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

Monday (Monday 23 October 2017)
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 23:00
Overcast Overcast Cloudy Light rain Cloudy Light rain Overcast Light rain Heavy rain Heavy rain Heavy rain Heavy rain Heavy rain Light rain Overcast Mist Light rain Cloudy
Temperature (°C)
10.6 ° 10.7 ° 10.6 ° 10.5 ° 10.7 ° 10.7 ° 10.8 ° 10.4 ° 10.3 ° 10.6 ° 9.7 ° 9.8 ° 10.2 ° 10.5 ° 10.7 ° 11.2 ° 10.0 ° 10.3 °
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Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) Expand
SSE 19 30 SSE 22 30 SSE 22 31 SSE 25 33 SSE 25 36 SSE 28 39 SSE 29 44 SSE 29 45 SSE 30 43 SSE 30 41 S 33 45 S 28 40 S 30 40 S 23 37 S 18 SSW 15 WSW 22 38 WSW 19 29
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
M M M G M M M M P M M P P M P M G G
Humidity Expand
92% 94% 94% 91% 92% 92% 91% 94% 97% 97% 93% 99% 99% 99% 99% 97% 95% 88%
Pressure (hPa) Expand
1010 1010 1010 1010 1009 1009 1009 1009 1008 1007 1007 1006 1005 1005 1004 1004 1003 1004
Pressure Tendency (F = Falling, R = Rising, S = Steady) Expand
F F F F F F F F F F F F F F F F F F
Sunrise: 08:03 Sunset: 17:34 Moon phase: Waxing crescent
Tuesday (Tuesday 24 October 2017)
00:00 01:00 02:00 03:00 04:00 05:00
Cloudy Partly cloudy night Light shower night Cloudy Clear night Cloudy
Temperature (°C)
10.2 ° 10.0 ° 10.0 ° 9.1 ° 8.7 ° 9.3 °
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Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) Expand
SW 18 WSW 17 SW 16 WSW 18 37 SSW 13 SSW 13
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
M G G VG G M
Humidity Expand
89% 88% 86% 79% 91% 91%
Pressure (hPa) Expand
1004 1004 1004 1004 1004 1004
Pressure Tendency (F = Falling, R = Rising, S = Steady) Expand
R R R R F R
Sunrise: 08:06 Sunset: 17:31 Moon phase: Waxing crescent

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Extremes

Orkney & Shetland extremes

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Kirkwall 11.9 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Baltasound 11.2 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Kirkwall 7.7 °C
Highest rainfall Lerwick (S. Screen) 20.2 mm
Sunniest Kirkwall 0.1 hours

UK extremes

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Exeter Airport 2 19.0 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Baltasound 11.2 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Balmoral 1.9 °C
Highest rainfall Lerwick (S. Screen) 20.2 mm
Sunniest Stornoway 4.6 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)

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