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

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Lerwick forecast
Sat 06 Feb 2016
0900 1000 1100 1200 1300 1400 1500 1600 1700 1800 1900 2000 2100 2200 2300
Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Overcast Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Overcast Light rain Light rain
3.1 4.6 5.2 5.4 5.4 5.8 5.5 5.5 4.9 4.4 4.4 4.3 4.4 4.1 4.4
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) arrow down
SSW 14 SSW 18 S 17 S 23 31 S 21 31 S 19 S 24 30 SSE 25 33 SSE 25 37 SSE 22 33 SE 22 36 ESE 21 31 ESE 24 32 E 21 29 E 24 31
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) arrow down
VG G VG VG VG VG G G G G VG G G G G
Humidity arrow down
89% 85% 84% 82% 84% 83% 84% 81% 84% 83% 89% 82% 85% 93% 94%
Pressure (hPa) arrow down
991 991 990 990 989 988 987 986 986 985 984 982 981 980 978
Pressure Tendency (F = Falling, R = Rising, S = Steady) arrow down
R R F F F F F F F F F F F F F
Sun 07 Feb 2016
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Overcast Light rain Overcast Light rain Heavy rain Light rain Overcast Overcast Cloudy Cloudy
4.4 4.8 5.3 5.8 6.2 6.7 6.2 5.6 5.0 5.0
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) arrow down
E 23 33 E 22 31 E 18 E 14 E 13 ESE 14 S 16 SSW 14 SSW 14 SSW 16
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) arrow down
G G G G VP G M G G G
Humidity arrow down
97% 98% 99% 98% 100% 100% 99% 96% 92% 88%
Pressure (hPa) arrow down
977 976 975 974 973 972 971 971 971 971
Pressure Tendency (F = Falling, R = Rising, S = Steady) arrow down
F F F F F F F F F F
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Issued at: 0900 on Sun 7 Feb 2016

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Extremes

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Orkney & Shetland extremes

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Baltasound 6.6 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Kirkwall 5.6 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Lerwick 0.8 °C
Highest rainfall Lerwick 3.0 mm
Sunniest Kirkwall 1.7 hours

UK extremes

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature St James Park 12.6 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Dalwhinnie 3.3 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Drumnadrochit -0.9 °C
Highest rainfall Okehampton 57.8 mm
Sunniest Kirkwall 1.7 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 Sat 6 Feb 2016