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

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Whalsay Airport forecast
Mon 23 Jan 2017
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5.9 ° 6.0 ° 5.6 ° 5.8 ° 5.8 ° 5.3 ° 5.5 ° 6.2 ° 5.9 ° 6.3 ° 6.3 ° 6.2 ° 6.8 ° 6.5 ° 6.1 ° 4.9 ° 4.9 ° 4.1 ° 5.8 ° 5.0 °
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Tue 24 Jan 2017
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Clear night Partly cloudy night Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy
4.7 ° 5.4 ° 5.2 ° 5.5 ° 6.4 °
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SSW 16 SSW 21 S 16 SSW 18 SSW 19
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Issued at: 0400 on Tue 24 Jan 2017

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Extremes

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Orkney & Shetland extremes

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Fair Isle 7.1 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Lerwick 6.8 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Kirkwall 2.6 °C
Highest rainfall Fair Isle 1.4 mm
Sunniest Kirkwall 2.2 hours

UK extremes

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Isles of Scilly 11.1 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Herstmonceux 0.9 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Katesbridge -7.1 °C
Highest rainfall Fair Isle 1.4 mm
Sunniest Bude 7.9 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 Mon 23 Jan 2017

Weather map

Tue 0400

Weather observation map for Whalsay Airport

Whalsay Airport Whalsay Airport – Cloudy 60.3725 -0.9324
Kirkwall Kirkwall – Cloudy 58.954 -2.9
Wick John O Groats Airport Wick John O Groats Airport – Cloudy 58.454 -3.089
Altnaharra SAWS Altnaharra SAWS – Cloudy 58.288 -4.442
Altnaharra SAWS Altnaharra SAWS – Cloudy 58.288 -4.442
Lossiemouth Lossiemouth – Cloudy 57.712 -3.322
Aberdeen Airport Aberdeen Airport – Partly cloudy night 57.206 -2.202
Aultbea Aultbea – Overcast 57.859 -5.636
Stornoway Stornoway – Light shower night 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) – Overcast 57.257 -5.809
Leuchars Leuchars – Mist 56.377 -2.862
Aonach Mor Aonach Mor – No data 56.822 -4.97
South Uist Range South Uist Range – Overcast 57.358 -7.397
Glen Ogle Glen Ogle – No data 56.423 -4.32
Edinburgh/Gogarbank Edinburgh/Gogarbank – Clear night 55.928 -3.343
Charterhall Charterhall – Overcast 55.709 -2.383
Glasgow/Bishopton Glasgow/Bishopton – Heavy rain 55.907 -4.533

Location Details

Whalsay Airport

Location: 60.3725, -0.9324

Altitude: 43.0 m above mean sea level

Lerwick (S. Screen)

Location: 60.139, -1.183

Altitude: 82.0 m above mean sea level

Distance from Whalsay Airport: 29.4 km