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Kirkwall forecast
Wed 24 Aug 2016
2000 2100 2200 2300
Sunny day Clear night Mist Mist
13.1 ° 11.4 ° 10.9 ° 10.4 °
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ENE 3 SSE 8 SE 7 SE 8
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VG G M M
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84% 95% 98% 98%
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1022 1022 1022 1022
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R R R R
Thu 25 Aug 2016
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Cloudy Overcast Overcast Cloudy Cloudy Overcast Overcast Overcast Overcast Overcast Overcast Overcast Overcast Overcast Overcast Overcast Overcast Overcast Overcast Overcast Overcast
11.4 ° 11.9 ° 11.8 ° 11.6 ° 11.6 ° 11.1 ° 11.2 ° 11.0 ° 11.3 ° 11.9 ° 12.5 ° 13.8 ° 13.8 ° 15.2 ° 14.4 ° 15.8 ° 14.6 ° 13.8 ° 13.8 ° 13.2 ° 12.9 °
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SSE 9 SSE 7 SSE 5 SSE 9 SSE 8 SE 6 SE 6 SE 8 SE 5 ESE 10 ESE 11 ESE 11 ESE 13 ESE 13 ESE 15 ESE 13 E 15 ESE 13 ESE 13 ESE 14 ESE 14
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) arrow down
G G G G VG G G VG VG VG E E E VG E VG VG E E E E
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99% 98% 98% 97% 96% 96% 97% 97% 96% 95% 92% 85% 86% 82% 82% 79% 79% 83% 81% 83% 84%
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1022 1022 1021 1021 1021 1020 1020 1020 1020 1020 1020 1020 1020 1019 1019 1018 1018 1018 1017 1017 1016
Pressure Tendency (F = Falling, R = Rising, S = Steady) arrow down
R F F F F F F F F R F F F F F F F F F F F
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Issued at: 2000 on Thu 25 Aug 2016

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Extremes

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Orkney & Shetland extremes

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Kirkwall 17.0 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Fair Isle 13.4 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Lerwick 11.6 °C
Highest rainfall Baltasound 14.6 mm
Sunniest Kirkwall 7.4 hours

UK extremes

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Gravesend 33.9 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Fair Isle 13.4 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Katesbridge 5.7 °C
Highest rainfall Carterhouse 21.6 mm
Sunniest Charterhall 13.0 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 Thu 25 Aug 2016