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Kirkwall forecast
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Thu 23 Oct 2014
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Sunrise: 08:07 Sunset: 17:44 Moon phase: New
Fri 24 Oct 2014
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9.8 9.0 8.4 8.3 8.3 7.5 7.5 7.5 7.9 8.0 8.6 9.6 9.3
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Sunrise: 08:10 Sunset: 17:41 Moon phase: New
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Issued at: 1300 on Fri 24 Oct 2014

Extremes

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Orkney & Shetland extremes

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Kirkwall 12.7 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Lerwick 11.2 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Baltasound 9.6 °C
Highest rainfall Fair Isle 15.4 mm
Sunniest Lerwick 0.0 hours

UK extremes

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Leeming 17.6 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Lerwick 11.2 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Fylingdales 7.1 °C
Highest rainfall Achnagart 35.6 mm
Sunniest Boulmer 3.4 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: 0003 on Fri 24 Oct 2014

Weather Map

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

Location Details

Kirkwall

Location: 58.954, -2.9

Altitude: 26m above mean sea level