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Kirkwall (nearest observation site to Wide Firth)

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Sat 10 Dec 2016
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7.7 ° 8.2 ° 6.9 ° 7.9 ° 7.8 ° 7.7 ° 7.3 ° 6.9 ° 7.6 ° 8.5 ° 8.1 ° 8.6 ° 8.1 ° 7.9 ° 7.2 ° 7.8 ° 7.5 ° 7.4 ° 7.0 ° 7.4 ° 8.1 °
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S 11 SSW 16 SSW 13 SSW 17 SSW 16 31 SSW 16 SSW 17 S 11 SSW 14 SSW 18 29 S 15 SSW 18 SSW 17 SSW 15 W 15 SSW 16 SSW 16 SSW 17 SSW 16 SW 21 WSW 22 34
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90% 85% 89% 87% 86% 88% 89% 90% 88% 83% 87% 83% 88% 88% 85% 88% 87% 88% 90% 94% 92%
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Sun 11 Dec 2016
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Light shower night Overcast Heavy rain Heavy rain
8.0 ° 8.5 ° 7.8 ° 8.0 °
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W 25 36 WSW 23 31 W 24 37 W 23 34
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) arrow down
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92% 89% 96% 95%
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1007 1007 1007 1008
Pressure Tendency (F = Falling, R = Rising, S = Steady) arrow down
F R R R
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Issued at: 0300 on Sun 11 Dec 2016

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Extremes

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Orkney & Shetland extremes

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Baltasound 9.5 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Kirkwall 9.0 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Baltasound 6.7 °C
Highest rainfall Baltasound 6.6 mm
Sunniest Lerwick 0.2 hours

UK extremes

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature St James Park 13.7 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Killylane 7.4 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Fyvie Castle -0.2 °C
Highest rainfall Chivenor 22.6 mm
Sunniest Stornoway 2.1 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 10 Dec 2016