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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
Sat 10 Dec 2016
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Cloudy Cloudy Heavy shower day Cloudy Overcast Cloudy Cloudy Light shower night Light rain Light rain Light rain
8.1 ° 8.6 ° 8.1 ° 7.9 ° 7.2 ° 7.8 ° 7.5 ° 7.4 ° 7.0 ° 7.4 ° 8.1 °
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S 15 SSW 18 SSW 17 SSW 15 W 15 SSW 16 SSW 16 SSW 17 SSW 16 SW 21 WSW 22 34
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Sun 11 Dec 2016
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Light shower night Overcast Heavy rain Heavy rain Light shower night Overcast Overcast Overcast Light rain Overcast Cloudy Overcast Overcast Cloudy
8.0 ° 8.5 ° 7.8 ° 8.0 ° 8.0 ° 7.9 ° 8.3 ° 8.0 ° 8.0 ° 8.0 ° 8.3 ° 8.6 ° 8.9 ° 9.0 °
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W 25 36 WSW 23 31 W 24 37 W 23 34 W 23 38 W 23 36 W 22 34 W 25 36 W 23 37 W 24 36 W 24 36 W 22 34 W 25 34 W 22 37
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92% 89% 96% 95% 93% 90% 88% 89% 93% 93% 88% 87% 85% 87%
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Issued at: 1300 on Sun 11 Dec 2016

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Extremes

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Orkney & Shetland extremes

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Baltasound 9.5 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Kirkwall 9.0 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Baltasound 6.7 °C
Highest rainfall Baltasound 6.6 mm
Sunniest Lerwick 0.2 hours

UK extremes

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature St James Park 13.7 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Killylane 7.4 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Fyvie Castle -0.2 °C
Highest rainfall Chivenor 22.6 mm
Sunniest Stornoway 2.1 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 Sat 10 Dec 2016

Weather map

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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 – Overcast 58.288 -4.442
Altnaharra SAWS Altnaharra SAWS – Overcast 58.288 -4.442
Aultbea Aultbea – Overcast 57.859 -5.636
Lerwick (S. Screen) Lerwick (S. Screen) – Cloudy 60.139 -1.183
Lossiemouth Lossiemouth – Overcast 57.712 -3.322
Stornoway Stornoway – Cloudy 58.214 -6.325
Bealach Na Ba Bealach Na Ba – No data 57.4175 -5.689
Aberdeen Airport Aberdeen Airport – Cloudy 57.206 -2.202
Skye/Lusa (SAMOS) Skye/Lusa (SAMOS) – Overcast 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 – Overcast 55.928 -3.343
Tiree Tiree – Cloudy 56.497 -6.887
Glasgow/Bishopton Glasgow/Bishopton – Light shower day 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