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Baltasound (nearest observation site to Unst Airport)

Tuesday (Tuesday 17 October 2017)
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
Light rain Heavy rain Light rain Light rain Light shower day Light rain Overcast Overcast Overcast Cloudy Cloudy Overcast Overcast Overcast Overcast Cloudy Partly cloudy night
Temperature (°C)
8.5 ° 8.3 ° 8.5 ° 8.7 ° 8.6 ° 8.8 ° 9.2 ° 9.5 ° 9.5 ° 9.1 ° 9.3 ° 9.3 ° 8.4 ° 8.3 ° 8.0 ° 8.4 ° 8.2 ° 8.3 ° 6.9 °
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Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) Expand
ENE 33 45 ENE 36 51 NE 34 49 NE 34 48 NE 32 48 NE 34 46 NE 36 46 NE 32 45 NNE 30 41 NNE 31 41 N 26 41 N 26 38 N 26 39 N 25 36 NNE 22 34 N 22 30 N 17 N 14 N 10
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
P M P M G G G G G G VG VG VG E VG E
Humidity Expand
93% 91% 92% 91% 89% 87% 81% 82% 81% 79% 78% 77% 76% 77% 77% 78% 80% 80% 90%
Pressure (hPa) Expand
1000 999 999 999 1000 1000 1001 1002 1003 1005 1010 1011 1012 1014 1014 1015
Pressure Tendency (F = Falling, R = Rising, S = Steady) Expand
F F F F R R R R R R R R R
Sunrise: 07:49 Sunset: 17:48 Moon phase: Waning crescent
Wednesday (Wednesday 18 October 2017)
00:00 01:00 02:00 03:00 04:00 05:00
Cloudy Overcast Overcast Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy
Temperature (°C)
7.4 ° 7.8 ° 7.6 ° 7.1 ° 6.8 ° 7.0 °
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Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) Expand
NNE 11 N 11 N 9 N 7 N 7 NNE 7
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
E E E E VG E
Humidity Expand
86% 83% 83% 88% 93% 90%
Pressure (hPa) Expand
1016 1016 1017 1017 1017 1017
Pressure Tendency (F = Falling, R = Rising, S = Steady) Expand
R R R R R R
Sunrise: 07:51 Sunset: 17:45 Moon phase: Waning crescent

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Extremes

Orkney & Shetland extremes

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Kirkwall 10.9 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Lerwick (S. Screen) 9.7 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Lerwick (S. Screen) 8.0 °C
Highest rainfall Lerwick (S. Screen) 29.2 mm
Sunniest Lerwick (S. Screen) 0.3 hours

UK extremes

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Pershore Coll of Hort 17.6 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Lerwick (S. Screen) 9.7 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Okehampton 5.6 °C
Highest rainfall Cluanie Inn No 3 42.2 mm
Sunniest Leconfield Sar 8.0 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)

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