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Kirkwall (nearest observation site to Wide Firth)

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Wide Firth forecast
Mon 23 Jan 2017
2200 2300
Cloudy Cloudy
3.3 ° 3.8 °
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S 11 S 10
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) arrow down
G G
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93% 93%
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1017 1016
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F F
Tue 24 Jan 2017
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Cloudy Cloudy Partly cloudy night Clear night Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Overcast Cloudy Sunny intervals Cloudy Sunny intervals Sunny day Sunny day Sunny intervals Sunny intervals Cloudy Overcast Cloudy Clear night Clear night Clear night Clear night
4.3 ° 4.7 ° 4.6 ° 5.6 ° 6.5 ° 6.8 ° 6.8 ° 7.1 ° 7.0 ° 6.7 ° 7.6 ° 7.9 ° 8.4 ° 8.8 ° 8.1 ° 7.9 ° 7.7 ° 7.7 ° 7.7 ° 7.8 ° 7.3 ° 7.2 ° 7.2 °
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S 11 S 14 S 13 S 21 S 22 29 S 18 S 18 SSW 19 SSW 15 S 11 SSW 17 SSW 19 SSW 19 29 SSW 21 29 S 17 S 19 S 19 S 21 29 S 16 29 SSW 15 S 17 S 21 SSW 18 30
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VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG E E E E VG VG VG VG E E VG E E
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92% 91% 90% 89% 85% 85% 86% 86% 88% 91% 90% 88% 85% 82% 91% 93% 91% 89% 86% 85% 88% 86% 89%
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1015 1014 1014 1013 1012 1012 1011 1012 1012 1013 1013 1014 1014 1014 1014 1013 1013 1013 1013 1013 1013 1013 1012
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F F F F F F F F R R R R R R R F F F F R F F F
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Issued at: 2200 on Tue 24 Jan 2017

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Extremes

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Orkney & Shetland extremes

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Fair Isle 7.1 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Lerwick 6.8 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Kirkwall 2.6 °C
Highest rainfall Fair Isle 1.4 mm
Sunniest Kirkwall 2.2 hours

UK extremes

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Isles of Scilly 11.1 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Herstmonceux 0.9 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Katesbridge -7.1 °C
Highest rainfall Fair Isle 1.4 mm
Sunniest Bude 7.9 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 Mon 23 Jan 2017