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

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Lerwick forecast
Thu 23 Feb 2017
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Fri 24 Feb 2017
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Clear night Partly cloudy night
-0.7 ° -0.8 °
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N 11 N 22
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Issued at: 0100 on Fri 24 Feb 2017

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Extremes

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Orkney & Shetland extremes

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Kirkwall 4.4 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Fair Isle 3.5 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Lerwick 0.2 °C
Highest rainfall Kirkwall 0.2 mm
Sunniest Lerwick 5.0 hours

UK extremes

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Frittenden 13.2 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Salsburgh 1.3 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Loch Glascarnoch -1.3 °C
Highest rainfall Capel Curig 46.4 mm
Sunniest Aberdaron 5.6 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: 2302 on Thu 23 Feb 2017

Weather map

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Weather observation map for Lerwick

Lerwick Lerwick – Partly cloudy night 60.1536 -1.1435
Kirkwall Kirkwall – Partly cloudy night 58.954 -2.9
Wick John O Groats Airport Wick John O Groats Airport – Clear night 58.454 -3.089
Altnaharra SAWS Altnaharra SAWS – Clear night 58.288 -4.442
Altnaharra SAWS Altnaharra SAWS – Clear night 58.288 -4.442
Lossiemouth Lossiemouth – Cloudy 57.712 -3.322
Aberdeen Airport Aberdeen Airport – Overcast 57.206 -2.202
Aultbea Aultbea – Overcast 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
Aultbea Aultbea – Overcast 57.859 -5.636
Leuchars Leuchars – Cloudy 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 – Cloudy 55.928 -3.343
Charterhall Charterhall – Cloudy 55.709 -2.383
Glasgow/Bishopton Glasgow/Bishopton – Clear night 55.907 -4.533
Drumalbin Drumalbin – Cloudy 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