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Kirkwall (nearest observation site to Foubister)

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Foubister forecast
Sat 25 Feb 2017
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Overcast Cloudy Overcast Overcast Overcast Light shower day Cloudy Cloudy Sunny intervals Sunny intervals Cloudy Sunny intervals Cloudy Heavy shower night Heavy shower night Overcast Overcast Overcast Cloudy
6.7 ° 7.4 ° 7.4 ° 8.2 ° 8.5 ° 8.5 ° 8.7 ° 8.7 ° 8.8 ° 8.7 ° 8.3 ° 7.2 ° 6.3 ° 5.0 ° 4.7 ° 4.8 ° 4.9 ° 4.6 ° 4.5 °
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S 29 41 S 26 36 S 26 38 S 24 36 S 22 32 SSW 21 30 W 16 30 W 23 37 W 24 32 W 21 32 W 18 38 W 18 32 W 13 W 14 W 16 S 9 WSW 14 S 9 SSW 11
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) arrow down
G G G G VG M G G G G VG G G G M VG G G G
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91% 88% 90% 90% 89% 94% 95% 86% 75% 81% 79% 78% 82% 89% 92% 91% 93% 95% 93%
Pressure (hPa) arrow down
988 987 986 986 985 986 988 989 990 991 992 993 994 995 996 996 996 996 996
Pressure Tendency (F = Falling, R = Rising, S = Steady) arrow down
F F F F F F R R R R R R R R R R R R R
Sun 26 Feb 2017
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Overcast Overcast Cloudy Partly cloudy night Cloudy Clear night
5.0 ° 5.1 ° 4.4 ° 2.9 ° 2.8 ° 3.0 °
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SW 11 SSW 9 SSW 9 S 10 S 10 S 10
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) arrow down
VG VG VG G VG VG
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93% 92% 91% 96% 94% 95%
Pressure (hPa) arrow down
996 996 995 994 993 992
Pressure Tendency (F = Falling, R = Rising, S = Steady) arrow down
F F F F F F
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Issued at: 0500 on Sun 26 Feb 2017

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Extremes

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Orkney & Shetland extremes

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Kirkwall 9.3 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Fair Isle 8.6 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Kirkwall 2.1 °C
Highest rainfall Lerwick 17.6 mm
Sunniest Lerwick 2.3 hours

UK extremes

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Craibstone 13.5 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Okehampton 7.6 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Santon Downham -1.2 °C
Highest rainfall Capel Curig 60.6 mm
Sunniest Dyce 4.7 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 Sat 25 Feb 2017

Weather map

Sun 0500

Weather observation map for Foubister

Foubister Foubister – Clear night 58.9185 -2.8368
Kirkwall Kirkwall – Clear night 58.954 -2.9
Altnaharra SAWS Altnaharra SAWS – Overcast 58.288 -4.442
Altnaharra SAWS Altnaharra SAWS – Overcast 58.288 -4.442
Lossiemouth Lossiemouth – Partly cloudy night 57.712 -3.322
Lerwick (S. Screen) Lerwick (S. Screen) – Overcast 60.139 -1.183
Aultbea Aultbea – Overcast 57.859 -5.636
Aberdeen Airport Aberdeen Airport – Clear night 57.206 -2.202
Bealach Na Ba Bealach Na Ba – No data 57.4175 -5.689
Stornoway Stornoway – Light shower night 58.214 -6.325
Cairnwell Cairnwell – No data 56.879 -3.42
Aultbea Aultbea – Overcast 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 – Light rain 57.358 -7.397
Edinburgh/Gogarbank Edinburgh/Gogarbank – Clear night 55.928 -3.343
Glasgow/Bishopton Glasgow/Bishopton – Cloudy 55.907 -4.533
Charterhall Charterhall – Partly cloudy night 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