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Kirkwall Youth Hostel forecast
Tue 06 Dec 2016
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8.0 ° 7.7 ° 7.5 ° 7.7 ° 8.1 ° 8.5 ° 8.6 ° 8.8 ° 8.9 ° 8.9 ° 9.0 °
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Wed 07 Dec 2016
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9.1 ° 9.4 ° 9.7 ° 9.7 ° 9.7 ° 10.1 ° 10.2 ° 10.2 ° 10.7 ° 11.3 ° 11.4 ° 11.5 ° 12.3 ° 12.5 °
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S 21 31 S 19 S 17 S 15 S 18 SSW 16 SSW 17 S 17 S 16 SSW 14 SSW 15 S 16 S 16 SSW 18
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Issued at: 1300 on Wed 7 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 8.9 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Kirkwall 2.1 °C
Highest rainfall Fair Isle 1.0 mm
Sunniest Lerwick 0.0 hours

UK extremes

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Magilligan 13.4 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Strathallan 2.0 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Aviemore -9.2 °C
Highest rainfall Lusa 22.6 mm
Sunniest Manston 2.8 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 Tue 6 Dec 2016

Weather map

Wed 1300

Weather observation map for Kirkwall Youth Hostel

Kirkwall Youth Hostel Kirkwall Youth Hostel – Sunny intervals 58.9714 -2.9639
Kirkwall Kirkwall – Sunny intervals 58.954 -2.9
Altnaharra SAWS Altnaharra SAWS – Light rain 58.288 -4.442
Altnaharra SAWS Altnaharra SAWS – Light rain 58.288 -4.442
Lerwick (S. Screen) Lerwick (S. Screen) – Light rain 60.139 -1.183
Lossiemouth Lossiemouth – Cloudy 57.712 -3.322
Aultbea Aultbea – Light shower day 57.859 -5.636
Aberdeen Airport Aberdeen Airport – Sunny intervals 57.206 -2.202
Bealach Na Ba Bealach Na Ba – No data 57.4175 -5.689
Stornoway Stornoway – Overcast 58.214 -6.325
Cairnwell Cairnwell – No data 56.879 -3.42
Skye/Lusa (SAMOS) Skye/Lusa (SAMOS) – Light rain 57.257 -5.809
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 – Overcast 57.358 -7.397
Edinburgh/Gogarbank Edinburgh/Gogarbank – Cloudy 55.928 -3.343
Glasgow/Bishopton Glasgow/Bishopton – Overcast 55.907 -4.533
Tiree Tiree – Mist 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