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Kirkwall (nearest observation site to Skara Brae Heart of Neolithic Orkney)

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Skara Brae Heart of Neolithic Orkney forecast
Fri 24 Feb 2017
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-0.7 ° -0.5 ° 0.6 ° 2.2 ° 4.5 ° 4.1 ° 4.6 ° 4.9 ° 5.1 ° 4.4 ° 4.1 ° 4.0 ° 4.3 ° 4.4 ° 3.0 ° 2.4 ° 2.9 ° 4.3 °
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Sat 25 Feb 2017
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4.8 ° 5.7 ° 6.2 ° 6.6 ° 6.7 ° 6.7 ° 7.4 °
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S 28 43 S 25 39 S 25 37 S 23 37 S 24 36 S 29 41 S 26 36
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Issued at: 0600 on Sat 25 Feb 2017

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Extremes

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Orkney & Shetland extremes

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Baltasound 6.1 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Lerwick 4.2 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Baltasound -3.1 °C
Highest rainfall Kirkwall 3.6 mm
Sunniest Lerwick 5.3 hours

UK extremes

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Isles of Scilly 11.0 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Dalwhinnie 2.6 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Altnaharra -5.7 °C
Highest rainfall Cluanie Inn 13.2 mm
Sunniest St Athan 8.2 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 Fri 24 Feb 2017

Weather map

Sat 0600

Weather observation map for Skara Brae Heart of Neolithic Orkney

Skara Brae Heart of Neolithic Orkney Skara Brae Heart of Neolithic Orkney – Cloudy 59.0485 -3.3452
Wick John O Groats Airport Wick John O Groats Airport – Overcast 58.454 -3.089
Altnaharra SAWS Altnaharra SAWS – Light rain 58.288 -4.442
Altnaharra SAWS Altnaharra SAWS – Light rain 58.288 -4.442
Aultbea Aultbea – Light rain 57.859 -5.636
Lerwick (S. Screen) Lerwick (S. Screen) – Light rain 60.139 -1.183
Lossiemouth Lossiemouth – Overcast 57.712 -3.322
Stornoway Stornoway – Heavy rain 58.214 -6.325
Bealach Na Ba Bealach Na Ba – No data 57.4175 -5.689
Aberdeen Airport Aberdeen Airport – Overcast 57.206 -2.202
Aultbea Aultbea – Light rain 57.859 -5.636
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 – Overcast 55.928 -3.343
Tiree Tiree – Light shower night 56.497 -6.887
Glasgow/Bishopton Glasgow/Bishopton – Overcast 55.907 -4.533

Location Details

Skara Brae Heart of Neolithic Orkney

Location: 59.0485, -3.3452

Altitude: 18.0 m above mean sea level

Kirkwall

Location: 58.954, -2.9

Altitude: 26.0 m above mean sea level

Distance from Skara Brae Heart of Neolithic Orkney: 27.6 km