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Kirkwall (nearest observation site to Finstown)

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Finstown forecast
Wed 07 Dec 2016
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12.8 ° 12.3 ° 13.0 ° 12.4 ° 12.1 ° 11.7 ° 11.3 °
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S 21 29 S 21 29 SSW 23 34 WSW 29 41 WSW 37 55 WSW 26 49 WSW 31 44
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Thu 08 Dec 2016
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11.7 ° 11.2 ° 11.2 ° 11.4 ° 10.9 ° 11.3 ° 10.8 ° 10.5 ° 11.0 ° 11.1 ° 10.8 ° 10.3 ° 10.7 ° 11.0 ° 11.2 ° 10.9 ° 10.4 ° 10.7 °
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WSW 36 52 WSW 29 51 WSW 31 46 WSW 29 45 WSW 28 41 WSW 26 39 WSW 24 37 SW 25 33 WSW 24 39 SW 18 38 SSW 13 SSW 11 SW 22 SW 19 WSW 16 WSW 17 30 WSW 14 33 SW 19
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Issued at: 1700 on Thu 8 Dec 2016

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Extremes

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Orkney & Shetland extremes

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Kirkwall 13.1 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Fair Isle 12.3 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Lerwick 8.8 °C
Highest rainfall Lerwick 13.2 mm
Sunniest Kirkwall 0.2 hours

UK extremes

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Hawarden 17.0 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Fylingdales 10.5 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Strathallan 1.8 °C
Highest rainfall Achnagart 45.6 mm
Sunniest Bude 5.0 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 Wed 7 Dec 2016

Weather map

Thu 1700

Weather observation map for Finstown

Finstown Finstown – Overcast 59.0085 -3.1208
Wick John O Groats Airport Wick John O Groats Airport – Clear night 58.454 -3.089
Altnaharra SAWS Altnaharra SAWS – Cloudy 58.288 -4.442
Altnaharra SAWS Altnaharra SAWS – Cloudy 58.288 -4.442
Lerwick (S. Screen) Lerwick (S. Screen) – Cloudy 60.139 -1.183
Lossiemouth Lossiemouth – Cloudy 57.712 -3.322
Aultbea Aultbea – Cloudy 57.859 -5.636
Stornoway Stornoway – Cloudy 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
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 – Clear night 56.377 -2.862
South Uist Range South Uist Range – Mist 57.358 -7.397
Glen Ogle Glen Ogle – No data 56.423 -4.32
Edinburgh/Gogarbank Edinburgh/Gogarbank – Clear night 55.928 -3.343
Glasgow/Bishopton Glasgow/Bishopton – Cloudy 55.907 -4.533
Tiree Tiree – Overcast 56.497 -6.887

Location Details

Finstown

Location: 59.0085, -3.1208

Altitude: 17.0 m above mean sea level

Kirkwall

Location: 58.954, -2.9

Altitude: 26.0 m above mean sea level

Distance from Finstown: 14.0 km