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

Sunday (Sunday 21 January 2018)
12:00 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 Cloudy Overcast Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Overcast Light shower night Light shower night Light rain
Temperature (°C)
1.6 ° 2.3 ° 3.0 ° 3.4 ° 3.4 ° 3.4 ° 2.9 ° 3.8 ° 2.2 ° 2.6 ° 2.6 ° 2.4 °
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Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) Expand
SE 5 SSE 14 SSE 15 SSE 16 SSE 19 SE 22 30 S 23 39 SSE 24 39 S 30 46 SSE 23 44 SSE 25 37 SSE 26 39
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
E E E E E E G E VG M M G
Humidity Expand
97% 70% 70% 74% 77% 79% 85% 74% 84% 91% 94% 94%
Pressure (hPa) Expand
1008 1007 1006 1005 1004 1003 1002 1001 1000 999 998 997
Pressure Tendency (F = Falling, R = Rising, S = Steady) Expand
F F F F F F F F F F F F
Sunrise: 08:45 Sunset: 15:47 Moon phase: Waxing crescent
Monday (Monday 22 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
Light rain Heavy rain Heavy rain Heavy rain Light rain Heavy rain Overcast Cloudy Cloudy Light rain Cloudy Overcast Light rain
Temperature (°C)
2.9 ° 2.9 ° 3.3 ° 3.5 ° 4.1 ° 4.8 ° 4.7 ° 5.4 ° 5.3 ° 5.3 ° 5.3 ° 5.8 ° 5.8 °
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Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) Expand
SSE 28 37 SSE 32 45 SSE 29 45 SSE 30 45 SSE 26 41 S 23 37 SSW 13 SW 18 SSW 16 SSW 17 SSW 14 SSW 16 SSW 16
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
M G M M P P P P G G M G M
Humidity Expand
92% 90% 93% 95% 97% 99% 99% 98% 97% 96% 97% 96% 98%
Pressure (hPa) Expand
996 995 994 994 993 992 992 992 992 993 993 994 994
Pressure Tendency (F = Falling, R = Rising, S = Steady) Expand
F F F F F F F F R R R R R
Sunrise: 08:43 Sunset: 15:49 Moon phase: Waxing crescent

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Extremes

Orkney & Shetland extremes

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Fair Isle 5.1 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Kirkwall 3.3 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Baltasound -4.3 °C
Highest rainfall Fair Isle 2.8 mm
Sunniest Lerwick (S. Screen) 0.8 hours

UK extremes

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Exeter Airport 2 13.3 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Fylingdales -0.1 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Kinbrace -13.7 °C
Highest rainfall Gogerddan 46.4 mm
Sunniest Lerwick (S. Screen) 0.8 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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