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

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Scalloway forecast
Wed 28 Sep 2016
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Cloudy Overcast Overcast Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Light rain Heavy rain Heavy rain Heavy rain Light rain Light rain Heavy rain
11.1 ° 11.0 ° 11.1 ° 11.5 ° 11.2 ° 11.0 ° 10.7 ° 10.2 ° 9.9 ° 10.0 ° 10.0 ° 9.7 ° 10.2 ° 10.6 °
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WNW 10 WNW 9 W 11 WNW 7 WNW 5 SW 3 ESE 5 SSE 8 SE 8 SSE 15 SE 16 SE 21 SE 22 31 SSE 22 32
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VG VG VG E VG VG VG G M M G M P VP
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82% 83% 77% 80% 77% 79% 80% 90% 95% 98% 95% 96% 99% 99%
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1007 1008 1008 1008 1007 1007 1006 1005 1004 1002 1000 997 994 991
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Thu 29 Sep 2016
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Light rain Cloudy Cloudy Light shower night Overcast Overcast Cloudy Light rain Heavy rain Cloudy Cloudy
12.7 ° 12.4 ° 12.5 ° 12.3 ° 10.9 ° 11.2 ° 10.7 ° 10.1 ° 8.8 ° 9.7 ° 10.3 °
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SW 39 49 SW 33 48 SW 33 46 WSW 32 49 SW 41 63 SW 34 52 SW 33 49 SSW 38 52 SW 38 52 W 16 45 WNW 19 29
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G G G G G G G M P G G
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97% 90% 87% 85% 89% 85% 86% 91% 93% 97% 91%
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Pressure Tendency (F = Falling, R = Rising, S = Steady) arrow down
F F F F F F F F F F F
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Issued at: 1000 on Thu 29 Sep 2016

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Extremes

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Orkney & Shetland extremes

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Kirkwall 14.0 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Baltasound 11.0 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Baltasound 9.8 °C
Highest rainfall Fair Isle 16.6 mm
Sunniest Lerwick 1.5 hours

UK extremes

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Monks Wood 24.7 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Baltasound 11.0 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Exeter Airport 7.2 °C
Highest rainfall Achnagart 52.8 mm
Sunniest Wellesbourne 8.7 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: 0001 on Thu 29 Sep 2016

Weather map

Thu 1000

Weather observation map for Scalloway

Scalloway Scalloway – Cloudy 60.1381 -1.2804
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 – Light rain 58.288 -4.442
Altnaharra SAWS Altnaharra SAWS – Light rain 58.288 -4.442
Lossiemouth Lossiemouth – Light shower day 57.712 -3.322
Aultbea Aultbea – Light rain 57.859 -5.636
Aberdeen Airport Aberdeen Airport – Sunny day 57.206 -2.202
Stornoway Stornoway – Light rain 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) – Light rain 57.257 -5.809
Leuchars Leuchars – Sunny day 56.377 -2.862
Aonach Mor Aonach Mor – No data 56.822 -4.97
South Uist Range South Uist Range – Heavy rain 57.358 -7.397
Glen Ogle Glen Ogle – No data 56.423 -4.32
Edinburgh/Gogarbank Edinburgh/Gogarbank – Heavy shower day 55.928 -3.343
Charterhall Charterhall – Cloudy 55.709 -2.383
Glasgow/Bishopton Glasgow/Bishopton – Cloudy 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