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Baltasound (nearest observation site to Haroldswick)

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Haroldswick forecast
Wed 18 Jan 2017
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9.3 ° 9.4 ° 9.5 ° 9.5 ° 9.4 ° 9.4 ° 8.7 ° 8.6 ° 8.5 ° 8.6 ° 9.1 ° 9.3 ° 9.4 °
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Thu 19 Jan 2017
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Mist Overcast Overcast Overcast Mist Overcast Cloudy Overcast Overcast Cloudy Overcast Cloudy
9.3 ° 9.6 ° 9.6 ° 9.7 ° 9.8 ° 9.7 ° 9.4 ° 9.2 ° 8.9 ° 9.1 ° 9.4 ° 9.6 °
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WSW 23 37 WSW 28 37 WSW 29 40 WSW 30 41 WSW 31 41 WSW 30 39 W 31 45 W 26 41 W 28 40 W 23 38 WSW 23 33 WSW 24 32
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Issued at: 1100 on Thu 19 Jan 2017

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Extremes

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Orkney & Shetland extremes

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Kirkwall 10.8 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Lerwick 9.1 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Kirkwall 6.8 °C
Highest rainfall Baltasound 1.2 mm
Sunniest Kirkwall 2.2 hours

UK extremes

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Tain Range 11.9 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Wych Cross 2.0 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Frittenden -7.1 °C
Highest rainfall Lusa 5.0 mm
Sunniest Hurn 7.3 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: 0045 on Thu 19 Jan 2017

Weather map

Thu 1100

Weather observation map for Haroldswick

Haroldswick Haroldswick – Cloudy 60.78798 -0.83157
Kirkwall Kirkwall – Overcast 58.954 -2.9
Wick John O Groats Airport Wick John O Groats Airport – Overcast 58.454 -3.089
Altnaharra SAWS Altnaharra SAWS – Overcast 58.288 -4.442
Altnaharra SAWS Altnaharra SAWS – Overcast 58.288 -4.442
Lossiemouth Lossiemouth – Sunny intervals 57.712 -3.322
Aultbea Aultbea – Light shower day 57.859 -5.636
Aberdeen Airport Aberdeen Airport – Sunny day 57.206 -2.202
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 – Sunny day 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 – Overcast 55.928 -3.343
Charterhall Charterhall – Overcast 55.709 -2.383
Glasgow/Bishopton Glasgow/Bishopton – Overcast 55.907 -4.533

Location Details

Haroldswick

Location: 60.78798, -0.83157

Altitude: 5.0 m above mean sea level

Baltasound

Location: 60.749, -0.854

Altitude: 15.0 m above mean sea level

Distance from Haroldswick: 4.5 km