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Kirkwall forecast
Fri 28 Aug 2015
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Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Heavy shower day Cloudy Cloudy Overcast Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Partly cloudy night
16.1 18.2 17.2 14.7 12.5 14.4 14.0 13.0 12.8 12.4 12.5 11.9
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S 10 SW 10 S 11 S 13 S 11 SSE 9 S 5 SE 10 S 11 SW 8 S 13 S 10
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E VG VG VG M E E VG VG VG VG VG
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77% 64% 76% 81% 94% 86% 79% 92% 92% 90% 90% 92%
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1004 1004 1005 1005 1006 1005 1006 1006 1006 1006 1006 1007
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Sat 29 Aug 2015
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Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Overcast Overcast Overcast Overcast Overcast Cloudy Cloudy Sunny intervals Sunny intervals
12.5 12.2 12.5 12.5 12.4 12.4 12.6 12.5 12.3 12.7 13.6 14.2 16.0
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S 10 S 9 S 13 S 13 SSW 11 SSW 9 SSW 10 SW 13 SW 13 SW 9 SW 11 SW 11 SW 14
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) arrow down
VG E VG VG VG VG E VG VG E E E VG
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91% 90% 89% 90% 90% 91% 89% 89% 90% 89% 87% 82% 74%
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1007 1006 1006 1006 1006 1006 1006 1007 1007 1008 1008 1008 1009
Pressure Tendency (F = Falling, R = Rising, S = Steady) arrow down
R R F F F F F R R R R R R
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Issued at: 1200 on Sat 29 Aug 2015

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Extremes

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Orkney & Shetland extremes

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Kirkwall 18.6 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Fair Isle 14.5 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Kirkwall 9.4 °C
Highest rainfall Kirkwall 3.0 mm
Sunniest Lerwick 7.0 hours

UK extremes

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Cambridge Niab 22.0 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Dalwhinnie 14.2 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Hurn 5.5 °C
Highest rainfall Tyndrum 21.2 mm
Sunniest Shoeburyness 10.7 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 Sat 29 Aug 2015