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

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Lerwick forecast
Sat 29 Aug 2015
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Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy
14.1 14.9 15.2 15.3 14.8 13.5 13.2 13.3 12.6 12.0 12.2 12.3
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SW 17 SW 17 SW 17 SSW 15 SSW 11 S 11 S 10 SSW 10 SW 15 SW 9 WSW 8 S 7
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VG VG E VG E VG VG VG VG VG VG VG
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84% 76% 73% 77% 83% 91% 93% 88% 91% 94% 92% 94%
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1009 1009 1009 1010 1010 1010 1010 1010 1010 1011 1011 1011
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Sun 30 Aug 2015
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Cloudy Cloudy Light rain Cloudy Overcast Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy
11.6 11.8 11.8 11.8 11.9 11.9 11.5 11.7 12.4 13.4 13.4 14.6 14.8
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S 9 SSW 8 S 7 S 9 SSW 10 S 7 SSW 8 SW 11 SW 15 SW 18 SSW 17 SW 19 SSW 19
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G VG VG VG VG G VG VG VG VG VG E E
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98% 93% 88% 95% 91% 92% 97% 92% 85% 80% 77% 72% 73%
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1012 1011 1012 1012 1012 1012 1012 1012 1012 1013 1013 1013 1013
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R R R F R R R R R R R R R
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Issued at: 1200 on Sun 30 Aug 2015

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Extremes

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Orkney & Shetland extremes

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Kirkwall 16.8 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Fair Isle 14.9 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Lerwick 9.5 °C
Highest rainfall Kirkwall 6.6 mm
Sunniest Kirkwall 2.5 hours

UK extremes

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Gravesend 23.9 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Dalwhinnie 13.4 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Shobdon 8.3 °C
Highest rainfall Blencathra 22.0 mm
Sunniest Valley 10.2 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 Sun 30 Aug 2015

Weather map

Sun 1200

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 – Overcast 58.454 -3.089
Altnaharra SAWS Altnaharra SAWS – Overcast 58.288 -4.442
Altnaharra SAWS Altnaharra SAWS – Overcast 58.288 -4.442
Lossiemouth Lossiemouth – Sunny intervals 57.712 -3.322
Aberdeen Airport Aberdeen Airport – Sunny day 57.206 -2.202
Aultbea Aultbea – Overcast 57.859 -5.636
Stornoway Stornoway – Light shower day 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) – Overcast 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
Edinburgh/Gogarbank Edinburgh/Gogarbank – Sunny intervals 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