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

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Lerwick forecast
Fri 29 May 2015
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Cloudy Light shower day Light shower day Light shower day Light shower day Light shower day Cloudy Cloudy Sunny intervals Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Light rain Light rain Cloudy Cloudy
6.3 7.2 5.9 7.4 6.3 7.9 8.7 9.2 9.2 8.8 8.1 6.0 5.4 5.0 5.5 5.7
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) arrow down
NW 3 W 9 NW 10 W 10 WNW 10 W 13 W 14 WSW 15 W 15 WSW 15 SW 13 WSW 16 SW 15 S 11 SSE 8 W 2
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) arrow down
E VG M G M VG VG VG G VG VG G G VG E E
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84% 83% 87% 82% 87% 80% 78% 77% 75% 80% 81% 90% 93% 93% 93% 91%
Pressure (hPa) arrow down
996 996 997 997 997 997 997 998 998 998 998 998 998 998 998 998
Pressure Tendency (F = Falling, R = Rising, S = Steady) arrow down
R R R R R R R R R R R R R R F F
Sunrise: 03:57 Sunset: 22:06 Moon phase: Waxing gibbous
Sat 30 May 2015
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Cloudy Light rain Cloudy Light rain Overcast Cloudy Sunny intervals Sunny intervals Cloudy
6.0 5.8 5.8 5.4 5.5 5.4 6.7 7.2 8.6
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N 6 NNE 9 NE 13 ENE 15 NE 13 NE 11 NNE 14 N 13 NNE 15
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) arrow down
E M E VG E E E E E
Humidity arrow down
86% 93% 92% 97% 93% 91% 89% 88% 82%
Pressure (hPa) arrow down
998 998 998 999 999 1000 1000 1001 1001
Pressure Tendency (F = Falling, R = Rising, S = Steady) arrow down
F R R R R R R R R
Sunrise: 03:55 Sunset: 22:08 Moon phase: Waxing gibbous
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Issued at: 0800 on Sat 30 May 2015

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Extremes

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Orkney & Shetland extremes

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Kirkwall 11.2 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Fair Isle 9.7 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Baltasound 2.0 °C
Highest rainfall Lerwick 12.2 mm
Sunniest Kirkwall 6.2 hours

UK extremes

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Thorney Island 15.9 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Tulloch Bridge 9.1 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Drumnadrochit 1.8 °C
Highest rainfall Swyddffynnon 18.0 mm
Sunniest Tiree 11.0 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)

Issued at: 0002 on Sat 30 May 2015

Weather map

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Weather observation map for Lerwick

Lerwick Lerwick – Cloudy 60.1536 -1.1435
Kirkwall Kirkwall – Sunny day 58.954 -2.9
Wick Airport Wick Airport – Cloudy 58.454 -3.089
Altnaharra SAWS Altnaharra SAWS – Light shower day 58.288 -4.442
Altnaharra SAWS Altnaharra SAWS – Light shower day 58.288 -4.442
Lossiemouth Lossiemouth – Cloudy 57.712 -3.322
Aberdeen Dyce Aberdeen Dyce – Cloudy 57.206 -2.202
Aultbea Aultbea – Overcast 57.859 -5.636
Stornoway Stornoway – Cloudy 58.214 -6.325
Bealach Na Ba Bealach Na Ba – No data 57.4175 -5.689
Skye/Lusa (SAMOS) Skye/Lusa (SAMOS) – Overcast 57.257 -5.809
Leuchars Leuchars – Sunny day 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 – Sunny day 55.928 -3.343
Charterhall Charterhall – Sunny day 55.709 -2.383
Glasgow/Bishopton Glasgow/Bishopton – Cloudy 55.907 -4.533
Drumalbin Drumalbin – Sunny day 55.627 -3.735

Location Details

Lerwick

Location: 60.1536, -1.1435

Altitude: 18m above mean sea level

Lerwick (S. Screen)

Location: 60.139, -1.183

Altitude: 82 m above mean sea level

Distance from Lerwick: 2.7 km