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March weather a tale of two halves

March weather a tale of two halves

10/04/2009, by in

By Dave WheelerAs with last year, the first half of March was rather unsettled and changeable, with low pressure systems, separated by transient ridges, passing close by, or over, Shetland in quick succession.The period between the 16th and 21st – again very similar to last year – was mo... Read more...

November was cool, cloudy and windy

November was cool, cloudy and windy

12/12/2008, by in

By DAVE WHEELERDURING November the Icelandic low was deeper and displaced towards the Norwegian Sea, while at the same time the Azores anticyclone was slightly further north than its usual position.As a result – with just a couple of exceptions – low pressure dom­inated the month’s weath... Read more...

Coldest October for 50 years in some parts of isles

Coldest October for 50 years in some parts of isles

21/11/2008, by in

WITH low pressure usually not far from, and often to the north of Shetland, a mainly westerly cyclonic airflow gave a very changeable, unsettled and cool month.Like the rest of Scotland, while Shetland experienced rainfall significantly above average, it was at the same time reasonably sunny. He... Read more...

Mild, wet, and just a little bit hot

Mild, wet, and just a little bit hot

15/08/2008, by in

JULY was a mild, wet month with a few “hot” days.The 1st to the 13th was rather unsettled and cyclonic. A depression moved north to the west of the UK during the first few days, with several lows then tracking east or north-east across the British Isles in quick succession.From the 14th ... Read more...