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

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Sumburgh Airport forecast
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8.4 ° 8.5 ° 8.5 ° 8.4 ° 8.6 ° 8.6 ° 8.5 ° 8.7 ° 8.7 ° 8.9 ° 9.0 ° 9.0 ° 9.1 ° 9.1 °
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Issued at: 1400 on Tue 17 Jan 2017

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Extremes

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Orkney & Shetland extremes

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Baltasound 9.1 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Lerwick 8.4 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Lerwick 5.2 °C
Highest rainfall Lerwick 8.6 mm
Sunniest Lerwick 0.0 hours

UK extremes

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Achnagart 11.7 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Wych Cross 3.3 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Manston 0.0 °C
Highest rainfall Winchcombe Sudeley Castle 11.6 mm
Sunniest Leuchars 3.5 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 16 Jan 2017

Weather map

Tue 1300

Weather observation map for Sumburgh Airport

Sumburgh Airport Sumburgh Airport – Fog 59.8786 -1.2931
Kirkwall Kirkwall – Cloudy 58.954 -2.9
Wick John O Groats Airport Wick John O Groats Airport – Sunny day 58.454 -3.089
Altnaharra SAWS Altnaharra SAWS – Overcast 58.288 -4.442
Altnaharra SAWS Altnaharra SAWS – Overcast 58.288 -4.442
Lossiemouth Lossiemouth – Sunny intervals 57.712 -3.322
Aberdeen Airport Aberdeen Airport – Overcast 57.206 -2.202
Aultbea Aultbea – Overcast 57.859 -5.636
Stornoway Stornoway – Overcast 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 – Overcast 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 – Mist 57.358 -7.397
Edinburgh/Gogarbank Edinburgh/Gogarbank – Overcast 55.928 -3.343
Charterhall Charterhall – Sunny day 55.709 -2.383
Glasgow/Bishopton Glasgow/Bishopton – Mist 55.907 -4.533

Location Details

Sumburgh Airport

Location: 59.8786, -1.2931

Altitude: 5.0 m above mean sea level

Lerwick (S. Screen)

Location: 60.139, -1.183

Altitude: 82.0 m above mean sea level

Distance from Sumburgh Airport: 29.6 km