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

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Lerwick forecast
Wed 24 Aug 2016
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14.3 ° 14.6 ° 14.4 ° 14.3 ° 12.9 ° 12.7 ° 12.4 ° 12.0 ° 11.6 °
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Thu 25 Aug 2016
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10.4 ° 9.7 ° 10.3 ° 10.7 ° 11.0 ° 11.1 ° 10.1 ° 9.8 ° 10.3 ° 11.4 ° 12.0 ° 12.3 ° 13.5 ° 13.8 ° 13.2 ° 13.6 °
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N 2 WNW 3 WNW 3 NE 1 ENE 2 N 0 NNE 3 NNE 2 S 1 SE 2 SE 5 SE 3 ESE 6 E 8 SE 8 E 8
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G VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG E E E
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R R S R F F F F F R R R F F F F
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Issued at: 1500 on Thu 25 Aug 2016

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Extremes

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Orkney & Shetland extremes

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Kirkwall 17.0 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Fair Isle 13.4 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Lerwick 11.6 °C
Highest rainfall Baltasound 14.6 mm
Sunniest Kirkwall 7.4 hours

UK extremes

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Gravesend 33.9 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Fair Isle 13.4 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Katesbridge 5.7 °C
Highest rainfall Carterhouse 21.6 mm
Sunniest Charterhall 13.0 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 Thu 25 Aug 2016

Weather map

Thu 1500

Weather observation map for Lerwick

Lerwick Lerwick – Cloudy 60.1536 -1.1435
Kirkwall Kirkwall – Overcast 58.954 -2.9
Wick John O Groats Airport Wick John O Groats Airport – Overcast 58.454 -3.089
Altnaharra SAWS Altnaharra SAWS – Cloudy 58.288 -4.442
Altnaharra SAWS Altnaharra SAWS – Cloudy 58.288 -4.442
Lossiemouth Lossiemouth – Sunny intervals 57.712 -3.322
Aberdeen Airport Aberdeen Airport – Overcast 57.206 -2.202
Aultbea Aultbea – Sunny day 57.859 -5.636
Stornoway Stornoway – Overcast 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 – 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 – Sunny intervals 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