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Kirkwall (nearest observation site to Finstown)

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Finstown forecast
Sat 21 Jan 2017
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WSW 6 SSW 6 S 7 S 3 S 6 SSW 6 SSW 2 N 0 SW 1 WSW 1 ESE 1 SSW 2 WSW 2 W 5 WSW 2 W 6
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Issued at: 1500 on Sun 22 Jan 2017

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Extremes

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Orkney & Shetland extremes

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Baltasound 6.7 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Kirkwall 5.6 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Kirkwall 3.4 °C
Highest rainfall Lerwick 0.4 mm
Sunniest Kirkwall 1.9 hours

UK extremes

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Bridgefoot 9.1 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Altnaharra -0.6 °C
Lowest minimum temperature South Farnborough -8.1 °C
Highest rainfall Isles of Scilly 1.2 mm
Sunniest Valley 7.6 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 Sat 21 Jan 2017

Weather map

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Weather observation map for Finstown

Finstown Finstown – Cloudy 59.0085 -3.1208
Wick John O Groats Airport Wick John O Groats Airport – Sunny day 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 – Overcast 57.859 -5.636
Stornoway Stornoway – Sunny day 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 – Overcast 56.377 -2.862
South Uist Range South Uist Range – Sunny intervals 57.358 -7.397
Glen Ogle Glen Ogle – No data 56.423 -4.32
Edinburgh/Gogarbank Edinburgh/Gogarbank – Overcast 55.928 -3.343
Glasgow/Bishopton Glasgow/Bishopton – Overcast 55.907 -4.533
Tiree Tiree – Sunny intervals 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