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Kirkwall (nearest observation site to Stromness Youth Hostel)

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Stromness Youth Hostel forecast
Sun 15 Jan 2017
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6.6 ° 7.1 ° 7.2 ° 7.5 ° 6.7 ° 5.9 ° 6.3 ° 6.5 ° 7.1 ° 7.4 ° 7.2 ° 7.2 °
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7.1 ° 7.4 ° 7.7 ° 8.5 ° 8.5 ° 8.7 ° 8.4 ° 8.5 ° 8.4 ° 8.5 ° 8.6 ° 8.6 ° 7.9 °
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Issued at: 1200 on Mon 16 Jan 2017

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Extremes

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Orkney & Shetland extremes

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Kirkwall 7.5 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Baltasound 5.6 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Lerwick -0.9 °C
Highest rainfall Kirkwall 8.0 mm
Sunniest Lerwick 0.0 hours

UK extremes

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Cardiff Bute Park 11.9 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Weybourne 3.0 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Santon Downham -3.5 °C
Highest rainfall Loch Glascarnoch 55.2 mm
Sunniest Boulmer 1.0 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 Sun 15 Jan 2017

Weather map

Mon 1200

Weather observation map for Stromness Youth Hostel

Stromness Youth Hostel Stromness Youth Hostel – Mist 58.961 -3.3021
Kirkwall Kirkwall – Mist 58.954 -2.9
Altnaharra SAWS Altnaharra SAWS – Cloudy 58.288 -4.442
Altnaharra SAWS Altnaharra SAWS – Cloudy 58.288 -4.442
Aultbea Aultbea – Overcast 57.859 -5.636
Lossiemouth Lossiemouth – Cloudy 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
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 – Cloudy 56.377 -2.862
South Uist Range South Uist Range – Mist 57.358 -7.397
Glen Ogle Glen Ogle – No data 56.423 -4.32
Edinburgh/Gogarbank Edinburgh/Gogarbank – Sunny intervals 55.928 -3.343
Tiree Tiree – Overcast 56.497 -6.887
Glasgow/Bishopton Glasgow/Bishopton – Overcast 55.907 -4.533

Location Details

Stromness Youth Hostel

Location: 58.961, -3.3021

Altitude: 33.0 m above mean sea level

Kirkwall

Location: 58.954, -2.9

Altitude: 26.0 m above mean sea level

Distance from Stromness Youth Hostel: 23.1 km