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

Wednesday (Wednesday 13 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 12:00 13:00 14:00 15:00 16:00 17:00 18:00 19:00 20:00 21:00 22:00 23:00
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Temperature (°C)
4.6 ° 3.4 ° 3.4 ° 3.3 ° 3.3 ° 3.4 ° 3.8 ° 4.0 ° 3.5 ° 2.2 ° 3.2 ° 3.7 ° 3.4 ° 3.7 ° 3.1 ° 2.6 ° 3.1 ° 3.2 ° 3.1 ° 3.0 ° 2.8 ° 2.0 ° 2.3 ° 2.2 °
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Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) Expand
S 23 33 SSW 19 34 SW 17 30 SSW 13 SSW 14 28 WSW 14 29 WSW 18 WSW 15 WSW 10 SSW 8 SSW 11 SSW 10 SSW 24 32 SSW 19 31 SW 16 SW 18 SW 11 SW 9 WSW 15 W 11 WSW 16 SSW 8 SSW 5 W 8
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
G M G VG VG VG VG G VG G G VG M G G VG VG VG E VG VG VG M VG
Humidity Expand
85% 92% 93% 94% 95% 85% 86% 83% 85% 91% 91% 88% 91% 94% 93% 95% 91% 90% 94% 93% 94% 96% 95% 96%
Pressure (hPa) Expand
986 985 984 984 983 982 981 980 980 979 979 978 977 975 974 974 973 973 973 973 973 973 973 972
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 F F F F F F
Sunrise: 09:04 Sunset: 14:54 Moon phase: Third quarter
Thursday (Thursday 14 December 2017)
00:00
Light shower night
Temperature (°C)
2.2 °
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Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) Expand
W 10
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
VG
Humidity Expand
94%
Pressure (hPa) Expand
972
Pressure Tendency (F = Falling, R = Rising, S = Steady) Expand
F
Sunrise: 09:05 Sunset: 14:54 Moon phase: Waning crescent

– = No Data

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Extremes

Orkney & Shetland extremes

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Fair Isle 5.8 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Kirkwall 4.4 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Baltasound 1.3 °C
Highest rainfall Kirkwall 7.4 mm
Sunniest Kirkwall 0.1 hours

UK extremes

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Scilly St Marys 11.4 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Dalwhinnie 1.6 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Drumnadrochit -3.1 °C
Highest rainfall Loch Glascarnoch SAWS 34.6 mm
Sunniest Dundrennan 2.2 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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