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

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Sumburgh Airport forecast
Tue 06 Dec 2016
2300
Heavy rain
8.9 °
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S 28 37
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M
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99%
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1011
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F
Wed 07 Dec 2016
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9.0 ° 9.1 ° 9.2 ° 9.4 ° 9.5 ° 10.0 ° 9.9 ° 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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S 25 36 SSW 23 36 SSW 22 30 SSW 28 34 SSW 22 36 SSW 23 31 SW 26 36 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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M P M P P M M P P M M M VG G P M VG VG M M M P M G
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F F F F F F F F F F F F F F F F F F F F F F F R
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Issued at: 2300 on Wed 7 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