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

Thursday (Thursday 14 December 2017)
16:00 17:00 18:00 19:00 20:00 21:00 22:00 23:00
Light shower night Light shower night Cloudy Cloudy Light shower night Overcast Cloudy Partly cloudy night
Temperature (°C)
3.7 ° 3.2 ° 4.7 ° 4.7 ° 5.4 ° 5.3 ° 5.2 ° 5.4 °
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Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) Expand
NNE 16 N 8 ENE 14 NE 16 28 NE 28 40 NE 25 41 NE 31 43 NE 29 44
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
E E E G G VG G VG
Humidity Expand
91% 95% 91% 93% 85% 85% 85% 77%
Pressure (hPa) Expand
982 983 984 985 987 988 990 991
Pressure Tendency (F = Falling, R = Rising, S = Steady) Expand
R R R R R R R R
Sunrise: 09:07 Sunset: 14:55 Moon phase: Waning crescent
Friday (Friday 15 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
Light shower night Partly cloudy night Partly cloudy night Partly cloudy night Clear night Clear night Light shower night Partly cloudy night Cloudy Partly cloudy night Sunny intervals Sunny intervals Light snow shower day Sunny intervals Sunny day Partly cloudy night Clear night
Temperature (°C)
4.5 ° 4.7 ° 3.3 ° 2.7 ° 2.4 ° 2.9 ° 2.8 ° 2.3 ° 2.3 ° 2.6 ° 2.2 ° 2.4 ° 2.9 ° 2.2 ° 2.6 ° 2.2 ° 2.4 °
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Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) Expand
NNE 29 44 NNE 29 41 N 17 34 N 15 N 11 N 16 N 19 29 N 14 N 13 N 16 N 17 NNW 16 30 NNW 17 29 NNW 15 32 NNW 18 N 19 NNW 19 31
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
G E VG E E E VG E VG E E E VG VG VG VG VG
Humidity Expand
83% 82% 88% 89% 91% 87% 89% 89% 88% 87% 88% 89% 87% 88% 85% 87% 83%
Pressure (hPa) Expand
992 993 995 996 997 997 998 999 1000 1000 1001 1002 1002 1002 1002 1003 1003
Pressure Tendency (F = Falling, R = Rising, S = Steady) Expand
R R R R R R R R R R R R R R R R R
Sunrise: 09:08 Sunset: 14:55 Moon phase: Waning crescent

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Extremes

Orkney & Shetland extremes

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Baltasound 6.1 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Kirkwall 5.0 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Kirkwall 1.1 °C
Highest rainfall Kirkwall 7.2 mm
Sunniest Lerwick (S. Screen) 1.9 hours

UK extremes

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Scilly St Marys 9.3 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Fyvie Castle -1.6 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Loch Glascarnoch SAWS -8.5 °C
Highest rainfall Lough Fea SAMOS 20.4 mm

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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