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

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Lerwick forecast
Thu 27 Aug 2015
1300 1400 1500 1600 1700 1800 1900 2000 2100 2200 2300
Light shower day Cloudy Cloudy Sunny intervals Cloudy Cloudy Sunny intervals Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Overcast
13.5 13.8 13.4 14.7 13.8 13.5 12.9 12.1 11.6 12.2 11.8
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SSE 8 SE 7 S 6 WSW 11 WSW 11 WSW 11 WSW 11 WSW 11 SW 9 SW 16 WSW 15
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) arrow down
G G VG VG E VG VG VG VG VG G
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95% 96% 97% 85% 89% 89% 89% 94% 92% 95% 96%
Pressure (hPa) arrow down
993 993 993 994 994 995 995 996 996 997 998
Pressure Tendency (F = Falling, R = Rising, S = Steady) arrow down
S R R R R R R R R R R
Fri 28 Aug 2015
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Overcast Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy
11.5 11.3 11.6 11.6 11.7 11.5 11.0 10.9 11.9 12.9 13.5 14.3 14.7 13.9
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WSW 13 WSW 14 SW 17 WSW 17 SW 18 WSW 15 SW 14 SW 11 SW 11 SW 13 SW 15 WSW 16 SW 15 S 14
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) arrow down
G G G VG G G VG VG VG VG E E E VG
Humidity arrow down
97% 96% 95% 94% 94% 94% 94% 94% 90% 86% 83% 76% 72% 85%
Pressure (hPa) arrow down
998 998 999 1000 1000 1001 1001 1001 1002 1002 1003 1003 1004 1004
Pressure Tendency (F = Falling, R = Rising, S = Steady) arrow down
R R R R R R R R R R R R R R
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Issued at: 1300 on Fri 28 Aug 2015

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Extremes

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Orkney & Shetland extremes

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Kirkwall 18.3 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Fair Isle 14.9 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Kirkwall 8.6 °C
Highest rainfall Fair Isle 5.2 mm
Sunniest Lerwick 5.3 hours

UK extremes

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Wainfleet 21.8 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Cluanie Inn 13.1 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Altnaharra 1.7 °C
Highest rainfall Tyndrum 27.4 mm
Sunniest Leeming 12.6 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: 0002 on Fri 28 Aug 2015

Weather map

Fri 1300

Weather observation map for Lerwick

Lerwick Lerwick – Cloudy 60.1536 -1.1435
Kirkwall Kirkwall – Cloudy 58.954 -2.9
Wick John O Groats Airport Wick John O Groats Airport – Cloudy 58.454 -3.089
Altnaharra SAWS Altnaharra SAWS – Overcast 58.288 -4.442
Altnaharra SAWS Altnaharra SAWS – Overcast 58.288 -4.442
Lossiemouth Lossiemouth – Cloudy 57.712 -3.322
Aberdeen Airport Aberdeen Airport – Cloudy 57.206 -2.202
Aultbea Aultbea – Sunny intervals 57.859 -5.636
Stornoway Stornoway – Cloudy 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) – Cloudy 57.257 -5.809
Leuchars Leuchars – Sunny intervals 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 – Cloudy 55.709 -2.383
Glasgow/Bishopton Glasgow/Bishopton – Cloudy 55.907 -4.533
Drumalbin Drumalbin – Cloudy 55.627 -3.735

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