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

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Sumburgh Airport forecast
Wed 22 Feb 2017
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5.0 ° 4.5 ° 4.9 ° 5.5 ° 6.6 ° 6.1 ° 5.4 ° 5.1 ° 4.5 ° 3.8 ° 3.3 ° 2.2 ° 2.4 ° 1.8 ° 2.1 °
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W 40 57 W 37 57 WNW 38 61 NW 24 54 NW 25 39 NW 22 38 NW 23 41 NNW 26 44 NNW 22 38 NNW 24 36 NNW 21 36 N 15 N 11 NNW 14 NNW 9
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Thu 23 Feb 2017
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1.2 ° 0.9 ° 0.5 ° 0.9 ° 1.3 ° 1.5 ° 1.7 ° 1.7 ° 0.6 ° 2.1 °
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73% 72% 67% 75% 70% 64% 94% 96% 69% 98%
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Issued at: 0900 on Thu 23 Feb 2017

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Extremes

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Orkney & Shetland extremes

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Kirkwall 7.8 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Fair Isle 6.8 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Kirkwall 2.6 °C
Highest rainfall Kirkwall 6.8 mm
Sunniest Kirkwall 3.1 hours

UK extremes

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature St James Park 14.8 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Dalwhinnie 4.7 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Loch Glascarnoch 1.3 °C
Highest rainfall Capel Curig 34.2 mm
Sunniest Dyce 8.4 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 22 Feb 2017

Weather map

Thu 0900

Weather observation map for Sumburgh Airport

Sumburgh Airport Sumburgh Airport – Cloudy 59.8786 -1.2931
Kirkwall Kirkwall – Sunny intervals 58.954 -2.9
Wick John O Groats Airport Wick John O Groats Airport – Overcast 58.454 -3.089
Altnaharra SAWS Altnaharra SAWS – Light rain 58.288 -4.442
Altnaharra SAWS Altnaharra SAWS – Light rain 58.288 -4.442
Lossiemouth Lossiemouth – Heavy rain 57.712 -3.322
Aberdeen Airport Aberdeen Airport – Heavy rain 57.206 -2.202
Aultbea Aultbea – Light rain 57.859 -5.636
Stornoway Stornoway – Cloudy 58.214 -6.325
Bealach Na Ba Bealach Na Ba – No data 57.4175 -5.689
Leuchars Leuchars – Heavy rain 56.377 -2.862
Aultbea Aultbea – Light rain 57.859 -5.636
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 – Sleet 55.928 -3.343
Charterhall Charterhall – Heavy rain 55.709 -2.383
Glasgow/Bishopton Glasgow/Bishopton – Heavy rain 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