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

Wednesday (Wednesday 21 June 2017)
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Temperature (°C) Expand
15.4 ° 14.3 ° 14.5 ° 14.4 ° 16.2 ° 15.8 ° 14.9 ° 13.9 ° 15.8 ° 15.7 ° 15.1 ° 14.2 °
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Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) Expand
SSE 18 29 SSE 19 30 SSE 17 29 SSE 22 32 SSE 21 31 S 22 31 S 19 29 S 17 SW 11 W 14 WSW 18 W 18
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
G VG G G G G G G G G VG G
Humidity Expand
86% 86% 89% 89% 85% 83% 85% 91% 93% 89% 87% 90%
Pressure (hPa) Expand
1012 1011 1011 1010 1008 1007 1007 1006 1007 1006 1007 1007
Pressure Tendency (F = Falling, R = Rising, S = Steady) Expand
F F F F F F F F F F R R
Sunrise: 03:59 Sunset: 22:31 Moon phase: Waning crescent
Thursday (Thursday 22 June 2017)
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Temperature (°C) Expand
13.7 ° 13.6 ° 13.0 ° 12.6 ° 12.2 ° 11.6 ° 12.1 ° 12.1 ° 12.7 ° 13.8 ° 14.1 ° 14.5 ° 14.5 °
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Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) Expand
W 16 W 13 W 13 W 14 W 10 W 7 W 10 W 8 WNW 9 WNW 10 W 11 W 15 W 14
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
VG G G G VG VG VG VG VG E VG VG E
Humidity Expand
92% 94% 97% 98% 95% 94% 90% 88% 79% 72% 75% 75% 77%
Pressure (hPa) Expand
1007 1007 1007 1007 1007 1007 1007 1008 1008 1008 1008 1008 1008
Pressure Tendency (F = Falling, R = Rising, S = Steady) Expand
R R R R F R R R R R R R R
Sunrise: 04:00 Sunset: 22:31 Moon phase: Waning crescent

– = No Data

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Extremes

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Orkney & Shetland extremes

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Kirkwall 16.9 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Lerwick (S. Screen) 12.6 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Kirkwall 7.1 °C
Highest rainfall Lerwick (S. Screen) 0.2 mm
Sunniest Lerwick (S. Screen) 3.3 hours

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Location details

Skara Brae Heart of Neolithic Orkney

Location: 59.048, -3.345
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: 17.1 (miles)