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Kirkwall (nearest observation site to Hoy Sound)

Saturday (Saturday 24 June 2017)
0900 1000 1100 1200 1300 1400 1500 1600 1700 1800 1900 2000 2100 2200 2300
Cloudy Overcast Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Heavy shower day Light shower day Drizzle Heavy rain Overcast Heavy rain Overcast Overcast
Temperature (°C) Expand
12.3 ° 10.2 ° 12.7 ° 12.6 ° 12.8 ° 12.2 ° 13.0 ° 10.5 ° 10.4 ° 10.3 ° 10.2 ° 11.0 ° 10.4 ° 10.6 ° 10.3 °
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Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) Expand
SW 24 38 WSW 25 44 WSW 30 43 WSW 32 45 WSW 30 46 WSW 32 46 WSW 32 49 WSW 33 49 WSW 38 51 WSW 39 54 WSW 32 54 WSW 31 47 WSW 29 49 W 31 48 W 28 44
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
G VG VG G G G G M M G M G M G M
Humidity Expand
76% 90% 75% 71% 76% 75% 68% 86% 87% 91% 94% 88% 90% 88% 92%
Pressure (hPa) Expand
998 998 997 997 997 996 996 996 995 995 994 994 994 994 994
Pressure Tendency (F = Falling, R = Rising, S = Steady) Expand
F F F F F F F F F F F F F F R
Sunrise: 04:01 Sunset: 22:30 Moon phase: New
Sunday (Sunday 25 June 2017)
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Light rain Heavy shower night Light rain Overcast Drizzle Overcast Overcast Overcast Overcast Overcast
Temperature (°C) Expand
10.3 ° 10.0 ° 10.2 ° 10.2 ° 10.1 ° 10.2 ° 10.2 ° 10.7 ° 10.9 ° 11.1 °
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Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) Expand
W 29 45 W 29 46 W 29 43 W 25 41 W 23 43 W 24 41 W 24 37 WNW 21 34 WNW 23 37 WNW 21 34
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
M M M M M M M G G G
Humidity Expand
89% 93% 92% 92% 94% 93% 94% 88% 86% 86%
Pressure (hPa) Expand
995 995 995 995 996 996 997 998 999 999
Pressure Tendency (F = Falling, R = Rising, S = Steady) Expand
R R R R R R R R R R
Sunrise: 04:02 Sunset: 22:30 Moon phase: New

– = No Data

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Extremes

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Orkney & Shetland extremes

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Kirkwall 14.6 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Lerwick (S. Screen) 12.5 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Fair Isle 7.6 °C
Highest rainfall Fair Isle 10.8 mm
Sunniest Kirkwall 2.6 hours

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Location details

Hoy Sound

Location: 58.944, -3.381
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: 17.2 (miles)