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Lerwick (S. Screen) (nearest observation site to Sumburgh Roost)

Friday (Friday 15 December 2017)
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 shower day Sunny intervals Sunny day Partly cloudy night Clear night Clear night Partly cloudy night Clear night Partly cloudy night Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy
Temperature (°C)
2.9 ° 2.2 ° 2.6 ° 2.2 ° 2.4 ° 2.1 ° 1.9 ° 1.8 ° 1.7 ° 2.1 ° 2.1 ° 2.4 °
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Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) Expand
NNW 17 29 NNW 15 32 NNW 18 N 19 NNW 19 31 NNW 19 NNW 16 29 N 18 N 18 NNW 16 NW 13 NNW 13 29
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG E E E VG
Humidity Expand
87% 88% 85% 87% 83% 86% 86% 87% 87% 80% 82% 79%
Pressure (hPa) Expand
1002 1002 1002 1003 1003 1004 1004 1005 1005 1006 1006 1006
Pressure Tendency (F = Falling, R = Rising, S = Steady) Expand
R R R R R R R R R R R R
Sunrise: 09:00 Sunset: 15:00 Moon phase: Waning crescent
Saturday (Saturday 16 December 2017)
00:00 01:00 02:00 03:00 04:00 05:00 06:00 07:00 08:00 09:00 10:00 11:00
Cloudy Partly cloudy night Partly cloudy night Partly cloudy night Cloudy Clear night Clear night Light snow shower night Partly cloudy night Partly cloudy night Sunny day Sunny intervals
Temperature (°C)
2.3 ° 1.1 ° 1.1 ° 0.6 ° 0.7 ° 1.3 ° 1.1 ° 1.1 ° 1.1 ° 1.8 ° 1.0 ° 2.2 °
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Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) Expand
NW 9 WNW 16 WNW 10 NNW 11 NW 13 NNW 11 N 18 N 17 NNW 13 NNW 14 N 13 NNW 15
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
VG E E E VG E VG G E E E E
Humidity Expand
79% 90% 86% 94% 89% 90% 94% 93% 91% 88% 92% 85%
Pressure (hPa) Expand
1007 1007 1007 1007 1008 1008 1008 1009 1009 1010 1011 1012
Pressure Tendency (F = Falling, R = Rising, S = Steady) Expand
R R R R R R R R R R R R
Sunrise: 09:01 Sunset: 15:00 Moon phase: Waning crescent

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Extremes

Orkney & Shetland extremes

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Fair Isle 5.1 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Lerwick (S. Screen) 3.0 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Lerwick (S. Screen) 1.8 °C
Highest rainfall Kirkwall 2.0 mm
Sunniest Lerwick (S. Screen) 2.3 hours

UK extremes

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Scilly St Marys 9.1 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Carterhouse 1.8 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Fyvie Castle -5.8 °C
Highest rainfall Loch Glascarnoch SAWS 17.6 mm
Sunniest Exeter Airport 2 6.6 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.

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