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Kirkwall forecast
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Wed 28 Jan 2015
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Light shower day Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Overcast Partly cloudy night Light shower night Heavy rain Cloudy Overcast Cloudy Heavy shower night Overcast
2.7 3.2 3.9 3.6 2.0 3.2 2.1 1.8 2.3 2.7 2.8 2.3 3.0
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WNW 25 38 WNW 11 31 WNW 22 33 WNW 16 38 WNW 28 45 W 22 34 W 19 38 NW 19 38 W 17 W 22 32 W 21 29 WNW 17 29 W 22 29
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) arrow down
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Pressure Tendency (F = Falling, R = Rising, S = Steady) arrow down
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Sunrise: 08:28 Sunset: 16:20 Moon phase: First quarter
Thu 29 Jan 2015
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Overcast Overcast Overcast Overcast Cloudy Partly cloudy night Clear night Partly cloudy night Cloudy Cloudy Sunny day Sunny day
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NW 10 29 WNW 7 W 8 S 11 SSW 10 W 13 WSW 9 WSW 15 W 5 NW 6 WNW 7 NW 8
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84% 88% 93% 95% 95% 87% 89% 93% 88% 92% 93% 92%
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F F F F F F F F F F F F
Sunrise: 08:26 Sunset: 16:22 Moon phase: First quarter
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Issued at: 1100 on Thu 29 Jan 2015

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Extremes

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Orkney & Shetland extremes

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Baltasound 5.2 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Kirkwall 4.5 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Kirkwall 1.7 °C
Highest rainfall Kirkwall 11.0 mm
Sunniest Kirkwall 0.1 hours

UK extremes

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Swanage 11.1 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Dalwhinnie 0.2 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Dalwhinnie 0.0 °C
Highest rainfall Achnagart 32.2 mm
Sunniest Valley 3.9 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)

Issued at: 2303 on Wed 28 Jan 2015

Weather map

Thu 1100

Weather observation map for Kirkwall

Kirkwall Kirkwall – Sunny day 58.954 -2.9
Durness Durness – Sunny day 58.567 -4.75
Lairg Lairg – Sunny day 58.0223 -4.401
Aberlour Aberlour – Cloudy 57.4751 -3.2155
Lerwick Lerwick – Cloudy 60.1536 -1.1435
Ullapool Ullapool – Light snow 57.8956 -5.16
Aberdeen Aberdeen – Sunny intervals 57.1498 -2.0927
Craig Craig – No data 57.4889 -5.2754
Stornoway Stornoway – Overcast 58.2111 -6.3842
Portree Portree – Sleet 57.4127 -6.1949
Fort William Fort William – No data 56.8199 -5.104
Dundee Dundee – Sunny day 56.4621 -2.9692
Strathyre Strathyre – No data 56.3257 -4.3234
Benbecula (Balivanich) Airport Benbecula (Balivanich) Airport – Overcast 57.4836 -7.3599
Edinburgh Edinburgh – Sunny day 55.9533 -3.1868
Glasgow Glasgow – Light shower day 55.8643 -4.2505
Berwick-upon-Tweed Berwick-upon-Tweed – Sunny day 55.7702 -2.0038
Tiree Tiree – Light rain 56.497 -6.887
Biggar Biggar – Sunny intervals 55.6234 -3.5226

Location Details

Kirkwall

Location: 58.954, -2.9

Altitude: 26m above mean sea level