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Lerwick (S. Screen) (nearest observation site to Sumburgh Roost)

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Sumburgh Roost forecast
Tue 27 Sep 2016
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11.2 ° 11.2 ° 11.3 ° 11.5 ° 11.5 ° 11.4 ° 11.1 ° 11.5 ° 13.1 ° 13.2 ° 12.5 ° 12.0 ° 11.4 ° 11.3 ° 11.2 ° 11.1 ° 11.0 ° 10.6 ° 11.4 °
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Wed 28 Sep 2016
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11.0 ° 11.1 ° 11.1 ° 10.4 ° 10.6 ° 10.2 °
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WSW 31 49 WSW 32 56 WSW 36 47 W 26 49 W 23 37 WNW 13 30
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Issued at: 0500 on Wed 28 Sep 2016

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Extremes

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Orkney & Shetland extremes

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Kirkwall 14.8 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Fair Isle 13.3 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Kirkwall 9.4 °C
Highest rainfall Lerwick 18.0 mm
Sunniest Kirkwall 2.8 hours

UK extremes

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Gravesend 21.9 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Loch Glascarnoch 12.6 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Aboyne 3.1 °C
Highest rainfall Cassley 34.2 mm
Sunniest Leuchars 6.7 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: 0002 on Wed 28 Sep 2016

Weather map

Wed 0500

Weather observation map for Sumburgh Roost

Sumburgh Roost Sumburgh Roost – Cloudy 59.834 -1.3003
Kirkwall Kirkwall – Heavy rain 58.954 -2.9
Wick John O Groats Airport Wick John O Groats Airport – Cloudy 58.454 -3.089
Altnaharra SAWS Altnaharra SAWS – Cloudy 58.288 -4.442
Altnaharra SAWS Altnaharra SAWS – Cloudy 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 – Drizzle 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) – Overcast 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 – Overcast 57.358 -7.397
Edinburgh/Gogarbank Edinburgh/Gogarbank – Partly cloudy night 55.928 -3.343
Charterhall Charterhall – Partly cloudy night 55.709 -2.383
Glasgow/Bishopton Glasgow/Bishopton – Overcast 55.907 -4.533

Location Details

Sumburgh Roost

Location: 59.834, -1.3003

Altitude: 0.0 m above mean sea level

Lerwick (S. Screen)

Location: 60.139, -1.183

Altitude: 82.0 m above mean sea level

Distance from Sumburgh Roost: 34.5 km