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Kirkwall forecast
Thu 03 Sep 2015
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Light rain Overcast Overcast Overcast Overcast Overcast Cloudy Cloudy Light rain Overcast Overcast Cloudy
10.9 11.8 11.6 11.3 11.5 12.0 11.5 11.1 10.2 10.1 10.0 9.8
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) arrow down
N 24 34 N 26 34 N 24 33 N 24 31 N 24 30 N 24 32 N 23 33 N 19 29 N 21 N 18 N 18 N 16
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) arrow down
M VG VG VG G VG E E M VG VG G
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90% 83% 80% 82% 82% 80% 81% 84% 95% 92% 94% 93%
Pressure (hPa) arrow down
1016 1016 1016 1017 1016 1017 1017 1017 1017 1018 1018 1018
Pressure Tendency (F = Falling, R = Rising, S = Steady) arrow down
R R R R R R R R R R R R
Fri 04 Sep 2015
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Overcast Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Overcast Overcast Overcast Light shower day Overcast Cloudy Cloudy Drizzle
9.2 9.2 9.9 9.7 9.7 9.6 9.6 9.7 10.1 11.1 11.6 12.0 12.3
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N 17 N 15 NNW 15 NNW 16 N 15 NNW 15 NW 9 NW 9 WNW 8 WNW 13 WNW 10 WNW 11 WNW 13
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) arrow down
VG VG E VG E VG E G VG VG VG G M
Humidity arrow down
93% 95% 85% 85% 84% 86% 89% 91% 96% 94% 96% 95% 96%
Pressure (hPa) arrow down
1018 1018 1018 1018 1018 1018 1017 1017 1017 1016 1016 1016 1015
Pressure Tendency (F = Falling, R = Rising, S = Steady) arrow down
R R F F F F F F F F F F F
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Issued at: 1200 on Fri 04 Sep 2015

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Extremes

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Orkney & Shetland extremes

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Baltasound 13.2 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Kirkwall 12.4 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Kirkwall 9.4 °C
Highest rainfall Kirkwall 1.2 mm
Sunniest Kirkwall 0.6 hours

UK extremes

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Glasgow 18.7 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Fylingdales 9.9 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Drumalbin 3.8 °C
Highest rainfall Cromer 12.6 mm
Sunniest Glasgow 8.3 hours

About extremes

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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: 0002 on Fri 04 Sep 2015