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Kirkwall (nearest observation site to Hoy Sound)

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Hoy Sound forecast
Thu 01 Dec 2016
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Overcast Heavy shower night Heavy rain Overcast Drizzle
8.9 ° 8.7 ° 8.8 ° 8.1 ° 7.3 °
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WNW 15 29 WNW 15 WNW 15 N 10 NNE 10
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) arrow down
M G M M G
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94% 96% 97% 99% 98%
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1023 1023 1024 1024 1025
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R R R R R
Fri 02 Dec 2016
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Overcast Overcast Cloudy Cloudy Overcast Overcast Overcast Overcast Overcast Cloudy Overcast Overcast Overcast Overcast Cloudy Overcast Overcast Overcast Overcast Overcast
7.3 ° 6.8 ° 7.0 ° 6.8 ° 5.7 ° 5.4 ° 4.7 ° 4.9 ° 4.7 ° 5.1 ° 5.7 ° 6.3 ° 6.7 ° 6.9 ° 7.0 ° 7.1 ° 6.5 ° 6.8 ° 7.0 ° 7.1 °
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N 9 NNW 6 N 7 NNE 7 NE 3 NE 5 ENE 5 E 2 ESE 2 SSE 3 SSE 3 S 3 SSE 3 S 5 S 7 SSW 6 S 8 SSW 7 SW 7 SSW 10
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E E E VG VG VG G VG VG G VG VG VG VG VG VG E E E E
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95% 92% 91% 87% 88% 90% 90% 88% 89% 88% 86% 87% 89% 89% 89% 94% 97% 97% 97% 98%
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1025 1026 1026 1026 1026 1027 1027 1027 1027 1028 1028 1028 1028 1028 1027 1027 1027 1027 1027 1027
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R R R R R R R R R R R R F F F R S
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Issued at: 1900 on Fri 2 Dec 2016

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Extremes

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Orkney & Shetland extremes

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Kirkwall 9.7 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Baltasound 7.9 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Lerwick 7.6 °C
Highest rainfall Lerwick 2.8 mm
Sunniest Kirkwall 0.7 hours

UK extremes

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Gt Cumbrae Millport 12.2 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Llysdinam -1.1 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Usk No.2 -7.4 °C
Highest rainfall Resallach 10.6 mm
Sunniest Lyneham 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.

Issued at: 2302 on Thu 1 Dec 2016

Weather map

Fri 1900

Weather observation map for Hoy Sound

Hoy Sound Hoy Sound – Overcast 58.9445 -3.3814
Kirkwall Kirkwall – Overcast 58.954 -2.9
Altnaharra SAWS Altnaharra SAWS – Overcast 58.288 -4.442
Altnaharra SAWS Altnaharra SAWS – Overcast 58.288 -4.442
Aultbea Aultbea – Light shower night 57.859 -5.636
Lossiemouth Lossiemouth – Overcast 57.712 -3.322
Lerwick (S. Screen) Lerwick (S. Screen) – Overcast 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 – Mist 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 – Overcast 56.377 -2.862
South Uist Range South Uist Range – Cloudy 57.358 -7.397
Glen Ogle Glen Ogle – No data 56.423 -4.32
Edinburgh/Gogarbank Edinburgh/Gogarbank – Light shower night 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