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

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Lerwick forecast
Thu 23 Feb 2017
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Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Sunny intervals Light snow shower day Light snow shower day Light snow shower night Partly cloudy night Clear night Partly cloudy night Light snow shower night Partly cloudy night Partly cloudy night
1.5 ° 1.7 ° 1.7 ° 0.6 ° 2.1 ° 2.3 ° 2.7 ° 1.5 ° 2.1 ° 2.3 ° 1.6 ° 2.1 ° 0.4 ° 0.4 ° -0.4 ° -0.2 ° 0.4 ° 0.4 ° -0.4 °
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NNE 11 NNE 16 NE 11 N 11 NE 14 NE 11 NE 13 30 NNE 23 34 N 19 34 N 13 29 N 15 29 NNW 9 N 22 31 N 21 N 14 N 11 N 16 N 13 N 10
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VG VG VG VG VG VG VG G VG VG G VG P VG VG VG G VG VG
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64% 94% 96% 69% 98% 62% 61% 78% 78% 70% 81% 79% 81% 85% 90% 91% 85% 86% 78%
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Fri 24 Feb 2017
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Clear night Partly cloudy night Clear night Light snow shower night Clear night Partly cloudy night
-0.7 ° -0.8 ° -0.6 ° -1.0 ° -0.8 ° -0.4 °
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N 11 N 22 NNW 9 N 13 WNW 9 NNW 8
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VG VG VG M VG VG
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87% 86% 79% 90% 88% 80%
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Pressure Tendency (F = Falling, R = Rising, S = Steady) arrow down
R R R R R R
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Issued at: 0500 on Fri 24 Feb 2017

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Extremes

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Orkney & Shetland extremes

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Kirkwall 4.4 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Fair Isle 3.5 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Lerwick 0.2 °C
Highest rainfall Kirkwall 0.2 mm
Sunniest Lerwick 5.0 hours

UK extremes

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Frittenden 13.2 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Salsburgh 1.3 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Loch Glascarnoch -1.3 °C
Highest rainfall Capel Curig 46.4 mm
Sunniest Aberdaron 5.6 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 Thu 23 Feb 2017

Weather map

Fri 0500

Weather observation map for Lerwick

Lerwick Lerwick – Partly cloudy night 60.1536 -1.1435
Kirkwall Kirkwall – Light shower night 58.954 -2.9
Wick John O Groats Airport Wick John O Groats Airport – Cloudy 58.454 -3.089
Altnaharra SAWS Altnaharra SAWS – Cloudy 58.288 -4.442
Altnaharra SAWS Altnaharra SAWS – Cloudy 58.288 -4.442
Lossiemouth Lossiemouth – Clear night 57.712 -3.322
Aberdeen Airport Aberdeen Airport – Clear night 57.206 -2.202
Aultbea Aultbea – Cloudy 57.859 -5.636
Stornoway Stornoway – Overcast 58.214 -6.325
Bealach Na Ba Bealach Na Ba – No data 57.4175 -5.689
Cairnwell Cairnwell – No data 56.879 -3.42
Aultbea Aultbea – Cloudy 57.859 -5.636
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 – Overcast 57.358 -7.397
Edinburgh/Gogarbank Edinburgh/Gogarbank – Clear night 55.928 -3.343
Charterhall Charterhall – Overcast 55.709 -2.383
Glasgow/Bishopton Glasgow/Bishopton – Cloudy 55.907 -4.533
Drumalbin Drumalbin – Clear night 55.627 -3.735

Location Details

Lerwick

Location: 60.1536, -1.1435

Altitude: 18.0 m above mean sea level

Lerwick (S. Screen)

Location: 60.139, -1.183

Altitude: 82.0 m above mean sea level

Distance from Lerwick: 2.7 km