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

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Lerwick forecast
Sun 26 Feb 2017
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Overcast Light rain Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Light rain Light rain Heavy rain Heavy rain Heavy rain Light rain
5.1 ° 5.1 ° 6.5 ° 6.0 ° 5.7 ° 5.9 ° 6.3 ° 6.1 ° 5.7 ° 4.8 ° 4.4 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) arrow down
S 21 33 S 21 S 14 S 17 S 8 SSE 9 SE 11 E 11 ESE 16 NE 13 W 18 32
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) arrow down
VG G VG VG VG VG M M M G G
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91% 96% 90% 91% 91% 91% 97% 99% 96% 97% 95%
Pressure (hPa) arrow down
987 986 985 984 983 982 980 978 975 972 972
Pressure Tendency (F = Falling, R = Rising, S = Steady) arrow down
F F F F F F F F F F F
Mon 27 Feb 2017
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Overcast Overcast Cloudy Partly cloudy night Light shower night Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Sunny intervals Sunny intervals Sunny intervals Cloudy
4.1 ° 5.1 ° 4.9 ° 4.7 ° 3.6 ° 3.9 ° 3.6 ° 3.8 ° 3.6 ° 3.9 ° 4.4 ° 4.8 ° 4.4 °
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WSW 41 54 WSW 43 56 SW 44 60 SW 46 60 SW 41 66 SW 44 59 SW 43 60 SW 33 54 SSW 32 45 SSW 26 40 SSW 26 36 SSW 28 36 SW 26 36
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) arrow down
G G G G G G G VG VG VG VG VG VG
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92% 88% 79% 74% 77% 80% 78% 82% 78% 77% 81% 82% 80%
Pressure (hPa) arrow down
973 974 975 976 976 977 978 979 979 980 980 980 980
Pressure Tendency (F = Falling, R = Rising, S = Steady) arrow down
F R R R R R R R R R R R R
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Issued at: 1300 on Mon 27 Feb 2017

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Extremes

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Orkney & Shetland extremes

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Kirkwall 8.0 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Lerwick 6.9 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Baltasound 1.4 °C
Highest rainfall Kirkwall 8.6 mm
Sunniest Lerwick 2.2 hours

UK extremes

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Gravesend 14.0 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Dalwhinnie 5.5 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Aboyne -1.0 °C
Highest rainfall Tyndrum 33.8 mm
Sunniest Shoeburyness 2.8 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 Sun 26 Feb 2017

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 John O Groats Airport Wick John O Groats Airport – Sunny day 58.454 -3.089
Altnaharra SAWS Altnaharra SAWS – Sunny day 58.288 -4.442
Altnaharra SAWS Altnaharra SAWS – Sunny day 58.288 -4.442
Lossiemouth Lossiemouth – Sunny day 57.712 -3.322
Aberdeen Airport Aberdeen Airport – Sunny intervals 57.206 -2.202
Aultbea Aultbea – Sunny intervals 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 – Sunny intervals 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 – Sunny day 57.358 -7.397
Edinburgh/Gogarbank Edinburgh/Gogarbank – Sunny day 55.928 -3.343
Charterhall Charterhall – Cloudy 55.709 -2.383
Glasgow/Bishopton Glasgow/Bishopton – Sunny intervals 55.907 -4.533
Drumalbin Drumalbin – Sunny intervals 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