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Kirkwall (nearest observation site to Bu Sands)

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Bu Sands forecast
Sun 22 Jan 2017
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Overcast Overcast Cloudy Partly cloudy night Clear night Mist Clear night Clear night
5.4 ° 5.2 ° 5.8 ° 3.2 ° 3.1 ° 2.9 ° 3.1 ° 4.0 °
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WSW 6 WSW 7 WSW 10 W 9 WSW 10 WSW 10 SW 11 SW 14
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) arrow down
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89% 89% 85% 88% 95% 94% 95% 96%
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Mon 23 Jan 2017
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Cloudy Overcast Overcast Overcast Overcast Cloudy Cloudy Overcast Cloudy Drizzle Overcast Sunny day Sunny intervals Cloudy Sunny intervals Cloudy Cloudy
5.0 ° 5.7 ° 5.6 ° 5.7 ° 5.9 ° 5.5 ° 5.1 ° 5.0 ° 4.7 ° 5.5 ° 5.8 ° 5.6 ° 6.0 ° 6.0 ° 6.3 ° 6.9 ° 4.4 °
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WSW 14 WSW 13 SW 13 SW 13 SW 13 W 10 WSW 9 SW 8 SW 9 SW 11 SSW 6 SSW 10 SSW 9 S 8 S 8 SSW 10 S 9
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G VG G G G VG E VG G M G G G G G VG E
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96% 93% 93% 95% 96% 94% 97% 97% 99% 99% 99% 97% 95% 95% 91% 85% 85%
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1022 1022 1022 1022 1021 1022 1022 1022 1022 1022 1022 1022 1021 1021 1020 1020 1020
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R R R F F F R R R R R R F F F F F
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Issued at: 1600 on Mon 23 Jan 2017

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Extremes

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Orkney & Shetland extremes

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Fair Isle 7.0 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Lerwick 5.9 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Kirkwall 0.4 °C
Highest rainfall Baltasound 0.6 mm
Sunniest Lerwick 0.1 hours

UK extremes

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Isles of Scilly 10.8 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Fylingdales 0.0 °C
Lowest minimum temperature South Farnborough -8.0 °C
Highest rainfall Culdrose 4.6 mm
Sunniest Wattisham 7.5 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 22 Jan 2017

Weather map

Mon 1600

Weather observation map for Bu Sands

Bu Sands Bu Sands – Cloudy 58.859 -2.88
Kirkwall Kirkwall – Cloudy 58.954 -2.9
Altnaharra SAWS Altnaharra SAWS – Clear night 58.288 -4.442
Altnaharra SAWS Altnaharra SAWS – Clear night 58.288 -4.442
Lossiemouth Lossiemouth – Cloudy 57.712 -3.322
Aultbea Aultbea – Cloudy 57.859 -5.636
Lerwick (S. Screen) Lerwick (S. Screen) – Light rain 60.139 -1.183
Aberdeen Airport Aberdeen Airport – Clear night 57.206 -2.202
Bealach Na Ba Bealach Na Ba – No data 57.4175 -5.689
Stornoway Stornoway – Overcast 58.214 -6.325
Cairnwell Cairnwell – No data 56.879 -3.42
Skye/Lusa (SAMOS) Skye/Lusa (SAMOS) – Overcast 57.257 -5.809
Aonach Mor Aonach Mor – No data 56.822 -4.97
Leuchars Leuchars – Cloudy 56.377 -2.862
Glen Ogle Glen Ogle – No data 56.423 -4.32
South Uist Range South Uist Range – Cloudy 57.358 -7.397
Edinburgh/Gogarbank Edinburgh/Gogarbank – Overcast 55.928 -3.343
Glasgow/Bishopton Glasgow/Bishopton – Overcast 55.907 -4.533
Charterhall Charterhall – Sunny intervals 55.709 -2.383

Location Details

Bu Sands

Location: 58.859, -2.88

Altitude: 0.0 m above mean sea level

Kirkwall

Location: 58.954, -2.9

Altitude: 26.0 m above mean sea level

Distance from Bu Sands: 10.6 km