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Kirkwall

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Kirkwall forecast
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Wed 17 Dec 2014
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Sunny intervals Cloudy Overcast Cloudy Partly cloudy night Light shower night Light shower night Cloudy Heavy shower night Cloudy Cloudy Overcast
7.3 7.1 7.4 6.1 5.5 6.1 6.1 6.1 5.9 6.2 6.0 5.7
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) arrow down
W 19 31 W 18 37 W 19 29 W 18 31 W 15 32 W 19 36 W 22 32 WSW 22 32 W 18 29 WSW 22 31 SW 18 31 SW 18 29
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) arrow down
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81% 83% 79% 86% 90% 85% 88% 81% 90% 90% 92% 91%
Pressure (hPa) arrow down
991 991 991 992 992 992 992 992 992 992 991 991
Pressure Tendency (F = Falling, R = Rising, S = Steady) arrow down
R R R R R R R R F F F F
Sunrise: 09:01 Sunset: 15:14 Moon phase: Waning crescent
Thu 18 Dec 2014
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Light shower night Cloudy Cloudy Light shower night Cloudy Cloudy Overcast Cloudy Overcast Overcast Overcast Light shower day Overcast
5.7 5.7 6.4 6.5 7.0 7.2 6.1 6.6 5.9 6.4 6.2 5.2 5.9
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) arrow down
SW 19 SW 18 30 SW 19 30 WSW 23 38 WSW 25 38 W 29 45 W 18 45 W 23 37 W 15 39 W 19 32 W 15 W 22 40 W 18 34
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) arrow down
M G G M M G G M G G G G G
Humidity arrow down
90% 90% 87% 90% 87% 81% 87% 84% 90% 83% 87% 89% 90%
Pressure (hPa) arrow down
990 990 989 989 988 988 988 988 987 987 988 988 987
Pressure Tendency (F = Falling, R = Rising, S = Steady) arrow down
F F F F F F F F F F R R F
Sunrise: 09:01 Sunset: 15:14 Moon phase: Waning crescent
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Issued at: 1200 on Thu 18 Dec 2014

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Extremes

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Orkney & Shetland extremes

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Fair Isle 8.6 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Kirkwall 7.8 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Baltasound 1.1 °C
Highest rainfall Kirkwall 6.4 mm
Sunniest Kirkwall 0.6 hours

UK extremes

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Hawarden 14.2 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Loch Glascarnoch 5.9 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Aboyne -0.8 °C
Highest rainfall Capel Curig 26.4 mm
Sunniest Wattisham 2.7 hours

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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)

Issued at: 2303 on Wed 17 Dec 2014

Weather map

Thu 1200

Weather observation map for Kirkwall

Kirkwall Kirkwall – Overcast 58.954 -2.9
Aberlour Aberlour – Cloudy 57.4751 -3.2155
Lerwick Lerwick – Cloudy 60.1536 -1.1435
Ullapool Ullapool – Light rain 57.8956 -5.16
Aberdeen Aberdeen – Light shower day 57.1498 -2.0927
Craig Craig – No data 57.4889 -5.2754
Stornoway Stornoway – Cloudy 58.2111 -6.3842
Pitlochry Pitlochry – No data 56.7045 -3.7283
Portree Portree – Light shower day 57.4127 -6.1949
Fort William Fort William – No data 56.8199 -5.104
Dundee Dundee – Cloudy 56.4621 -2.9692
Strathyre Strathyre – No data 56.3257 -4.3234
Benbecula (Balivanich) Airport Benbecula (Balivanich) Airport – Sunny intervals 57.4836 -7.3599
Edinburgh Edinburgh – Overcast 55.9533 -3.1868
Glasgow Glasgow – Drizzle 55.8643 -4.2505
Berwick-upon-Tweed Berwick-upon-Tweed – Overcast 55.7702 -2.0038
Tiree Tiree – No data 56.497 -6.887
Biggar Biggar – Cloudy 55.6234 -3.5226

Location Details

Kirkwall

Location: 58.954, -2.9

Altitude: 26m above mean sea level