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

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Whalsay Airport forecast
Fri 02 Dec 2016
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Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Overcast Overcast Overcast Overcast Light rain Overcast
3.7 ° 3.6 ° 4.2 ° 4.3 ° 5.3 ° 5.5 ° 6.3 ° 6.0 ° 5.3 ° 4.1 °
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SSW 3 SW 5 SW 5 SW 6 SW 3 SW 5 SSW 9 S 9 WNW 7 SW 7
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) arrow down
VG VG E E E VG VG VG P VG
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76% 80% 83% 87% 85% 91% 95% 95% 84% 95%
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1027 1027 1027 1027 1026 1026 1026 1025 1026 1025
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F F F F F F F F F F
Sat 03 Dec 2016
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Light rain Overcast Cloudy Partly cloudy night Partly cloudy night Partly cloudy night Partly cloudy night Partly cloudy night Light shower night Light shower night Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy
6.0 ° 5.3 ° 6.4 ° 7.0 ° 6.1 ° 5.6 ° 6.0 ° 6.5 ° 6.6 ° 6.7 ° 6.7 ° 7.1 ° 7.7 ° 7.1 ° 7.5 °
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WSW 11 WSW 6 WSW 9 W 11 W 11 W 10 WSW 9 WSW 10 W 13 W 15 W 10 WSW 18 WSW 13 W 18 WSW 16
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M VG VG E E E E E M VG VG VG VG G VG
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91% 92% 92% 85% 86% 91% 90% 88% 93% 91% 86% 91% 86% 91% 87%
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1025 1025 1025 1024 1024 1024 1024 1023 1024 1024 1024 1024 1023 1023 1023
Pressure Tendency (F = Falling, R = Rising, S = Steady) arrow down
F F F F F F F F F R R R F F F
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Issued at: 1400 on Sat 3 Dec 2016

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Extremes

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Orkney & Shetland extremes

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Fair Isle 7.9 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Baltasound 5.9 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Baltasound -0.3 °C
Highest rainfall Fair Isle Trace 
Sunniest Lerwick 2.3 hours

UK extremes

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Isles of Scilly 11.0 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Thomastown 2.2 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Exeter Airport -6.3 °C
Highest rainfall Resallach 6.2 mm
Sunniest Leeming 3.6 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 Fri 2 Dec 2016

Weather map

Sat 1400

Weather observation map for Whalsay Airport

Whalsay Airport Whalsay Airport – Cloudy 60.3725 -0.9324
Kirkwall Kirkwall – Sunny day 58.954 -2.9
Wick John O Groats Airport Wick John O Groats 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 Airport Aberdeen Airport – Overcast 57.206 -2.202
Aultbea Aultbea – Light shower 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) – Overcast 57.257 -5.809
Leuchars Leuchars – Cloudy 56.377 -2.862
Aonach Mor Aonach Mor – No data 56.822 -4.97
South Uist Range South Uist Range – Light shower day 57.358 -7.397
Glen Ogle Glen Ogle – No data 56.423 -4.32
Edinburgh/Gogarbank Edinburgh/Gogarbank – Overcast 55.928 -3.343
Charterhall Charterhall – Cloudy 55.709 -2.383
Glasgow/Bishopton Glasgow/Bishopton – Overcast 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