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

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Lerwick forecast
Thu 29 Sep 2016
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Cloudy Cloudy Light rain Light shower day Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Sunny intervals Light shower day Light shower night Cloudy Light shower night Partly cloudy night Partly cloudy night
10.3 ° 11.4 ° 8.4 ° 9.1 ° 8.5 ° 8.6 ° 9.0 ° 8.2 ° 8.4 ° 8.6 ° 8.4 ° 7.4 ° 9.0 ° 8.5 °
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WNW 19 29 WNW 21 32 NNW 25 48 NW 23 43 NW 25 40 WNW 24 38 WNW 24 36 WNW 23 34 W 21 33 W 24 38 W 24 38 W 26 41 W 29 40 W 26 44
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) arrow down
G VG M G G E VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG
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91% 87% 90% 82% 89% 79% 69% 77% 76% 75% 82% 84% 74% 81%
Pressure (hPa) arrow down
977 979 983 986 988 990 991 992 993 994 994 994 994 994
Pressure Tendency (F = Falling, R = Rising, S = Steady) arrow down
F R R R R R R R R R R R R F
Fri 30 Sep 2016
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Partly cloudy night Cloudy Partly cloudy night Cloudy Cloudy Light shower night Light shower night Cloudy Light shower day Cloudy Cloudy
9.0 ° 9.2 ° 9.4 ° 9.2 ° 8.8 ° 8.8 ° 9.2 ° 8.4 ° 9.2 ° 8.0 ° 9.3 °
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WSW 32 45 WSW 37 47 WSW 36 49 WSW 36 53 WSW 38 51 W 33 52 W 34 47 W 26 49 W 26 39 WNW 16 43 WNW 15
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) arrow down
VG VG VG VG VG G VG VG VG VG VG
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77% 73% 67% 77% 77% 82% 76% 80% 78% 87% 79%
Pressure (hPa) arrow down
993 993 992 992 992 992 992 992 993 994 994
Pressure Tendency (F = Falling, R = Rising, S = Steady) arrow down
F F F F F F F R R R R
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Issued at: 1000 on Fri 30 Sep 2016

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Extremes

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Orkney & Shetland extremes

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Baltasound 11.8 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Kirkwall 11.5 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Lerwick 8.8 °C
Highest rainfall Lerwick 18.6 mm
Sunniest Kirkwall 3.6 hours

UK extremes

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Cavendish 20.4 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Loch Glascarnoch 9.5 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Loch Glascarnoch 7.0 °C
Highest rainfall Cluanie Inn 53.0 mm
Sunniest Boulmer 9.4 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 Fri 30 Sep 2016

Weather map

Fri 1000

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 – Cloudy 58.454 -3.089
Altnaharra SAWS Altnaharra SAWS – Sunny intervals 58.288 -4.442
Altnaharra SAWS Altnaharra SAWS – Sunny intervals 58.288 -4.442
Lossiemouth Lossiemouth – Cloudy 57.712 -3.322
Aberdeen Airport Aberdeen Airport – Sunny day 57.206 -2.202
Aultbea Aultbea – Cloudy 57.859 -5.636
Stornoway Stornoway – Sunny intervals 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) – Sunny intervals 57.257 -5.809
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 – 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 – Heavy rain 55.907 -4.533
Drumalbin Drumalbin – Cloudy 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