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Kirkwall (nearest observation site to Stromness)

Thursday (Thursday 20 July 2017)
1400 1500 1600 1700 1800 1900 2000 2100 2200 2300
Heavy rain Heavy rain Heavy rain Drizzle Cloudy Overcast Overcast Overcast Light shower night Drizzle
Temperature (°C) Expand
12.6 ° 12.3 ° 12.5 ° 12.2 ° 12.5 ° 12.3 ° 12.1 ° 11.8 ° 11.4 ° 11.1 °
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Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) Expand
NW 14 NW 10 NW 13 WNW 11 NW 11 WNW 13 WNW 13 NW 14 W 13 W 10
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
M M M VG VG E E E VG P
Humidity Expand
98% 97% 98% 97% 95% 96% 92% 95% 95% 98%
Pressure (hPa) Expand
1002 1002 1002 1003 1002 1002 1002 1002 1002 1003
Pressure Tendency (F = Falling, R = Rising, S = Steady) Expand
F F F R R R F F R R
Sunrise: 04:35 Sunset: 22:03 Moon phase: Waning crescent
Friday (Friday 21 July 2017)
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Drizzle Drizzle Drizzle Light rain Overcast Overcast Sunny intervals Sunny day Sunny day Sunny day Cloudy Cloudy Sunny intervals Cloudy Sunny intervals
Temperature (°C) Expand
10.8 ° 10.0 ° 10.2 ° 10.0 ° 10.4 ° 10.5 ° 10.6 ° 11.0 ° 11.9 ° 12.8 ° 13.5 ° 15.1 ° 15.2 ° 15.2 ° 15.5 °
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Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) Expand
WNW 13 WSW 17 WSW 18 W 14 SW 13 WSW 10 SW 9 SSW 10 SSW 11 S 10 SSE 13 SE 14 SE 15 ESE 21 ESE 21 30
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
G M M E E VG E VG E VG VG VG VG E VG
Humidity Expand
100% 97% 96% 94% 97% 94% 85% 79% 76% 78% 81% 84% 85%
Pressure (hPa) Expand
1003 1003 1003 1004 1004 1004 1005 1006 1007 1008 1009 1009 1009 1010 1010
Pressure Tendency (F = Falling, R = Rising, S = Steady) Expand
R R R R R R R R R R R R R R R
Sunrise: 04:37 Sunset: 22:01 Moon phase: Waning crescent

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Extremes

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Orkney & Shetland extremes

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Baltasound 15.7 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Kirkwall 14.0 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Lerwick (S. Screen) 11.8 °C
Highest rainfall Kirkwall 23.4 mm
Sunniest Lerwick (S. Screen) 0.1 hours

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Location details

Stromness

Location: 58.967, -3.295
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: 14.1 (miles)