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

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Sandwick forecast
Thu 08 Dec 2016
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Cloudy Light rain Overcast Overcast Drizzle Cloudy Cloudy Overcast Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Light rain
10.3 ° 10.4 ° 10.3 ° 10.2 ° 10.0 ° 9.7 ° 9.8 ° 9.7 ° 9.8 ° 9.7 ° 9.7 ° 9.6 ° 9.3 °
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SW 30 43 SW 31 43 WSW 31 44 WSW 36 46 WSW 34 45 WSW 29 43 WSW 28 45 WSW 33 43 WSW 34 46 WSW 34 47 WSW 30 45 WSW 29 39 WSW 24 39
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90% 90% 88% 87% 87% 88% 87% 87% 83% 83% 84% 84% 89%
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1009 1010 1010 1009 1010 1010 1010 1010 1011 1011 1012 1012 1012
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Fri 09 Dec 2016
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Heavy rain Light rain Heavy rain Overcast Overcast Mist Overcast Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy
8.8 ° 8.6 ° 8.5 ° 8.3 ° 8.3 ° 8.2 ° 8.4 ° 8.1 ° 8.0 ° 8.2 ° 8.6 ° 8.9 °
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W 22 33 W 22 31 W 19 W 14 W 14 SW 9 WSW 11 S 7 S 8 SSW 9 S 10 S 11
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P G M VG VG M G VG G G G G
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97% 96% 96% 94% 93% 96% 98% 99% 96% 97% 96% 93%
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1013 1013 1013 1013 1013 1012 1012 1011 1011 1011 1010 1010
Pressure Tendency (F = Falling, R = Rising, S = Steady) arrow down
R R R R R F F F F F F F
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Issued at: 1100 on Fri 9 Dec 2016

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Extremes

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Orkney & Shetland extremes

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Kirkwall 11.3 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Lerwick 10.6 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Kirkwall 10.1 °C
Highest rainfall Baltasound 1.8 mm
Sunniest Lerwick 0.0 hours

UK extremes

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Exeter Airport 15.8 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Altnahinch Filters 9.3 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Fyvie Castle 3.6 °C
Highest rainfall Capel Curig 26.6 mm
Sunniest Aberporth 5.4 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 Thu 8 Dec 2016

Weather map

Fri 1100

Weather observation map for Sandwick

Sandwick Sandwick – Cloudy 59.9964 -1.2238
Kirkwall Kirkwall – Overcast 58.954 -2.9
Wick John O Groats Airport Wick John O Groats Airport – Overcast 58.454 -3.089
Altnaharra SAWS Altnaharra SAWS – Overcast 58.288 -4.442
Altnaharra SAWS Altnaharra SAWS – Overcast 58.288 -4.442
Lossiemouth Lossiemouth – Overcast 57.712 -3.322
Aberdeen Airport Aberdeen Airport – Overcast 57.206 -2.202
Aultbea Aultbea – Sunny intervals 57.859 -5.636
Stornoway Stornoway – Cloudy 58.214 -6.325
Bealach Na Ba Bealach Na Ba – No data 57.4175 -5.689
Cairnwell Cairnwell – No data 56.879 -3.42
Skye/Lusa (SAMOS) Skye/Lusa (SAMOS) – Cloudy 57.257 -5.809
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 – Cloudy 57.358 -7.397
Edinburgh/Gogarbank Edinburgh/Gogarbank – Cloudy 55.928 -3.343
Charterhall Charterhall – Cloudy 55.709 -2.383
Glasgow/Bishopton Glasgow/Bishopton – Overcast 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