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Kirkwall (nearest observation site to Wide Firth)

Saturday (Saturday 22 July 2017)
1300 1400 1500 1600 1700 1800 1900 2000 2100 2200 2300
Sunny intervals Cloudy Sunny intervals Sunny day Sunny day Sunny intervals Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Clear night Cloudy
Temperature (°C) Expand
16.5 ° 16.9 ° 16.9 ° 16.7 ° 15.5 ° 15.2 ° 14.2 ° 13.8 ° 13.1 ° 11.2 ° 11.6 °
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Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) Expand
ESE 16 E 14 E 15 E 13 E 13 E 13 ENE 11 E 9 ENE 6 E 5 E 7
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
G VG VG E E VG VG VG VG G G
Humidity Expand
85% 84% 80% 80% 82% 83% 89% 91% 94% 96%
Pressure (hPa) Expand
1015 1016 1015 1015 1015 1015 1015 1015 1015 1016 1016
Pressure Tendency (F = Falling, R = Rising, S = Steady) Expand
R R R F F F F F R R R
Sunrise: 04:37 Sunset: 21:59 Moon phase: Waning crescent
Sunday (Sunday 23 July 2017)
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Cloudy Partly cloudy night Mist Mist Mist Mist Fog Fog Overcast Sunny intervals Sunny day Sunny day Cloudy Overcast
Temperature (°C) Expand
11.0 ° 11.4 ° 11.9 ° 12.9 ° 13.3 ° 13.4 ° 13.5 ° 13.6 ° 14.3 ° 15.9 ° 17.2 ° 17.3 ° 16.7 ° 15.0 °
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Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) Expand
E 5 E 8 ENE 10 ENE 9 ENE 10 ENE 10 E 14 ENE 13 ENE 14 ENE 13 ENE 13 NE 15 NE 15 NE 16
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
P M M M P M VP VP G G VG VG VG G
Humidity Expand
100% 100% 100% 100% 100% 100% 100% 100% 100% 94% 86% 83% 83% 91%
Pressure (hPa) Expand
1016 1016 1016 1016 1016 1016 1016 1016 1016 1017 1017 1017 1017 1018
Pressure Tendency (F = Falling, R = Rising, S = Steady) Expand
R R F F F F S R R R R R R R
Sunrise: 04:39 Sunset: 21:57 Moon phase: New

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Extremes

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Orkney & Shetland extremes

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Kirkwall 17.5 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Fair Isle 14.9 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Baltasound 10.3 °C
Highest rainfall Lerwick (S. Screen) 0.6 mm
Sunniest Kirkwall 7.8 hours

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Location details

Wide Firth

Location: 59.022, -3.031
Altitude: 0.0 m above mean sea level

Kirkwall

Location: 58.954, -2.9
Altitude: 26.0 m above mean sea level
Distance from Wide Firth: 6.6 (miles)