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Kirkwall Youth Hostel forecast
Sun 19 Feb 2017
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Cloudy Drizzle Light rain Cloudy Mist Mist Mist
9.3 ° 9.0 ° 9.8 ° 10.1 ° 9.8 ° 9.4 ° 9.2 °
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SW 19 SW 19 WSW 29 39 WSW 30 40 WSW 26 43 W 28 44 W 23 37
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Mon 20 Feb 2017
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Overcast Mist Mist Mist Light rain Drizzle Drizzle Cloudy Drizzle Overcast Cloudy Cloudy Sunny day Sunny intervals Sunny intervals Light shower day Cloudy Partly cloudy night
9.0 ° 8.6 ° 8.4 ° 8.5 ° 8.6 ° 8.7 ° 9.5 ° 9.9 ° 9.4 ° 9.1 ° 8.9 ° 8.7 ° 9.3 ° 9.4 ° 9.0 ° 7.7 ° 7.8 ° 7.0 °
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W 22 36 W 21 36 WSW 21 32 WSW 24 34 WSW 23 36 WSW 25 37 WSW 31 45 W 34 47 W 30 48 W 29 46 WNW 22 39 W 23 37 W 32 46 W 31 45 W 28 44 W 29 48 W 32 46 W 28 44
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G P M M M M M M P M VG G G G G M G G
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Issued at: 1700 on Mon 20 Feb 2017

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Extremes

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Orkney & Shetland extremes

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Kirkwall 10.2 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Lerwick 8.9 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Lerwick 6.2 °C
Highest rainfall Lerwick 5.6 mm
Sunniest Kirkwall 0.4 hours

UK extremes

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Fyvie Castle 13.9 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Spadeadam 8.2 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Shoreham -2.1 °C
Highest rainfall Cluanie Inn 8.8 mm
Sunniest Boulmer 7.8 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 Sun 19 Feb 2017

Weather map

Mon 1700

Weather observation map for Kirkwall Youth Hostel

Kirkwall Youth Hostel Kirkwall Youth Hostel – Partly cloudy night 58.9714 -2.9639
Kirkwall Kirkwall – Partly cloudy night 58.954 -2.9
Altnaharra SAWS Altnaharra SAWS – Cloudy 58.288 -4.442
Altnaharra SAWS Altnaharra SAWS – Cloudy 58.288 -4.442
Lerwick (S. Screen) Lerwick (S. Screen) – Partly cloudy night 60.139 -1.183
Lossiemouth Lossiemouth – Cloudy 57.712 -3.322
Aultbea Aultbea – Cloudy 57.859 -5.636
Aberdeen Airport Aberdeen Airport – Overcast 57.206 -2.202
Bealach Na Ba Bealach Na Ba – No data 57.4175 -5.689
Stornoway Stornoway – Sunny day 58.214 -6.325
Aultbea Aultbea – Cloudy 57.859 -5.636
Aonach Mor Aonach Mor – No data 56.822 -4.97
Leuchars Leuchars – Cloudy 56.377 -2.862
Glen Ogle Glen Ogle – No data 56.423 -4.32
South Uist Range South Uist Range – Cloudy 57.358 -7.397
Edinburgh/Gogarbank Edinburgh/Gogarbank – Sunny day 55.928 -3.343
Glasgow/Bishopton Glasgow/Bishopton – Cloudy 55.907 -4.533
Tiree Tiree – Overcast 56.497 -6.887

Location Details

Kirkwall Youth Hostel

Location: 58.9714, -2.9639

Altitude: 6.0 m above mean sea level

Kirkwall

Location: 58.954, -2.9

Altitude: 26.0 m above mean sea level

Distance from Kirkwall Youth Hostel: 4.1 km