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

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Lerwick forecast
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Mon 27 Apr 2015
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Sunny intervals Sunny intervals Sunny intervals Sunny intervals Sunny intervals Sunny intervals Sunny day Sunny intervals Partly cloudy night Cloudy Cloudy
5.7 2.9 6.2 5.5 5.2 6.1 5.6 4.1 3.3 3.0 4.3
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) arrow down
WSW 23 32 W 22 33 WSW 21 SW 23 32 WSW 19 31 WSW 19 SW 18 29 SSW 14 SSW 11 SSW 11 S 13
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) arrow down
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67% 81% 63% 68% 61% 55% 52% 74% 72% 73% 70%
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Pressure Tendency (F = Falling, R = Rising, S = Steady) arrow down
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Sunrise: 05:13 Sunset: 20:51 Moon phase: First quarter
Tue 28 Apr 2015
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Cloudy Cloudy Light snow shower night Heavy rain Light shower night Overcast Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy
4.7 5.1 2.9 3.4 2.9 3.5 3.9 3.4 3.5 4.1 5.5 4.9 5.7
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) arrow down
S 21 SSE 19 S 19 34 SE 21 36 S 28 34 S 17 32 SSE 15 SSE 19 S 18 S 15 S 14 S 10 SE 13
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) arrow down
VG VG P M M VG VG VG VG G G VG VG
Humidity arrow down
67% 68% 91% 90% 92% 92% 89% 88% 91% 87% 84% 85% 89%
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Pressure Tendency (F = Falling, R = Rising, S = Steady) arrow down
F F F F F F F F R R R R R
Sunrise: 05:10 Sunset: 20:54 Moon phase: First quarter
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Issued at: 1300 on Tue 28 Apr 2015

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Extremes

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Orkney & Shetland extremes

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Kirkwall 8.7 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Fair Isle 6.8 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Kirkwall 0.3 °C
Highest rainfall Kirkwall 5.2 mm
Sunniest Lerwick 9.5 hours

UK extremes

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Hampton Water Works 13.9 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Cluanie Inn 4.9 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Katesbridge -8.0 °C
Highest rainfall Dunstaffnage 10.2 mm
Sunniest Leeming 11.8 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)

Issued at: 0002 on Tue 28 Apr 2015

Weather map

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Weather observation map for Lerwick

Lerwick Lerwick – Cloudy 60.1536 -1.1435
Kirkwall Kirkwall – Sunny intervals 58.954 -2.9
Wick Airport Wick Airport – Cloudy 58.454 -3.089
Altnaharra SAWS Altnaharra SAWS – Sunny intervals 58.288 -4.442
Altnaharra SAWS Altnaharra SAWS – Sunny intervals 58.288 -4.442
Lossiemouth Lossiemouth – Cloudy 57.712 -3.322
Aberdeen Dyce Aberdeen Dyce – Cloudy 57.206 -2.202
Loch Glascarnoch SAWS Loch Glascarnoch SAWS – Light shower day 57.725 -4.896
Stornoway Stornoway – Cloudy 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 – 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
Edinburgh/Gogarbank Edinburgh/Gogarbank – Cloudy 55.928 -3.343
Charterhall Charterhall – Sunny day 55.709 -2.383
Glasgow/Bishopton Glasgow/Bishopton – Heavy shower day 55.907 -4.533
Drumalbin Drumalbin – Overcast 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