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Kirkwall (nearest observation site to Foubister)

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Foubister forecast
Mon 05 Dec 2016
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Issued at: 1500 on Tue 6 Dec 2016

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Extremes

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Orkney & Shetland extremes

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Baltasound 8.7 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Kirkwall 6.9 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Kirkwall 0.7 °C
Highest rainfall Lerwick 0.6 mm
Sunniest Kirkwall 5.3 hours

UK extremes

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Plymouth 12.1 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Aviemore -3.3 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Aviemore -9.8 °C
Highest rainfall Lerwick 0.6 mm
Sunniest Odiham 5.9 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 Mon 5 Dec 2016

Weather map

Tue 1500

Weather observation map for Foubister

Foubister Foubister – Heavy shower day 58.9185 -2.8368
Kirkwall Kirkwall – Heavy shower day 58.954 -2.9
Altnaharra SAWS Altnaharra SAWS – Light rain 58.288 -4.442
Altnaharra SAWS Altnaharra SAWS – Light rain 58.288 -4.442
Lossiemouth Lossiemouth – Overcast 57.712 -3.322
Lerwick (S. Screen) Lerwick (S. Screen) – Overcast 60.139 -1.183
Aultbea Aultbea – Light shower day 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 – Light rain 58.214 -6.325
Cairnwell Cairnwell – No data 56.879 -3.42
Skye/Lusa (SAMOS) Skye/Lusa (SAMOS) – Heavy rain 57.257 -5.809
Aonach Mor Aonach Mor – No data 56.822 -4.97
Leuchars Leuchars – Mist 56.377 -2.862
Glen Ogle Glen Ogle – No data 56.423 -4.32
South Uist Range South Uist Range – Light rain 57.358 -7.397
Edinburgh/Gogarbank Edinburgh/Gogarbank – Mist 55.928 -3.343
Glasgow/Bishopton Glasgow/Bishopton – Heavy rain 55.907 -4.533
Charterhall Charterhall – Mist 55.709 -2.383

Location Details

Foubister

Location: 58.9185, -2.8368

Altitude: 24.0 m above mean sea level

Kirkwall

Location: 58.954, -2.9

Altitude: 26.0 m above mean sea level

Distance from Foubister: 5.4 km