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

Tuesday (Tuesday 16 January 2018)
22:00 23:00
Cloudy Cloudy
Temperature (°C)
0.9 ° 2.1 °
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Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) Expand
W 26 39 SW 22 29
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
E E
Humidity Expand
84% 69%
Pressure (hPa) Expand
973 973
Pressure Tendency (F = Falling, R = Rising, S = Steady) Expand
R R
Sunrise: 08:51 Sunset: 15:40 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 12:00 13:00 14:00 15:00 16:00 17:00 18:00 19:00 20:00 21:00 22:00
Overcast Overcast Light snow shower night Partly cloudy night Cloudy Partly cloudy night Light snow shower night Cloudy Light shower night Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Partly cloudy night Clear night Clear night Clear night Clear night
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 ° 1.6 ° 2.5 ° 2.7 ° 2.0 ° 2.0 ° 2.2 ° 1.4 ° 1.5 ° 1.5 ° 1.5 ° -0.7 °
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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 W 8 W 11 WNW 11 WNW 9 NW 8 NNW 14 NW 6 NW 7 WNW 11 NW 8 NNW 6
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 G VG VG VG E G VG VG E E E
Humidity Expand
91% 84% 96% 97% 94% 95% 96% 89% 91% 78% 83% 86% 89% 85% 86% 89% 87% 86% 88% 82% 76% 74% 76%
Pressure (hPa) Expand
974 975 976 976 976 977 978 979 979 980 981 981 982 982 983 984 984 985 986 986 986 986 987
Pressure Tendency (F = Falling, R = Rising, S = Steady) Expand
R R R R R R R R R R R R R R R R R R R R R R R
Sunrise: 08:49 Sunset: 15:42 Moon phase: New

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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.

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