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Kirkwall (nearest observation site to Stromness)

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Stromness forecast
Sun 19 Feb 2017
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Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Overcast Mist Overcast Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Overcast Overcast Cloudy Drizzle Light rain Cloudy Mist Mist Mist
6.9 ° 7.0 ° 7.0 ° 7.2 ° 7.3 ° 8.0 ° 7.6 ° 8.9 ° 8.8 ° 9.4 ° 9.1 ° 9.0 ° 9.3 ° 9.0 ° 9.8 ° 10.1 ° 9.8 ° 9.4 ° 9.2 °
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W 14 W 16 29 W 13 W 14 W 18 W 18 30 WSW 17 29 WSW 17 31 WSW 21 31 WSW 23 36 WSW 19 37 SW 17 SW 19 SW 19 WSW 29 39 WSW 30 40 WSW 26 43 W 28 44 W 23 37
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VG VG VG VG M VG VG VG VG VG VG E E M M VG M P P
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97% 97% 97% 94% 97% 93% 96% 90% 90% 89% 92% 90% 92% 97% 97% 99% 98% 99% 100%
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R R R R R R R F F F F F F F F F F F R
Mon 20 Feb 2017
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Overcast Mist Mist Mist Light rain Drizzle
9.0 ° 8.6 ° 8.4 ° 8.5 ° 8.6 ° 8.7 °
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W 22 36 W 21 36 WSW 21 32 WSW 24 34 WSW 23 36 WSW 25 37
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G P M M M M
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99% 99% 100% 100% 100% 99%
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1004 1004 1003 1002 1001 999
Pressure Tendency (F = Falling, R = Rising, S = Steady) arrow down
R R F F F F
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Issued at: 0500 on Mon 20 Feb 2017

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Extremes

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Orkney & Shetland extremes

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Kirkwall 10.2 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Lerwick 8.9 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Lerwick 6.2 °C
Highest rainfall Lerwick 5.6 mm
Sunniest Kirkwall 0.4 hours

UK extremes

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Fyvie Castle 13.9 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Spadeadam 8.2 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Shoreham -2.1 °C
Highest rainfall Cluanie Inn 8.8 mm
Sunniest Boulmer 7.8 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 19 Feb 2017

Weather map

Mon 0500

Weather observation map for Stromness

Stromness Stromness – Drizzle 58.9665 -3.2949
Kirkwall Kirkwall – Drizzle 58.954 -2.9
Altnaharra SAWS Altnaharra SAWS – Heavy rain 58.288 -4.442
Altnaharra SAWS Altnaharra SAWS – Heavy rain 58.288 -4.442
Aultbea Aultbea – Drizzle 57.859 -5.636
Lossiemouth Lossiemouth – Cloudy 57.712 -3.322
Lerwick (S. Screen) Lerwick (S. Screen) – Drizzle 60.139 -1.183
Stornoway Stornoway – Light rain 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
Aultbea Aultbea – Drizzle 57.859 -5.636
Aonach Mor Aonach Mor – No data 56.822 -4.97
Leuchars Leuchars – Cloudy 56.377 -2.862
South Uist Range South Uist Range – Light shower night 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 – Mist 56.497 -6.887
Glasgow/Bishopton Glasgow/Bishopton – Overcast 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