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

Friday (Friday 24 November 2017)
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
Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Light snow shower night Cloudy Light snow shower night Cloudy Light shower night Cloudy Cloudy Light snow shower night
Temperature (°C)
4.4 ° 4.4 ° 3.8 ° 4.7 ° 4.9 ° 4.5 ° 3.7 ° 4.5 ° 3.5 ° 3.8 ° 3.4 ° 1.8 ° 2.5 ° 2.9 ° 3.6 ° 3.3 °
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Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) Expand
W 33 56 WSW 37 49 W 37 53 W 30 45 WSW 34 48 WSW 33 47 W 26 46 W 29 49 WSW 19 36 W 24 34 W 23 37 NW 21 31 WNW 13 W 11 W 14 33 W 18 41
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
VG VG E VG VG VG VG VG G VG M M G VG VG G
Humidity Expand
73% 74% 68% 67% 68% 73% 80% 67% 78% 78% 81% 90% 89% 82% 74% 76%
Pressure (hPa) Expand
991 991 992 992 993 993 993 993 993 993 994 994 995 994 994 995
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
Sunrise: 08:29 Sunset: 15:16 Moon phase: Waxing crescent
Saturday (Saturday 25 November 2017)
00:00 01:00 02:00 03:00 04:00 05:00 06:00 07:00 08:00
Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Light shower night Cloudy Cloudy Light rain Cloudy
Temperature (°C)
3.5 ° 2.9 ° 3.1 ° 3.6 ° 4.6 ° 4.4 ° 4.1 ° 4.8 ° 5.1 °
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Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) Expand
W 23 40 W 29 37 W 25 43 W 32 44 W 31 45 W 28 46 WSW 31 51 W 23 43 W 24 40
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
VG VG G VG VG VG G G VG
Humidity Expand
72% 81% 77% 75% 69% 78% 86% 82% 77%
Pressure (hPa) Expand
995 994 994 994 993 992 991 991 991
Pressure Tendency (F = Falling, R = Rising, S = Steady) Expand
R F F F F F F F F
Sunrise: 08:31 Sunset: 15:15 Moon phase: First quarter

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Extremes

Orkney & Shetland extremes

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Fair Isle 6.0 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Kirkwall 5.3 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Kirkwall 2.2 °C
Highest rainfall Baltasound 9.2 mm
Sunniest Kirkwall 1.1 hours

UK extremes

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Scilly St Marys 11.3 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Salsburgh 0.3 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Katesbridge -4.9 °C
Highest rainfall Cassley 13.0 mm
Sunniest Watnall 7.4 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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