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

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Sandwick forecast
Sun 19 Feb 2017
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6.9 ° 6.9 ° 6.8 ° 6.2 ° 6.4 ° 6.7 ° 7.0 ° 7.2 ° 7.3 ° 7.2 ° 7.5 ° 7.0 ° 7.3 ° 7.6 ° 7.8 ° 8.0 ° 8.4 ° 8.7 ° 8.8 ° 8.7 ° 8.4 °
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Mon 20 Feb 2017
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7.9 ° 7.8 ° 7.8 ° 7.8 °
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W 36 46 W 34 48 W 33 45 W 26 40
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Issued at: 0300 on Mon 20 Feb 2017

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Extremes

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Orkney & Shetland extremes

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Kirkwall 10.2 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Lerwick 8.9 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Lerwick 6.2 °C
Highest rainfall Lerwick 5.6 mm
Sunniest Kirkwall 0.4 hours

UK extremes

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Fyvie Castle 13.9 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Spadeadam 8.2 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Shoreham -2.1 °C
Highest rainfall Cluanie Inn 8.8 mm
Sunniest Boulmer 7.8 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 Sun 19 Feb 2017

Weather map

Mon 0300

Weather observation map for Sandwick

Sandwick Sandwick – Drizzle 59.9964 -1.2238
Kirkwall Kirkwall – Mist 58.954 -2.9
Wick John O Groats Airport Wick John O Groats Airport – Cloudy 58.454 -3.089
Altnaharra SAWS Altnaharra SAWS – Overcast 58.288 -4.442
Altnaharra SAWS Altnaharra SAWS – Overcast 58.288 -4.442
Lossiemouth Lossiemouth – Partly cloudy night 57.712 -3.322
Aberdeen Airport Aberdeen Airport – Cloudy 57.206 -2.202
Aultbea Aultbea – Drizzle 57.859 -5.636
Stornoway Stornoway – Drizzle 58.214 -6.325
Bealach Na Ba Bealach Na Ba – No data 57.4175 -5.689
Aultbea Aultbea – Drizzle 57.859 -5.636
Leuchars Leuchars – Cloudy 56.377 -2.862
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 – Fog 57.358 -7.397
Edinburgh/Gogarbank Edinburgh/Gogarbank – Overcast 55.928 -3.343
Charterhall Charterhall – Overcast 55.709 -2.383
Glasgow/Bishopton Glasgow/Bishopton – Cloudy 55.907 -4.533

Location Details

Sandwick

Location: 59.9964, -1.2238

Altitude: 33.0 m above mean sea level

Lerwick (S. Screen)

Location: 60.139, -1.183

Altitude: 82.0 m above mean sea level

Distance from Sandwick: 16.0 km