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Air Quality Forecast for Shetland

Forecast published on Sun, 22 Oct 2017 06:00:00 +0100.

Values are for predicted maximum pollution levels, ranging from 1 (lowest pollution, best air quality) to 10 (highest pollution, worst air quality).

Colour key: Lowest pollution Highest pollution

Defra monitoring locations are shown by

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Forecast locations in Shetland

Location Today Tomorrow Wednesday Thursday Friday
Baltasound 2 3 3 3 3
Colgrave Sound 3 3 3 3 3
Dury Voe 3 3 3 3 3
Fair Isle 3 3 3 3 3
Fair Isle Airstrip 3 3 3 3 3
Fetlar Airport 3 3 3 3 3
Foula Airstrip 3 3 3 3 3
Lerwick 3 3 3 3 3
Lerwick (S. Screen) 3 3 3 3 3
Lerwick Youth Hostel 3 3 3 3 3
Mid Yell 3 2 3 3 3
Out Skerries Airstrip 3 3 3 3 3
Papa Stour Airstrip 3 3 3 3 3
Sandwick 3 3 3 3 3
Scalloway 3 3 3 3 3
Scatsta 3 2 3 3 3
Sella Ness 3 2 3 3 3
South Nesting Bay 3 3 3 3 3
St Ninians Isle (Beach) 3 3 3 3 3
Sullom Voe 3 2 3 3 3
Sumburgh Airport 3 3 3 3 3
Sumburgh Roost 3 3 3 3 3
The Deeps 3 3 3 3 3
The Sands of Breckon (Beach) 3 2 3 3 3
Tingwall (Lerwick) Airport 3 3 3 3 3
Tresta Sands (Beach) 3 3 3 3 3
Unst Airport 2 3 3 3 3
West Sandwick Beach 3 2 3 3 3
West Voe Sands (Beach) 3 3 3 3 3
Whalsay Airport 3 3 3 3 3
Yell Sound 3 2 3 3 3

Defra Air Quality Monitoring Stations in Shetland

Location Latest Data Date/Time Running 8 Hour mean Ozone
(µgm-3)
Hourly mean Nitrogen dioxide
(µgm-3)
Max 15 min mean Sulphur dioxide
(µgm-3)
Running 24 Hour mean PM2.5 Particles
(µgm-3)
Running 24 Hour mean PM10 Particles
(µgm-3)
ValueLevelValueLevelValueLevelValueLevelValueLevel
Lerwick 2017-10-22 23:00:00 72 3 Low

Coloured boxes for value and level show latest snapshot data. A grey box indicates that this data is not measured at this location. A white box indicates that data is normally recorded here, but is missing from the latest snapshot. Follow the links to individual stations for historical data.

Data supplied by the Met Office via Defra. © 2017 Crown copyright Defra via uk-air.defra.gov.uk, licenced under the Open Government Licence (OGL).