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Kirkwall forecast
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Wed 29 Oct 2014
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Sunny intervals Sunny day Sunny day Sunny day Sunny day Clear night Clear night Clear night Clear night Partly cloudy night Cloudy Overcast
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Sunrise: 07:22 Sunset: 16:28 Moon phase: First quarter
Thu 30 Oct 2014
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Overcast Cloudy Overcast Cloudy Overcast Overcast Cloudy Overcast Overcast Light rain Light rain Light shower day
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SSE 8 SSE 9 SSE 9 SE 10 SE 14 SSE 17 SSE 18 SSE 17 SSE 17 SE 18 SE 23 31 SE 23 31
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Sunrise: 07:24 Sunset: 16:25 Moon phase: First quarter
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Issued at: 1200 on Thu 30 Oct 2014

Extremes

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Orkney & Shetland extremes

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Kirkwall 10.3 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Lerwick 8.4 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Baltasound 3.4 °C
Highest rainfall Kirkwall 3.8 mm
Sunniest Lerwick 6.2 hours

UK extremes

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Bude 17.1 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Lentran 8.1 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Eskdalemuir -2.0 °C
Highest rainfall Isle of Portland 29.6 mm
Sunniest Valley 7.1 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 29 Oct 2014

Weather map

Thu 1100

Weather observation map for Kirkwall

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

Location Details

Kirkwall

Location: 58.954, -2.9

Altitude: 26m above mean sea level