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Kirkwall (nearest observation site to Stromness)

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Stromness forecast
Fri 20 Jan 2017
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Overcast Overcast Overcast Overcast Sunny intervals Sunny day Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Clear night Clear night Partly cloudy night Overcast Overcast
7.2 ° 7.4 ° 7.9 ° 8.7 ° 8.5 ° 7.1 ° 5.8 ° 6.2 ° 4.4 ° 3.7 ° 3.7 ° 3.3 ° 5.7 ° 5.7 °
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SW 11 SW 10 W 6 SW 8 SW 5 SSW 5 S 6 SSW 3 S 6 SSE 7 S 8 S 6 SSE 5 SSE 9
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) arrow down
VG VG E VG E VG VG VG VG VG VG VG E VG
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88% 87% 83% 79% 79% 85% 93% 91% 92% 97% 97% 99% 97% 94%
Pressure (hPa) arrow down
1033 1033 1033 1032 1032 1032 1033 1032 1032 1032 1032 1032 1031 1031
Pressure Tendency (F = Falling, R = Rising, S = Steady) arrow down
R R R F F F R R F F F F F F
Sat 21 Jan 2017
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Overcast Overcast Mist Mist Mist Mist Mist Mist Overcast Mist Mist
5.5 ° 5.4 ° 5.3 ° 5.1 ° 5.2 ° 4.9 ° 4.3 ° 4.5 ° 4.0 ° 3.6 ° 3.7 °
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SSE 13 SSE 13 SSE 15 SSE 16 S 6 SSE 11 SSW 11 SW 8 SSW 5 SW 5 S 8
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) arrow down
VG G M M M M M M G M M
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96% 96% 96% 97% 97% 98% 98% 98% 97% 98% 99%
Pressure (hPa) arrow down
1031 1030 1029 1029 1028 1028 1028 1028 1028 1028 1028
Pressure Tendency (F = Falling, R = Rising, S = Steady) arrow down
F F F F F F F F F R R
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Issued at: 1000 on Sat 21 Jan 2017

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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 Lerwick 8.1 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Kirkwall 7.4 °C
Highest rainfall Lerwick 0.2 mm
Sunniest Kirkwall 3.0 hours

UK extremes

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Valley 10.0 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Balmoral 1.6 °C
Lowest minimum temperature South Farnborough -7.2 °C
Highest rainfall Lough Fea 0.8 mm
Sunniest Aberporth 8.0 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 Fri 20 Jan 2017

Weather map

Sat 1000

Weather observation map for Stromness

Stromness Stromness – Mist 58.9665 -3.2949
Kirkwall Kirkwall – Mist 58.954 -2.9
Altnaharra SAWS Altnaharra SAWS – Light snow shower day 58.288 -4.442
Altnaharra SAWS Altnaharra SAWS – Light snow shower day 58.288 -4.442
Aultbea Aultbea – Sunny day 57.859 -5.636
Lossiemouth Lossiemouth – Sunny intervals 57.712 -3.322
Lerwick (S. Screen) Lerwick (S. Screen) – Drizzle 60.139 -1.183
Stornoway Stornoway – Cloudy 58.214 -6.325
Bealach Na Ba Bealach Na Ba – No data 57.4175 -5.689
Aberdeen Airport Aberdeen Airport – Sunny day 57.206 -2.202
Skye/Lusa (SAMOS) Skye/Lusa (SAMOS) – Sunny day 57.257 -5.809
Cairnwell Cairnwell – No data 56.879 -3.42
Aonach Mor Aonach Mor – No data 56.822 -4.97
Leuchars Leuchars – Mist 56.377 -2.862
South Uist Range South Uist Range – Sunny day 57.358 -7.397
Glen Ogle Glen Ogle – No data 56.423 -4.32
Edinburgh/Gogarbank Edinburgh/Gogarbank – Fog 55.928 -3.343
Tiree Tiree – Sunny intervals 56.497 -6.887
Glasgow/Bishopton Glasgow/Bishopton – Fog 55.907 -4.533

Location Details

Stromness

Location: 58.9665, -3.2949

Altitude: 28.0 m above mean sea level

Kirkwall

Location: 58.954, -2.9

Altitude: 26.0 m above mean sea level

Distance from Stromness: 22.7 km