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

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Lerwick forecast
Wed 18 Jan 2017
1800 1900 2000 2100 2200 2300
Overcast Overcast Overcast Drizzle Overcast Overcast
8.7 ° 8.6 ° 8.5 ° 8.5 ° 8.5 ° 8.6 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) arrow down
WSW 33 46 WSW 30 44 WSW 30 41 WSW 28 39 WSW 25 36 WSW 26 37
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) arrow down
G G G M M G
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93% 95% 95% 97% 98% 97%
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1026 1026 1026 1026 1026 1026
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R R R R R F
Thu 19 Jan 2017
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Overcast Overcast Overcast Drizzle Overcast Light rain Overcast Overcast Light rain Overcast Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Drizzle Drizzle Cloudy Drizzle Overcast Cloudy
8.6 ° 8.7 ° 8.8 ° 8.7 ° 8.5 ° 8.2 ° 8.0 ° 8.3 ° 8.3 ° 8.5 ° 8.5 ° 8.6 ° 8.8 ° 8.6 ° 8.4 ° 8.4 ° 8.3 ° 8.4 ° 8.3 °
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WSW 30 40 WSW 30 40 WSW 30 41 WSW 31 40 WSW 31 43 WSW 34 47 WSW 30 46 WSW 31 41 WSW 24 38 WSW 28 39 WSW 25 36 WSW 28 38 WSW 24 36 WSW 28 36 WSW 25 36 WSW 25 34 WSW 29 39 WSW 28 38 WSW 25 41
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) arrow down
G G G G G M G G P G G G G G M G M G G
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96% 95% 94% 95% 95% 94% 97% 95% 96% 94% 95% 93% 92% 94% 97% 95% 98% 97% 98%
Pressure (hPa) arrow down
1026 1026 1026 1027 1026 1027 1027 1027 1027 1028 1028 1028 1028 1028 1028 1028 1028 1028 1028
Pressure Tendency (F = Falling, R = Rising, S = Steady) arrow down
F S R R F R F R R R R R R R R F F F F
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Issued at: 1800 on Thu 19 Jan 2017

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Extremes

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Orkney & Shetland extremes

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Kirkwall 10.8 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Lerwick 9.1 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Kirkwall 6.8 °C
Highest rainfall Baltasound 1.2 mm
Sunniest Kirkwall 2.2 hours

UK extremes

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Tain Range 11.9 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Wych Cross 2.0 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Frittenden -7.1 °C
Highest rainfall Lusa 5.0 mm
Sunniest Hurn 7.3 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: 0045 on Thu 19 Jan 2017

Weather map

Thu 1800

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 – Cloudy 57.712 -3.322
Aberdeen Airport Aberdeen Airport – Clear night 57.206 -2.202
Aultbea Aultbea – Cloudy 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) – Overcast 57.257 -5.809
Leuchars Leuchars – Clear night 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 – Overcast 55.928 -3.343
Charterhall Charterhall – Overcast 55.709 -2.383
Glasgow/Bishopton Glasgow/Bishopton – Overcast 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