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

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Scalloway forecast
Tue 17 Jan 2017
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Fog Fog Fog Overcast Cloudy Partly cloudy night Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Overcast
9.0 ° 9.1 ° 9.1 ° 9.1 ° 8.5 ° 8.1 ° 8.1 ° 8.3 ° 9.0 ° 8.7 ° 9.0 ° 9.0 ° 9.2 °
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WSW 26 33 WSW 25 34 WSW 24 33 WSW 26 34 W 24 33 WSW 24 32 WSW 25 36 WSW 25 34 WSW 26 38 SW 26 37 SW 28 34 SW 29 36 SW 31 38
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Wed 18 Jan 2017
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Overcast Overcast Overcast Light rain Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Overcast Cloudy Cloudy
9.1 ° 8.9 ° 7.9 ° 8.1 ° 8.3 ° 8.1 ° 8.5 ° 8.5 ° 8.5 ° 8.4 ° 8.6 ° 8.7 °
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SW 30 39 SW 36 49 SW 32 47 SW 34 41 SW 32 46 SW 34 47 SW 39 48 SW 36 52 SW 36 49 SW 36 49 SW 34 46 WSW 36 46
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Issued at: 1100 on Wed 18 Jan 2017

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Extremes

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Orkney & Shetland extremes

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Kirkwall 10.5 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Lerwick 9.1 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Baltasound 7.9 °C
Highest rainfall Lerwick 1.6 mm
Sunniest Lerwick 0.0 hours

UK extremes

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Aboyne 13.2 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Langdon Bay 1.5 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Santon Downham -2.2 °C
Highest rainfall Machrihanish 5.2 mm
Sunniest Odiham 6.6 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 Tue 17 Jan 2017

Weather map

Wed 1100

Weather observation map for Scalloway

Scalloway Scalloway – Cloudy 60.1381 -1.2804
Kirkwall Kirkwall – Cloudy 58.954 -2.9
Wick John O Groats Airport Wick John O Groats Airport – Sunny day 58.454 -3.089
Altnaharra SAWS Altnaharra SAWS – Overcast 58.288 -4.442
Altnaharra SAWS Altnaharra SAWS – Overcast 58.288 -4.442
Lossiemouth Lossiemouth – Sunny day 57.712 -3.322
Aultbea Aultbea – Cloudy 57.859 -5.636
Aberdeen Airport Aberdeen Airport – Sunny day 57.206 -2.202
Stornoway Stornoway – Light shower day 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 – Overcast 56.377 -2.862
Aonach Mor Aonach Mor – No data 56.822 -4.97
South Uist Range South Uist Range – Cloudy 57.358 -7.397
Glen Ogle Glen Ogle – No data 56.423 -4.32
Edinburgh/Gogarbank Edinburgh/Gogarbank – Overcast 55.928 -3.343
Charterhall Charterhall – Overcast 55.709 -2.383
Glasgow/Bishopton Glasgow/Bishopton – Overcast 55.907 -4.533

Location Details

Scalloway

Location: 60.1381, -1.2804

Altitude: 4.0 m above mean sea level

Lerwick (S. Screen)

Location: 60.139, -1.183

Altitude: 82.0 m above mean sea level

Distance from Scalloway: 5.4 km