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Kirkwall forecast
Thu 27 Aug 2015
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Light rain Light rain Cloudy Cloudy Overcast
12.7 12.1 11.7 11.1 11.0
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W 14 W 17 W 10 WSW 13 SSW 8
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VG M VG VG VG
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91% 90% 91% 92% 94%
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997 997 998 999 999
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R R R R R
Fri 28 Aug 2015
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Cloudy Overcast Clear night Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Sunny day Cloudy Overcast Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Heavy shower day Cloudy Cloudy Overcast
11.2 10.8 9.5 10.1 10.5 10.3 10.3 10.1 12.1 12.5 13.1 15.4 16.1 18.2 17.2 14.7 12.5 14.4 14.0 13.0
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SW 10 SW 9 SSW 10 SSW 13 SW 10 SW 11 SW 11 SSW 9 SSW 8 SSW 10 SW 11 SW 13 S 10 SW 10 S 11 S 13 S 11 SSE 9 S 5 SE 10
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E E VG E E E E E E E E VG E VG VG VG M E E VG
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92% 91% 90% 91% 90% 89% 89% 89% 87% 82% 79% 71% 77% 64% 76% 81% 94% 86% 79% 92%
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R R R R R R R R R R R R R R R R R R R R
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Issued at: 1900 on Fri 28 Aug 2015

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Orkney & Shetland extremes

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Kirkwall 18.3 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Fair Isle 14.9 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Kirkwall 8.6 °C
Highest rainfall Fair Isle 5.2 mm
Sunniest Lerwick 5.3 hours

UK extremes

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Wainfleet 21.8 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Cluanie Inn 13.1 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Altnaharra 1.7 °C
Highest rainfall Tyndrum 27.4 mm
Sunniest Leeming 12.6 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: 0002 on Fri 28 Aug 2015