavy rain Overcast Light rain
10.2 ° 10.4 ° 10.5 ° 10.6 ° 11.4 ° 11.5 ° 11.0 ° 11.6 ° 11.4 ° 11.9 ° 11.8 ° 12.5 ° 11.9 ° 11.1 ° 10.5 ° 10.4 ° 10.4 °
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SW 25 37 SW 26 34 SW 24 34 SW 25 36 WSW 24 34 SSW 16 31 SSW 14 SW 22 SSW 24 37 SSW 22 33 SSW 31 38 SW 29 45 SW 34 51 SW 30 47 SW 41 51 WSW 43 55 WSW 38 54
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Thu 08 Dec 2016
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Light rain Overcast Light rain Overcast Overcast Overcast Overcast Mist
10.5 ° 10.5 ° 10.3 ° 10.5 ° 10.4 ° 10.4 ° 10.4 ° 10.4 °
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WSW 43 56 WSW 39 55 WSW 29 45 W 34 51 WSW 34 45 WSW 33 44 W 31 49 WSW 29 40
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Issued at: 0700 on Thu 8 Dec 2016

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Extremes

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Orkney & Shetland extremes

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Kirkwall 13.1 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Fair Isle 12.3 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Lerwick 8.8 °C
Highest rainfall Lerwick 13.2 mm
Sunniest Kirkwall 0.2 hours

UK extremes

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Hawarden 17.0 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Fylingdales 10.5 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Strathallan 1.8 °C
Highest rainfall Achnagart 45.6 mm
Sunniest Bude 5.0 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 Wed 7 Dec 2016

Weather map

Thu 0700

Weather observation map for Papa Stour Airstrip

Papa Stour Airstrip Papa Stour Airstrip – Mist 60.3227 -1.6908
Kirkwall Kirkwall – Partly cloudy night 58.954 -2.9
Wick John O Groats Airport Wick John O Groats Airport – Partly cloudy 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 – Cloudy 57.712 -3.322
Aultbea Aultbea – Overcast 57.859 -5.636
Aberdeen Airport Aberdeen Airport – Overcast 57.206 -2.202
Stornoway Stornoway – Overcast 58.214 -6.325
Bealach Na Ba Bealach Na Ba – No data 57.4175 -5.689
Skye/Lusa (SAMOS) Skye/Lusa (SAMOS) – Light rain 57.257 -5.809
Cairnwell Cairnwell – No data 56.879 -3.42
Leuchars Leuchars – Overcast 56.377 -2.862
Aonach Mor Aonach Mor – No data 56.822 -4.97
South Uist Range South Uist Range – Mist 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 – Overcast 55.709 -2.383
Glasgow/Bishopton Glasgow/Bishopton – Partly cloudy night 55.907 -4.533

Location Details

Papa Stour Airstrip

Location: 60.3227, -1.6908

Altitude: 21.0 m above mean sea level

Lerwick (S. Screen)

Location: 60.139, -1.183

Altitude: 82.0 m above mean sea level

Distance from Papa Stour Airstrip: 34.7 km