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Kirkwall (nearest observation site to Stromness)

Thursday (25 May 2017)
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Temperature (°C) Expand
10.9 ° 11.0 ° 11.3 ° 12.7 ° 12.7 ° 13.4 ° 13.9 ° 14.9 ° 16.4 ° 15.9 ° 16.0 ° 16.8 ° 17.3 ° 16.3 ° 15.6 ° 14.2 ° 13.2 ° 11.4 ° 9.9 ° 9.9 °
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Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) Expand
W 17 29 W 9 WNW 3 ESE 2 WSW 7 W 13 W 15 W 14 W 8 W 9 S 9 S 7 S 7 SE 10 SE 10 ESE 11 E 11 ESE 11 ESE 14 ESE 14
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
P G G VG VG E VG VG VG E VG VG VG VG VG VG G G VP VP
Humidity Expand
100% 100% 100% 97% 93% 87% 79% 76% 75% 81% 79% 79% 80% 79% 85% 89% 94% 100% 100%
Pressure (hPa) Expand
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Pressure Tendency (F = Falling, R = Rising, S = Steady) Expand
F F F R R R R R F S R F F F F F F F F F
Sunrise: 04:23 Sunset: 21:58 Moon phase: New
Friday (26 May 2017)
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Drizzle Fog Fog Fog Clear night
Temperature (°C) Expand
10.0 ° 10.1 ° 9.9 ° 9.0 ° 8.4 °
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Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) Expand
ESE 9 E 6 ESE 6 E 2 W 1
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
VP VP VP VP M
Humidity Expand
100% 100% 100% 100% 100%
Pressure (hPa) Expand
1020 1020 1019 1019 1019
Pressure Tendency (F = Falling, R = Rising, S = Steady) Expand
F F F F F
Sunrise: 04:22 Sunset: 22:00 Moon phase: New

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Extremes

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Orkney & Shetland extremes

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Kirkwall 17.5 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Fair Isle 12.2 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Fair Isle 9.7 °C
Highest rainfall Lerwick (S. Screen) 0.6 mm
Sunniest Kirkwall 8.0 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)