Use my current location crosshair

Baltasound (nearest observation site to Haroldswick)

Recent locations
Haroldswick forecast
Wed 28 Sep 2016
2000 2100 2200 2300
Light shower night Drizzle Light rain Heavy rain
9.9 ° 10.2 ° 9.7 ° 9.6 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) arrow down
ESE 15 ESE 17 SE 19 ESE 23 31
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) arrow down
G G M P
Humidity arrow down
94% 95% 94% 99%
Pressure (hPa) arrow down
1001 998 996 992
Pressure Tendency (F = Falling, R = Rising, S = Steady) arrow down
F F F F
Thu 29 Sep 2016
0000 0100 0200 0300 0400 0500 0600 0700 0800 0900 1000 1100 1200 1300 1400 1500 1600 1700 1800 1900 2000
Heavy rain Overcast Overcast Cloudy Overcast Overcast Overcast Overcast Heavy rain Sunny intervals Cloudy Cloudy Light shower day Overcast Cloudy Sunny intervals Cloudy Sunny intervals Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy
10.8 ° 12.7 ° 12.7 ° 12.3 ° 11.6 ° 11.3 ° 11.0 ° 10.4 ° 10.2 ° 9.9 ° 10.7 ° 9.6 ° 8.7 ° 9.0 ° 9.2 ° 9.5 ° 9.1 ° 8.5 ° 8.4 ° 8.0 ° 8.2 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) arrow down
SE 24 32 WSW 30 43 SW 25 44 WSW 28 44 SW 23 40 SW 22 32 SW 21 32 SSW 23 32 S 11 31 WSW 8 WNW 15 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
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) arrow down
P G G G M G G G M G G M VG G VG G E VG VG VG G
Humidity arrow down
100% 96% 89% 87% 90% 87% 86% 91% 96% 92% 94% 94% 92% 89% 86% 82% 74% 82% 83% 86% 83%
Pressure (hPa) arrow down
989 987 986 985 984 982 981 980 978 977 977 978 982 984 986 988 989 990 991 992 992
Pressure Tendency (F = Falling, R = Rising, S = Steady) arrow down
F F F F F F F F F F F R R R R R R R R R R
More detail arrow down

Issued at: 2000 on Thu 29 Sep 2016

= No Data

Extremes

  • Regional
  • UK
  • More info

Orkney & Shetland extremes

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Kirkwall 14.0 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Baltasound 11.0 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Baltasound 9.8 °C
Highest rainfall Fair Isle 16.6 mm
Sunniest Lerwick 1.5 hours

UK extremes

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Monks Wood 24.7 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Baltasound 11.0 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Exeter Airport 7.2 °C
Highest rainfall Achnagart 52.8 mm
Sunniest Wellesbourne 8.7 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: 0001 on Thu 29 Sep 2016

Weather map

Thu 2000

Weather observation map for Haroldswick

Haroldswick Haroldswick – Cloudy 60.78798 -0.83157
Kirkwall Kirkwall – Cloudy 58.954 -2.9
Wick John O Groats Airport Wick John O Groats Airport – Overcast 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
Aultbea Aultbea – Cloudy 57.859 -5.636
Aberdeen Airport Aberdeen Airport – Clear night 57.206 -2.202
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
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 – Overcast 57.358 -7.397
Glen Ogle Glen Ogle – No data 56.423 -4.32
Edinburgh/Gogarbank Edinburgh/Gogarbank – Light shower night 55.928 -3.343
Charterhall Charterhall – Clear night 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