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Baltasound (nearest observation site to Unst Airport)

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Thu 29 Sep 2016
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Cloudy Light shower day Overcast Cloudy Sunny intervals Cloudy Sunny intervals Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Partly cloudy night Cloudy
9.6 ° 8.7 ° 9.0 ° 9.2 ° 9.5 ° 9.1 ° 8.5 ° 8.4 ° 8.0 ° 8.2 ° 8.9 ° 9.0 ° 9.5 °
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N 29 38 NNW 31 46 NW 29 40 NW 31 40 WNW 28 43 WNW 26 43 WNW 23 38 WNW 22 38 W 21 36 W 24 33 W 26 37 W 26 39 W 30 40
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M VG G VG G E VG VG VG G VG VG G
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94% 92% 89% 86% 82% 74% 82% 83% 86% 83% 79% 75% 76%
Pressure (hPa) arrow down
978 982 984 986 988 989 990 991 992 992 992 992 992
Pressure Tendency (F = Falling, R = Rising, S = Steady) arrow down
R R R R R R R R R R R R F
Fri 30 Sep 2016
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Light shower night Light shower night Overcast Overcast Overcast Overcast Light shower night Overcast Cloudy Sunny intervals Sunny intervals Sunny day
8.5 ° 8.3 ° 9.6 ° 9.1 ° 9.1 ° 9.3 ° 8.6 ° 8.9 ° 8.9 ° 9.3 ° 10.0 ° 10.2 °
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W 23 41 WSW 31 45 WSW 29 43 W 31 43 W 30 45 W 30 46 W 25 40 W 26 37 WNW 23 34 WNW 25 34 WNW 22 31 WNW 21 32
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) arrow down
M G G M G G G G G VG VG VG
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85% 87% 79% 83% 86% 85% 84% 82% 83% 75% 75% 75%
Pressure (hPa) arrow down
992 991 990 990 989 990 990 991 991 992 993 994
Pressure Tendency (F = Falling, R = Rising, S = Steady) arrow down
F F F F F F R R R R R R
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Issued at: 1100 on Fri 30 Sep 2016

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Extremes

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Orkney & Shetland extremes

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Baltasound 11.8 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Kirkwall 11.5 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Lerwick 8.8 °C
Highest rainfall Lerwick 18.6 mm
Sunniest Kirkwall 3.6 hours

UK extremes

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Cavendish 20.4 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Loch Glascarnoch 9.5 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Loch Glascarnoch 7.0 °C
Highest rainfall Cluanie Inn 53.0 mm
Sunniest Boulmer 9.4 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: 0002 on Fri 30 Sep 2016