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Kirkwall Youth Hostel forecast
Tue 17 Jan 2017
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Overcast Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Overcast Cloudy Cloudy Overcast Overcast Overcast Cloudy Overcast
10.5 ° 10.2 ° 10.0 ° 9.9 ° 9.6 ° 9.8 ° 9.6 ° 8.5 ° 8.6 ° 8.8 ° 8.5 ° 8.7 ° 8.5 °
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Wed 18 Jan 2017
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Overcast Overcast Overcast Overcast Overcast Cloudy Overcast Clear night Clear night Sunny day Sunny day Cloudy
8.0 ° 8.5 ° 7.7 ° 7.8 ° 7.4 ° 7.2 ° 7.7 ° 7.3 ° 7.9 ° 8.6 ° 8.9 ° 9.3 °
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SSW 13 SSW 15 S 9 S 10 SSW 13 SSW 14 SSW 16 31 SW 26 38 SW 26 34 SW 24 37 SW 26 37 SSW 18 29
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Issued at: 1100 on Wed 18 Jan 2017

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Extremes

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Orkney & Shetland extremes

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Kirkwall 10.5 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Lerwick 9.1 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Baltasound 7.9 °C
Highest rainfall Lerwick 1.6 mm
Sunniest Lerwick 0.0 hours

UK extremes

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Aboyne 13.2 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Langdon Bay 1.5 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Santon Downham -2.2 °C
Highest rainfall Machrihanish 5.2 mm
Sunniest Odiham 6.6 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 17 Jan 2017

Weather map

Wed 1100

Weather observation map for Kirkwall Youth Hostel

Kirkwall Youth Hostel Kirkwall Youth Hostel – Cloudy 58.9714 -2.9639
Kirkwall Kirkwall – Cloudy 58.954 -2.9
Altnaharra SAWS Altnaharra SAWS – Overcast 58.288 -4.442
Altnaharra SAWS Altnaharra SAWS – Overcast 58.288 -4.442
Lerwick (S. Screen) Lerwick (S. Screen) – Cloudy 60.139 -1.183
Lossiemouth Lossiemouth – Sunny day 57.712 -3.322
Aultbea Aultbea – Cloudy 57.859 -5.636
Aberdeen Airport Aberdeen Airport – Sunny day 57.206 -2.202
Bealach Na Ba Bealach Na Ba – No data 57.4175 -5.689
Stornoway Stornoway – Light shower day 58.214 -6.325
Cairnwell Cairnwell – No data 56.879 -3.42
Skye/Lusa (SAMOS) Skye/Lusa (SAMOS) – Cloudy 57.257 -5.809
Aonach Mor Aonach Mor – No data 56.822 -4.97
Leuchars Leuchars – Overcast 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 – Overcast 55.928 -3.343
Glasgow/Bishopton Glasgow/Bishopton – Overcast 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