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

Monday (Monday 19 February 2018)
13:00 14:00 15:00 16:00 17:00 18:00 19:00 20:00 21:00 22:00 23:00
Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Light rain Light rain Light rain Light rain Light rain Light rain Light rain Heavy rain
Temperature (°C)
5.9 ° 5.9 ° 5.9 ° 5.6 ° 5.5 ° 5.5 ° 5.4 ° 5.5 ° 5.3 ° 4.9 ° 5.0 °
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Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) Expand
SSE 18 29 SSE 19 SSE 19 SSE 19 SSE 21 29 SSE 19 SSE 24 31 SSE 23 31 SSE 26 36 S 26 37 SSE 29 38
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
VG VG VG VG G M G G M M M
Humidity Expand
85% 87% 86% 91% 92% 94% 95% 93% 97% 96% 96%
Pressure (hPa) Expand
1018 1018 1018 1018 1018 1017 1017 1017 1017 1017 1017
Pressure Tendency (F = Falling, R = Rising, S = Steady) Expand
R R R R F F F F F F F
Sunrise: 07:33 Sunset: 17:05 Moon phase: Waxing crescent
Tuesday (Tuesday 20 February 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
Light rain Light rain Heavy rain Light rain Heavy rain Heavy rain Light rain Light rain Light rain Overcast Cloudy Cloudy Sunny intervals
Temperature (°C)
5.1 ° 5.2 ° 5.3 ° 5.1 ° 4.8 ° 4.4 ° 4.5 ° 4.5 ° 4.5 ° 4.9 ° 5.4 ° 6.3 ° 6.9 °
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Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) Expand
SSE 28 38 S 25 38 S 22 33 S 22 30 W 14 W 5 SE 5 N 1 W 1 WSW 5 SW 7 WSW 10 W 10
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
M M M M M G M G G G G G G
Humidity Expand
97% 97% 98% 99% 97% 97% 97% 96% 95% 95% 97% 95% 92%
Pressure (hPa) Expand
1017 1016 1016 1016 1017 1017 1018 1018 1019 1019 1020 1021 1021
Pressure Tendency (F = Falling, R = Rising, S = Steady) Expand
F F F F R R R R R R R R R
Sunrise: 07:31 Sunset: 17:08 Moon phase: Waxing crescent

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Extremes

Orkney & Shetland extremes

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Baltasound 7.1 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Lerwick (S. Screen) 6.2 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Baltasound 1.0 °C
Highest rainfall Kirkwall 3.8 mm
Sunniest Lerwick (S. Screen) 0.9 hours

UK extremes

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Cardiff Bute Park 14.2 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Inverbervie 6.0 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Baltasound 1.0 °C
Highest rainfall Harris Quidnish 10.0 mm
Sunniest Glasgow/Bishopton 3.7 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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