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Kirkwall forecast
Tue 21 Feb 2017
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Light rain Cloudy Partly cloudy night Clear night Partly cloudy night
6.5 ° 6.3 ° 5.9 ° 5.7 ° 5.2 °
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W 24 62 W 21 39 W 21 41 W 32 46 W 32 47
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M G G G G
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92% 87% 83% 77% 80%
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986 985 986 985 985
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F F F F F
Wed 22 Feb 2017
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Cloudy Partly cloudy night Light shower night Partly cloudy night Overcast Overcast Cloudy Overcast Light shower day Heavy rain Cloudy Heavy shower day Cloudy Sunny intervals Cloudy Cloudy Heavy shower day Partly cloudy night Clear night Partly cloudy night
6.2 ° 5.1 ° 4.6 ° 5.2 ° 5.6 ° 5.8 ° 5.7 ° 6.2 ° 6.0 ° 5.4 ° 6.6 ° 4.4 ° 6.8 ° 7.1 ° 6.8 ° 6.0 ° 4.9 ° 4.8 ° 4.1 ° 3.6 °
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WSW 38 53 W 38 60 WSW 37 66 W 39 69 W 39 60 W 41 67 W 38 66 W 41 63 W 45 63 W 41 64 W 47 72 WNW 37 62 W 30 54 WNW 31 48 WNW 31 47 WNW 25 45 NW 23 40 NW 18 36 WNW 15 WNW 9 30
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G G M G G G M M M G G P G G G VG M VG G VG
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73% 79% 87% 82% 82% 75% 81% 77% 76% 87% 79% 91% 85% 72% 73% 80% 80% 82% 86% 85%
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984 984 984 983 983 982 982 982 983 983 984 985 986 988 989 990 992 993 994 995
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F F F F F F F F R R R R R R R R R R R R
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Issued at: 1900 on Wed 22 Feb 2017

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Extremes

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Orkney & Shetland extremes

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Kirkwall 8.1 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Fair Isle 7.7 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Lerwick 3.8 °C
Highest rainfall Fair Isle 13.6 mm
Sunniest Lerwick 0.0 hours

UK extremes

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Hereford 14.7 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Fair Isle 7.7 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Katesbridge 0.1 °C
Highest rainfall Cassley 43.2 mm
Sunniest Leconfield 4.1 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)

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: 2302 on Tue 21 Feb 2017