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Wed 22 Oct 2014
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Sunrise: 08:05 Sunset: 17:46 Moon phase: New
Thu 23 Oct 2014
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11.3 11.3 11.5 11.4 11.4 11.3
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SSW 16 SW 16 SSW 16 SW 14 SW 16 W 19 30
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Sunrise: 08:07 Sunset: 17:44 Moon phase: New
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Issued at: 0500 on Thu 23 Oct 2014

Extremes

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Orkney & Shetland extremes

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Baltasound 11.6 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Lerwick 11.0 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Kirkwall 3.9 °C
Highest rainfall Kirkwall 12.0 mm
Sunniest Lerwick 0.0 hours

UK extremes

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Swanage 15.1 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Carterhouse 9.7 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Topcliffe 2.1 °C
Highest rainfall Lusa 30.8 mm
Sunniest Manston 4.8 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: 0002 on Thu 23 Oct 2014

Weather Map

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Kirkwall Overcast 58.954 -2.9
Durness Cloudy 58.567 -4.75
Lairg Cloudy 58.0223 -4.401
Aberlour Partly cloudy night 57.4751 -3.2155
Lerwick Cloudy 60.1536 -1.1435
Ullapool Light shower night 57.8956 -5.16
Aberdeen Cloudy 57.1498 -2.0927
Stornoway Light shower night 58.2111 -6.3842
Portree Overcast 57.4127 -6.1949
Dundee Drizzle 56.4621 -2.9692
Benbecula (Balivanich) Airport Overcast 57.4836 -7.3599
Edinburgh Overcast 55.9533 -3.1868
Glasgow Overcast 55.8643 -4.2505
Berwick-upon-Tweed Overcast 55.7702 -2.0038
Tiree Mist 56.497 -6.887
Biggar Cloudy 55.6234 -3.5226

Location Details

Kirkwall

Location: 58.954, -2.9

Altitude: 26m above mean sea level