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Kirkwall (nearest observation site to Wide Firth)

Monday (29 May 2017)
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Temperature (°C) Expand
9.4 ° 9.4 ° 9.6 ° 10.1 ° 10.5 ° 11.3 ° 11.5 ° 11.2 ° 11.1 ° 11.9 ° 11.7 ° 12.1 ° 12.0 ° 11.6 ° 10.9 ° 10.8 ° 10.1 ° 9.7 ° 9.4 ° 9.0 °
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Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) Expand
N 0 ESE 1 N 0 NE 5 NE 2 ESE 3 SE 5 S 7 S 6 SE 7 SSE 7 ESE 7 SE 11 SE 10 ESE 10 ESE 10 ESE 9 ESE 9 SE 7 SE 6
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
E E E E E E E E E E E VG E E E E E E E E
Humidity Expand
82% 88% 87% 85% 77% 73% 75% 73% 76% 71% 72% 70% 68% 72% 73% 74% 81% 84% 87% 90%
Pressure (hPa) Expand
1018 1018 1018 1018 1017 1017 1017 1016 1017 1016 1016 1015 1015 1014 1014 1013 1013 1013 1012 1012
Pressure Tendency (F = Falling, R = Rising, S = Steady) Expand
F F F F F F F F F F F F F F F F F F F F
Sunrise: 04:15 Sunset: 22:05 Moon phase: Waxing crescent
Tuesday (30 May 2017)
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Temperature (°C) Expand
9.1 ° 7.6 ° 8.3 ° 9.5 ° 9.6 °
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Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) Expand
SE 6 SE 6 SE 6 SE 7 SE 8
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
VG G VG VG VG
Humidity Expand
91% 95% 97% 95% 93%
Pressure (hPa) Expand
1011 1011 1010 1009 1009
Pressure Tendency (F = Falling, R = Rising, S = Steady) Expand
F F F F F
Sunrise: 04:14 Sunset: 22:06 Moon phase: Waxing crescent

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Extremes

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Orkney & Shetland extremes

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Kirkwall 12.6 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Lerwick (S. Screen) 10.1 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Kirkwall 6.3 °C
Highest rainfall Baltasound 0.2 mm
Sunniest Kirkwall 0.2 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)