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Kirkwall forecast
Wed 10 Feb 2016
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Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Light shower night Heavy rain Overcast Overcast Overcast
5.1 4.4 4.1 4.5 4.9 5.4 5.9 5.2
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W 11 WNW 15 WNW 10 WNW 9 N 7 NE 21 31 NE 25 36 NE 25 38
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) arrow down
VG E E G G G G G
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82% 91% 95% 93% 93% 88% 79% 85%
Pressure (hPa) arrow down
992 992 993 993 994 994 995 996
Pressure Tendency (F = Falling, R = Rising, S = Steady) arrow down
R R R R R R R R
Thu 11 Feb 2016
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Overcast Overcast Cloudy Overcast Light shower night Overcast Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Sunny intervals Sunny intervals Sunny intervals Cloudy Sunny day Sunny intervals Sunny intervals Sunny intervals
5.5 5.6 5.4 4.9 4.4 4.6 4.5 3.9 4.6 4.3 5.1 5.2 5.9 5.4 4.5 4.8 4.1
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NE 23 33 NE 21 34 NE 24 34 NE 19 32 NE 19 34 NE 19 32 NE 18 29 NE 16 31 NE 21 NE 17 NE 17 NE 17 31 NE 19 ENE 17 29 ENE 15 31 NE 19 29 NE 18 30
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) arrow down
G G G VG G G G VG G VG VG VG VG VG VG G G
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81% 72% 71% 70% 80% 74% 78% 71% 71% 70% 65% 74% 71% 68% 69% 68% 66%
Pressure (hPa) arrow down
997 997 998 999 999 1000 1000 1001 1001 1002 1002 1003 1003 1003 1003 1003 1003
Pressure Tendency (F = Falling, R = Rising, S = Steady) arrow down
R R R R R R R R R R R R R R R R R
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Issued at: 1600 on Thu 11 Feb 2016

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Extremes

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Orkney & Shetland extremes

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Fair Isle 6.9 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Lerwick 5.8 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Lerwick 2.5 °C
Highest rainfall Kirkwall 2.8 mm
Sunniest Kirkwall 2.3 hours

UK extremes

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Swanage 10.3 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Dalwhinnie 3.3 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Spadeadam -2.0 °C
Highest rainfall Liscombe 17.4 mm
Sunniest Sheffield 8.0 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: 2303 on Wed 10 Feb 2016