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

Tuesday (Tuesday 23 January 2018)
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
Light rain Light rain Heavy rain Heavy rain Heavy rain Heavy rain Heavy rain Heavy rain Light rain Cloudy Cloudy Light shower night Overcast Overcast
Temperature (°C)
6.5 ° 6.5 ° 6.5 ° 6.6 ° 6.6 ° 6.6 ° 5.9 ° 5.0 ° 5.6 ° 6.1 ° 6.6 ° 5.6 ° 5.8 ° 6.0 °
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Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) Expand
SSW 21 30 SSW 18 31 SSW 19 29 SW 21 SW 19 WSW 17 WSW 23 29 WSW 18 31 SW 14 SW 22 29 SW 23 31 SW 33 45 SW 30 39 WSW 30 43
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
G M M M M M M G VG VG VG G VG G
Humidity Expand
96% 96% 97% 98% 98% 98% 97% 95% 95% 94% 93% 86% 90% 90%
Pressure (hPa) Expand
993 992 991 989 988 988 988 988 988 987 987 988 988 988
Pressure Tendency (F = Falling, R = Rising, S = Steady) Expand
F F F F F F F F R F F R R R
Sunrise: 08:40 Sunset: 15:55 Moon phase: First quarter
Wednesday (Wednesday 24 January 2018)
00:00 01:00 02:00 03:00 04:00 05:00 06:00 07:00 08:00 09:00 10:00
Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Overcast Overcast Overcast Light rain Heavy rain Heavy rain Heavy rain
Temperature (°C)
5.4 ° 5.3 ° 5.4 ° 5.2 ° 5.0 ° 4.7 ° 5.4 ° 5.2 ° 4.6 ° 3.7 ° 4.6 °
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Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) Expand
WSW 32 45 WSW 30 44 WSW 24 38 WSW 18 SSW 10 S 11 S 19 SSE 22 32 ESE 24 34 ESE 31 41 E 24 47
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
VG VG VG G G G G VG P P M
Humidity Expand
90% 89% 86% 88% 91% 93% 90% 82% 93% 95% 98%
Pressure (hPa) Expand
988 989 989 988 988 986 984 982 978 973 967
Pressure Tendency (F = Falling, R = Rising, S = Steady) Expand
R R R R F F F F F F F
Sunrise: 08:38 Sunset: 15:58 Moon phase: First quarter

– = No Data

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Extremes

Orkney & Shetland extremes

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Fair Isle 7.1 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Lerwick (S. Screen) 6.8 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Baltasound 5.1 °C
Highest rainfall Lerwick (S. Screen) 14.2 mm
Sunniest Kirkwall 0.5 hours

UK extremes

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Exeter Airport 2 14.6 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Dalwhinnie 6.5 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Santon Downham 0.1 °C
Highest rainfall Achnagart 37.4 mm
Sunniest Morpeth 4.1 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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