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

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Lerwick forecast
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Wed 28 Jan 2015
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Cloudy Overcast Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Partly cloudy night Light shower night Partly cloudy night Partly cloudy night
1.0 3.1 2.7 3.0 3.0 2.0 1.9 2.3 1.8
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WNW 10 WNW 24 34 WNW 24 39 WNW 21 30 WNW 17 NW 15 30 WNW 18 WNW 17 WNW 19
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) arrow down
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99% 74% 80% 76% 70% 80% 84% 82% 83%
Pressure (hPa) arrow down
973 973 973 973 973 972 972 971 971
Pressure Tendency (F = Falling, R = Rising, S = Steady) arrow down
F F F F F F F F F
Sunrise: 08:28 Sunset: 16:06 Moon phase: First quarter
Thu 29 Jan 2015
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Partly cloudy night Partly cloudy night Cloudy Partly cloudy night Clear night Clear night Clear night Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy
2.1 2.0 1.5 2.2 2.3 2.1 2.0 1.9 2.2 2.2 2.5 2.6 2.7 3.0 3.0 3.1
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W 16 WNW 17 W 22 30 W 21 W 18 WNW 17 WNW 16 W 14 WNW 14 WNW 11 WNW 15 WNW 15 WNW 16 WNW 18 WNW 21 W 24 32
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) arrow down
VG VG G VG VG VG VG VG VG G VG VG VG VG VG VG
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79% 77% 83% 77% 74% 74% 78% 79% 72% 72% 76% 74% 74% 68% 73% 71%
Pressure (hPa) arrow down
971 970 970 970 969 968 968 968 967 967 967 967 966 966 965 964
Pressure Tendency (F = Falling, R = Rising, S = Steady) arrow down
F F F F F F F F F F F F F F F F
Sunrise: 08:26 Sunset: 16:08 Moon phase: First quarter
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Issued at: 1500 on Thu 29 Jan 2015

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Extremes

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Orkney & Shetland extremes

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Baltasound 5.2 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Kirkwall 4.5 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Kirkwall 1.7 °C
Highest rainfall Kirkwall 11.0 mm
Sunniest Kirkwall 0.1 hours

UK extremes

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Swanage 11.1 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Dalwhinnie 0.2 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Dalwhinnie 0.0 °C
Highest rainfall Achnagart 32.2 mm
Sunniest Valley 3.9 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: 2303 on Wed 28 Jan 2015

Weather map

Thu 1500

Weather observation map for Lerwick

Lerwick Lerwick – Cloudy 60.1536 -1.1435
Kirkwall Kirkwall – Sunny day 58.985 -2.9607
Wick (Highland) Wick (Highland) – Sunny intervals 58.4392 -3.0922
Durness Durness – Sunny intervals 58.567 -4.75
Lairg Lairg – Sunny intervals 58.0223 -4.401
Aberlour Aberlour – Cloudy 57.4751 -3.2155
Aberdeen Aberdeen – Sunny day 57.1498 -2.0927
Ullapool Ullapool – Cloudy 57.8956 -5.16
Stornoway Stornoway – Sunny intervals 58.2111 -6.3842
Craig Craig – No data 57.4889 -5.2754
Portree Portree – Sunny day 57.4127 -6.1949
Dundee Dundee – Sunny day 56.4621 -2.9692
Fort William Fort William – No data 56.8199 -5.104
Strathyre Strathyre – No data 56.3257 -4.3234
Benbecula (Balivanich) Airport Benbecula (Balivanich) Airport – Cloudy 57.4836 -7.3599
Edinburgh Edinburgh – Cloudy 55.9533 -3.1868
Berwick-upon-Tweed Berwick-upon-Tweed – Sunny day 55.7702 -2.0038
Glasgow Glasgow – Cloudy 55.8643 -4.2505
Biggar Biggar – Cloudy 55.6234 -3.5226

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