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Kirkwall (nearest observation site to Stromness)

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Stromness forecast
Fri 02 Dec 2016
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7.1 ° 6.5 ° 6.8 ° 7.0 ° 7.1 ° 6.5 ° 7.0 ° 5.9 ° 6.5 °
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SSW 6 S 8 SSW 7 SW 7 SSW 10 WSW 8 SSW 8 WSW 6 WSW 9
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VG E E E E E E E E
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94% 97% 97% 97% 98% 97% 95% 95% 94%
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F F F R S F F F F
Sat 03 Dec 2016
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6.2 ° 7.1 ° 6.5 ° 6.5 ° 5.7 ° 4.8 ° 6.4 ° 6.4 ° 6.5 ° 6.2 ° 5.9 ° 6.3 ° 6.2 ° 7.9 ° 7.3 ° 5.4 °
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WSW 5 SW 8 WSW 7 WSW 9 WSW 6 WSW 7 SW 9 SW 10 SSW 9 SSW 9 SW 9 SW 9 SW 8 WSW 8 WSW 9 WSW 9
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E E E VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG E E E E
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94% 94% 95% 95% 95% 96% 98% 97% 95% 97% 97% 97% 91% 85% 85% 89%
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1026 1026 1026 1026 1025 1025 1025 1025 1025 1025 1025 1026 1025 1025 1025 1025
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S F F F F F F F S R R R R F F F
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Issued at: 1500 on Sat 3 Dec 2016

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Extremes

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Orkney & Shetland extremes

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Fair Isle 7.9 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Baltasound 5.9 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Baltasound -0.3 °C
Highest rainfall Fair Isle Trace 
Sunniest Lerwick 2.3 hours

UK extremes

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Isles of Scilly 11.0 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Thomastown 2.2 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Exeter Airport -6.3 °C
Highest rainfall Resallach 6.2 mm
Sunniest Leeming 3.6 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 2 Dec 2016

Weather map

Sat 1500

Weather observation map for Stromness

Stromness Stromness – Sunny day 58.9665 -3.2949
Kirkwall Kirkwall – Sunny day 58.954 -2.9
Altnaharra SAWS Altnaharra SAWS – Cloudy 58.288 -4.442
Altnaharra SAWS Altnaharra SAWS – Cloudy 58.288 -4.442
Aultbea Aultbea – Cloudy 57.859 -5.636
Lossiemouth Lossiemouth – Cloudy 57.712 -3.322
Lerwick (S. Screen) Lerwick (S. Screen) – Cloudy 60.139 -1.183
Stornoway Stornoway – Overcast 58.214 -6.325
Bealach Na Ba Bealach Na Ba – No data 57.4175 -5.689
Aberdeen Airport Aberdeen Airport – Overcast 57.206 -2.202
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 – Cloudy 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 – Overcast 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