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Lerwick (S. Screen) (nearest observation site to Sandwick)

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Sandwick forecast
Wed 18 Jan 2017
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Cloudy Overcast Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Overcast Overcast Overcast Overcast Overcast Overcast Overcast Drizzle Overcast Overcast
8.5 ° 8.4 ° 8.6 ° 8.7 ° 9.0 ° 9.1 ° 8.9 ° 8.8 ° 8.8 ° 8.7 ° 8.7 ° 8.6 ° 8.5 ° 8.5 ° 8.5 ° 8.6 °
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SW 36 49 SW 36 49 SW 34 46 WSW 36 46 WSW 37 49 WSW 38 53 WSW 36 47 WSW 37 52 WSW 40 56 WSW 34 48 WSW 33 46 WSW 30 44 WSW 30 41 WSW 28 39 WSW 25 36 WSW 26 37
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) arrow down
G G G G G G G G G G G G G M M G
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87% 88% 88% 90% 88% 89% 91% 91% 91% 92% 93% 95% 95% 97% 98% 97%
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1023 1023 1024 1024 1024 1024 1024 1024 1024 1025 1026 1026 1026 1026 1026 1026
Pressure Tendency (F = Falling, R = Rising, S = Steady) arrow down
F R R R R S F R R R R R R R R F
Thu 19 Jan 2017
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Overcast Overcast Overcast Drizzle Overcast Light rain Overcast Overcast Light rain
8.6 ° 8.7 ° 8.8 ° 8.7 ° 8.5 ° 8.2 ° 8.0 ° 8.3 ° 8.3 °
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WSW 30 40 WSW 30 40 WSW 30 41 WSW 31 40 WSW 31 43 WSW 34 47 WSW 30 46 WSW 31 41 WSW 24 38
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) arrow down
G G G G G M G G P
Humidity arrow down
96% 95% 94% 95% 95% 94% 97% 95% 96%
Pressure (hPa) arrow down
1026 1026 1026 1027 1026 1027 1027 1027 1027
Pressure Tendency (F = Falling, R = Rising, S = Steady) arrow down
F S R R F R F R R
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Issued at: 0800 on Thu 19 Jan 2017

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Extremes

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Orkney & Shetland extremes

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Kirkwall 10.8 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Lerwick 9.1 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Kirkwall 6.8 °C
Highest rainfall Baltasound 1.2 mm
Sunniest Kirkwall 2.2 hours

UK extremes

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Tain Range 11.9 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Wych Cross 2.0 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Frittenden -7.1 °C
Highest rainfall Lusa 5.0 mm
Sunniest Hurn 7.3 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: 0045 on Thu 19 Jan 2017