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Kirkwall (nearest observation site to Hoy Sound)

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Hoy Sound forecast
Wed 28 Sep 2016
2000 2100 2200 2300
Cloudy Overcast Overcast Cloudy
12.6 ° 13.4 ° 13.8 ° 14.0 °
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SSE 16 S 15 S 16 SW 17
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) arrow down
P VG E VG
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99% 98% 96% 94%
Pressure (hPa) arrow down
996 994 993 993
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F F F F
Thu 29 Sep 2016
0000 0100 0200 0300 0400 0600 0700 0800 0900 1000 1100 1200 1300 1400 1500 1600 1700 1800 1900 2000
Clear night Clear night Partly cloudy night Heavy shower night Light rain Light shower night Overcast Overcast Drizzle Overcast Light rain Overcast Light shower day Cloudy Cloudy Sunny intervals Sunny intervals Sunny intervals Cloudy Partly cloudy night
12.8 ° 12.7 ° 12.4 ° 11.8 ° 11.3 ° 10.9 ° 10.3 ° 9.8 ° 9.3 ° 9.2 ° 10.1 ° 10.9 ° 9.6 ° 10.6 ° 10.7 ° 10.2 ° 9.8 ° 7.9 ° 7.5 ° 6.9 °
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SW 19 29 SW 28 40 SW 25 41 SW 28 43 SW 30 47 SW 31 49 WSW 46 66 WSW 44 69 W 41 64 W 29 55 W 26 45 WNW 23 41 WNW 19 36 W 18 31 WNW 17 32 WNW 17 33 W 16 29 W 15 32 W 13 24 W 10 29
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) arrow down
VG VG VG M VG G M G M G G VG G VG G VG E VG E VG
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92% 88% 83% 88% 87% 86% 80% 85% 90% 90% 85% 78% 87% 80% 72% 74% 74% 87% 79% 82%
Pressure (hPa) arrow down
992 991 990 989 987 984 983 983 985 988 990 991 993 994 995 996 997 998 998 999
Pressure Tendency (F = Falling, R = Rising, S = Steady) arrow down
F F F F F F F F R R R R R R R R R R R R
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Issued at: 2000 on Thu 29 Sep 2016

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Extremes

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Orkney & Shetland extremes

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Kirkwall 14.0 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Baltasound 11.0 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Baltasound 9.8 °C
Highest rainfall Fair Isle 16.6 mm
Sunniest Lerwick 1.5 hours

UK extremes

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Monks Wood 24.7 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Baltasound 11.0 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Exeter Airport 7.2 °C
Highest rainfall Achnagart 52.8 mm
Sunniest Wellesbourne 8.7 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.

Issued at: 0001 on Thu 29 Sep 2016

Weather map

Thu 2000

Weather observation map for Hoy Sound

Hoy Sound Hoy Sound – Partly cloudy night 58.9445 -3.3814
Kirkwall Kirkwall – Partly cloudy night 58.954 -2.9
Altnaharra SAWS Altnaharra SAWS – Cloudy 58.288 -4.442
Altnaharra SAWS Altnaharra SAWS – Cloudy 58.288 -4.442
Aultbea Aultbea – Cloudy 57.859 -5.636
Lossiemouth Lossiemouth – Cloudy 57.712 -3.322
Lerwick (S. Screen) Lerwick (S. Screen) – Cloudy 60.139 -1.183
Stornoway Stornoway – Overcast 58.214 -6.325
Bealach Na Ba Bealach Na Ba – No data 57.4175 -5.689
Aberdeen Airport Aberdeen Airport – Partly cloudy night 57.206 -2.202
Skye/Lusa (SAMOS) Skye/Lusa (SAMOS) – Cloudy 57.257 -5.809
Cairnwell Cairnwell – No data 56.879 -3.42
Aonach Mor Aonach Mor – No data 56.822 -4.97
Leuchars Leuchars – Cloudy 56.377 -2.862
South Uist Range South Uist Range – Overcast 57.358 -7.397
Glen Ogle Glen Ogle – No data 56.423 -4.32
Edinburgh/Gogarbank Edinburgh/Gogarbank – Cloudy 55.928 -3.343
Tiree Tiree – Overcast 56.497 -6.887
Glasgow/Bishopton Glasgow/Bishopton – Cloudy 55.907 -4.533

Location Details

Hoy Sound

Location: 58.9445, -3.3814

Altitude: 0.0 m above mean sea level

Kirkwall

Location: 58.954, -2.9

Altitude: 26.0 m above mean sea level

Distance from Hoy Sound: 27.6 km