Close window

This website uses cookies. Read about how we use cookies.

Accept
Weather warnings may have been issued

Lerwick (S. Screen) (nearest observation site to Foula)

Tuesday (Tuesday 16 January 2018)
12:00 13:00 14:00 15:00 16:00 17:00 18:00 19:00 20:00 21:00 22:00 23:00
Light snow Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Heavy snow shower night Cloudy Light snow shower night Cloudy Cloudy Partly cloudy night Cloudy Cloudy
Temperature (°C)
0.8 ° 2.6 ° 2.0 ° 1.6 ° 0.8 ° 1.8 ° 1.4 ° 2.1 ° 2.2 ° 2.5 ° 0.9 ° 2.1 °
Show detail Show detail
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) Expand
W 18 45 SW 29 38 SW 31 39 SW 28 41 SW 25 37 SW 19 36 SW 23 31 W 14 30 WSW 18 WSW 22 44 W 26 39 SW 22 29
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
G VG VG VG P E VG VG VG E E E
Humidity Expand
85% 69% 75% 83% 87% 86% 86% 75% 68% 68% 84% 69%
Pressure (hPa) Expand
970 969 969 969 970 970 970 971 971 972 973 973
Pressure Tendency (F = Falling, R = Rising, S = Steady) Expand
F F F F R R R R R R R R
Sunrise: 08:56 Sunset: 15:41 Moon phase: New
Wednesday (Wednesday 17 January 2018)
00:00 01:00 02:00 03:00 04:00 05:00 06:00 07:00 08:00 09:00 10:00 11:00
Overcast Overcast Light snow shower night Partly cloudy night Cloudy Partly cloudy night Light snow shower night Cloudy Light shower night Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy
Temperature (°C)
0.8 ° 1.1 ° -0.2 ° -0.7 ° 1.2 ° 0.3 ° 0.3 ° 1.0 ° 1.2 ° 2.4 ° 2.1 ° 1.3 °
Show detail Show detail
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) Expand
SW 23 33 SSW 18 SW 28 37 SSW 15 34 SW 15 WSW 19 32 SW 18 WSW 13 SW 9 W 19 W 9 W 8
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
VG VG P E E E E E VG G VG VG
Humidity Expand
91% 84% 96% 97% 94% 95% 96% 89% 91% 78% 83% 86%
Pressure (hPa) Expand
974 975 976 976 976 977 978 979 979 980 981 981
Pressure Tendency (F = Falling, R = Rising, S = Steady) Expand
R R R R R R R R R R R R
Sunrise: 08:54 Sunset: 15:43 Moon phase: New

– = No Data

Issued at:

Extremes

Orkney & Shetland extremes

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Fair Isle 3.0 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Baltasound 2.0 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Kirkwall 0.3 °C
Highest rainfall Kirkwall 11.2 mm
Sunniest Kirkwall 0.6 hours

UK extremes

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Scilly St Marys 9.5 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Dalwhinnie -0.7 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Braemar No2 -2.1 °C
Highest rainfall Sheffield Cdl 17.0 mm
Sunniest Wattisham 6.4 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:

Follow us on

Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, Instagram, Snapchat, or LinkedIn Facebook Follow @metoffice on Twitter YouTube Instagram Snapchat LinkedIn