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

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Lerwick forecast
Mon 08 Feb 2016
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Overcast Partly cloudy night Clear night Light shower night Sunny intervals Sunny intervals Cloudy Drizzle Drizzle Cloudy Cloudy Sunny intervals Cloudy Overcast Cloudy Drizzle Light rain Partly cloudy night Clear night
2.7 3.9 2.9 3.1 3.1 2.4 4.4 5.0 5.2 4.9 5.3 4.6 5.0 5.0 5.1 4.9 5.2 4.4 4.0
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SSW 6 W 3 WSW 5 WSW 8 WSW 2 WSW 5 WSW 6 W 9 W 10 NNW 16 NW 14 WNW 21 29 WNW 21 29 WNW 19 29 WNW 19 W 23 33 W 24 34 NW 11 NW 10
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) arrow down
VG VG E G VG VG VG E M E VG VG VG M VG G M VG E
Humidity arrow down
91% 90% 93% 95% 97% 97% 93% 91% 93% 94% 88% 86% 85% 88% 88% 92% 95% 94% 89%
Pressure (hPa) arrow down
964 963 963 964 964 964 964 964 964 965 965 965 966 966 967 967 967 968 969
Pressure Tendency (F = Falling, R = Rising, S = Steady) arrow down
F F F F R R R R R R R R R R R R R R R
Tue 09 Feb 2016
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Light shower night Clear night Clear night Light shower night Drizzle Light shower night
3.9 3.9 4.3 4.5 4.6 4.9
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WNW 11 W 11 WNW 13 W 14 WNW 15 W 16
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) arrow down
VG VG VG G G G
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88% 90% 91% 91% 94% 92%
Pressure (hPa) arrow down
969 969 969 969 969 969
Pressure Tendency (F = Falling, R = Rising, S = Steady) arrow down
R R R R F F
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Issued at: 0500 on Tue 9 Feb 2016

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Extremes

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Orkney & Shetland extremes

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Kirkwall 7.7 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Lerwick 5.8 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Baltasound 1.3 °C
Highest rainfall Kirkwall 4.2 mm
Sunniest Kirkwall 3.7 hours

UK extremes

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Manston 10.5 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Spadeadam 5.1 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Aboyne -2.2 °C
Highest rainfall Lake Vyrnwy 47.2 mm
Sunniest Tiree 5.3 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: 2303 on Mon 8 Feb 2016

Weather map

Tue 0500

Weather observation map for Lerwick

Lerwick Lerwick – Light shower night 60.1536 -1.1435
Kirkwall Kirkwall – Overcast 58.954 -2.9
Wick John O Groats Airport Wick John O Groats Airport – Clear night 58.454 -3.089
Altnaharra SAWS Altnaharra SAWS – Cloudy 58.288 -4.442
Altnaharra SAWS Altnaharra SAWS – Cloudy 58.288 -4.442
Lossiemouth Lossiemouth – Partly cloudy night 57.712 -3.322
Aberdeen Airport Aberdeen Airport – Overcast 57.206 -2.202
Aultbea Aultbea – Partly cloudy night 57.859 -5.636
Stornoway Stornoway – Clear night 58.214 -6.325
Bealach Na Ba Bealach Na Ba – No data 57.4175 -5.689
Skye/Lusa (SAMOS) Skye/Lusa (SAMOS) – Cloudy 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 – Cloudy 57.358 -7.397
Edinburgh/Gogarbank Edinburgh/Gogarbank – Light rain 55.928 -3.343
Charterhall Charterhall – Overcast 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: 18.0m 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