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

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Lerwick forecast
Tue 03 May 2016
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Cloudy Sunny intervals Sunny intervals Sunny day Sunny intervals Sunny day Sunny day Sunny day Sunny day Sunny day Partly cloudy night Clear night
7.2 ° 9.2 ° 9.7 ° 9.2 ° 9.6 ° 8.6 ° 8.3 ° 8.0 ° 7.4 ° 6.8 ° 6.7 ° 6.4 °
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WSW 28 39 SW 31 39 WSW 30 40 WSW 29 38 WSW 30 38 WSW 30 39 WSW 30 39 WSW 26 38 WSW 24 33 SW 22 31 SW 22 30 SW 21 29
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82% 78% 75% 69% 73% 74% 75% 78% 79% 86% 86% 86%
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Wed 04 May 2016
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Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Overcast Overcast Cloudy Overcast Overcast Overcast Cloudy
6.4 ° 6.6 ° 6.7 ° 6.7 ° 6.5 ° 6.6 ° 7.0 ° 7.2 ° 7.5 ° 7.7 ° 8.4 ° 8.6 ° 8.8 °
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WSW 21 31 SW 19 SSW 19 SSW 18 SSW 18 SSW 17 SSW 15 SSW 17 S 17 S 23 30 S 19 S 19 S 25 32
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VG G G G VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG G
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83% 88% 88% 85% 83% 83% 86% 88% 88% 79% 85% 83% 84%
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1017 1017 1017 1017 1017 1017 1017 1017 1017 1017 1016 1016 1015
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R R R R R R F R F F F F F
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Issued at: 1200 on Wed 4 May 2016

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Extremes

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Orkney & Shetland extremes

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Baltasound 10.8 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Fair Isle 9.4 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Lerwick 4.1 °C
Highest rainfall Kirkwall 4.0 mm
Sunniest Lerwick 10.8 hours

UK extremes

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Frittenden 17.0 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Dalwhinnie 9.1 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Exeter Airport -0.3 °C
Highest rainfall Loch Glascarnoch 22.2 mm
Sunniest St Athan 13.3 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: 0002 on Wed 4 May 2016

Weather map

Wed 1200

Weather observation map for Lerwick

Lerwick Lerwick – Cloudy 60.1536 -1.1435
Kirkwall Kirkwall – Light rain 58.954 -2.9
Wick John O Groats Airport Wick John O Groats Airport – Overcast 58.454 -3.089
Altnaharra SAWS Altnaharra SAWS – Cloudy 58.288 -4.442
Altnaharra SAWS Altnaharra SAWS – Cloudy 58.288 -4.442
Lossiemouth Lossiemouth – Cloudy 57.712 -3.322
Aberdeen Airport Aberdeen Airport – Overcast 57.206 -2.202
Aultbea Aultbea – Overcast 57.859 -5.636
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 – Overcast 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 – Heavy rain 57.358 -7.397
Edinburgh/Gogarbank Edinburgh/Gogarbank – Overcast 55.928 -3.343
Charterhall Charterhall – Overcast 55.709 -2.383
Glasgow/Bishopton Glasgow/Bishopton – Sunny day 55.907 -4.533
Drumalbin Drumalbin – Overcast 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